Things To Do In Austin Texas — March 2023

From South by Southwest to NASCAR, Austin has something for everyone this month.

From South by Southwest to NASCAR, Austin has something for everyone this month.

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Here’s a list of things to do in Austin in MArch:

Garden Brothers Circus

March 2-5

Garden Bros Circus has been entertaining families for over 100 years and is now the Largest Circus on Earth. This year’s show will blast you out of your seat with over 60 performers from around the world, including the Human Cannonball, Wheel of Death, Motorcycles in the Sphere of Fear, Human Slingshot, Olate Performing Dogs as seen on America’s Got Talent, and more!

2023 ATX Crawfish Kickoff Festival

March 4

Attention, Austin crawfish lovers! ATX Crawfish Kickoff Festival brings together all of your favorite things: Crawfish, Music, drinks, dancing, games, food, bands, great people, fun, and great memories. To guarantee a great experience, there are a limited number of tickets available for sale, so get your tickets early to enjoy all-you-can-eat crawfish, great music, and a variety of food vendors.

BBQ Austin

March 4-5

BBQ Austin is a sanctioned BBQ Cook Off where teams from all over Texas come to compete. BBQ Austin is also excited to offer a petting zoo, pony rides, shopping, Jr. Pit Master Contest, BBQ Austin University, and Austin’s largest carnival. This event has a little something for everybody.

Spring Sip n’ Shop

March 10

Head to The Bryson Backyard Amenity Center for a little Sippin’ N Shoppin’! Featuring small businesses and local crafters, this event is a great way to find some treasures while enjoying some refreshing adult beverages. Stick around for some lawn games and prize drawings!

2023 South by Southwest

March 10-19

South by Southwest is an essential destination for global professionals. The annual March event features Conference sessions, Film & TV Festival screenings, Music Festival showcases, world-class Exhibitions, competitions, Awards ceremonies, and much more. Experience unparalleled discovery, learning, professional development, and networking with creatives from around the world at SXSW.

Rodeo Austin

March 10-25

Rodeo Austin has expanded from a stock show featuring 16 animals to one of Austin’s premier events. Exhibitors from Texas and across the nation travel to Austin each year to show their animals. Rodeo Austin hosts fifteen different livestock and horse shows during the Fair and Rodeo in the Show Barn and includes events like a carnival, a chili cook-off, cowboy breakfast, and more.

St. Patrick’s Day Bagpipe Concert in the Park

March 17

Come experience Celtic heritage with a complete marching pipe band as Wells Branch MUD Parks and Recreation hosts its St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! We invite you to wear green and march behind the band as they lead a parade through Wells Branch’s Katherine Fleischer Park, ending with an incredible performance in the Community Center Courtyard.

Murder! An Improvised Whodunnit

March 17

There’s been a Murder! Was it Mademoiselle Louise in the cigar lounge with a crochet needle? Was it General Smallhat in the green house with Babe Ruth’s lucky baseball bat? There’s a chance you’ll be able to figure it out even before the murderer does. This one-hour comedy is inspired by your suggestions, so each week has a fresh victim, a new cast of suspects, and a uniquely improvised adventure.

Shamrock Shindig

March 17

St. Patrick’s Day meets Southern eats! Willie’s Joint Bar & Grill and Eastside Boilers are coming together to host this delicious crawfish boil. Enjoy tasty crawfish, green beer, and live music from Sun Valley Station, Shaker Hymns, and Rye Mountain Revelry.

Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl – Austin (Fri & Sat) – 6th Annual

March 18-19

Join in on the fun with this two-day event! With each ticket comes with a couple of drinks or shots, exclusive drink and food specials, waived cover at all venues, professional photographs, an after-party, and more. Don’t miss the luckiest party of the year!


March 24-26

Race fans will experience another unforgettable weekend of NASCAR in Austin, Texas, when the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series & NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series return to Circuit of The Americas. The action-packed NASCAR at COTA weekend will Keep Austin Wheeled with the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix, NASCAR Xfinity Series 250, and XPEL 225.

Acoustic Rooster’s Barnyard Boogie

March 26

New York Times best-selling author Kwame Alexander brings two of his beloved children’s books—Acoustic Rooster and Indigo Blume—to the stage in this brand-new musical production. On the eve of singing at a community festival, a bout of stage fright threatens a little girl’s confidence. As Indigo Blume drifts off to sleep, she isn’t sure she’s brave enough to take the stage. But once she falls asleep, Indigo finds herself in a dream world with the characters of her favorite book, Acoustic Rooster and his Barnyard Band.

Napoleon Dynamite Live!

March 30

Napoleon Dynamite makes us laugh – and laugh hard – over and over again. This unique evening includes a full screening of “Napoleon Dynamite” followed by a lively, freewheeling, moderated discussion with fan-favorite cast members; Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, and Jon Gries. VIP ticket includes: A pre-show meet and greet, photo-op, and signed poster.

As originally published in Realty Austin.

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