One of the great things about living in Austin, Texas is that there is always something going on, so it’s easy to have a healthy and active lifestyle. If you are looking for something fun to do in Austin this weekend, here are a few prime choices.
• Rodeo Austin
Keep in mind that today, March 4th is Dress Western Day in Austin. This is in honor of the upcoming Rodeo Austin, to be held March 11th to 26th at the Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo grounds. Rodeo kickoff events this weekend will include a BBQ Dance and Auction at the Travis County Expo Center Banquet Hall tomorrow, March 5th, from 6 p.m. to midnight. For more information, check out www.rodeoaustin.com.
• Texas Independence Day Celebration
A Parade and 5K Run will be held tomorrow, March 5th, on Congress Avenue. The 5K Run starts at 8 a.m. (Come cheer on York Real Estate’s own broker/owner Steve York, who is running in the event.) The Independence Day Parade starts at 9:30 a.m. An Alamo Ceremony will be held on Sunday, March 6th on the South Capitol Grounds at 2 p.m. For more information, check out www.celebratetexas.org.
• Kite Festival
The Zilker Park Kite Festival will take place on Sunday, March 6th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration starts at 11 a.m. The kite contest wills begin at 1 p.m. For more information, check out www.zilkerkitefestival.com.