- June 24, 2022

Top Free Austin Events Happening This Weekend: June 24 through June 26, 2022

With a few more hundred-degree days in our forecast, it’s going to be a Texas summer worthy weekend! From movies in the park, to kid friendly yoga, to summer solstice parties, here are some of this weekend’s top FREE events.

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

Movie Sing-a-Long: Moana
Friday, June 24th | From 2 to 4 p.m. | Yarborough Branch, 2200 Hancock Drive

What can we say except you’re welcome! Come aboard for a sing-a-long screening of Moana, and make your own Maui hook necklace using the Easter Island glyph alphabet.

Ocean-Themed Crafts
Friday, June 24th | From 2 to 5 p.m. | Lena Armstrong Public Library, 301 East 1st Avenue, Belton

Take-home an ocean themed craft throughout the day. This Friday’s activity is a sock-topus!

Movies in Your Park Killeen
Friday, June 24th | From 7:30 to 10 p.m. | Killean Ampitheater, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Killeen

Bring your own blanket, chairs, snacks and refreshments for a screening of Luca right in Killean.

Saturday, June 25th | From 10 to 3 p.m. | Old Settlers Association, 3300 E Palm Valley Road, Round Rock

Come celebrate the summer season and Swedish heritage in Williamson County at this free event! Enjoy crafts, games, music, and so much more.

Equinox Pride Ride and Sip and Shop
Saturday, June 25th | From 10 to 2 p.m. | Equinox, 1007 South Congress

Come celebrate and enjoy some great music with a Powered by Pride cycling class hosted by Eric Cobb! After the class, join us in The Shop for refreshments provided by Super Coffee and Milk Cookies until 2!

Artisan Market ATX
Saturday, June 25th | From 12 to 4:30 p.m. | Smokin Beauty, 11806 North Lamar Boulevard

Make sure to come check out June’s Artisan Market at Smokin Beauty ATX! Market days will be June 25th and 26th. Check out some amazing local vendors and enjoy some amazing brunch/bbq from Smokin Beauty.

Summer Solstice Festival
Saturday, June 25th | From 4 to 7 p.m. | The Arboretum, 10000 Research Boulevard

A celebration of the start of summer at The Arboretum! Enjoy festivities, activities, food, and entertainment.

Banned Camp: Storytime at Pease Park
Sunday, June 26th | From 12:30 to 1 p.m. | Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury Street

Join the Austin Public Library staff for a storytime featuring a banned or challenged children’s book – can you guess which one was challenged and why? Help our littlest readers engage with the conversation around intellectual freedom and early literacy.

Family Summer Picnic
Sunday, June 26th | From 1 to 4 p.m. | Northwest Family Y, 5807 McNeil Drive

Family Summer Picnic is an event for all ages! Come hang out, play yard games, play in the pool, enjoy a popsicle, and help the Northwest Family YMCA celebrate 20 years of serving our community.

Outside Voices
Sunday, June 26th | From 7:30 to 10 p.m. | Waterloo Greenway, 1111 Red River Street

Join Local Opera for Local Artists (LOLA) for an evening of new music and panel discussion with the creative team behind the world premiere of Lardo Weeping, the opera by Peter Stopschinski and Terry Galloway!

Looking for more FREE and cheap things to do around Austin? We have a summer-worthy bucket list you can find HERE.