Austin Annual Events and Festivals

For Kids!

Welcome to the Annual Events and Festivals for KIDS calendar! Austin boasts hundreds of activities and events each year, but not all of them are family friendly. With this in mind, we have researched and compiled a list of annual events and festivals in and around Austin (Travis, Williamson, Hays, Blanco, Bastrop, Burnet and Caldwell) which offer children activities and family fun. Click here to see our entire list of Austin kid friendly annual events and festivals.

SAFARI - Austin Nature Center

SAFARI explores the wildlife, habitats, history, geology and environment of Central Texas. A rite of spring for Austin families, SAFARI takes place toward the end of April in Zilker Park. A cave maze, fossil digs, birds of prey demonstrations, wildlife exhibits, water science experiments and carnival rides are among the wild things happening at SAFARI. This celebration of our environment offers hands on activities and learning fun on what makes our regions nature and science unique. Further, SAFARI is an opportunity to explore the Austin Nature and Science Center. Admission is free. Location: Austin, TX. For more information visit the Austin Nature Center website.


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