- March 28, 2022

Top Free Austin Events Happening This Week: March 28 through April 1, 2022

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Wonderful weather has arrived in Austin! With so many FREE indoor and outdoor activities to choose from, here are our top FREE Austin events happening this week. 

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

Top FREE Austin Events Happening Monday, March 28 through Friday, April 1:

Austin ISD Youth Art Month Gallery Viewing
Monday, March 28 | From 5 to 7 p.m. | AISD Performing Arts Center1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd

Guided by the eight “studio habits of mind” art teachers take students on a journey through learning to Develop Craft, Engage and Persist, Envision, Express, Observe, Reflect, Stretch & Explore, Understand Art Worlds. In celebration of Youth Art Month, student artists from across the district will have their masterpieces on display at AISD Performing Arts Center

Music on Main: Lunchtime Series
Tuesday, March 29 | From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Downtown Round Rock, 221 E. Main Street, Round Rock

The City of Round Rock presents Music on Main: Lunchtime series from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday from March 29 through April 28! Check out the variety of lunch options on Main Street and pull up a chair in the parklets to enjoy an afternoon of fun and music.

Outdoor Baby Time at Wilbarger Creek Park
Wednesday, March 30 | From 9 to 9:30 p.m. | Wilbarger Creek Park1211 Kingston Lacy Blvd, Pflugerville

Join Ms. Carmen and Ms. Melissa at Wilbarger Creek Park for an outdoor Baby Time filled with books, songs, and fun! This event is for babies up to 18 months with an adult. Siblings are welcome. Registration is required for this event.

Music on the Lawn
Wednesday, March 30 | From 6 to 9 p.m. | Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande Street

Join every Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. to hear from local musicians while enjoying food and beverage specials from the Parlor Bar. Bring your picnic blanket, fur babies, and human babies – everyone will love spending the night on the lawn at Hotel Ella. This event is free and open to the public and hotel guests.

Tree Watering Thursdays at Pease Park
Thursday, March 31 | 9 to 11:30 a.m. | Pease Park 1100 Kingsbury Street

Help keep our beautiful Pease Park clean and join local volunteers to move mulch for later use in the park.

Free Thursdays at Laguna Gloria
Thursday, March 31 | From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th Street

Craving to get outside? Explore the gorgeous grounds at Laguna Gloria for FREE on Thursdays!

Music on Main: Lunchtime Series
Thursday, March 31 | From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Downtown Round Rock, 221 E. Main Street, Round Rock

The City of Round Rock presents Music on Main: Lunchtime series from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday from March 29 through April 28! Check out the variety of lunch options on Main Street and pull up a chair in the parklets to enjoy an afternoon of fun and music.

Line Dancing Class
Thursday, March 31 | From 6:30 to 8 p.m. | Lockhart State Park 2012 State Park Road, Lockhart

Don’t miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class, all ages and abilities welcome. Join us at Lockhart State Park for a lesson in country-style line dancing! We learn at least 1 new dance at each session, so come at any time!

Movies in the Park
Friday, April 1 | At 8 p.m. | Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Boulevard, Cedar Park

Join the Cedar Park Parks and Recreation Department for a movie under the stars at Milburn Park! Bring your chairs or blankets! Concessions will not be available; you are welcome to bring your snacks and coolers. Glass is prohibited in the park. Showing The Croods: A New Age at 8 p.m. April 1, 2022.

Music in the Park
Friday, April 1 | From 6 to 9 p.m. | Veterans Memorial Park Gazebo, Downtown Elgin

Join Friends of Elgin Parks, Main Street and your community in celebrating Elgin’s sesquicentennial with live music in Veterans’ Memorial Park every Friday in April and May. Be sure to bring your beverages, snacks, lawn chairs and friends!

Looking for more FREE things to do this spring? Check out our favorite local beaches HERE!