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Backpack Friends' Heroes Against Hunger Holiday Extravaganza in Round Rock

This Friday, November 10 | 5-9 PM – Holiday Extravaganza by Backpack Friends in Historic Downtown Round Rock!

Bring the entire family to Holiday Extravaganza by Backpack Friends in Historic Downtown Round Rock for shopping, food trucks, kids activities, face painting and balloon art, life-size snow globe, kiddie train, Santa photo opp in Santa’s Sleigh, live music, and so much more!
By Birgit Sund on October 26, 2023

Round Rock Arts Fest and Chalk Walk is Back!

Round Rock Arts Fest and Chalk Walk

Mark your calendars for the Round Rock Arts Fest and Chalk Walk!

The Round Rock Arts Fest and Chalk Walk is the Round Rock area’s largest and most prestigious festival, drawing over 60,000 people annually to this free event during the first weekend in October. 

Round Rock Arts Fest and Chalk Walk features hundreds of artists, vendors, sponsors, local and regional musicians, theatrical performances, food and drinks and a children’s area with performances. Read on for more details.

It's Party Time!

Think you’ll go mad if you have to endure another round of deafening arcade games? For your next party – birthday, Halloween, playgroup, potluck, you name the occasion – try Toybrary for kids in Kindergarten and younger. Party rental includes use of the Toybrary space and enough toys and activities to keep everyone happy. You supply the food; the kids supply their fun. Read on for more details.

By Birgit Sund on September 14, 2023

14th Annual CASA Superhero Run

2023 CASA Superhero Run
A longtime CASA tradition, the 14th annual Superhero Run will be held at Circuit of the Americas on September 17th with a Kids' Fun Run, 5k, and festival that brings out the superhero in all of us. Your support will help CASA be able to continue providing powerful advocacy for children who have experienced abuse or neglect.

Take a step for good! Join CASA for the 2023 CASA Superhero Run and help them raise $220,000 to support advocacy for children in foster care!
By Birgit Sund on September 8, 2023

Get Ready to Bounce: The World's Biggest Bounce Park Comes to Austin! [Win free tickets!]

FUNBOX, The World's Biggest Bounce Park
Get ready to let your inner child loose because something incredibly exciting is bouncing its way into Austin!

FUNBOX, The World's Biggest Bounce Park is gearing up to bring an explosion of joy, laughter, and high-flying excitement to Barton Creek Square. This is not just your average amusement park – it's an inflatable wonderland with 25,000 sq. ft. of continuous jumping zones, connecting 10 different play areas, that promises an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Whether you're aiming to conquer the tallest slides or simply looking to bounce your cares away, this is an experience you won't want to miss. So, grab your friends and get ready to bounce your way to happiness!

Read on and enter for a chance to win one of three family-4 pack of tickets!

By Birgit Sund on September 4, 2023

Get Ready for a Pumpkin Palooza at the Texas Pumpkin Fest

Texas Pumpkin Fest

Who’s ready for fall? Who’s ready for all things pumpkin? Who’s ready for Halloween???

Get ready to be swept off your feet by an orange and exciting whirlwind of autumnal fun at the Texas Pumpkin Fest in Leander. Dive into a world of hundreds of thousands of pounds of pumpkin and gourds pumpkin-spiced delights, fun kids activities, and fall-inspired festivities.

By Birgit Sund on August 30, 2023

Little Villagers Farmers Market - Pflugerville's Young Entrepreneur Market

Little Villagers Farmers Market
Little Villagers Farmers Market in Pflugerville is a Young entrepreneur market featuring youth vendors selling their business goods and showcasing their skills. This opportunity allows children real world experiences and shoppers the opportunity to support our Youth and get creative and handmade gifts for the entire family.

Mark your calendars for September 9th and come on out to enjoy homemade lemonade and baking goods, shop jewelry, resin keychains, bookmarks, plants, toys, crafts, and so much more.
By Birgit Sund on August 21, 2023

12 Fun and Unique Ideas to Celebrate Kindergarten Graduation

12 Fun and Unique Ideas to Celebrate Kindergarten Graduation

Kindergarten graduation is a thrilling milestone for your little one, signaling the end of their early educational journey and the start of new adventures. What better way to commemorate this achievement than with a special and one-of-a-kind gift?

Say goodbye to typical crafts and games because we've compiled a list of 12 fun and extraordinary graduation gift ideas that are guaranteed to bring a smile to their faces. So, let's dive in and discover that perfect present!
By Birgit Sund on May 24, 2023

New Braunfels Kidsfest​ - A weekend-long celebration of the Imagination

NB Kidsfest

NB Kidsfest is the Hill Country’s largest hands-on, creative festival for kids and parents! This weekend-long celebration of the imagination takes place on April 29th and April 30th at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center in New Braunfels, Texas!

With interactive fun, dozens of activity stations, and 120+ exhibitors, the 11th Annual NB KIDSFEST will be filled with imaginative play for kids while providing a quality experience for the entire family.

By Birgit Sund on April 19, 2023

Family-friendly Books & Bees Festival and HoneyFest at the Hill Country Galleria

Books and Bees Festival
The City of Bee Cave and the Bee Cave Public Library will host their second annual free Books and Bees Festival on April 1st and April 2nd at the Bee Cave Galleria. This year, we are hosting a two-day event including our first ever HoneyFest!

As a hub of literacy for children and adults, our Bee Cave Public Library hosts programs year round that serve hundreds of families in the area and beyond. As a Bee City USA affiliate, the City of Bee Cave is dedicated to educating the public and helping conserve this most important insect. Our one-of-a-kind Books & Bees Festival helps accomplish our two missions - share fantastic literature with kids and adults alike, featuring high-profile, bestselling authors – and teach our residents and their kiddos more about bees! We have so many fun activities, entertainment and readings in store, you will not want to miss this FREE event! 
By Birgit Sund on March 22, 2023

Peppermint Parkway at Circuit of The Americas [Giveaway]

COTA Peppermint Parkway Logo
Peppermint Parkway is a magical drive-thru holiday experience at Circuit of The Americas featuring one-mile of immersive holiday displays, millions of lights, dancing elves and more, on select nights from November 26th – December 26th, 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Read on for details and for a chance to win a Sweet Deal admission ticket.
By Birgit Sund on November 19, 2021