Some of Austin's greatest events happen in the month of March including South By Southwest (SXSW). We, at UP Realty, are happy to share some of our favorite March events!
Are you a Race Car Fan?
Pirelli World Challenge
Friday, March 4 - Sunday, March 6
From the standing start to the checkered flag, the Pirelli World Challenge comes on fierce and fast. Be there for the start of the 2016 season when race-prepped, production-based cars from Bentley, Cadillac, Ferrari, McLaren, Maserati, McLaren, Porsche, Audi and more hit the track at Circuit of The Americas. All classes (GT/GT-A/GT Cup, GTS, TC/TCA/TCB) will be racing as part of a series headliner event weekend.
The 2016 Pirelli World Challenge offers fans the best sports car racing on the planet. More makes and models race in PWC than any other race series in the world. Explore the open paddock, get up close and personal with these incredible cars and get to know the drivers and their machines. It’s the car you drive, built to race - and it all kicks off this spring at Circuit of The Americas.
Let's Go Fly a Kite!
Zilker Park Kite Festival, Zilker Park.
March 6th, 2016.
Zilker Kite Festival is one of Austin’s best-known annual events. Held on the first Sunday of March, it is the kick-off to the hundreds of springtime activities in Austin.
Everyone is welcome to attend (pets too!). There is no admission to attend or to participate in the contest. Most folks come out to see the spectacular sight of hundreds of kites in the sky and to enjoy a spring day in the park.
World Famous SXSW!
March 15-20, 2016
The South by Southwest Music and Media Conference (SXSW) is a six-day event held every March in Austin, celebrating 30 years in 2016. Look back on 30 Years of SXSW below.
The conference offers unmatched access to ideas and global viewpoints on an increasingly borderless industry. It aims to educate and inspire musicians and professionals alike, with sessions attended by over 30,000 registrants and showcasing artists.
A large multi-industry trade show exhibition, Music Gear Expo and daytime stage performances round out the day while evenings are devoted to the SXSW Music Festival, which showcases over 2,200 acts ranging from the unsigned to the iconic.
Travis County Expo Center
March 12-16, 2016
Staying true to the official sport of Texas, Austin hosts one of America's top 10 ProRodeos every March. The top ranked athletes in each event compete in Rodeo Austin for the title of Champion. In an action-packed two hours, fans enjoy extreme competition, bull fighting entertainment and the fan-favorite Mutton Bustin'.
Into the Irish?
St. Patrick's Day Festival
The St. Patrick's Day Austin is the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day - A commitment to authentic Irish culture. No green beer. (just the finest Irish imports in the color the Irish Gods intended) and no Leprechauns.
Come for fierce Irish tradition and fun for the whole family.
Visit the link below for all kinds of great St. Patrick's Day Events nearest you.
Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay Resort
Horseshoe Bay Resort
Easter Weekend - March 25-27, 2016
One of the most popular events in the Texas Hill Country comes to Horseshoe Bay Resort each spring. Balloons over Horseshoe Bay Resort is the region’s only annual hot air balloon festival. Each year, thousands of balloon enthusiasts from across Texas arrive to watch hot air balloons glow and ascend over the Hill Country terrain. In 2015, more than 8,000 attended the Balloon Glow Finale making it one of the most photographed events in Central Texas.
The annual event is an ideal draw for thousands of families. This year enjoy tethered balloon rides on Friday night (Overnight VIP package guests only) and on Saturday see the Balloons ascend into the Hill Country sky during the morning session and on Saturday night (evening session) enjoy the ultimate balloon glow! Plus enjoy live music with some of Austin's best musical acts!
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Mike A. Myers Stadium
March 30th - April 2nd, 2016
The premier track & field event brings together the best high school, college and professional athletes from Texas, the U.S. and the world.
Click on the link below for even MORE events in March.
Interested In giving your kids the gift of going to CAMP this summer??
This could give YOU the gift of having a BREAK as well.
Click on the link below to see so many wonderful camp choices best suited for your children.
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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