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Trying to have some fun this Spring Break for FREE?! From SXSW events to St. Patty’s Day and more, here are the top FREE events happening around Austin this week.
This list contains a mix of family-friendly and adult focused events.
Top FREE Austin Events Happening Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 18:
Spring Break Lego Fun Day
Monday, March 14 | From 10 to 3 p.m. | 216 E Main Street, Round Rock
Spend your first day of Spring Break playing with LEGOS! Enjoy creating a mini LEGO movie, battling it out with LEGO Battle Tops at the Battle Bots Arena, navigating a robot through a maze, and so much more.
Spring Family Craft Time
Monday, March 14 | From 6 to 7 p.m. | 1008 W Pfluger Street, Pflugerville
Assemble and paint a bird house with your family at the Pflugerville Public Library.
Zilker Botanical Garden FREE Day
Tuesday, March 15 | From 9 to 5 p.m. | 2220 Barton Springs Road
Spend your day soaking up the beauty of the Zilker Botanical Garden for FREE! Explore everything from the gorgeous downtown views to the koi pond, to the prehistoric garden.
Teen Craft Kit: Macrame Beaded Bracelet
Tuesday, March 15 | From 10 to 8 p.m. | 1008 W Pfluger Street, Pflugerville
Make a 90s inspired macrame beaded bracelet with this craft kit for teens ages 12-18. Supplies and instructions will be included in the kit, making it perfect for a Spring Break afternoon.
Tween Graphic Novel Book Club
Wednesday, March 16 | From 4 to 5 p.m. | 550 Discovery Boulevard, Cedar Park
This book club is for kids, ages 8 through 12, where they get to discuss this month’s book: Guts by Raina Telgemeier.
Bourbon and Blues Music Showcase
Wednesday, March 16 | From 7 to 9 p.m. | 440 East St. Elmo Road
Lewis Christian is an up-and-coming musician in the Austin, Texas Blues-Rock scene and plays the Blues at Still every other Wednesday.
St. Patrick’s Day in the Park
Thursday, March 17 | From 4 to 6 p.m. | 200 West 6th Street
Under the emerald glow of the tower’s sparkling 20-foot-tall light art installation, The Kilroy Star, attendees can enjoy live music and performances from Austin’s famed Celtic band The Here & Now and the dancers of the Irish Dance Center.
On The Deck: Spring Music at Mozart’s
Thursday, March 17 | From 2 to 5 p.m. | 3825 Lake Travis Blvd.
A weekly line up of free, outdoor, acoustic performances featuring some of Austin’s most talented singers and instrumentalists!
Movie Night in the Pasture: Jurassic Park
Friday, March 18 | From 7 to 11 p.m. | 13187 Fitzhugh Road
Grab your blankets and chairs and head to Jester King Brewery’s Pasture for Movie Night! This week they will be featuring Jurassic Park.
Free Pizza by Sammataro x Sammataro by Uber Eats
Friday, March 18 | From 2 to 9 p.m. | 1200 E 12th Street
In spirit of SXSW, Sammataro x Sammataro by Uber Eats will be giving away 200 slices for FREE and will feature specialty slices such as a shroom slice with mushrooms from Smallhold, a classic pie slice and pepperoni. Stop by for live performances by Stalley, Norman BA$E, Reggie Revels, Nina Raquel, Thee Unemployed, Sabo from the 4, Saint Daewoo and DJ Stéfon Osaë.