Austin Alternative School Fair – Free and Fun for the Whole Family!

If you are interested in exploring the many different learning environments around town, the Austin Alternative School Fair is for you! With schools and enrichment programs ranging from pre-K to high school offering tons of hands-on activities for your kids to enjoy, it’s a great way to spend a Saturday together as a family. And it’s FREE!

Austin Alternative School Fair

The annual Austin Alternative School Fair will be held this Saturday, February 20 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., on the Whole Foods Market rooftop plaza, located at Lamar & 6th. This family-friendly event will feature engaging activities for kids of all ages, family-friendly entertainment, and endless fun on the rooftop playground!

Free Fun in Austin is proud to once again join Alt Ed Austin and Whole Foods Market in sponsoring this free event, which is organized by the Education Transformation Alliance. Make plans to head downtown on Saturday to visit with educators from 21 innovative schools, enrichment programs, and educational services, while your children play, craft, explore, and enjoy a storytime performance by Happy Face Productions.

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Lizzie Samples of Happy Face will delight children with a dramatic reading of the children’s book Where the Wild Things Are. Don’t miss this free show at noon!

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While the kids are occupied, get all of your education-related questions answered! Participating programs at the fair include:

  • AHB Community School
  • Austin Village Academy
  • Bake Austin
  • Clearview Sudbury School
  • Earth Native Wilderness School
  • Empathy Parenting
  • Extra Credit! Brain and Body Programs for Kids
  • Inside Outside School
  • Integrity Academy
  • The Joule School
  • Kọ School + Incubator
  • Lake Travis STEM Academy
  • Mr. Darcy’s Class
  • New Farm Institute at Green Gate Farms
  • Positive RePercussions
  • Progress School
  • Radicle Roots Community Schoolhouse
  • Skybridge Academy
  • Toybrary Austin
  • Whole Life Learning Center
  • WonderLab

For more information, please visit the Facebook event page or the Alt Ed Austin blog.

See you at the fair!

Whole Foods Market
525 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, Texas

About the Author

Heidi Gollub
Heidi Gollub is the founder and editor-in-chief of the award-winning website Free Fun in Austin.com. When not running around on adventures with her five children–ages three to 15–she volunteers for the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau and shares content with the local news.  Recently, Heidi was a speaker at Mom 2.0 and the Texas Conference for Women.