Rock + Read at The Domain

February 25, 2020 0

**Due to SXSW 2020 being canceled and out of an abundance of caution, we are postponing the Rock + Read at The Domain to a later date when the all-clear is issued for larger events […]


Do512 Family Picnic

March 5, 2018 1

The 4th Annual Do512 Family Picnic is happening on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Don’t miss out on magic, music, food trucks, face painting and more! The Lineup: Red Yarn at noon Magician Black Bert at […]


Hello, Dolly a Tribute to Dolly Parton

February 27, 2018 0

We’re back at the historic Austin Scottish Rite Theater with a family-friendly tribute to none other than Dolly Parton!  This showcase is happening on Friday, March 16, 2018, from 10 am – 2:30 pm. The […]


Rock + Read at The Domain

February 24, 2018 1

Get out and enjoy one last hurrah of Spring Break / SXSW 2018 on Saturday, March 17! Rock + Read at The Domain is a live music and book fest where both kids and adults […]

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Ask the Expert: When is loud too loud?

March 13, 2017 0

These days we have so much information at our fingertips to help solve any parenting dilemma (admittedly, most of the times we may have too much). You could argue the Internet was both the best […]

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Willie Is For Everyone

March 3, 2017 0

Grab your red bandana and join us for a full lineup of some of Austin’s best musicians for this special family-friendly tribute to Willie Nelson. We’ll be at the Austin Scottish Rite Theater on Friday, […]

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2017 Family Music Meltdown

February 28, 2017 0

Pack a picnic and bring your lawn blankets out to Pan Am Park on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, from 3-6:30 pm, for  the much-loved Family Music Meltdown, a free event for Austin-area families that is […]

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Enjoying SXSW 2017 With Kids

February 28, 2017 0

For you non-badge-holding Austinites, have no fear… there are many SXSW events, both official and unofficial, happening in Austin for both kids and adults. We’ve narrowed down the list of family-friendly activities during SXSW so […]

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KGSR Live Broadcast During SXSW

February 27, 2017 0

The KGSR Live Broadcasts from the W Austin is back for 2017 SXSW! Returning for its sixth consecutive year, the lineup includes Spoon, Jimmy Eat World, Hanson and Rag’N’Bone Man, to name a few! The […]

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Daily Breakdown: Spring Break 2016

March 11, 2016 0

Looking for some Spring Break fun in Austin? You won’t have to look far! Use this handy Spring Break 2016 Daily Breakdown to plan each day’s adventure with your kids in the greater Austin area. […]


Family-Friendly SXSW 2016 Events

February 29, 2016 0

Are you thinking you can’t enjoy all that South by Southwest has to offer with your kids?  Think again!  Below are our picks for family-friendly events during SXSW. Most are not SXSW official events, but […]

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SXSW 2016 PanelPicker Favorites

August 24, 2015 1

It should come as no surprise that planning is well underway for the 2016 South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals. Since 2007, organizers have relied upon the SXSW community to give its input into […]

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SXSW 2015 Recap

March 23, 2015 0

Wow. We’ll definitely need more than a week to recover from our 2015 South by Southwest. We didn’t have a wristband nor badge, our kids were off for Spring Break, but we still packed in […]

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Weekend Events: March 20-22, 2015

March 19, 2015 0

It’s going to be a rainy weekend, at least through Saturday. When the sun comes back out on Sunday, be sure to head to The Domain from 3-7:30 p.m. for Rock + Chalk at The […]

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SXSW Event: 2015 KGSR Broadcasts at the W

March 17, 2015 0

KGSR is returning to W Austin for the fourth consecutive year for its SXSW Live Broadcasts. The shows will take place for four mornings, beginning on March 18th and ending on March 21st, and will […]

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Spring Break Planner

March 12, 2015 1

I have about half of my spring break planned out. I am hoping to fill the other half with many hours of downtime and some unplanned adventures and expeditions in Austin. In case you need […]

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Event: SXSW Austin Food Crawl

March 11, 2015 0

Austin-based food blogger A Taste of Koko, 365 Things To Do in Austin, the Austin CVB and Food Coma King are hosting the 3rd Annual ATX Food Crawl, the largest food crawl during SXSW. The […]

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Austin Music Mama Special SXSW Edition

March 11, 2015 0

We are taking a break from our usual monthly music roundup post to bring you a list of our top picks for no wristband required/badge free events taking place during SXSW. We have at least […]

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Updated YOU WHO Rock Show Lineup and GIVEAWAY

March 11, 2015 0

The lineup has been finalized for next week’s YOU WHO Rock Show for Kids at the Fader Fort, and to celebrate, we’re giving away two more tickets! This kid-friendly showcase will feature music from: The […]

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KUTX Live at the Four Seasons SXSW Showcase

March 10, 2015 0

Kids up at the crack of dawn, even though it’s Spring Break? Make the best of it by heading down to the Four Seasons next week to hear some great music during the 2015 KUTX […]

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Weekday Events in Austin: March 9-13, 2015

March 8, 2015 0

From storytimes to live music and more, What’s Up Weekly lays out all of the family-fun events happening each week in the Greater Austin-area. Happening All Week Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Monday, March 9 […]


An Afternoon at SXSW: Gaming Expo & Create

March 8, 2014 0

SXSW Interactive kicked off today, bringing with it SXSW Gaming and SXSW Create, both of which are free and open the public. As has become our spring break tradition, I took the kids out of […]

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Enjoying SXSW With Adults and Without a Badge

March 11, 2013 2

It’s officially here. South by Southwest, which either strikes fear into anyone living, working or otherwise out and about within a 5 mile radius of downtown…or which inspires us to get out and experience what […]


SXSW 2013 Spotlight: SXSW Create

March 8, 2013 0

We hope you have checked out our post on How to Enjoy SXSW 2013 With Your Family. We’re also running a few spotlights to give you more information about the family-friendly events which are coming […]


SXSW 2013 Spotlight: Gaming Expo

March 8, 2013 0

We hope you have checked out our post on How to Enjoy SXSW 2013 With Your Family. We’re also running a few spotlights to give you more information about the family-friendly events which are coming […]

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How to Enjoy SXSW 2013 With Your Family

March 5, 2013 3

Get ready, Austin! South by Southwest (or, as it’s much more commonly known, SXSW) is almost here. For a few weeks, Austin turns into the coolest place on Earth, as we roll out a city-wide […]

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SXSWEdu: Where Innovation Meets Education

February 27, 2013 0

Education is a hot topic these days, from funding cuts to the controversial school-voucher system to the myriad problems with high-stakes testing. While the Texas Legislature has a number of education-related bills in the pipeline […]

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Have kids, will SXSW

March 16, 2010 7

Whenever the subject of South by Southwest comes up in conversation among my fellow moms, there are sighs. Wistful looks. Then there are the moms who are used to taking their children anywhere who don’t […]