Austin Events March

Austin, Texas Festivals and Events for March 2012

Austin Events March - There's always the chance for a late freeze (early in the month), but by March, for all practical purposes, spring has arrived in Austin Texas.

March is the month for Austin's largest and most anticipated festival - South by Southwest (SXSX). Originally a music festival putting indie bands and recording industry reps into contact, the festival now includes a world class film festival and gaming/interactive festival.

SXSW tends to overshadow the other events taking place in March, like the Capitol 10K (5th largest 10K race in the United States), the annual Rodeo Austin, and the unique Explore UT opportunity.

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Annual March Events and Festivals - Austin Texas

Austin Music Awards
March 2012 (TBA)
Austin Music Hall

Celebrate Texas (Texas Independence Day)
March 2 and 3-4 + 12, 2012
Various Austin Locations

Explore UT
March 3, 2012
University of Texas at Austin

Zilker Park Kite Festival
March 4, 2012
Rain Date: March 11, 2012
Zilker Park

South by Southwest (SXSW)
March 9-18, 2012
Austin (Everywhere)

Rodeo Austin
(Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo)
March 9-24, 2012
Travis County Expo Center

Texas RockFest
(Heart of Texas Quadruple Bypass Music Festival)
March 14-17, 2012
Downtown Austin - Multiple Locations

St. Patrick's Day Austin (Festival)
March 17, 2012
Cover3 + The Lion & Rose in Westlake Hills

Fashion for Compassion
March 23, 2012
Saks Fifth Avenue (Great Hills Trail)

Austin Jewish Film Festival
March 24-30, 2012
Regal Arbor Cinema & City Lights Theatre

Capitol 10K
March 25, 2012
Downtown Austin

Texas Relays
March 28-31, 2012
Mike A. Myers Stadium (UT-Austin)

Urban Music Festival
March 30-31, 2012
Auditorium Shores

San Marcos Green Living Showcase
March 31, 2012
San Marcos Conference Center

Zilker Garden Festival
March 31 - April 1, 2012
Zilker Botanical Gardens

Other Austin Shows, Concerts, Live Performances, and More for March 2012

The above calendar includes links, reviews, and information for annual or recurring Austin events and festivals.

For a more comprehensive resource of upcoming special or one-time events, concerts, shows, and other entertainment in the Austin area, please see the Austin Events This Weekend page.