From attending one of the many upcoming festivals to flying kites and more, Austin has plenty of things to do this spring. This list is not comprehensive.



Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, the Grammy- and Tony award-winning Broadway show tells the story of Elphaba Thropp, who grew to become the Wicked Witch of the West in the Land of Oz.


'Disney Princess: The Concert'

Actors from Broadway and television will perform Disney songs and talk about their experiences on the stage. The show will feature animation and theatrical effects to enhance the experience; however, no costumed characters will perform.

Texas Bridal & Wedding Expo

Vendors will fill the Austin Convention Center offering services from food and beverage to dance lessons, photography, tuxedos and gowns, decor, and more. Bridal fashion shows as well as cash prizes and giveaways will happen throughout the day.

  • April 6, 12:30-5 p.m.
  • Free (advance), $10 (door)
  • Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin

Enchanted Garden Gala

The Alliance for Women in Media of Austin will host its annual awards gala to recognize local media professionals.

  • April 11, 5:30-10 p.m.
  • $130 (general admission)
  • Archer Hotel in The Domain, 3121 Palm Way, Austin

Kala Darpan vocal concerts

Nonprofit Kala Darpan will host two vocalists in April, including a Hindustani classical/semi-classical show by Pt. Nishad Bakre on April 13, and a Hindustani Classical Dhrupad show by Pt. Uday Bhawalkar on April 20.

  • April 13, April 20, 5 p.m.
  • Vary
  • Covenant United Methodist Church, 4410 Duval Rd., Ste.6808, Austin

ABC Kite Festival

One of Austin’s oldest traditions, this 96th annual festival is an all-day event filled with kite making, flying and gazing.

Beach Weather

Domain Northside will host a free concert on The Lawn with musicians Beach Weather, along with guest bands Almost Monday and Rec Hall. Other activities will include yard games, photo opportunities and streetside popup bars.

  • April 19; 6 p.m. (doors), 7 p.m. (show)
  • Free
  • The Lawn at Domain Northside, 10910 Domain Drive, Austin

Social Distortion and Bad Religion

Tickets are on sale for the co-headlining concert featuring California punk bands Social Distortion and Bad Religion.

  • April 20; 6:30 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show)
  • $42 and up
  • Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park, 1401 Trinity St., Austin

Austin Psych Fest

Presented by Levitation and Resound, the three-day festival will feature live psych-rock, dream-pop and indie-rock music from a host of bands and musicians on two stages with visuals and art installations throughout the venue.

Austin Blues Festival

The team at Antone’s and Waterloo Greenway will host the festival featuring a variety of local food trucks. The music lineup will showcase both longtime and newer artists, such as Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan, Robert Finley, Big Freedia and more, with a pop-up vintage record shop and a variety of local food trucks.

  • April 27-28, noon
  • $80 and up (one-day pass), $130 and up (two-day pass)
  • Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park, 1401 Trinity St., Austin