Labor Day weekend is here y’all, and there are plenty of FREE things to do in Austin! Rain or shine, we have you covered to have the best weekend.
This list contains a mix of family-friendly and adult focused Austin events.
Sacred Springs Kite Exhibition
Friday, September 2nd | From 9 to 5 p.m. | Austin Central Library, 710 West Central Library
Have you checked out the latest exhibit at the Austin Central Library?! Not only is it FREE to enjoy, it incorporates local springs by highlighting them on each kite. This will be on display till November, check it out!
Longhorn Friday Happy Hour
Friday, September 2nd | From 3 to 5 p.m. | The University Co-op, 2246 Guadalupe Street
Start your gameday celebrations with us at the Co-op during our Longhorn Friday Happy Hours! Grab a free beer from Miller Coors (21+) in store while you gear up for University of Texas vs ULM!
On The Deck: Live Music
Friday, September 2nd | From 5 to 9 p.m. | Mozart’s, 3825 Lake Austin Boulevard
A weekly line up of free, outdoor, acoustic performances featuring some of Austin’s most talented singers and instrumentalists!
Free Yoga Friday
Friday, September 2nd | From 6 to 7 p.m. | Finding Balance Yoga, 117 East Street, Hutto
The first Friday of each month is Free Yoga Friday! This is a class open to all, no matter your experience with yoga.
Grounded Dance Cardio
Saturday, September 3rd | From 10 to 11 a.m. | Fairground Austin, 111 Congress Avenue
Come workout for FREE with easy-to-follow cardio with a built-in toning and HIIT segment sprinkled in to make sure you get the most out of your workout. You don’t need to be a dancer to feel sexy and shake it with us at this high-energy dance party. Grab a buddy and come join!
Lookout Fest Market
Saturday, September 3rd | From 12 to 6 p.m. | Long Center, 701 West Riverside Drive
The lookOUT Vendor Market, taking place on the H-E-B Terrace will be from 12 to 6 p.m. and it is free to the public. Access to the opening of Gallery 701 (located on the second floor), which will feature work by curated local artists, will also be open and free to the public.
Charley Crockett at Longhorn City Limits
Saturday, September 3rd | From 3 to 5 p.m. | LBJ Lawn, 2313 Red River Street
Texas native Charley Crockett will headline the first Longhorn City Limits concert of the season on September 3. The FREE game day concert series presented by Still Austin Whiskey happens on the LBJ Lawn before the Longhorns face off against the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks.
Lone Star Farmers Market
Sunday, September 4th | From 10 to 2 p.m. | Hill Country Galleria, 1200 Hill Country Boulevard
Join us every Sunday from 10am-2pm on the Central Plaza lawn for the Lone Star Farmers Market. Shop over 40 local vendors & enjoy live entertainment for FREE.
Kids Chess Open Play
Sunday, September 4th | From 1:30 to 3 p.m. | Cedar Park Library, 550 Discovery Boulevard, Cedar Park
Learn the basics of how to play chess or meet up with other chess fans to play a few games. Ages 17 and under, and all abilities are welcome.
Open Mic for Musicians
Sunday, September 4th | From 4 to 7 p.m. | Dear Diary Coffeehouse, 1212 Chicon Street
No work on Monday? Stay out Sunday night and listen to local singer songwriters all night long!