- June 17, 2022

Top Free Austin Events Happening This Weekend: June 17 through June 19, 2022

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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.

Lawn Tennis
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.

Looking for more FREE things to do with Dad this weekend?! Check out the top spots around Austin to go kayaking HERE.