March 2023 Events and Happenings
Every Weekend in March
Sherwood Forest Faire
Founded in 2010, Sherwood Forest Faire is a permanent village of over 150 structures designed to satisfy your entire family's appetite for food, drink, shopping, games, and entertainment. Visit for a medieval-themed event, Sherwood Forest Faire where you can sign up for courses in traditional skills and crafts such as blacksmithing, glassblowing, pottery, horseback riding, archery, and more.
3/10/23 - 3/19/23
SXSW® Music, Film, and Interactive Conference and Festival
Austin Convention Center & Downtown Austin
Every spring, crowds descend in downtown Austin to experience the world-renowned SXSW Conference and Festivals. Consisting of three main components, Interactive, Music, and Film, each track brings top creatives and global professionals together to collaborate during this exciting 10-day event.
Museum of Illusions Opening Day
Museum of Illusions
Trick your eyes, entertain your mind, and mesmerize your sense. The Museum of Illusions is an interactive museum designed for all ages. Featuring over 70 exhibits, guests will be met with mind-bending optical illusions, 3-D holograms, and spellbinding images in immersive rooms that will leave you mesmerized.
3/11/23 - 3/13/23
The Art of Hip Hop
Museum of Graffiti Pop Up
Museum of Graffiti, the world's first museum dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of graffiti art, is opening its first pop-up ever in Austin, Texas. The museum will celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Hip Hop by presenting the works of the photographers, album cover artists, logo designers, and graffiti artists who are responsible for the virtual identity of the genre.
16th Annual SouthPie Day Party
The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.
Award-winning Nonprofit Girls Rock Austin Hosts 16th Annual SouthPie Day Party. The event features live music, a pie walk, a pie fight, and bake-off and benefits music education programs.
3/10/23 - 3/25/23
Travis County Expo Center
Over the years, Rodeo Austin has grown from a show featuring 16 animals into one of Austin's premier events, featuring Pro rodeo events, daily concerts, livestock shows, and more.
3/21/23 - 5/9/23
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
The Wildflower Center is staying open late every Tuesday this Spring to make more hours for wildflowers! Make it a date night, a distanced picnic with friends, or come for some solo solace as spring does its thing. Each evening will feature live music from local musicians, featured visual artists, a rolling lineup of Austin’s favorite food trucks, and take-and-walk adult beverages will be available for purchase too.
3/22/23 - 3/26/23
World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play
Austin Country Club
With a rare, match-play format consisting of the top 64 players in the Official World Golf Rankings, the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play field consists of the very best players from around the world and is one of the most elite and exciting tournaments on golf’s calendar.
3/24/23 - 3/26/23
NASCAR at COTA
Circuit of The Americas
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) will welcome race fans this March when NASCAR returns to Austin for the second time, courtesy of Speedway Motorsports. Experience another unforgettable race weekend with the running of the NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series, and Camping World Truck Series at COTA.
March Family Campout
YMCA of Austin: Camp Moody
Enjoy a spring night under the stars camping at YMCA Camp Moody! Tents, meals, and s'mores around the campfire are provided. Families will have the opportunity to engage in adventurous and traditional camp activities like canoeing, slingshots, archery, camp songs, and so much more!
Acoustic Rooster's Barnyard Boogie
Paramount and Stateside Theatres
New York Times best-selling author KWAME ALEXANDER brings two of his beloved children’s books—Acoustic Rooster and Indigo Blume—to the stage in this brand-new musical production that will have students dancing in their seats.
3/29/23 - 4/1/23
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Mike A. Myers Stadium
The premier track & field event brings together the best high school, college, and professional athletes from Texas, the U.S., and the world.