We are in the middle of July and the weather is making sure we know it! If you’re headed outdoors this weekend, don’t forget the sunscreen and water. But if you still haven’t made plans, we have some great ideas for you! From indoor activities to late night fun, here are this weekend’s top FREE events happening around Austin.
This list contains a mix of family-friendly and adult focused Austin events.
Pflugerville Teen Writing Club: Super Fandom Edition
Friday, July 15th | From 1 to 2:30 p.m. | Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W Pfluger Street, Pflugerville
Unlock the inner superfan within your writing and help build a new universe of superheroes and characters. This club is for teens ages 12-18!
Summer Concert Series in Marble Falls
Friday, July 15th | From 6 to 9 p.m. | Johnson Park Ampitheater, 230 Avenue J, Marble Falls
Bryan Anthony & The Lucky 7 take the stage Friday night for a concert in Marble Falls, all for FREE!
Movies in the Park: Sing 2
Friday, July 15th | 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.
Soak It Up Saturday
Saturday, July 16th | From 9 to 10 a.m. | Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury Street
Spend your Saturday morning at this great volunteer opportunity at Pease Park! Drought care is an intensive but rewarding process, protecting our trees provides us with clean air and reliable shade!
Bow Wow Read to Dogs
Saturday, July 16th | From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. | Round Rock Library, 216 East Main Street, Round Rock
Saturday Family Funday
Saturday, July 16th | From 2 to 4 p.m. | North Austin YMCA, 1000 West Rundberg Lane
When it’s 100 degrees outside, nothing feels better than splashing in one of our cool swimming pools or playing in our air-conditioned gyms. So what are you waiting for? Pack your towel and sunscreen and register today!
Saturday, July 16th | From 3 to 5 p.m. | Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Road
Come meet Julian and bring your kids to be featured in an episode of Recess Therapy! Meeting in Zilker Park (Zilker Park volleyball courts) but make sure to register at the link above!
National Ice Cream Day Pop Up Experience
Sunday, July 17th | From 7 to 1 p.m. | Whole Foods, 525 North Lamar Boulevard
Whole Foods is bringing a fun pop-up ice cream experience to Austin shoppers on National Ice Cream Day, Sunday, July 17, where the first 500 lucky shoppers can try Camila’s recipe in-person, for FREE!
Tales on the Trail
Sunday, July 17th | From 9:30 to 11 a.m. | Waterloo Greenway, 1111 Red River Street
Join our guided leisurely park tours that explore the community history and natural features that have shaped the landscape of Waterloo Park. Come early and enjoy breakfast bites and brunch cocktails.
Concerts in the Park
Sunday, July 17th | From 7 to 11:30 p.m. | Hartman Lawn, 701 West Riverside
In its 20th summer season, these free ensemble concerts take place at the Hartman Concert Park in front of the Long Center City Terrace and run on Sunday evenings. This Sunday enjoy a performance by the Wind Quintet.
Looking for more ways to enjoy your Austin summer? Check out our FREE and Cheap Austin Summer Bucket List HERE.