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 5
Summer Sunset Series Free Yoga
Tuesday, June 5 | from 7: 30 to 8:30 p.m. | Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.
Free yoga live music every Tuesday this summer, June 5 through August 21. Yoga by Wanderlust Yoga, juice power by Southern Pressed Juicery and hosted by Republic Square.
Trivia Night at Infinite Monkey Theorem
Tuesday, June 5 | at 7:45 p.m. | Infinite Monkey Theorem, 121 Pickle Rd., #110
Infinite Monkey Theorem hosts trivia every Tuesday! Join our hosts Rachel & Kiefer as they quiz you through four rounds of questions. Winners get free wine and happy hour pricing on drinks. Free event – just bring your friends!
Wednesday, June 6
Bluegrass Butterfly Jam
Wednesday, June 6 | from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | The Vortex, 1605 E 38 ½ St
Join Eddie Dickerson and Emma Dean as they lead you in a rousing Hump Day Bluegrass session! Bring your favorite instrument and jump on in, or sit back and sip something cold and delicious while listening to Bluegrass under the stars.
Good Fight Free Comedy
Wednesday, June 6 | at 9:30 p.m. | Fall Out Theater, 616 Lavaca St.
Wednesdays, right? Get through the middle of your week with a high-energy comedy jolt in downtown Austin’s newest comedy space. Good Fight is a weekly comedy showcase Wednesdays at 9:30. Each week the show features top stand-up acts, a high quality improv or sketch group, and a mash-up set featuring your hosts Aaron and David (joined by fresh special guests every week). Always Free. Always BYOB.
Thursday, June 7
Unplugged at the Grove
Thursday, June 7 | from 8 to 9:30 p.m. | Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd.
Join 93.3 KGSR in celebrating 25 YEARS of KGSR’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.
101X Summer Cinema: Superbad
Thursday, June 7 | from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.
R01X will be showing movie favorites on a giant inflatable screen in the park. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, pets, families, neighbors, distant cousins and so on for a night on the town! Get there early to get a good seat, grab a Blue Moon (for 21 ), have dinner at the food trucks, and play games with awesome sponsors!
Friday, June 8
Dandy Bubbles Release Party
Friday, June 8 | from 4 to 8 p.m. | Kitty Cohen’s, 2211 Webberville Rd.
Summer is coming and so is the first-ever Dandy Bubbles! Join the party poolside at Kitty Cohen’s, for sunshine & to celebrate the Dandiest of Bubbles. This boutique, small production sparkling rosé made from 100% Texas-grown grapes will be available by the glass and by the bottle (at special reduced pricing for the event). This event is open to the public!
Alice in Wonderland Free Outdoor Screening
Friday, June 8 | from 8 to 11 p.m. | The Community Cinema at Community First! Village, 9301 Hog Eye Rd.
Mobile Loaves & Fishes invites you to a FREE movie night at Community First! Village. Grab chairs and a blanket, bring family and friends, and enjoy this special screening of Alice in Wonderland. Get there early to explore Community First! Village, pick your spot, and enjoy your favorite movie snacks. Hot dogs, milkshakes, popcorn, candy and drinks will be available for purchase (cash preferred). The event is free, however a $5 donation would be highly appreciated.
Saturday, June 9
4th Annual Make Pfest (Pflugerville)
Saturday, June 9 | from 2 to 5 p.m. | Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 Plugger St. W.
Kick off the summer reading program as we welcome makers, artists and crafters of all types to demonstrate their talents. Activities include hands-on demos and crafts. The event is free and open to the public.
Pissarro Family Exhibition
Saturday, June 9 | from 6 to 9 p.m. | Russell Collection, 137 W 6th St.
Five generations of Pissarro coming to Austin. A world-class, museum provenanced and highly-curated collection featuring Lyora Pissarro, great-great-granddaughter of Jacob Camille Pissarro, the master of the French Impressionist Movement, will be on exhibition and available for acquisition at Austin’s premier fine art gallery Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery beginning June 9 and exhibiting through June 30. Ms. Lyora Pissarro will appear in gallery on Saturday, June 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. It is an art collection that spans more than 161 years, initiated by the renowned Jacob Camille Pissarro: the leading figure of the Impressionist movement. The appearance is complimentary and open to the public
Sunday, June 10
Summertime Flea at the ABGB
Sunday, June 10 | from 12 to 5 p.m. | ABGB, 1305 W. Oltorf
Sweat it out at the always rockin’ ABGB for the 2nd Sundays series on June 10 for a special Summertime Austin Flea! The Flea features all local handmade items and vintage wares from some of Austin’s most amazing and talented vendors. Plus, Sunday’s best music from 4 to 8 p.m. with The Feral Four. Entrance to the event is free and open to all ages!
Hartman Foundation Concerts in the Park
Sunday, June 10 | from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Dr.
These free ensemble concerts take place at the Hartman Concert Park in front of the Long Center City Terrace, and each Sunday a different ensemble of the ASO will be featured. A variety of music will be performed, from jazz and light classical to pops selections and film scores. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and blanket and make it a group outing.
Monday, June 11
Mean Movie Monday
Monday, June 11 | from 8 to 11 p.m. | Mean Eyed Cat
Every Monday night join the Cat for Mean Movie Monday!