Wednesday, March 8 is International Women’s Day – a day to raise awareness against bias, take action for equality, and celebrate women. In addition to International Women’s Day, the month of March is also Women’s History Month.
To honor and advocate women’s rights further, we present this list of events where you can celebrate women in Austin starting TODAY!
Justice Impacted Girls and Women’s Rally In Austin
Wednesday, March 8 | From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Avenue
Celebrate the success and voice the struggles of currently and formerly incarcerated girls and women. Meet at the Southside steps and celebrate International Women’s Day! They will have four State Legislators sharing about the work they are doing in support of girls and women who are currently or formerly incarcerated as well as women in community organizations that are directly impacted and doing tremendous work to give back.
Evening of Wellness on International Women’s Day
Wednesday, March 8 | From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.| South Congress Hotel, 1603 Congress Avenue
This donation-based gathering is an opportunity to come together in community to honor, celebrate, and uplift women everywhere. We are thrilled to announce that 100% of proceeds from this event will go directly to support the non-profit Truth Be Told, an organization that provides transformational trauma-responsive programs for women who are or have been incarcerated to promote healing and empowerment, and break the cycle of incarcerations for themselves, their families, and their communities. Join local, women-owned, small businesses Crisp & Crude and Funk It Wellness, and celebrated Austin-based wellness instructors, Cynthia Bernard (aka ATXYogaGirl), Kate Waitzkin, and Meg Sylvester for an evening to nourish your mind, body, and spirit.
Grass HoppHer Presents: International Women’s Day During SXSW 2023
Saturday, March 11 | From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.| Cork and Screw, 2907 East 12th Street Please join Cork & Screw, GrasshoppHer, and Dress For Success in the celebration of International Women’s Day during ! We are hosting a full day of activations, conversations, and pop ups that celebrate the women in our community who make IT happen every day! This event will bring together Austin’s entrepreneurs, investors, influencers, and other trailblazing women for networking, support, inspiration and flat out fun! Let’s celebrate our lives, our struggles and our successes. Together!
FLASHBACK: Austinites Camila Alves McConaughey, Becca Tobin, and Kendra Scott Take Part in International Women’s Day Event
Women of Impact Walk
Sunday, March 12 | From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.| Line Hotel Vicinity, 111 East Cesar Chavez Street
Let’s talk IMPACT. Get inspired as we explore ways to bring meaningful and sustainable change to our community. Whether it be home, work or other projects. Want to share your mission? Looking for allies on your journey? Curious just how to amplify your impact? SXSW is all about serendipity. Get looped in on how leaders and like minded people with whom you may have a lot or very little in common, amplify their impact. Our motto is #relationshipsarethetruecurrency This is an opportunity to celebrate vulnerability and strength and make new connections. So what are you waiting for? Grab those comfy sneakers and come walk with us! #serendipitybaby
Women that Rock Day Party Showcase
Tuesday March 14 | From 12 to 7 p.m.| Cheer up Charlies, 900 Red River Street
Women That Rock presents an all-female and nonbinary lineup, featuring:
- Jaguar Jonze
- Molly Martin
- Charlotte Rose Benjamin
- Katie Toupin
- Ava Maybee
- Sorry Mom
PLUS, a vendors market featuring local ATX makers, pop-up vintage shop, braid bar courtesy of Urban Betty Salon, sparkling prebiotic soda from Mayawell, ice cream by Goodpop and other fun freebies! FREE! ALL AGES! ALL WELCOME! No festival badge required. Pre-registration/RSVP is not required for entry.
Austin Public Library Celebrates Women’s History Month
Dates and Locations Vary
In the month of March, APL will be celebrating the efforts and accomplishments of women around the world. Join us at one of our many events!