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Come Alive In April At These Festivals

Austin is going to come alive this spring and summer with great festivals and events happening around town. Whether you are looking for live music, family friendly activities, foodie events or just a way to enjoy the beautiful weather, there are events waiting for you. We’ve picked out some of our favorite April festivals in Austin for you to check out this year.

Austin International Poetry Festival
When: April 5 – 8, 2018
Where: Various Locations
What: Whether you consider yourself to be a poet, or simply appreciate the craft, the Austin International Poetry is a 4 day festival that you can’t miss. There will be poets from around Texas, the United States and the world coming to Austin for performances, readings and workshops. All are welcome to enjoy these events that show appreciation for the spoken and written word.

The 15th Annual Lonestar Round Up
When: April 8 – 9, 2018
Where: Travis County Expo Center
What: Car lovers unite for the 15th Annual Lonestar Round Up! This festival is a huge outdoor car show, and live msuci festival. Listen to great music will looking at vintage hot rods, and custom cars. People bring their cars from all over the country and the event attracts visitors from around the world.

Capitol 10K
When: April 8, 2018
Where: Congress Avenue to Auditorium Shores
What: Texas’ largest 10K race and one of the nation’s top runs draws some 18,000 serious and not-so-serious runners.

Old Settler’s Music Festival 
When: April 19 – 22, 2018
Where: Salt Lick BBQ Pavilion
What: Old Settler’s Music Festival is a fun music, art and food filled festival. Enjoy performances by Grammy-winning Americana artists, food and drinks, arts and crafts, and camping. There will be acoustic jazz, blues and bluegrass performances from local artists, as well as music acts from around the world.

Austin Reggae Fest
When: April 20, 2018
Where: Auditorium Shores
What: Austin Raggae Fest is a good time and it is for a good cause. It serves as fundraiser for the Capital Area Food Bank and features three days of reggae, world and dub music. There will be over 50 vendors on site selling food, and arts and crafts for visitors.

Austin Food + Wine Festival
When: April 27 – 29, 2018
Where: Auditorium Shores and Republic Square Park
What: Foodies can’t get enough of Austin Food + Wine Festival. There will be top chefs, sommeliers, and winemakers from across the nation descending upon Austin for three days of indulgent delights. This hip event will take you on an epicurean adventure unlike any food festival you have been to before and even features live musical performances to accompany your tastings..

Art City Austin Festival
When: April 12 – April 15, 2018
Where: Palmer Event Center
What: Celebrate arts and culture with nearly 200 national artists, top local restaurants and musical acts at the Art City Austin Festival. There will be hands on art activities for all ages, and two stages for live music to keep you entertained.

So get out and attend one (or all!) of these super cool events! There’s only so much time in a day! And only so much spring left! Make sure you sign up for our newsletter to make sure you’re in the loop of all things happening in your city!

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