Free Date Nights in Austin, June 11-17, 2019

Needing a day or night out without the kids? You’ve come to the right place. Here are the best FREE date ideas in Austin this week.

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Tuesday, June 11 through Monday, June 17

Summer Sunset Series
Tuesday, June 11 | from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.
Join for Summer Sunset Series 2019, presented by Topo Chico and sponsored by Outdoor Voices, in Republic Square. An hour vinyasa flow led by a Wanderlust Yoga Austin instructor and accompanied by a live musician or DJ. We hope to build a connection through the activation of yoga, music and community. This free event will be open to the public and catered to all levels of yoga experience. Every Tuesday this summer.

Free Fun In Austin continues to highlight Austin area locations and activities that may not be available at this time. We encourage you to take all safety measures to keep yourself and your neighbors safe. It is our hope that the stories and features on this site will help inform your plans in the future.

ACL Radio Blues on the Green
Wednesday, June 12 | from 8 to 10 p.m. | Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin’s favorite summer tradition is back for its 29th season! ACL Radio’s Blues on the Green invites music lovers out to Zilker Park to enjoy a family and pet-friendly night of homegrown music in a relaxed atmosphere. June 12: Max Frost and Sun June. Grab your family, friends, dogs, and blankets, and join us for Austin’s largest FREE concert series!

Summer Cinema
Thursday, June 13 | at 6 p.m. | Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.
It’s that time of the year guys—SUMMER CINEMA IS BACK!
You know the drill: Grab your lawn chairs & blankets, leash up the pups, invite your friends, and make your way over to Republic Square!
We’ve got Wild Basin Boozy Sparkling Water for 21+, delicious food from Salt & Time Butcher Shop and Salumeria , and lots of games & giveaways thanks to our sponsors! Kicking things off June 13th with a showing of Step Brothers. Movie starts at sundown, but we encourage you to get there early to get a good spot!

Georgetown’s Music in the Square Summer Concert Series
Friday, June 14 | from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Downtown Georgetown Square, 116 W 8th St, Georgetown

Music on the Square, a free summer concert series, returns to “The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas” in Georgetown, just 25 miles north of Austin. These family-friendly, live music shows run Friday nights from June through August, with the exception of June 7, July 5, and August 2. There’s music for everyone including the Wilson String Band playing country rockabilly, Megatune playing reggae & Motown, Mike Hamilton playing saxophone jazz, and Lexxi Garza performing 80’s & 90’s covers.

Captain Marvel Free Outdoor Screening
Friday, June 14 | from 8 to 11 p.m. | Community Cinema & Amphitheater, 9301 Hog Eye Rd

Mobile Loaves & Fishes invites you to a free movie night at our Community First! Village. Grab chairs and a blanket, bring family and friends, and enjoy this special screening. Come explore Community First! Village, pick your spot, and enjoy your favorite movie snacks from the Community Grille. Burgers, french fries, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase (cards only, cash no longer accepted). The event is free, however a $5 donation would be highly appreciated. Donations can be made electronically when RSVPing to this event or via donation bucket at the venue.

Groovin’ Yoga at the Venue ATX
Saturday, June 15 | from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. | The Venue ATX, 516 E. 6th St.
Enjoy a morning of yoga and jazz music featuring the Groovin River Band. $1 of each donation will benefit HAAM (Health Alliance for Austin Musicians). All Levels & Ages Welcome. BYOM (Bring your own mat). Pet-Friendly Event. Donation-Based Event (Suggested Donation $10-$20). Start with 60 minutes of yoga from 10 to 11 a.m. Jazz Music featuring the Groovin River Band from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Up & Down Tour with Little City & Nomadic Beerworks
Saturday, June 15 | from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Little City Coffee Roasters, 415 East Saint Elmo Rd., Suite 4A
Get your Saturday buzz on with Little City Coffee Roasters and Austin’s brand new brewery, Nomadic Beerworks! Coffee and booze collide in this unique monthly experience. Each month we will team up with different makers – breweries, distilleries, wineries – for a peek in to the fast-growing world of specialty beverage. Topics covered will include raw materials, the production process and quality evaluation with facility tours and plenty of tasting at both locations. This month, we’re teaming up with Nomadic Beerworks to discuss the parallels of coffee and beer.

Saturday Night Concert Series
Saturday, June 15 | from 7 to 11 p.m. | Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd.
This free 10x music series hosted by Austin City Limits Radio features local favorites such as Nakia, Dale Watson and Fastball. The concerts take place in the Central Plaza and guests are encouraged to bring a blanket to lounge on the grassy lawn during the show. Admission is free and dogs are welcome.

Father’s Day Concert in the Park
Sunday, June 16 | from 7:30 to 9 p.m. | Zilker Hillside Theater, 2206 William Barton Dr.
Free and open to the public! ASB celebrates Dad with this annual concert at the Zilker Hillside Theatre. Marches, patriotic melodies, and other familiar works are the order of the day – selections that will have your Dad’s toe tappin’ – as well as your own! Gather friends and family, bring a picnic basket and spread out a blanket under the Pecan trees at the beautiful Zilker Hillside Theatre.

The Hartman Foundation Concerts in the Park
Sunday, June 16 | from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. | Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Dr.
Couples lounging on blankets, old friends in their trusty folding chairs, lone bicyclists and pedestrians who have been distracted from their destinations—all united by the sound of music. The Hartman Foundation “Concerts in the Park,” presented by the Austin Symphony Orchestra, brings together ardent enthusiasts and unwitting attendees alike just as similar events did in town centers years ago. In its 17th summer season, these free ensemble concerts take place in the Hartman Concert Park in front of the Long Center City Terrace and run on Sunday evenings from June 2nd through August 25th (except July 7) 7:30 p.m. A gift from the Hartman Family Foundation, these concerts are presented to the Austin community in thanks for its continued, generous support. Each Sunday a different ensemble of the Austin Symphony will be featured at the new Hartman Park, located on the grounds of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, performing music from jazz and light classical to pops selections and film scores.

Coloring for Adults
Monday, June 17 | from 6:30 to 8 p.m. | APL – Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd.
Come to release your stress while enjoying the calming benefits of coloring books. 

Check out the Free Fun Calendar for even more ways to fill your week with fun Austin events.

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Dani Dudek
Dani Dudek is an Emmy-winning marketer who has been active professionally in the entertainment industry for two decades. She has mastered the art of celebrity spotting across the country, but does so best in Austin, where she runs the website With a special eye for even the most minor of celebs, she is basically Shazam and IMDB together in human form.
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