Another fantastic weekend is here, and there are so many great things to do in and around Austin. Here are the top 10 FREE Austin events happening this weekend.
Weekend Top 10 FREE Austin Events: March 8-10, 2019
- Rodeo Austin Cowboy Breakfast
Friday, March 8 | from 6 to 8 a.m. | Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr.
The Cowboy Breakfast is a super-sized Texas breakfast that kicks off the Fair and Rodeo. Come enjoy pancakes, authentic chuck wagon biscuits, doughnuts, brisket tacos and more at this FREE event. Featuring western-themed entertainment, live music, world-renowned trick roper, a longhorn, and two-stepping lessons. The Cowboy Breakfast is fun for all ages.
- Outdoor Community Yoga
Friday, March 8 | from 6 to 7 p.m. | Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe
Join Wanderlust Yoga for free 60 minute vinyasa classes at Republic Square. Live beats by DJ Alfa Leone! Reset and recharge in the heart of Downtown Austin. Powered by Topo Chico. Sponsored by Republic Square, VEGA, Outdoor Voices, MindBody and Gables Residential.
- Bohemian Rhapsody Free Outdoor Screening
Friday, March 8 | from 6:30 to 9:30 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. 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 and cash accepted!). The event is free, however a $5 donation would be highly appreciated.
- Mondo Gallery Presents: The Art of GREG RUTH – A TWIN PEAKS Interpretation
Friday, March 8 | from 6 to 10 p.m. | Mondo Gallery, 4115 Guadalupe St.
You’re invited to the opening of the next Mondo gallery show “The Art of Greg Ruth – A Twin Peaks Interpretation” featuring over 60 new prints by artist Greg Ruth inspired by the iconic SHOWTIME® series from Mark Frost and David Lynch. The 12 print series will be on display through March 12.
- ACLU 100 Experience
Friday through Saturday, March 8 through 10 | from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. | 313 Red River St.
A multi-city tour on your rights and freedoms. The ACLU has been fighting to build the country they want to live in for a century — in the streets, in Congress, in courts, and at the ballot box. Learn how to reduce prison populations, protect immigrants, and ensure everyone’s constitutional right to vote. A family-friendly event for people of all ages.
- Family Saturday: Art Free-For-All
Saturday, March 9 | from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria, 3809 W 35th St.
Get to know all The Contemporary has to offer during this free, family-friendly open house. Enjoy hands-on-Art School demonstrations, check out new sculptures on the grounds, take in a cool performance by School of Rock and make art to take home. Art Free-for-All will feature food by épicerie, Rosarito, and Cold Ones Pops, plus refreshments courtesy of Austin Eastciders, Richard’s Rainwater, and Topo Chico. Bring the entire family and spend the day at Laguna Gloria!
- Circle Brewing Co. 8th Anniversary Party
Saturday, March 9| from 1 to 5 p.m. | Circle Brewing Co., 2340 W. Braker Ln., Ste. B
Circle Brewing is turning 8 and they’re throwing one helluva party. On Saturday, March 9, join as they celebrate with live music from Stretch Panic and Chandler and The Bings. Food from Farm to Market Co. And Supply, SXSE Food Co and Casey’s New Orleans Snowballs. Raise a glass full of their newest Spring Seasonal, Perfekt Pils! Inspired by the Pilsners of Germany, this refreshing beer is perfekt for any occasion. Entry to the 8th Anniversary Party is completely free! $15 gets you a custom anniversary Pilsner glass and 3 beer pours. Or, feel free to buy beer as you go. Limited quantities of our special anniversary party shirts will be available. They recommend bringing your own chair if you want to hang out and listen to music all day.
- SXSW Wellness Expo
Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 | from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.
In its second year, the SXSW Wellness Expo Presented by Miraval Resorts returns to SXSW to fuel your mind, body, and soul. Occurring over two days, this exhibition brings together thousands of SXSW attendees interested in healthy living and companies in the continually growing health and wellness industry. Learn more about the SXSW Wellness Expo here: http://ow.ly/qKLf30nGZ3X This event is all ages, free and open to the public. Get your SXSW 2019 Guest Pass to attend: https://guestpass.sxsw.com/
- Nulo Presents: Rescue Me
Sunday, March 10 | from 12 to 4 p.m. | Yard bar, 6700 Burnet Rd.
Nulo Pet Food Presents: Rescue Me! Join at Yard Bar for the 2nd Annual unofficial SXSW Dog-Friendly Day Party that aims to “rescue” us locals from SXSW, while spotlighting, raising funds, and increasing awareness of Austin Humane Society dog and cat rescue. Live music, featured cocktail (the Rescue Me, benefiting Austin Humane Society), beer specials, on-site adoptions from Austin Humane Society, and FREE Nulo starter kit for ALL on-site adoptions.
- Free Family Art
Sunday, March 10 | from 3 to 5 p.m. | The Art Garage Austin, 11190 Circle Dr.
Meet the amazing teachers at The Art Garage Austin. Join for cool demos, free art projects and more!
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