- August 19, 2022

Top Free Austin Events Happening This Weekend: August 19 through August 21, 2022

It’s time to show your pride, Austin Pride is happening this weekend right in downtown Austin! Enjoy the parade, drag shows, and so much more all for FREE, but there are also plenty of other FREE events happening this weekend around Austin.

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

Birthday Bash: Roll on Over
Friday, August 19th | From 6 to 9 p.m. | Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe Street

Friday, August 19th – Roll on Over. Join after work from 6pm – 9pm for a one-of-a-kind roller-skating performance by Ignite on Wheels. Pick from your choice of four local Austin food trucks and boogie the night away with a silent disco party.

L&B Pride Party 2022
Friday, August 19th | From 6 to 9 p.m. | Hotel Van Zandt, 605 Davis Street

Join Lesbutante & The Boss on the pool deck of the Hotel Van Zandt for a cocktail party to kick off pride weekend! Free cover, 21+.

National Honey Bee Day
Saturday, August 20th | From 10 to 2 p.m. | Mary Kyle Hartson City Square Park, 101 S. Burleson Street, Kyle

Join the Kyle Parks and Recreation Department for National Honey Bee Day!  Hays Master Naturalists will be present with Beekeeping equipment and honeybee education. Kyle Parks and Recreation will be set up for Build A Pot, where you can get a free hanging basket and some flower starts to make your own hanging basket. This is free but limited to the first 100 attendees.

Divacakes Drag Revue – Drag Brunch
Saturday, August 20th | From 12 to 2 p.m. | Moxy Austin, 2552 Guadalupe Street

Spend your Saturday living your best life! Come to MoxyYOUniversity to see an energetic and entertaining drag show you’ll never forget. Hosted by the fabulous Diamond Dior Davenport (@diamonddioratx) and Noodles (@nickisnoodles)!

Funky Fungi for Kids
Saturday, August 20th | From 2 to 3:30 p.m. | Pleasant Hill Branch, 211 East William Cannon Drive

Join author and educator Alisha Gabriel and celebrate her new book, Funky Fungi: 30 Activities for Exploring Molds, Mushrooms, Lichens, and More, co-authored with Sue Heavenrich. Great for ages 8 and up. Alisha will read a little from her book, dissect a mushroom with audience members, and lead a craft project.

Pride Pregame
Saturday, August 20th | From 6 to 9 p.m. | W Austin, 200 Lavaca Street

We have never ever been happier…Free Deep Eddy cocktails while supplies last! It’s going to be a euphoric night in W Austin’s Living Room. Party with our Pride weekend hostess, Vylette Ward. Barry’s will be doing a special Pride Run + Lift class with music by DJ Soleiman. Class attendees will get a free drink ticket! 21+.

Austin Pride Parade
Saturday, August 20th | From 8 to 11 p.m. | Texas Capitol Building, Congress Avenue

 Austin’s pride parade is quite unique, joining Las Vegas as one of the few night time parade events in the USA. The Pride Parade keeps getting bigger and better with last year’s event drawing record numbers of parade participants and spectators to the streets of downtown Austin! Over 120+ entries, floats, special live performances & more.

Yoga at the Lone Star Farmers Market
Sunday, August 21st | From 9 to 10 a.m. | Lone Star Farmers Market, 12800 Hill Country Boulevard, Bee Cave

Come kickstart your Sunday w/ a 45-minute all-levels flow on the lawn before the Lone Star Farmers Market! Stay after to browse the vendors!

Sunkday Funkday
Sunday, August 21st | From 11 to 6 p.m. | Vista Brewing, 13551 FM150, Driftwood

Join us in Driftwood Sunday, August 21st for our annual Sunday Funkday celebrating barrel aged brews, wild ales and fermented foods! A special funky flight, bottle discounts and a barrel-focused brewery tour.

Frida Friday ATX: Kelly Kline’s Drag Brunch
Sunday, August 21st | From 12 to 4 p.m. | The Brewtorium, 6015 Dillard Circle

It’s the day after Pride DRAG BRUNCH you’ve been waiting for. Join us 12-4pm at The Brewtorium for our newest residency! We’re so proud to partner with Austin’s iconic #wonderwomanofdrag @kellyklinewwod to present #kellykline ‘s LEGENDARY DRAG Brunch! We’re bringing the VERY BEST for you- best music, best vibes, best performers and best vendor fam.

Looking for even more FREE things to do in town this weekend? Check out our Free Fun in Austin calendar HERE.