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ABC Kite Fest and More Stuff to Do This Weekend in Austin

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Hey Austin!

We are more than halfway through March, how crazy is that? This week officially kicks off the spring season and we couldn’t be happier to say goodbye to winter. With warmer weather and sunnier days ahead of us there are so many things to do in Austin this weekend to celebrate the new season!

Events This Weekend

Join Desert Door and Twisted Alchemy this Thursday to kick off the weekend early for a virtual cocktail hour via Instagram live. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn how to craft the Matador and Watermelon River Rita, two of Desert Door’s signature spring cocktails, by registering for the event and purchasing the needed ingredients HERE to join from the comfort of their homes!

Event Details
🗓 MAR 25 | 6PM–7PM
📍 Virtual Event

2. Outdoor Concert Series at The Long Center

Outdoor concerts are back at The Long Center! They are ensuring the safety of guests by selling a limited number of tickets to ensure there is plenty of room to socially distance. In addition, they will have pre-marked squares that will seat up to four people.

Event Details
🗓 MAR 27 | Patty Griffin
🗓 MAR 28 | Billy Strings
📍 The Long Center

Sip and stretch with Vino Vinyasa at Fairmont Austin this Sunday! Your morning will take place on the 7th floor in the hotel’s beautiful Palm Court. The class will feature an hour-long educational class followed by a wine tasting of Brut Rosé and Brut Nature.

Guests will receive 15% off brunch at Rules & Regs by showing their tickets to the event. If you do decide to brunch after the event, be sure to make a reservation around 12:30 to ensure you don’t have to wait!

Event Details
🗓 MAR 28 | 11AM–12:30PM
📍 Fairmont Austin

Take part in the most exciting scavenger hunt and see parts of Austin you may have never been to! On Saturday, March 27th, Roamli invites you to participate in their city-wide scavenger hunt. Participants will have three hours to explore various neighborhoods while uncovering unique murals, statues, monuments, and other hidden gems. Players will receive pictures of the “Challenges” they’re tasked with finding along with a 2-3 block radius where they are located. The competitor who accurately photographs the most challenges through the Roamli app will win up to $4,000! Dozens of challenges have been scattered throughout Austin so round up your team and get ready for a wild Saturday afternoon.

Event Details
🗓 MAR 27 | 11AM–2PM
📍 Austin, Texas

5. Outdoor Concert Series at The Long Center

Outdoor concerts are back at The Long Center! They are ensuring the safety of guests by selling a limited number of tickets to ensure there is plenty of room to socially distance. In addition, they will have pre-marked squares that will seat up to four people.

Event Details
🗓 MAR 27 | Patty Griffin
🗓 MAR 28 | Billy Strings
📍 The Long Center

After having to cancel their concert in December, Midland is set to return to the stage this Frady night! Grab your tickets now and get ready to rock the night away. The concert is taking place at Dell Diamond to ensure there is plenty of room to spread out. 

Event Details
🗓 MAR 26 | 7:30PM
📍 Dell Diamond

While the ABC Kite Festival is not returning to Zilker Park this weekend, they are celebrating the 92nd year another way! Join thousands of other Austinites virtually as we fly kites at local parks around Austin. Grab your quarantine crew and kite and head to whichever park is near you to fly your kite on March 27th and 28th!

Event Details
🗓 MAR 27–28
📍 Virtual Event

Looking for something more specific to do in your area of town? Check out our Austin City Guide page and start exploring your neck of the woods!

We have some awesome information for whatever it is you are looking to do in and around Austin. 

For city updates and more things to do in Austin each week be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @StuffToDoInAustin. To see what we’re up to and to catch the inside scoop check out our TikTok page!

Stay safe, stay well, and stay six feet apart.

Lexi Hendrix

Lexi Hendrix

Lexi is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

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