Check out the March agenda from our favorite local insiders. 

SouthBites Trailer Park

“South By Southwest is right around the corner, which means SouthBites, South By Southwest’s pop-up trailer park, is back. I always stop by a couple of times during South By Southwest, and this year, I’m excited to eat at DFG Noodles, Happy Lobster, Lick, Ranch Hand and The Waffle Bus.”

March 9 through 17, 11 a.m. to midnight

Intersection of Driskill and Rainey streets

Jane Ko, @atasteofkoko 


ABC Kite Fest

It’s a great family festival, and one everyone can enjoy. It truly is such a fun day at Zilker. On top of more kites than you can imagine, they’re also plenty of concessions. Warning: Parking is a major issue! This festival always draws a crowd, so plan to ride your bike or take one of the shuttles.”

March 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Spring Road

Admission is free.

Kristy Owen, @365thingsaustin


South By Southwest Style

“This is a wonderful event where fashion-industry insiders come together to talk about the future of our business. Last year, I was invited to be in a panel on ethical fashion and business ethics. It’s also a great time to network with other professionals in the film, fashion and business realms.”

March 9 through 11, times vary

Locations vary

Badge prices are available online.

Katie Kime@katie_kime 


South By Southwest Wellness Expo

“This year, South By Southwest is dropping the first-ever wellness expo March 10 through 11 at the Palmer Events Center. This is a two-day gathering focused on fueling the mind, body and soul. The expo is open to all badge types and to the general public via a free South By Southwest guest pass. Get yours and meet me there.”

March 10 through 11, times vary

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road

This event is open to all badge holders and those with a South By Southwest guest pass.

Adriene Mishler, @yogawithadriene


Girls in STEM Conference

“Did you know that while women make up half the workforce, they hold only a quarter of all jobs in STEM fields? This March, we are so excited to attend the Girls in STEM Conference, hosted by Girlstart. The conference includes hands-on workshops led by women in science, technology, engineering and math.”  — April Cumming, editor

March 24, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Travis High School, 1211 E. Oltorf St.

Registration costs $35 and closes March 5.

Austin Woman, @Austinwoman


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