When it comes to fun, there’s no spring “break” in Austin

March is upon us, and that means there are plenty of fun events to keep you busy in Austin, Texas.

Zilker Park Kite Festival (March 7, 2010) – The first Sunday in March brings one of the most anticipated outdoor family events in Austin: the Zilker Park Kite Festival. Whether you bring a kite to fly or a blanket to sit and watch the action, this event is free and open to the public.

South By Southwest (March 12 – 21, 2010) – Thousands of people flock to Austin every March for this series of music, film and interactive conferences and festivals, networking events and after parties that keep attendee’s creative juices flowing well beyond the last official event. SXSW is a must-attend for those looking to discover emerging musical artists, film-making trends and/or social media tools that are shaping the future.

Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo (March 12 – 27, 2010) – Whether you’re a homegrown cowboy or someone who’s just along for the ride, Rodeo Austin has something for you to enjoy. Between the competitive events, fairgrounds and nightly concerts, you’ll find yourself saying “Yee haw!” before you know it.

Great Urban Race Austin (March 27, 2010) – If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, this event is for you. Teams of two will discover Austin in a fresh new way while racing to solve twelve clues. Costumes are encouraged.

The list doesn’t stop here. Check out the events calendar compiled by the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau for a deeper look into the action-packed month ahead.


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