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3 Things to Do Near Kyle this August

Are you searching for things to do near Kyle to wind down the summer? There’s always something fun to do near Crosswinds, and these August events near Kyle are the icing on the cake.

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Art Squared Art Market

When: Saturday, August 11

Where: San Marcos Downtown Square

What Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Head on over to San Marcos to see all the great artwork from local artists at Art Square Art Market. All art featured is handmade, original artwork being sold by the artists themselves. Aside from getting to see beautiful artwork in beautiful San Marcos Downtown Square, you can also enjoy live music, free yoga, free kids’ arts and crafts and a farmer’s market adjacent to the art market.

Movies on the Lake – Black Panther

When: Friday, August 17

Where: Lake Kyle Park

What Time: Movie begins after dark 

The Movies on the Lake series is possibly one of our favorite events that takes place near our master-planned community. The movie for August, which is also the last movie on the lake until next year, is Black Panther. While this was a massive Marvel blockbuster, it is still PG-13, so parental guidance is advised.

Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival

When: Sunday, August 26

Where: Fiesta Gardens – Austin

What Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Are you a lover of spicy food, or making food even spicier? Then the Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival is right up your alley! The 28th Hot Sauce Festival will feature nearly 400 different hot sauces that can be tried with all sorts of food, including the classic tortilla chip.

If you’re on the hunt for fun things to do near Kyle this August, we’d certainly recommend these 3 events near our master-planned community. To learn about even more fun events near Kyle, connect with Crosswinds on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


4 Things to Do for Father’s Day near Kyle

Earlier, we covered the fun things to do near Kyle this June. However, Father’s Day is just around the corner, and if you still don’t have any plans figured out, don’t worry. Crosswinds has got you covered on some of the best things to do for Father’s Day near Kyle.

4 Things to Do for Father’s Day near Kyle

Take Dad Fishing

Spend some quality time with dad by taking him fishing at Lake Kyle Park. Before you get ready to cast off, we’d recommend reading up on the Lake Kyle Fishing Report & Current Conditions so you know exactly what to expect and can ensure you and dad have a blast.

Head to a Brewery

Is your pops a lover of hops? Then he’ll love getting to go to a nearby brewery to celebrate Father’s Day near Kyle! The Two Wheel Brewing Company in Buda is always a good time. They allow children and dogs, and they’re open every day. On Saturdays, they often have live music, food trucks and brewery tours.

Spend the Day Outside in Crosswinds

Who says you have to go anywhere to celebrate Father’s Day? You can come out and enjoy all the outdoor wonders that exist with the Crosswinds amenities. Enjoy a picnic and play some outdoor games in our open green spaces and take a dip in the community pool, which is now officially open!

Chow Down on BBQ

Get smoky for Father’s Day near Kyle by heading to some great, local BBQ places. We’d highly recommend visiting Milt’s Pit BBQ in Kyle or Willie’s Joint BAR and BBQ in Buda. You can never go wrong with tasty, Texas brisket.

These are just a few ideas for what you can do for Father’s Day near Kyle. Let us know what you and your family end up doing to celebrate dad by connecting with Crosswinds on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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3 Things to Do Near Kyle this June

Summer is practically here, and with it comes plenty of fun things to do near Kyle! Here are just a few of our recommendations for family fun things to do near our master-planned community of Crosswinds.

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Youth Hooked on Fishing Clinic & Derby

When: Saturday, June 2

Where: Lake Kyle

What Time: 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Fishing can be a really great way for families to spend some time together in the great outdoors, but first let’s make sure your kiddos know how to fish! The Youth Hooked on Fishing Clinic & Derby Day at Lake Kyle will be a perfect opportunity for your child to learn how to properly fish and about the importance of conservation. This event is for children at least 6 years old, and while it’s free, participants do need to register. 

Downtown Wine and Art Walk

When: Friday, June 8

Where: The Square – Downtown San Marcos

What Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Do you love wine? Do you love art? Do you love an evening out without the kids? Then you’ll love the Downtown Wine and Art Walk in San Marcos! This event near Kyle is a 21 and up only event as it will include a progressive tour of retail businesses serving a variety of wines and pair hors d’oeuvres. It will also showcase local artists who work in all mediums. The tickets are $25, and participants will receive a commemorative wine glass.

Movies at the Lake

When: Friday, June 15

Where: Amphitheater at Lake Kyle Park – Lake Kyle

What Time: Movie begins after sunset

Grab your launch chairs and blankets and get ready for June’s Movies at the Lake at Lake Kyle! Every month in the summer, the city of Kyle hosts citizens for a free movie by the beautiful Lake Kyle. The movie for June will be Paddington 2, and it’s sure to be a great watch for the whole family.

We hope you and your family have a blast this summer and enjoy whatever you do. If you want to learn more about all the great things to do near Kyle and our master-planned community, follow Crosswinds on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


4 Things to Do for Mother’s Day Near Kyle

May is here, and that means plenty of warm weather holidays like Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day are here. The biggest one to us is by far Mother’s Day, because nothing beats mom! If you’re trying to figure out how best to celebrate mom, here are a few ideas for things to do for Mother’s Day near Kyle.

Mother’s Day near Kyle

Celebrate Mother’s Day Early at the Salon

Start celebrating mom early with the Mother’s Day event at Out of the Blue Salon in Kyle. This free event is happening this Saturday, May 5 from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Come treat mom to fresh hairdo and to find some great new clothes. There will also be some yummy food and fun surprises.

Take Mom to Brunch

Who doesn’t love brunch? Take mom out to eat at one of the best brunch places near Crosswinds. No Mother’s Day near Kyle would be complete without a delicious meal, and a brunch is perfect for that! For some of the best brunch near Kyle, we’d recommend heading over to The Root Cellar Café and Brewery in San Marcos or Hays City Store in Driftwood.

Entertain Mom with Bowling and a Movie

Is there a movie mom has been wanting to see, like the new Avengers: Infinity War? Well, Mother’s Day could be the perfect to take mom to see the latest hits, but who says you can’t make a trip to the movies so much more? With the EVO Entertainment in Kyle, you can take mom to play some games and get a game of bowling in before hitting the silver screen!

Treat Mom to a Mother’s Day Park Picnic

Last, but certainly not least, you could always treat mom to a simple picnic in the park. Grab a blanket, load up a basket with goodies and head to Lake Kyle Park for a Mother’s Day picnic! If you want to go to an extra special park for a truly nature-filled Mother’s Day near Kyle, then you’ll want to check out our blog about the best parks near Kyle.

We hope these few ideas help you make this the best Mother’s Day near Kyle mom has ever had! Want to really surprise mom for Mother’s Day? Bring her to tour the new homes at Crosswinds and help bring her dream home to life. Contact Crosswinds today to set up a tour of our master-planned community. Show us what you decide to do for your Mother’s Day near Kyle by connecting with Crosswinds on Facebook and Twitter.

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Upcoming June Events Near Kyle

While there’s plenty to do in the Lone Star state’s capital, there are also plenty of fun things to do near Austin. Our master-planned community is located in a very active area filled with great events! Here are some of the major June events happening near Crosswinds in Kyle, TX.

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Kyle Market Days

When: Saturday, June 10
Where: Historic City Square Park
What Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Every month from April – September, the city of Kyle hosts Kyle Market Days, and each month has a unique theme and partner. For June, the theme is “Summer Time,” and the partner is Home Depot Kyle. Make sure to come by and check out all the great art, crafts, food and live music from fellow Kyle-ites.

Family Adventure Day

When: Saturday, June 10
Where: Cabela’s Buda
What Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

So if you aren’t really feeling like going out to Kyle Market Days, head over to Buda for Family Adventure Day at Cabela’s! During this event near our master-planned community, kids and their parents can come to learn about fishing, shooting and archery. Whether you know what you’re doing with a bow and arrow or not, it’s sure to be a fun day for the whole family.

ATX Television Festival

When: Thursday, June 8 – Sunday, June 11
Where: Downtown Austin
What Time: Various times

Going into its sixth year, the ATX Television Festival is just like a regular film festival, but with TV shows. Guests will get to see premieres of new seasons, series and cult favorites. Go and meet some of the geniuses behind your favorite shows and get a chance to ask them questions yourself!

Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K

When: Saturday, June 24
Where: Downtown Austin
What Time: Starts at 4:00 PM

The iconic city with the iconic motto is at it again. The Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K is an all-out celebration of all the things that make Austin so… weird! Don’t take the idea of a 5K too seriously, because this one holds the unofficial title of “slowest 5K you will ever run.” You won’t have much of a chance to get in the zone with 15 fun stops along the route.

When it comes to Crosswinds in Kyle, TX, fun and good times are always within reach. Add these great June events to your calendar, and don’t forget about Father’s Day on June 18! We hope everyone has a great kickoff to summer, and if you’d like to learn more about our new master-planned community, contact us today.