What's UP in April 2016?

Just because SXSW has come and gone, doesn't mean the fun stops there.  April in Austin, TX brings a whole new month of fun events to our weird city that we love so much.  Here are some of our favorite events taking place in the upcoming weeks in April...

4/2/16 - 4/3/16
Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest
Austin Convention Center
The Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest is the largest expo of it’s kind in the Austin area. Whether you’re thinking about going gluten free or you’re a gluten free pro looking for new products and ideas, the Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest has something for everyone.  With over 75 exhibitors, you’re sure to find tons of tasty food to sample that satisfy any appetite.  PLUS, your admission also gets you into any of the seminars and cooking demonstrations going on all day!! 
www.glutenfreefoodallergyfest.com 

4/5/16 - 4/10/16
Fusebox Festival
Various Locations
Fusebox is a hybrid arts festival that champions adventurous works of art in theater, dance, film, music, literature, visual and culinary arts. The festival takes place over 5 days in venues and locations all over the city. Hundreds of local, national and international artists across all disciplines converge for one of the most unique cultural events in the country. 
www.fuseboxfestival.com 

4/7/16 - 4/10/16
Austin International Poetry Festival
Various Locations
Poets from around the world, country and all of Texas gather for four days of live performances, readings and workshops during the Austin International Poetry Festival in April of every year. AIPF provides an inclusive, diverse, multi-generational environment welcoming the broadest possible audience of poets and non-poets alike in appreciation of the spoken and written word.
www.aipf.org

4/8/16 - 4/9/16
The 15th Annual Lonestar Round Up
Travis County Expo Center
A huge outdoor car show and live music festival with tons of vintage hot rods and custom cars driven here from all over the country, and bringing visitors from all over the world. 
www.lonestarroundup.com

4/8/16 - 4/10/16
MOTOGPTM Grand Prix of The Americas
Circuit of The AmericasTM
MotoGPTM, the pinnacle of all motorcycle World Championships, joins the roster of racing events at the Circuit of The AmericasTM track with a three-day series at the purpose built Grand Prix venue. With the addition of this race, the new circuit is the first North American racing venue to host both two-and four-wheeled World Championship events in one year's time.
www.circuitoftheamericas.com/motogp

4/10/16
Capitol 10K
Congress Avenue to Auditorium Shores
Texas' largest 10K race and one of the nation's top runs draws some 18,000 serious and not-so-serious runners. 
www.cap10k.com

4/14/16 - 4/17/16
Old Settler's Music Festival 
Salt Lick BBQ Pavilion
Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and crafts, camping, food and libations. Acoustic jazz, blues and bluegrass are all performed by old-time local favorites and award-winning artists from around the world. 
www.oldsettlersmusicfest.org

4/15/16 - 4/17/16
Austin Reggae Fest
Auditorium Shores
A fundraiser for the Capital Area Food Bank, Reggae Fest features three days of reggae, world and dub talent, along with more than 50 vendors selling food and arts & crafts. 
www.austinreggaefest.com

4/15/16 - 4/23/16
Austin Fashion Week
Locations around Austin
Austin Fashion Week showcases the work of fashion designers, photographers, hair stylists, makeup artists and models from around the state of Texas with over a hundred including runway shows, designer meet-and-greets, themed parties and benefits for Austin non-profits. 
www.afw.fashionxaustin.com

4/20/16 - 4/23/16
Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival 
The Paramount Theatre and other locations
Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival presented by the Paramount Theatre brings to Austin, TX some of the funniest, wittiest and oddest world-class comics from around the globe. National headliners, up-and-comers and local Austin-based comedians ensure three hilarious days of fun. 
www.austintheatre.org

4/24/16 - 4/26/16
Austin Food + Wine Festival 
Auditorium Shores and Republic Square Park
Pamper your palate in one of the hippest cities in the country at the Austin Food + Wine Festival. Join top chef talent, sommeliers and winemakers from across the nation and Austin's own acclaimed gourmet scene for an indulgent, three-day epicurean adventure unlike any other, topped off with live musical performances.
www.austinfoodandwinefestival.com

4/23/16
The 21st Annual Louisiana Swamp Thing and Crawfish Festival 
The Austin American Statesman Parking Lot
It's a Cajun festival in Texas. More than 5,000 pounds of crawfish are consumed at this annual event, which also features zydeco, brass band, funk, blues and rock music. 
www.roadwayevents.com

4/29/16 - 5/1/16
Art City Austin Festival 
Palmer Event Center
Nearly 200 national artists, top local restaurants, two music stages and hands-on art activities make this one of the city's favorite festivals. 
www.artallianceaustin.org

4/29/16 - 5/1/16
Levitation Fest
Carson Creek Ranch
Mark your calendars, Levitation, formerly known as Austin Psych Fest, will return to Carson Creek Ranch the weekend of April 29 - May 1, 2016! There will be on-site camping and three stages with music- the main stage and river stage with psychedelic light shows in the evening, and a tent stage featuring psychedelic light shows all day long.
www.levitation-austin.com

4/30/16
Eeyore's Annual Birthday Party
Pease Park
Live music, local beer, food, acrobats and costume contests surround this annual gathering of Austin's most eclectic locals. Eeyore's Birthday serves as fundraiser to benefit many local non-profits. 
www.eeyores.org

It doesn’t matter if you live in Austin, Round Rock, Hutto, Pflugerville, Kyle, Buda, Leander, Cedar Park, Georgetown, or anywhere in between.  There is plenty of great live music, food, and family fun to be enjoyed by all. Gather your friends and appetite and head to your favorite event this season!

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