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Luv Doc Recommends: 82nd Zilker Park Kite Festival
Zilker Park, Sunday, March 7, 2010
"...Sometimes a really cool kite can be almost as effective as a Labrador puppy..."

March 5, 2010 Column by The Luv Doc

Luv Doc Recommends: 79th Zilker Park Kite Festival
Zilker Park, Sunday, March 4, 2007
"...picking up considerably, which should make for some nice kite flying – just in time for this Sunday’s 79th..."

March 2, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Zilker Kite Festival 2016

March 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

Austin Kite Fest Celebrates 90 Years
From 1929 to present, the festival is a constant in a changing city
"...the sky with its tether, and the very first kite was created...."

March 27, 2019 Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

Austin Film Festival Announces Audience, Jury Awards
Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain takes top award in both
"...of the big winners at this year's Austin Film Festival...."

Nov. 8, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: Too Tired to Be Grumpy
It's time to enjoy yourself – spring break (and SXSW) are nearly here!
"...break end. So what the heck, let's go fly kites and hear music!..."

March 4, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Texas travel news and events for spring
"...Hard rock. If you only go to one festival this year, go to the Llano Earth Arts Festival,..."

March 1, 2023 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Stack rocks, meet the Hulk, and celebrate the Lone Star State
"...vintage and new pinball machines at the Texas Pinball Festival in Frisco, March 16-18. One of the largest such..."

March 3, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...Reform2/22/20132/22/2013 Boys and Girls Club of Austin - Feer Festival2/23/20132/23/2013 Farmers Market (every Saturday)2/23/20132/23/2013 Save TX Schools March**2/23/20132/23/2013 Day..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Springtime in Texas means wildflowers and festivals abound
"...touch of green at San Antonio’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival, March 17-18, sponsored by the Harp & Shamrock Society..."

March 1, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

All The Pieces Fall in to Place as SXSW Adds Tetris
New titles include experimental Visions and 24 Beats Per Second
"...for a reason: South by Southwest Film and Television Festival has just added gaming and international intrigue drama Tetris..."

Feb. 1, 2023 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Election Ticker: Down to the Wire
What you need to know before voting on Nov. 5
"...the Long Center to Ballet Austin to the Zilker Kite Festival ( It's also explicitly opposed by many public..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
"...finally here with warmer temperatures and lots of music festivals, Renaissance festivals, and reasons to go day trippin’...."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Public Notice: The New Apartheid?
Everyone hates the non-transect zones
"...The ABC Zilker Kite Festival is the nation's longest-running such event – an..."

March 3, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

"...• Get a jump on your kite-making skills so you can fly your craft in the..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: June Events Roundup
Activities to get your summer sizzling
" heat up around the state as fairs and festivals take to the streets...."

June 1, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

City of Austin Proclaims "Local Disaster," Cancels SXSW in Response to Coronavirus Fears
City officials emphasize preparedness, not panic
"...unofficial – that occur alongside the annual conference and festival. The sanctioned events will presumably undergo review by the..."

March 6, 2020 SXSW Post by Austin Sanders

Words Are Bonds
Worlds intersect at the 17th annual Austin International Poetry Festival
"...for all the various music, film, interactive, theatre, crawfish, kite, and grumpy-donkey festivals that pop up around town every..."

April 17, 2009 Books Feature by Michael Agresta

Council: Park It Here
Slouching toward a summer break
"...Austin City Limits, the Trail of Lights, or the Kite Festival (under very different standards and circumstances, one of..."

June 9, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

SXSW Film: Selected Shorts
From 3,597 submissions, 106 emerge
" announcing its after-dark Midnighters slate, today SXSW Film Festival released its short films lineup. From a record 3,597..."

Feb. 6, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Zilker Revisited
"...amenities, traditions, and events for visitors. They include ABC Kite Festival, Austin Parks Foundation, Austin Sunshine Camps, Barton Springs..."

Dec. 20, 2022 Postmarks

Austin Area Cancellations and Other COVID-19 Updates
Gov. Abbott declares statewide public health disaster
"...The annual ABC Kite Festival at Zilker Park has announced it is cancelling..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by James Renovitch

"...things like the Long Center, Trail of Lights, Zilker Kite Festival, ACL Fest, and SXSW...."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature

A Two-Horse Race for Mayor
Can Laura Morrison hope to edge out Steve Adler?
" the Waller Creek Park nights or the annual kite festival at Zilker Park. "Soccer has the potential to..."

July 6, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Little Shop of Horrors
This year's Zilker Summer Musical swaps the Swiss Alps for Skid Row, but it's as hugely entertaining as ever
"...following just behind. No matter what's going on – Kite Festival, Blues on the Green, or the annual Zilker..."

July 26, 2013 Arts Review by Jillian Owens

McCallum Fine Arts Academy Orchestra
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? In this case, back up a Beatles cover band.
"...get a season pass to the Austin Chamber Music Festival. Three finalists are also in line for prizes such..."

Feb. 20, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips
"...Bluebonnet Kite Festival in San Marcos' River Ridge Park takes advantage..."

April 3, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Mini Music Fests Abound in This Week's Crucial Concerts
Country, hip-hop, pop, and more shows worth the cover
"...Cattle Country Music Festival..."

April 12, 2024 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

First Night Schedule
"...Family Festival: 2-5pm..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Arts Feature

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...a Willie Good Time: The 12th annual Luck Reunion festival lineup boasts over 40 country, roots, and folk stars..."

Feb. 23, 2024 News Feature

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