It’s a scorcher out there Austin, and this heat is here to stay. From story times to good times, here are our top FREE events happening this week around Austin that are both inside and outside so you can beat the heat.
This list contains a mix of family-friendly and adult focused Austin events.
Free Austin events happening from May 16th to May 20th, 2022.
Yoga & Sound
Monday, May 16 | From 6 to 7 p.m. | Waterloo Greenway, 1111 Red River Street
Set some feel-good vibes for the week with mindful movement accompanied by sound therapy. Each week features a different style of yoga and live music all for FREE!
Monday, May 16 | From 7 to 10 p.m. | Radio Coffee, 4202 Manchaca Road
Radio’s award-winning residency continues! The same world class string players assemble to play old bluegrass standards – none of those newfangled modern originals.
Baby & Me Storytime
Tuesday, May 17 | From 10 to 11 a.m. | Georgetown Public Library, 402 West 8th Street, Georgetown
Enjoy storytime for babies 0 to 18 months old and their caregivers. Sing songs, hear stories, play, and talk to other parents and caregivers.
Late at the Lake
Tuesday, May 17 | From 8 to 11 p.m. | Mozart’s Coffee Roasters, 3825 Lake Austin Boulevard
Grab your friends and get ready for a great night at Mozart’s listening to music! Poets, comedians, musicians, & singers gather for one night at Austin’s most beautiful outdoor venue.
Dual Language Spanish-English Storytime
Wednesday, May 18 | From 11 to 11:30 a.m. | Southeast Branch, 5803 Nuckols Crossing Drive
Come enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs in English and Spanish at the Southeast Branch. Ven a la Biblioteca Southeast para disfrutar de cuentos, rimas, y canciones en ingles y español.
Movie Night on the Lawn
Wednesday, May 18 | From 6 to 10 p.m. | Fieldhouse at the Crossover, 1717 Scottsdale, Cedar Park
Fieldhouse at the Crossover is excited to host movie night on the lawn. Bring the family and friends and enjoy movie night on our 18ft wide LED screen.
Eugene The Unicorn Reading
Thursday, May 19 | From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. | Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury Street
Join Pease Park at their Outdoor Plaza in Kingsbury Commons as local author, Tray Wheeler, reads their new children’s book, Eugene The Unicorn!
Live Show: Professor Rafe & The Fables, and Mohawk Bends
Thursday, May 19 | From 7 to 10 p.m. | Meanwhile Brewing, 3901 Promontory Point Drive
Join Meanwhile on Thursday, May 19th for a concert on their outdoor stage with music by Professor Rage & the Fables, and Mohawk Bends.
Party in your Park
Friday, May 20 | From 5 to 8 p.m. | Children’s Park, 205 S C M Allen Parkway, San Marcos
Party in your Park is a FREE community event that features games, music, snacks, and more!
A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Friday, May 20 | From 8 to 11 p.m. | Zilker Hillside Theater, 2206 William Barton Drive
Join the Zilker Hillside Theater for their “Free Shakespeare in Zilker Park” with the beautiful production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from Thursday to Sunday.