Things to Do in Austin in April 2013

Posted by Realty Austin on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 9:47am.

Things to Do In Austin In April GraphicIt's that time of the year — time to get out and enjoy the spring air and all of the events Austin has to offer in April! We have compiled a list of activities, festivals, races and more for you to participate in that are uniquely Austin.

The weather is warming up, and outdoor lovers and event seekers are ready to get out and about. Annual events such as Yoga In The Park and the Capitol 10K are some favorites, and there are plenty of other things to do outside, like volunteering at the Keep Austin Beutiful Clean Sweep or spending the day at the Zilker Garden Festival, to make this April in Austin one to remember!

April Fools Day

April 1

Passover Ends (at sunset)

April 2

Yoga In The Park (every Wednesday) April 3, 10, 17, 24
In Downtown Austin's Republic Square Park, Yoga Yoga will be having free yoga classes every Wednesday in April at noon. It's a great time to get some exercise in the fresh spring air of Austin.
First Thursday April 4
Every First Thursday of the Month on South Congress, there is plenty to see, buy and eat for all ages. Many stores have special sales and snacks for their customers, and it's a great event for families!
West End First Thursday April 4
Make the first Thursday of every month a night to spend at a gallery in the West End.
Lonestar Rod & Kustom Round Up April 5
A local Austin custom car and hot-rod club, called the Kontinentals, holds its 11th annual show full of cars, food, shopping and live music at the Travis County Expo Center in Northeast Austin.
Louisiana Swamp Thing April 6
Head out to Buda City Park for plenty of Cajun-inspired foods, live music and arts & crafts and other activities for children.
Texas VegFest April 6
This event at Fiesta Gardens West End will feature vegetarian and vegan food companies, cooking demos and of course live music and more!
Zilker Garden Festival April 6 & 7
Mark the dates for the 55th Zilker Garden Festival. Enjoy the flower show, live music, gardening talks, kids' crafts and food court. The festival offers something for everyone.
Capitol 10K April 7
Run with thousands in Texas's largest 10K race.
Nerd Nite April 10
Gather at a 6th Street bar with your fellow nerds for drinks, conversation and fun.
Texas Burlesque Festival April 11-13
Attend a three-day festival to showcase vendors of all that is burlesque, vaudeville and cabaret.
Pitch & Pooch April 13
What a better way to spend the day than playing golf with your pup.
Keep Austin Beautiful Clean Sweep April 13
Take part in a city-wide effort to clean-up in over 100 different areas of Austin. Do your part to Keep Austin Beautiful!
Texas Road Rash Inline Skate April 13 & 14
Skaters commence in the backroads of Round Rock, and the ones with the "best" road rash scars participate in taking pictures at the end of the marathon and half-marathon.
Art City Austin April 13 & 14
Enjoy live music, local food, and local and nationwide artists in Downtown Austin.
Fusebox Festival April 17-28
New ideas and approaches to art are culminated at this festival for the contemporary and performing arts.
Old Settler's Music Festival April 18-21
Listen to bluegrass, roots and Americana bandstand and enjoy four days of camping in the heart of the hill country at the 25th Anniversary of the festival.
Moto GP April 19-21
Head out to the Circuit of the Americas and get your fill of motorcycles for the speed racer in you!
Austin Reggae Festival April 20
Benefit Capital Area Food Bank of Texas while listening to local and national Reggae bands at Auditorium Shores.
Record Store Day April 20
Independently owned record stores and artists celebrate music with performances, food, and fun all over Austin.
West Austin Studio Tour (Weekend One) April 20 & 21
Discover new artistic talent of Austin, learn about tools and techniques and visit some really fabulous galleries!
Austin Autism Bike Ride April 21
Ride for Autism Awareness.
Earth Day

April 22

Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest April 24-27
Enjoy laughs with classic acts like Dana Carvey, Jim Gaffigan and Janeane Garofalo.
East End Fourth Friday April 26
Enjoy a night of jazz and arts in the East End on the fourth Friday of every month.
A Taste of Health April 26
Witness an Austin Chef Showdown firsthand. Free event with free food!
Corporate Battle of the Bands April 26
Participate in HAAM's 6th annual event at the new Antone's on East Riverside.
Food + Wine Festival April 26-28
Attend the event where top chefs, sommeliers and winemakers from around the country gather for two days in the heart of Austin's acclaimed gourmet scene to do what they do best.
Eeyore's Birthday Party April 27
Wear a costume when you attend the 50th annual celebration of Eeyore's birthday, full of food, music, and local vendors.
Dragon Boat Festival & Race April 27
Spend a day outside racing dragon boats at Lady Bird Lake's Festival Beach with music, food and more.
Texas Round-Up April 27
Get healthy and geared up on fitness in a 5K run or the Family Mile in Downtown Austin.
Wiener Dog Races April 27 & 28
Join the fun as Buda hosts a weekend full of pets (lots of them being Weiner dogs, of course), food, parades and washer tourneys.
Heart o' Texas Orchid Society Show April 27 & 28
Participate in an event for the plant enthusiast at the Zilker Botanical Garden. The emphasis is on Orchids.
West Austin Studio Tour (Weekend Two) April 27 & 28
Discover new artistic talent of Austin, learn about tools and techniques and visit some really fabulous galleries!
Schlotzky's Bun Run April 28
Join Schlotzky's and the rest of Austin for the 31st annual Bun Run!

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