Here are 10 community events in the Hays County area to check out in March and April.


Heritage Easter Egg Hunt

Join the Heritage Association of San Marcos for an Easter egg hunt. The egg hunt is limited to children ages 2-12, and advance online registration is required. Some eggs will have raffle tickets for prizes. All ages are invited to participate in park activities, which include a live tortoise, face painting, games and prizes, food, and drinks. The egg hunt will start promptly at 11 a.m.Farmer Fred’s Garden Spring Carnival

Celebrate the arrival of the spring season with carnival games, bunny photos, egg hunts and more.Kyle PIErate Treasure Hunt

The city of Kyle hosts this treasure hunt in celebration of National Pi Day in the Pie Capital of Texas. The city of Kyle will share clues on its Facebook page for the community to hunt for four treasure chests hidden throughout the city. Participants can unlock the chests and follow the instructions to be entered into a raffle to win $314.
  • Through March 28
  • Free (admission)
  • Throughout Kyle
  • Facebook: CityofKyleTX
Easter Egg-stravangaza

Kyle Parks and Recreation invites the community to participate in its Easter egg hunt. Other event activities include photo ops with the Easter bunny, food, drinks, music, face painting, games and more. Multiple eggs drops are scheduled for children ages 8 months to 12 years old.April

Buda’s Birthday

Celebrate 143 years of Buda at this event with local food and merchandise vendors, live music from The Greyhounds and Shakey Graves, and more. Free parking is available at City Park.San Marcos Studio Tour

Join MotherShip Studios for a weekend full of local art. Attendees will get a look into the at-home studios and warehouse workshops of artists throughout San Marcos and Martindale. The kickoff party will have a group exhibition, drinks, food, music, live printing and raffle prizes.
  • April 5, 7 p.m. (kickoff party at MotherShip Studios); April 6-7, noon-6 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • MotherShip Studios, 20027 Hwy. 80, San Marcos
Eclipse Watch Party

Watch the 2024 total eclipse with Middleton Brewing out in the Hill Country. There will be solar eclipse glasses while supplies as well as beer, mimosa and food truck specials.
  • April 8, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Free (food and drink costs still apply)
  • Middleton Brewing, 101 Oakwood Loop, San Marcos
  • Facebook: Middleton Brewing
Suessical Jr.: The Musical

The Youth Theatre Program at The Chambers Theatre at Inspired Minds Art Center presents this show in which Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters come together in one musical.
  • April 11-14, 7:30 p.m. (Thursday-Saturday shows), 2 p.m. (Saturday-Sunday shows)
  • $18 general admission; $13 for children, students, seniors and veterans
  • Inspired Minds Art Center, 121 Main St., Buda
2024 Butterfly Festival

EmilyAnn Theatre and Gardens present the fourth annual Butterfly Festival. The festival will have butterfly releases, arts and crafts, live music, a butterfly flight house, concessions, a butterfly train, and more. Parking will be available at Wimberley High School.Operation: Hats Off For Veterans Gala

Join nonprofit Hats off For Veterans at its public gala for barbecue, door prizes, children’s games and live music from Bart Crow, a country artist and U.S. Army veteran. Event proceeds benefit HOFV and its Veterans' Higher Education and Apprenticeship and Professional Development Programs.
  • April 21, 2 p.m.
  • Tickets from $20; ages 10 and under free
  • Texas Old Town, 1205 Roland Lane, Kyle