Watch the total eclipse from the Hill Country or attend a live music festival this April at these upcoming events.

Fun Run & Walk

Join Dripping Springs Ranch Park on Easter for its first Easter Fun Run and Walk. There will be a kids 1K and a 5K trail run. All 1K registrations include participation in an Easter egg hunt.Texas VegFest

This event will have educational lectures, cooking demonstrations, sample products, interactive workshops and youth activities celebrating the health, environmental and animal benefits of vegan plant-based lifestyles.
  • April 6, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., Austin
Eclipse Fest at Vista Brewing

Watch the eclipse out in the Hill Country and enjoy live music from local bands, food and drink specials, children’s activities, and eclipse merch. There will be free parking. One ticket includes a pair of eclipse glasses.Celestial BBQ Party

Join Salt Lick BBQ for their eclipse watch party with food, drinks and live performances from local musicians. The vehicle entrance fee includes admission for all passengers. The first 1,000 people to arrive will receive a complimentary pair of solar eclipse glasses.
  • April 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • $25 per vehicle
  • The Salt Lick BBQ, 18300 FM 1826, Driftwood
Moontower Comedy Festival

The Moontower Just For Laughs Comedy Festival returns with some of the nation’s top touring comics as well as some local favorites on stages in and around downtown 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.Field Guide Festival

Connect with local farmers and chefs, taste seasonal dishes and learn about Austin’s sustainable food system. One ticket covers a day of food and drinks, live cooking, symposium discussions and live music. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Central Texas Food Bank.
  • April 20, 1-5 p.m.
  • $120 (ages 21+), $60 (ages 13-20), free (ages 12 and under)
  • Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., Austin
2024 Butterfly Festival

EmilyAnn Theatre and Gardens present the 24th 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.Founders Day Festival

Gather with Dripping Springs community members for this three-day heritage celebration. There will be live music, a carnival, food and drinks, street dances, cook-off competitions, art and business vendors, and more. The event kicks off with the Grand Parade on Friday.
  • April 26-28, 4 p.m.-midnight (Friday), 10 a.m.-midnight (Saturday), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sunday)
  • Free (admission)
  • Dripping Springs Downtown District, 511 Mercer St., Dripping Springs
Spring Vintage Market Days

Shop at a vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor and outdoor furnishings. Early Buying Event tickets purchased on Friday allow Friday event access plus free re-entry Saturday and Sunday.Austin Psych Fest at the Far Out Lounge

Three-day lineup of psych rock, dream pop, and indie rock on an outdoor stage. Attendees under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parental guardian.
  • April 26-28, 1 p.m.-midnight (Friday-Saturday), 1 p.m.-10 a.m. (Sunday)
  • Day passes start at $75, free (children 8 and under)
  • The Far Out Lounge and Stage, 8504 S. Congress Ave., Austin
Sunset Valley ARTFEST

The city of Sunset Valley Arts Commission will put on this 16th annual art fest featuring over 100 artisans showcasing their handmade works and live music from local musicians. There will be interactive activities for the family plus local food trucks.Eeyore’s Birthday Party

This annual daylong festival from the Friends of the Forest Foundation will have live music, local beer, food and more to celebrate Austin culture. All proceeds will benefit nonprofit organizations in Central Texas.
  • April 27, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury St., Austin
Austin Blues Festival

The lineup for this year’s festival include Buddy Guy, Brittany Howard, Big Freedia and more. There will be food as well as a pop-up shop by Big Henry’s Vinyl & Gifts.
  • April 27-28, gates open at noon
  • Single-day passes from $80
  • Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park, 1401 Trinity St., Austin