Tons of FREE events happening this weekend across Austin! Whether you are celebrating Father’s Day weekend or just looking for a good time under budget, these events can keep your summer jam packed.
This list contains a mix of family-friendly and adult focused Austin events.
Free Austin events happening from June 17th through June 19th, 2022:
World’s Largest Swim Lesson at Rock’N River Water Park
Friday, June 17th | From 9 to 11 a.m. | Rock’N River Water Park, 3300 Palm Valley Boulevard, Round Rock
Rock’N River Waterpark will be serving as a Host Location Facility for The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson 2022 event with FREE swim lessons.
Friday, June 17th | From 2 to 9 p.m. | Jester King Brewery, 13187 Fitzhugh Road
USTA Texas will be hosting free Pop-Up Lawn Tennis at Jester King Brewery for all levels of play. There will be small doubles play within 10-minute rotations. Balls and racquets are provided. Free to play.
June Movie In The Park: Encanto
Friday, June 17th | From 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. | Katherine Fleischer Park, 2106 Klattenhoff Drive
Wells Branch MUD presents our Movies in the Park Summer Series at Katherine Fleischer Park! Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy a fun filled night with your family and neighbors. Admission is free, movie to start at twilight. Rated PG.
Pre-Juneteenth Parade Music on the Trail
Saturday, June 18th | From 9 to 11 a.m. | Festival Beach, 2101 Jesse E Segovia Street
Enjoy tunes from local musicians at rotating locations on the Butler Trail!
Dual Language Chinese Mandarin-English Storytime
Saturday, June 18th | From 10:30 to 11 a.m. | Milwood Branch, 12500 Amherst Drive
This all-ages storytime uses both Chinese Mandarin and English to present books, rhymes, finger-plays, and songs. Materials are not necessarily translated. The storytime flows naturally using both languages, allowing children to feel comfortable in a multilingual environment. No prior experience with Chinese is necessary to participate in.
Stay Black and Live: Juneteenth Weekend Festival
Saturday, June 18th | From 11 to 4 p.m. | Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina Street
Stay Black & Live (SB&L) is a weekend-long celebration hosted by CarverMuseumATX and Six Square that takes place on June 18th and 19th. The weekend is full of free family-oriented activities, music, games, and more.
Father’s Day BBQ, Bourbon, and Burgers at Fareground
Saturday, June 18th | From 12 to 4 p.m. | Ellis, 111 Congress Avenue
Celebrate dad! This Father’s Day weekend treat the special dad in your life at Fareground with grilling, Bourbon & Whiskey tastings, and burgers, just RSVP at the link!
Thinkery Community Night
Sunday, June 19th | From 3 to 5 p.m. | The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Avenue
MAKE and DO together at Community Night! Every Sunday from 3 pm-5 pm, Thinkery opens our doors to provide FREE admission for children and families from all over Central Texas!
Juneteenth Celebration Music on the Green
Sunday, June 19th | From 6 to 8 p.m. | Katherine Fleischer Park, 2106 Klattenhoff Drive
Juneteenth is a day to celebrate freedom and cultural diversity. Please join us as we celebrate on the lawn of the Homestead at the KF Park. This is a free family event. Bring your lawn chairs and neighbors to mingle the evening away.
Father’s Day Concert – American Visions
Sunday, June 19th | From 7:30 to 9 p.m. | St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 606 West 15th Street
Austin Symphonic Band is delighted to present its Father’s Day Concert, entitled “American Visions,” and introduce Guest Conductor Dr. Brett Richardson.