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With Christmas happening this week, you may really need a day or night out without the kids! Though the event listings are a little slimmer than usual, there are still some stellar options for FREE date nights and day events in Austin this week.
Tuesday, December 24 through Monday, December 30
Christmas Eve Candle Light Service
Tuesday, December 24 | at 5 and 7 p.m. | Impact Family Church, 2909 West William Cannon Drive
You are invited to the Christmas Eve Candlelight Services on December 24! There will be delicious Christmas treats, apple cider, hot chocolate, and festive Christmas songs! Worship Jesus together and celebrate this special season! Everyone is welcome! They will hold the first service from 5 to 6 p.m. and a second service from 7 to 8 p.m.
Mozart’s 10th Annual Joyous Light Show Opening Night
Tuesday, December 24 | from 6 to 10 p.m. | Mozart’s Coffee Roasters, 3825 Lake Austin Boulevard
The Mozart’s Joyous Light Show is back for the 10th year in a row! Come celebrate the season with us. Magical lights, delicious hot chocolate, tasty treats, and a wonderful time for the whole family. Open every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Open Christmas Eve until 10 p.m.
Boxing Day English Premiere League Party
Thursday, December 26 | from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto Boulevard
A Boxing Day English Premiere League Party starting at 6 a.m. Breakfast and coffee from 6 to 11 a.m. Happy Hour from 7 to 9 a.m. Check out the full schedule here.
W Austin Presents Latin Night
Thursday, December 26 | at 9 p.m. | W Austin, 200 Lavaca Street
Each and every Thursday, CLUB BANTU brings you Austin’s hottest Thursday Latin Night Party at the W Austin. Only the BEST Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Zouk, Reggaeton and Kizomba for DANCING all night long! No cover.
Driftwood Nights (Driftwood)
Friday, December 27 | from 6 to 8 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 Ranch to Market Rd 150, Driftwood
A candlelight show every Friday evening in December celebrating the first Anniversary of Driftwood Nights. Over 40 local songwriters have played over 50 shows since we launched the series, showcasing their passion and creativity. Free show. Rain or shine. Friday, 12/27 artist is Mario Matteoli (of The Joe Jacksons).
Saturday, December 28 | at 10 p.m. | Highball, 1120 South Lamar Boulevard
Silent Disco Dance Party at The Highball (70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today’s hit). It’s a dance party in your ears! FREE.
Taps & Tapes Presents: A HOHOHorror Screening
Saturday, December 28 | at 10 p.m. | Vulcan Video, 4411 Russell Drive
Join for one last holiday surprise with a FREE indoor holiday-themed horror screening at your favorite neighborhood video store! The days are shorter, the nights are longer and all of the holiday cheer lures everyone into a false sense of security. It’s the perfect setting for a horror film! Seating is limited so arrive early to guarantee a spot, they’ll have popcorn for sale and don’t forget to BYOB!
Lone Star Farmer’s Market
Sunday, December 29 | from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Boulevard
Join every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Central Plaza lawn for the Lone Star Farmers Market. Shop over 40 local vendors, enjoy live music, and Hill Country Galleria shops and restaurants.
Erin Jaimes’ Sunday Night Blues Party
Sunday, December 29 | at 10 p.m. | Antone’s, 305 East 5th Street
Free show! Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend guests arrive early for the best chance of securing a table, chair, or barstool.
Monday, December 30 | from 7 to 9 p.m. | Growler USA, 609 West 29th Street
A”Y’know if Mom and Dad don’t see us on TV after we made them so jealous, I mean, who’s gonna be the losers then?” Look, it’s almost fake midnight, and we’ll be celebrating New Years Eve with Friends Trivia “The One with the Routine” at Growler USA Austin on Monday December 30 starting 7 p.m.! There’ll be five unique and challenging rounds of trivia with a single round dedicated to “The One with the Routine”. Study up! Reservations at; https://friendsnyegrwaustin123019.eventbrite.com
Check out the Free Fun Calendar for more date nights and other ways to fill your week with fun Austin events.
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