Austin April Events Guide

Warmer weather is among us, so that’s something worth celebrating! This April, Austin, Texas has tons of events for you to enjoy with your friends and family while soaking up the spring sunshine. Check them out below.

4/4/19 – 4/7/19
Austin International Poetry Festival
Various Locations
Austin Poets International (API) celebrates the diversity of humanity through the power of written and spoken word at their annual Poetry Festival. Enjoy live performances, readings and workshops packed into a fun-filled four day weekend.
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Capitol 10K
Congress Avenue to Auditorium Shores
The largest 10K in Texas and sixth largest in the nation, the Statesman Capitol 10K draws thousands of runners from all over the country to gather in downtown Austin. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned runner, register for the race today.
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4/12/19 – 4/14/19
MOTOGPTM Grand Prix of The Americas
Circuit of The AmericasT
With some of the greatest riders in the world, MotoGPTM joins the roster for the fastest show on two wheels. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the thrilling race at the only North American stop of the world’s premier motorcycle racing series.
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4/17/19 – 4/21/19
Fusebox Festival
Various Locations
Fusebox is a non-profit arts organization with an ongoing exploration of live performance. For its 15th year, this five-day festival includes over forty works of art in theater, dance, film, music, literature, visual and culinary arts to bring people together.
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4/19/19 – 4/21/19
Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay Resort
Horseshoe Bay Resort
With more than 20 hot-air balloons from across the country, this year’s festival will include tethered balloon rides, local live music, great food and more for an event-filled weekend. The festival is likely to sell out, so be sure to register early!
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Weird Homes Tour
Around Town
Embracing the “Keep Austin Weird” culture, this self-paced, self-driving tour gives you a taste of the most creative homes around town. Weird Homes Tour® is a social impact company, so your purchase of tickets helps benefit local affordable housing charities.
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4/26/19 – 4/28/19
Austin Food + Wine Festival 
Auditorium Shores and Republic Square Park
This three-day adventure will give your tastebuds the trip of a lifetime. Meet top chefs, sommeliers and winemakers from across the nation to experience the most delicious festival in Austin and enjoy live musical performances.
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