Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road • www.sambaparty.com
Touted by Texas Monthly as Texas’ “best public bash” Carnaval in Austin is one of the
biggest celebrations outside of Brazil. Music and wild abandon converge in a festival of
fun, music, dancing, and traditional food.
Artists & Artisan’s Festival
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center • 512-232-0100 • www.wildflower.org/artsians/
Kick off the annual Wildflower Days celebration with a festival that brings arts, crafts and
nature together. Features include works of more that 20 artists in beads, metal, glass,
watercolor, and more. A great place to pick up a gift or something special for yourself
while enjoying the spoils of Spring. Dates are set for Mar 15-16.
Austin • 512-445-3598 • www.statesman.com/cap10k/
The Statesman Capitol 10,000 is the largest 10K run (or walk, if you wish) in Texas and
the fifth largest in the nation. Since 1978, the Capitol 10,000 has become an annual rite
of spring in the region.
It’s My Park! Day
Austin • 512-477-7566 • www.austinparks.org/itsmypark.html
It’s My Park! Day is an annual community service day focused on improvements to Austin’s
parks. Individuals and community groups lead projects ranging from simple cleaning and
repair to trail building and playground installation.
MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas
Circuit of the Americas • 866-801-6975 • www.circuitoftheamericas.com
Sign up early to catch the action at the 2014 MotoGP. Watch as the finest talent in
motorcycle racing showcase skills in riding and racing along a cutting-edge grid, riding
Rodeo Austin – Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo
Austin • 512-919-3000 • www.rodeoaustin.com
Founded in 1938, the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo hosts the world’s fifth largest
indoor, regular season ProRodeo. It includes an amusement park for kids of all ages
and great entertainment from artists in a range of musical genres from rock to country.
South by Southwest (SXSW)
Austin • 512-467-7979 • www.sxsw.com
South by Southwest (SXSW) offers the unique convergence of original music,
independent films and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional
growth alike, SXSW has been a premier destination for the discovery of new talents and
interests for over 25 years.