Austin April 2024

Austin April 2024 Events

Austin April 2024 Events

Visit Austin and Enjoy Warm Weather, Outdoor Fun, and Beautiful Scenery

Average temperature low and high: 59°-80°
April is the perfect time to plan a trip to Austin. A beautiful month for outdoor adventure, the city also offers many exciting events and activities. The Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center offers a picturesque display of native Texas wildflowers in full bloom, while the Austin Reggae Festival blends awesome music with gorgeous views. Visitors can also take advantage of the beautiful spring weather to hike or bike at Zilker Metropolitan Park or Lady Bird Lake. Looking to explore the city after dark? Austin is also known for its vibrant nightlife, including plenty of live music. The city is also chock-full of diverse culinary offerings, while famous foods like breakfast tacos and tender BBQ are a must for any visitor.
Fiesta San Antonio

Fiesta San Antonio

Don't miss Fiesta San Antonio, a 10-day festival held April 18th to the 28th, celebrating the mix of cultures that have built San Antonio and remember the Battle of the Alamo.  Put on your brightest, most flamboyant clothes and head downtown to enjoy various events, including parades, art displays, and more.  Various restaurants will be featuring special food events, such as the cerveza tasting and the Night in Old San Antonio tasting menu.  Listen to vibrant mariachi music, learn about the Spanish history of the area, and attend the Miss Fiesta San Antonio pageant.  Everywhere you turn, you'll find new entertainment to embrace the beauty of this historic city.

April Event Calendar

The Bloody Mary Festival

The Bloody Mary Festival

If you love brunch and bloody marys, don't miss out on The Bloody Mary Festival coming to Austin. Tickets, when available, will include unlimited bloody marys crafted by the finest Austin bars and restaurants. There will also be a lot of food to choose from, as well as a place to get temporary tattoos, photo booths, and more. 21+ only.

CAP10K

CAP10K

The Capitol 10,000 (Cap10K) is Austin's oldest annual race, the largest 10k race in Texas, and the 6th largest 10k race in the nation. Whether you opt to register and participate or choose to cheer on racers from the sideline, it is an event worth attending for a day of fun. The registration fee is $69 for adults and $59 for children under 10. You can register and find additional information on the Cap10K website.

The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

Gear up for the 9th annual Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. See old and new unique models, and explore vendors selling parts, apparel, accessories, and more. Tickets start at $25 for one day and $65 for 3-day admission. Ticket prices will increase closer to the event date. Additional information and tickets will be online.

Austin Reggae Festival

Austin Reggae Festival

The Austin Reggae Festival is one of the most highly anticipated April live music events. Started in 1994, this 3-day festival has become an essential part of Austin’s reggae lovers community. The festival promises "Good music. Good food. Good vibes." Performers this year include Stonebwoy, Alborosie, Mellow Mood, and more. Day, weekend, and VIP passes are on sale now.

Two Step Inn Festival

Two Step Inn Festival

Join as Cody Johnson and Turnpike Troubadours headline the Two Step Inn Festival on Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21th. Other established country legends set to perform are Colter Wall, Ryan Bingham, Hank Williams Jr., Ludacris and plenty more. Enjoy various food and drink vendors throughout the festival. Multiple ticket options are available.

Field Guide Festival

Field Guide Festival

The Field Guide Festival benefits the Central Texas Food Bank and is a great way to learn more about your local food system while enjoying a variety of in-season dishes. Tickets include food and beverages from over 50 local chefs and farmer partners, symposiums, local wine, and live music. Visit the event website for a complete list of participating chefs and farmers. The event is open to all ages. Tickets are on sale now.

Austin Psych Fest

Austin Psych Fest

A unique experience for music lovers, The Austin Psych Fest is celebrating its 16th anniversary in South Austin this April. The festival is a sensory and auditory journey featuring an eclectic mix of genres from psych rock to dream pop and indie rock. All live music is accompanied by light/visual shows by Mad Alchemy, TV Eye, and drip//cuts that showcase Austin's visual artistry. This year's lineup includes Courtney Barnett, The Black Angels, Alvvays, and more. Single-day and three-day passes are available.

Sunset Valley ARTFEST

Sunset Valley ARTFEST

The Sunset Valley Arts Commission and the City of Sunset Valley will host the 16th Annual Sunset Valley ARTFEST on Saturday, April 27th, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The popular festival features art from over 100 local artisans, including a diverse selection of drawings, sculptures, jewelry, oil paintings, glass art, and more. There will also be local food trucks, interactive activities for kids, and a performance stage. Admission is free.

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Austin Events in April

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Upcoming Events

Wed, Apr 03 at Mohawk Social Dissonance
Thu, Apr 04 at Mohawk Skating Polly
Sat, Apr 06 at Mohawk Chris Pureka
Sat, Apr 06 at Mohawk Chasity Belt
Sun, Apr 07 at Mohawk Stage Dive Yoga
Sun, Apr 07 at Mohawk Stage Dive Yoga
Sun, Apr 07 at Mohawk The Mesmerists Album Release Show
Wed, Apr 10 at Mohawk Ash and the Endings
Thu, Apr 11 at Mohawk Black Kray
Fri, Apr 12 at Mohawk Carver Commodore
Fri, Apr 12 at Mohawk CocoRosie
Sat, Apr 13 at Mohawk Aterciopelados
Things to do in Austin

Things to Do in Austin in April

Hike to the Top of Mount Bonnell

Hike to the Top of Mount Bonnell
Mount Bonnell is perfect for those who love a short but intense hike. Most people climb the 102 stairs in about 11 minutes but stay a lot longer for the picturesque views of the Colorado River and the greenery below. There's also a view deck and pavilion up top for your convenience. At 781 feet high, Mount Bonnell is perfect for picnics as well, though it's best to pack lots of sunscreen since Austin is almost always sunny.

Spot Some Peacocks at Mayfield Park

Spot Some Peacocks at Mayfield Park
Picnics and peacocks go hand-in-hand at Mayfield Park, where you'll be treated to several easy trails that weave through the naturalistic beauty of Austin, Texas. The lake trail is quite popular as it provides scenic views of a lake and a short distance of .30 miles. Peacocks are, of course, the star of the show here, and you're bound to see plenty of them while birding or walking around Mayfield Park, which also offers free admission.