- April 22, 2022

Top Free Austin Events Happening This Weekend: April 22 through April 24, 2022

From festivals to football games, this weekend around Central Texas is filled with FREE and fun events the whole family will enjoy!

This list contains a mix of family-friendly and adult focused Austin events. 

Top FREE Austin Weekend Events Happening Friday, April 22 through Sunday, April 24:

Founders Day Festival
Friday, April 22 | From 4 to 11 p.m. | Dripping Springs City Hall, 511 Mercer Street, Dripping Springs

It’s the 33rd Annual Founders Day Festival and Dripping Springs is celebrating with FREE live music and entertainment, cook-off competitions, a carnival, traditional fair food, as well as a maze of arts and crafts, non-profit organizations, and business vendor booths.

Concerts in the Park
Friday, April 22 | From 6 to 8 p.m. | Blue Hole Regional Park, 100 Blue Hole Lane, Wimberley

Friends of Blue Hole and the City of Wimberley Parks and Recreation Department are proud to present the 10th annual Concert in the Park series at Blue Hole Regional Park!

Spring Concert in the Park featuring Suede
Friday, April 22 | From 7 to 9:30 p.m. | Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Boulevard, Cedar Park

Free Spring Concert at the Elizabeth Milburn Park featuring Suede.

Butterfly Festival
Saturday, April 23 | From 9 to 5 p.m. | EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens, 1101 FM 2325, Wimberley

This festival will be in-person and will include all of our wonderful butterfly releases, crafts, and activities! We will also have amazing live music, a beautiful flight house, yummy concessions and lots more!

Red Poppy Festival
Saturday, April 23 | From 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. | Convention and Visitors Bureau, 103 W. 7th Street, Georgetown

The festival really blossoms on Saturday when it kicks off with the Poppy Parade and Car Show.  Once the engines turn off, the day is yours to make.  Kids can get crafts at the Fun Zone and everyone can feast their senses on fine arts, tasty treats and toe-tapping tunes. 

Wild and Free: Kite Festival
Saturday, April 23 | From 12 to 9 p.m. | Roughhouse Brewing, 680 Oakwood Loop, San Marcos

Are you ready to have a wild time?! From the depths of the limestone bedrock to the high blue sky, Roughhouse Brewing + Synergy In Sound present Wild and Free: a Kite Festival and Cave Beer Release with FREE live music all day long.

Made in Austin Weekend
Saturday, April 23 | From 2 to 10 p.m. | University of Texas, W. 18th Street

Longhorn City Limits, Texas Football Autographs, Texas Football Orange – White Game, and so much more all for FREE!

Buda Farmers Market
Sunday, April 24 | From 10 to 2 p.m. | Downtown Buda, 200 N. Main Street, Buda

Enjoy live music from local musicians while supporting your local vendors at the Buda Farmers Market.

Waterloo Green Day
Sunday, April 24 | From 12 to 5 p.m. | Waterloo Greenway, 500 E. 12th Street

This free daytime Earth Month celebration will feature interactive exhibits, hand-on workshops, moderated panels, live music & dance, a birds of prey flight showcase, and exhibit booths on topics ranging from climate change, alternative energy, water sustainability, overpopulation, Central Texas biodiversity, and the pollution and restoration of waterways.

Free Beer Tasting
Sunday, April 24 | From 12 to 2 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 FM150, Driftwood

Free beer tasting at Vista Brewing this Sunday. 21+.

Looking for more FREE things to do around Austin? Check out the top 11 landmarks in Austin you can explore for FREE here.