Leander / NW Austin KOA Events
Halloween Monster Mash & Chili Cook-Off
We celebrate Halloween with an evening of fun-filled festivities! The Halloween Monster Mash & Chili Cook-Off event is sure to create spooktacular memories to last a lifetime! The festivities will include a Chili Cook-Off, pumpkin carving, gooey s'more treats and live music. All chili cooks and connoisseurs are invited to participate.
Annual Thanksgiving Potluck
Join the KOA Family as we come together to reflect on the things that matter most in life.
When: Thursday, November 28th
Time: 12:00 - 2:00 PM
KOA will provide the Turkey and Ham.
Sign-up in the KOA office no later than Tuesday, November 26th. Our Holiday Potluck Menu allows for choosing to share your favorite specialty dish. This event is for registered park guests. Additional family and friends (up to 4) welcome at $10.00 per person paid in advance. Let's Gobble til We Wobble!
Local Area Events
Texas Farmers Market at Lakeline
A fun, local event held every Saturday where you can take in the look, smell and taste of fresh vegetables and artisan food from local farmers and vendors.The kids will love activities geared toward them and the petting zoo.
Due to Covid-19 please contact the vendors for hours
When: Each Saturday
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dress up as a bat and come to this festival celebrating the emergence of 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats who come out at dusk to stretch their wings. You don't need the hearing of a bat to enjoy the music at any of the 3 stages or the food for every type of creature and the fun arts and crafts for the kids and adults too. See you there and may the best bat costume wow us all!
Hot Sauce Festival
Oatmeal Texas has it's story about being taken off the map back in 1977, so, as a protest, they started the Oatmeal Festival, sponsored by Three Minutes Brand Oats company. It's known locally for it's zany country style games and it starts off in Oatmeal on Friday and moves to Bertram, with a trail-ride on Saturday. Don't miss the parade, but remember, it will "rain" oatmeal while you are there!
Leander Bluegrass Festival
Dust off the banjo and go to the Bluegrass Festival in Leander. There is sure to be some foot stompin' fun, good old home town cookin' and plenty of lookin' at the different vendor wares and food. This FREE ADMISSION event features live music, concessions, kids zone, and a variety of vendors. Coolers are allowed, but NO GLASS CONTAINERS. Friendly, leashed pets are also welcome.
Bluebonnet Air Show
The 29th Annual Bluebonnet Airshow will feature the Highland Lakes Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force. Wings and Wheels will be returning to once again share the stage. Included with your Airshow ticket will be a classic car show hosted by Lake Area Rods & Classics Club. What a great opportunity to explore a grand era in aviation history, by visiting the Highland Lakes Squadrons's Museum, which will be open to the public at no admission cost during the Airshow. Mark your calendars and get ready to bring the family to the 29th Annual Bluebonnet Airshow!
Day Out with Thomas
Take a 25 minute ride on a vintage steam train, listen to music, get an Engineer Certificate and participate in the attendant led activities all within that 25 minute ride. Then head over to the Burnet Community Center for a whole "car" full of fun activities including photo opportunities with Thomas the Train and Sir Topham Hatt!
Saturday, September 28
8:30am, 9:20am, 10:10am,
11:00am, 11:50am, 12:40pm,
1:30pm, 2:20pm, 3:10pm,
4:00pm, 4:50pm, 5:40pm
Sunday, September 29
8:30am, 9:20am, 10:10am
11:00am, 11:50am, 12:40pm
1:30pm, 2:20pm, 3:10pm
4:00pm, 4:50pm, 5:40pm
Austin City Limits Music Festival
Weekend 1: October 4-6th
Weekend 2: 11-13th
Hours: 11 A.M - 10 P.M
Austin Film Festival
Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
If the rumbling of engines gets your heart racing and high speeds get your adrenaline pumping, the Grand Prix is right up your alley! This year, Formula 1 goers will be entertained by the musical sounds of Imagine Dragons on Friday night, November 1, while Pink takes the stage on Saturday night, November 2. So, rev up your engines and prepare to cheer on your favorite driver during this high-octane auto racing adventure!
Vintage Market Days of Greater Austin
Holiday Model Train Show
What a Holiday treat for Train Enthusiasts! Or inspire your kids to develop a new interest. The Downtown Gallery, Round Rock, will be hosting The Tinplate Trackers Exhibit. The train will run thru city scenes, snow villages, construction scenes, a Harry Potter scene and a carnival.
Event Dates: Nov 27 - Dec 26.
Hours: Sun, Wed, Thurs hours 12 - 6pm. Fri and Sat hours 12 - 8pm.
Admission is free, but donations are welcome. For $5 your young engineer can run a train for 10 minutes.
Old Town Christmas Festival & Leander in Lights Parade
Old Town Leander comes alive to spread Christmas joy. Events include the Old Town Rudolph Run 5k, Leander in Lights Parade, the H-E-B Snow Globe, kids activities, pictures with Santa, local school performances and entertainment, food court, vendors and more. The annual Leander Christmas Parade begins at 6:00 pm.
When: Dec 7
Where: 100 N. Brushy, Leander, TX 78641
Time: 11 am - 9 pm
Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
Hot music, fine art, and sips make the 44th Annual Armadillo Christmas Bazaar the place where Austin shops in the giving season. The event is actually two events in one: an art fair and music festival with a vibrant community-driven vibe. Visitors can explore an amazing array of handmade items from over 200 curated local and traveling artists. Musical entertainment will feature 36 bands including breakout musicians, touring singer-song writers, and local musicians. A full bar with sips awaits you as well.
[b]WHERE: [/b]Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704. Parking is available in the Palmer Events Center/Long Center garage for $8.
WHEN: December 13 – December 24,
TIME: 11am to 10pm daily (except 12/23 - 11am - 8pm). Food and drink from open to close.
Liberty Hill Christmas Festival and Parade
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas as Liberty Hill holiday festivities commence with a Parade. It will be followed by a festival in Lion's Foundation Park. A Winter Wonderland, Photos with Santa, Trail of Lights and Liberty Hill's 20th Anniversary celebration make for an evening of seasonal joy. Oh, there will be Food Trucks as well so bring your appetite.
Home & Garden Show
Annual Home & Garden Show Main Stage will feature the latest tips & tricks from national celebrities & local experts. Stage presentations continue all day long throughout the 3 day event. Topics will include remodeling, renovations, decor, gardening and outdoor projects. Be sure to check out the Funky Town Shop (a show within a show highlighting local artists, craftspeople & unique boutiques), a Container Home & Garden, Tiny House Village, and Backyard Cantina.
Dates: Jan. 10 - 12
Fri. Jan. 10 - 12pm - 7pm
Sat. Jan. 11 - 10am - 7pm
Sun. Jan. 12 - 11am - 5pm
Monster Jam - Austin, TX
This event has been canceled! This. Is. Monster Jam™! The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Austin for another high-octane weekend featuring the ultimate mix of high-flying action and four-wheel excitement at the Frank Erwin Center on April 18 & 19. At the Monster Jam Pit Party, you can see the massive trucks up close, meet your favorite drivers, get autographs, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly activities. It is an unforgettable part of the Monster Jam experience where special connections are made and lifelong fans are born. All information is subject to change. Clear Bag Policy
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This. Is. Monster Jam™! The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Austin for another high-octane weekend featuring the ultimate mix of high-flying action and four-wheel excitement at the Frank Erwin Center on April 18 & 19.
At the Monster Jam Pit Party, you can see the massive trucks up close, meet your favorite drivers, get autographs, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly activities. It is an unforgettable part of the Monster Jam experience where special connections are made and lifelong fans are born.
All information is subject to change.
Clear Bag Policy