“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!”
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Let's go fly a kite! Kick off spring in beautiful Zilker Park in central Austin for the 86th annual ABC Zilker Kite Festival.
When: MARCH 5, 2017
Where: Zilker park in central Austin. 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX
Leander Parks and Recreation hosts the Annual Devine Lake Park Kite Festival in the Spring of every year. The date for this year is March 25, 2017. This great FREE family friendly event takes place from 11:00 am-4:00 pm at Devine Lake Park located at 1807 Waterfall Drive, Leander TX. There will be awards for kiting events, kite and food vendors, and lots of high flying fun!
Circuit of The Americas will host the world's premier motorcycle racing World Championship, MotoGP™, 2017 joined its roster of racing events in the spring with the three-day series at the purpose-built Grand Prix venue.
Reserve your site or cabin today and don't miss out on the MotoGP RACES at Circuit of the Americas annually in
the Circuit of the Americas, Austin TX.
Where: Circuit of The Americas, Austin, TX
When: April! 2017 Dates April 21-23
First presented in 1993 at the Santa Monica Airport, the American Heroes Air Show has grown to become the nation's premier, helicopter–only, admission-free aviation event designed to educate the public, media and community officials about rotary-wing aviation's diverse capabilities in law enforcement, public safety, communications, Search & Rescue as well as homeland security and national defense.
When: April 22-23, 2017
Where: Camp Mabry, Austin, TX
Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, Monster Jam trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, Monster Jam trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Monster Jam trucks can fly up to 125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.
WHERE: Frank Erwin Center
WHEN: Apr 22 at 1:00 pm and 23 at @7:00 pm, 2017
TIME: 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Kick up your heels and dance the day away at a Georgetown tradition. The Red Poppy Festival is a time to enjoy family and friends, music, food and fun!
When: April 28-30
Where: 103 W. 7TH ST. GEORGETOWN, TEXAS 78626
The Austin Food & Wine Alliance is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to fostering awareness and innovation in the Central Texas culinary community through grants, educational programming and events.
The Lone Star Le Mans is a celebration of speed and music with 6 hours of racing and live music throughout the weekend. Make your reservations now cause they are going quick!
Where: Circuit of the America, Austin, TX
When: May 4-6
It's one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends at Disney On Ice presents Let's Celebrate! Come join the celebration you've been waiting for when Disney On Ice presents Let's Celebrate! skates into your hometown!
Where: HEB Center
The Old Town Street Festival, one of Central Texas' newest and soon to be most popular events, is a fun festival held each spring in downtown Leander's charming Old Town District. On the third weekend of May, the streets of Old Town Leander fill with local and national artisans offering handcrafted creations.
Our weekend consists of panels, screenings and events where attendees can hear from actors, writers, directors, creators, show runners, music supervisors, casting directors and studio executives involved in all stages of bringing their favorite series to the small screen.
1) Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, 320 E. 6th St
2) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S Congress Ave
3) Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin, 701 Congress Ave
4) Paramount & Stat Theatre719 Congress Ave
5) Trinity Hall 311 E. 5th St.
6) Google Fiber Space 201 Colorado St
The Republic of Texas Biker Rally (ROT Biker Rally) is the biggest motorcycle rally in Texas and one of the largest motorcycle events in the U.S. It is always held the 2nd Thursday in June at the Travis County Exposition Center in Northeast Austin. The four day ROT Rally officially starts on June 9th and runs through June 12th, The attractions at the Travis County Expo Center include a ride in bike show, custom bike builders, stunt shows, comedians, national named bands, The Paradise Bar, a tattoo expo, contests for the ladies, over 300 vendors and distributors, the ROT Rally Friday night parade and more. The Guinness Book of World Records certified the ROT Parade as the "Longest Parade of Motorcyles". It is an all weather event, and it will be held, rain or shine.
Where: Travis County Expo Center
When: Starts at 8 AM on June 8th and ends June 11th, 2017!
The largest and most renowned 4th of July celebration in all of Texas is a legendary, decades-old tradition involving one of America's most beloved icons. Each summer, Willie Nelson and a cavalcade of the biggest names in music gather to celebrate Independence Day in a two-day jam extravaganza that's uniquely Willie and uniquely Texas.
Come celebrate with us and enjoy a dance with live music, bingo, a washer tournament, air castles, free watermelon and a fireworks display. Fees apply for food concessions, face painting, carnival games, hamster balls, video games, laser tag, quad jump, Races2u, spinner ride and rock wall.
Live Music, Family Fun, Food and Craft Vendors, Fireworks, Bounce Houses, give-aways and FUN!!
When: July 4nd
Where: NE Corner of Hero Way and US 183
Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LakeFest 2017, marks the 26th year that the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce transforms Lake Marble Falls into a liquid quarter-mile “racetrack”. Feel the roar of the engines and the vibrations in your chest as over 100 boats race to reach speeds of over 260 mph and turn the banks of the lake into a wild three-day boat race party.
The Annual Austin Ice Cream Festival is fun for the whole family. Games, activities, contests, live entertainment and of course, ice cream, will keep you cool and happy. You are cordially invited to:WHAT: The 9th Annual Austin Ice Cream Festival
WHERE: Fiesta Gardens, Austin
WHEN: Saturday, August 12, 2017
COST: $10 Entry with FREE Ice Cream!Kids 8 and under free!
The 2017 season will mark the 28th consecutive year the Pirelli World Challenge has provided North American motor sports fans and automotive enthusiasts with the most exciting sports car racing in the world.
Washer tournament will begin at 4 pm. Beginning at 5 pm, enjoy live music, food concessions, inflatable, face painting, carnival games and rides, fireworks at dark. Admission is free.Cool off in Milburn Pool from 1 - 8 pm (regular pool rates apply).
Join us September 9 for the 26th Anniversary Bluebonnet Air Show Gates open at 10am and the show starts at 12pm. For more information on updated acts list and any news, please visit our website at www.bluebonnetairshow.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bluebonnetairshow/?ref=hl . We have discounted ticket prices for seniors and military (must present ID at the gate) and children under 5 get in free!
[color=#222222]On Saturday, September 30, 2017 the Austin Saengerrunde will open its doors for the 4th Annual AustOberfest (Austin + Oktoberfest) celebrating Central Texas German heritage with German-style sausage, lots of beer, contest stage, bowling & live music.c.[/color]
Austin City Limits is the longest running music series in American television history, one of the most exciting and successful music festivals in the United States, and an award-winning concert venue. Visit their website www.acl-live.com for up to date concert performances.
When:Oct 6-8 ** October 13 -15
Where: 2100 Barton Springs Rd Austin, Texas 78704
Celebrate this batty event as the world's largest urban bat colony (two million Mexican Free Tail Bats which take up seasonal residence beneath the Ann Richard's Congress Street Bridge) take to the skies for their nightly flight. Enjoy live music, children activities and costume contest.
Where: 100 South Congress Ave. Austin, TX
When: August 21
Time: 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm
For the last 23 years, Austin Film Festival has taken pride in championing great work from legendary, contemporary and rising talent. Known as the “Writers Festival,” AFF recognizes the writer as the core of the creative process in filmmaking.
WOW! GRAND PRIX RACE IN AUSTIN!! Book your site or cabin today and don't miss out on the series of events at Circuit of The Americas!! People from all over the world are coming to this event, so you won't want to hesitate on booking a site! SPOTS WILL GO QUICK!!
Circuit of the Americas hosts the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™. It is the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the U.S. Built around a state-of-the-art 3.4-mile circuit track with capacity for 120,000 fans! The dates are set for the Grand Prix in 2017.
Where: Circuit of the Americas
When: October 24rd-October 26th.
In December, experience the fourth annual Rock'N Lights Holiday Light Tour featuring all new displays and a bigger and brighter Christmas Towne at the Old Settlers Association and Dell Diamond parking lot.
When: Nov 30 - Dec 24, 2017
Where: 4111 E. Old Settlers Blvd. Round Rock, TX 78664
Time: 6pm - 10pm
As the ancient city of Christ's birth comes alive again, feel the anticipation of Joseph and Mary approaching the gates, urgency, quickening their steps. Pick your way through transients, peddlers, the crippled and aged in the town's fringe. Experience the presence of animals as they affect all aspects of life in that time . . camels, donkeys, sheep, goats, chickens, and doves.
2016 Dates: December 2nd, 3rd, and 8th 9th, 10th,
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. each evening