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Earth Day Jubilee

Saturday, April 22, 2023

In its inaugural year, Earth Day Jubilee is a celebration of the Butler Trail’s impact on the environment and ecology of Austin. The family-friendly, community event features creative workshops, unique Earth friendly wares, live music, authentic Austin food trucks, and more.

Maudie's Moonlight Margarita Run

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Started in 2004, the Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita run (MMMR) is The Trail Conservancy’s longest-running event. The evening begins with an 8:00pm shotgun start to a 5K course that takes you along the streets boarding Lady Bird Lake. The run is followed by a big party at the Finish Line, where every participant receives a margarita and Tex-Mex bites. 

Twilight on the Trail

Sunday, November 5, 2023

Twilight on the Trail is The Trail Conservancy’s biggest fundraiser of the year. A twist on the stuffy gala, attire is “Cocktail on top, Trail on bottom” as we join together celebrating the Butler Trail with food, drinks, and competitive live bidding.

State of the Trail

December 2023

An annual celebration of the year behind and a peek into the projects for the year ahead, State of the Trail is our annual breakfast for board members, stakeholders, donors, and community partners.