Needing a day or night out without the kids? You’ve come to the right place. Here are the best FREE date nights and day events in Austin this week.
Tuesday, October 22 through Monday, October 28
The Michael Hale Trio and Mac McIntosh at Half Step
Tuesday, October 29 | from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. | Half Step Bar, 75 1/2 Rainey Street
Every Tuesday night The Michael Hale Trio and Mac Mcintosh brings BrotherMac Church to Rainey Street. Be ready to dance to your favorite blues and jazz tunes while enjoying craft cocktails including the BrotherMac Signature Cocktail from the mixologists at Half Step Bar. This has been called by many the best place to be on Tuesday nights in Austin. Can I get an Amen, y’all!
Holy Grounds Halloween Movie Night: House on Haunted Hill by Vincent Price
Wednesday, October 30 | at 6 p.m. | Saint David’s Episcopal Church, 301 East 8th Street
Holy Grounds Café presents Vincent Price’s House on Haunted Hill. Join for a night of classic cinema, food, and haunted mansions! Halloween-themed food and coffee drinks provided. Doors open at 6 p.m. Movie starts at 6:30 p.m. down in the Labyrinth at St. David’s Episcopal Church (301 E. 8th Street). BYOB–no spirits, except for the haunting kind.
Planet K Texas Fireworks and Dia De Los Muertos Celebration
Thursday, October 31 | at 9:30 p.m. | East of Pleasant Valley, behind Krieg Baseball Field, 515 South Pleasant Valley Road
On Halloween, thousands of spectators will gather with Planet K to rejoice and celebrate the lives of loved ones passed. There will be a grand display of life affirming fireworks, celebrating Dia De Los Muertos, the traditional Mexican holiday, Planet K style.
Dia de Los Muertos at El Chilito
Friday, November 1 | from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. | El Chilito, 1623 East 7th Street
Join at El Chilito for a FREE, fun filled Dia de los Muertos Festival. Complete with contests, arts and crafts, prizes and plenty of delicious food, this is an event you do not want to miss. Perfect for date night or make new friends as you celebrate the cultural holiday.
Community Impact Day
Saturday, November 2 | from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Zavala Elementary School, 310 Robert T. Martinez Jr. Street
Spectrum is celebrating local communities by hosting Community Impact Day and we want you to join the fun in Austin! Check out the nonprofit booths, get your face painted, enjoy a bite from the food trucks, dance to music from HOT 95.9 take photos with special guests, play games, and more. Also, receive a free Safe & Healthy Home Kit. It’s all FREE and it’s all for you! *while supplies last
Austin Flea at Jester King
Sunday, November 3 | from 12 to 5 p.m. | Jester King Brewery, 13187 Fitzhugh Road
Join for the first Sundays series of The Austin Flea at one of the city’s most amazing breweries. The Flea features all local handmade items and vintage wares from some of Austin’s most amazing and talented vendors. Find one-of-a-kind gifts for any occasion including jewelry, bath/body products, ceramics, original artwork, paper goods, textiles and so much more! Support Local! Shop the Flea! Entrance to the event is Free and open to all ages! Handmade. Vintage. Local.
Monday, November 4 | from 7 to 9 p.m. | Irene’s, 506 West Street
Start prepping the trifle, we are hosting FRIENDS trivia at a brand new spot this November…Irene’s!! Free to play. First come first served. Registration opens at 5:30, happy hour till 6:30, quiz kicks off at 7!
Check out the Free Fun Calendar for even more ways to fill your week with fun Austin events.