April 12 through 23 – Laugh out loud
Moontower Just for Laughs will bring dozens of comedians to Austin for 11 days of shows. Headliners include Seth Meyers, Howie Mandel, Jenny Slate and Samantha Bee.
$150-$275 for passes; costs for individual show tickets vary.
April 14 through 16 – Get ready for racing
The MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas will bring some of the fastest bikes in the world to Austin. The race is the final race of the year for the league. April 14 will kick off with practice sessions, followed by qualifying rounds April 15 and the race April 16.
Circuit of the Americas,
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd., Austin.
April 16 – Run for it
During the 46th Statesman Cap10K, participants will race down Congress Avenue, past the Capitol and throughout downtown Austin. The event is one of the largest 10K races in Texas. There will also be a virtual race.
8 a.m. (race start).
$55 (youth), $65 (adults).
305 S. Congress Ave., Austin.
April 21 through 23 – Feel the fest
The Austin Reggae Fest will bring three days of reggae, world and dub music to Auditorium Shores with headliners including The Skatalites, Jesse Royal and Inner Circle. The event benefits the Central Texas Food Bank.
$50 (three-day wristband), $370 (VIP tickets).
Auditorium Shores, 900 W. Riverside Drive.
April 29 – Celebrate Eeyore’s Birthday
This daylong fundraising festival operated by the Friends of the Forest Foundation benefits local nonprofits. Festival goers can listen to live music and shop at local vendors. All proceeds will be donated to various non-profits. This is the 58th celebration. Bicycling or public transit is encouraged due to a lack of parking at Pease District Park.
11 a.m.-8 p.m.
1100 Kingsbury St., Austin.
WORTH THE TRIP
Fiesta San Antonio, the local annual springtime celebration offers more than 100 events citywide featuring food and entertainment, including parades, festivals and formal galas will take place from April 20-30. Proceeds from each event benefit participating Fiesta Commission member organizations and numerous local community nonprofits and causes.
Times, prices and locations vary.