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.
Tuesday, June 25 through Monday, July 1
Summer Sunset Series
Tuesday, June 25 | 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.
Complimentary Pringles and Wine Tasting
Wednesday, June 26 | from 4 to 7 p.m. | Utopian Shift, 2521 Rutland Dr.
Pringles and wine tasting? Yes, really! Enjoy a truly American wine pairing, just in time for the 4th of July! We’ll be pairing our favorite wines with a selection of 10 different flavors of Pringles. It’s all complimentary, so come on in and find your favorite flavor combination!
Roosevelt Room’s 4th Anniversary Casino Royale Party
Thursday, June 27 | from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. | Roosevelt Room, 307 W. 5th St.
Join to celebrate the Fourth Anniversary in high-stakes style, with a night of delicious drinks, great music, and a touch of risk. We bet that this’ll be a party you won’t want to miss! Take a step back in time to the 1950s, as we transform the space into Austin’s most lavish Casino, with Craps, Roulette, Blackjack, and Poker Tables provided by Full House Casino Events. Buy-ins for the action starting at $20, and the top five chip leaders at Midnight will win a number of prizes courtesy of our featured brands. The best part – every penny generated will be donated to the Austin’s Children’s Shelter! Admission to the party is free and open to the public.
Unplugged at the Grove
Thursday, June 27 | at 8 p.m. | Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd.
Join Austin City Limits Radio in celebrating 26 years of ACL Radio’s Unplugged at the Grove with free live music every Thursday evening at the iconic Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road! It’s 23 consecutive weeks of the best live music, food, and fun you’ll experience under the clear, warm skies of Austin, Texas, with absolutely no cover charge! All ages are welcome to attend, and folks 21+ can enjoy $4 Ziegenbocks. The live music kicks off at 8 p.m.
Trace Secret Garden Happy Hour
Friday, June 28 | from 3 to 9 p.m. | Trace at W Austin, 200 Lavaca St.
The downtown restaurant, TRACE, is giving you a place to start your weekends early by transforming its lush outdoor lounge into a “Secret Garden”, and offering special happy hours on “Summer Fridays.” Happy hours will offer light garden bites and drinks, including the boozy snow cone, that will cool off even the hottest summer days.
Georgetown’s Music in the Square Summer Concert Series
Friday, June 28 | 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.
Pop Up Market at Compadres Brewing (Pflugerville)
Saturday, June 29 | from 4 to 8 p.m. | Compadres Brewing, 16920 Joe Barbee Dr., Pflugerville
FREE TO ATTEND! They will have lots of amazing local artist and vendors such as Scentsy, Paparazzi, Little Hollow Jewelry, Bee Happi Press and more. Come out and enjoy a nice cold Compadre’s Brew, hang out with some great compadres while shopping!
Munn, Oh Antonio and His Imaginary Friends and Warren Moon Play You Songs
Saturday, June 29 | from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. | Whip Inn, 1950 S. Interstate 35
Munn, Oh Antonio And His Imaginary Friends, and Warren Moon Play You Songs in the Summer Sunset!
The Hartman Foundation Concerts in the Park
Sunday, June 30 | 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.
Monday, July 1 | from 6:30 to 8 p.m. | APL – Luiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd.
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Check out the Free Fun Calendar for even more ways to fill your week with fun Austin events.
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