A new week is here and you’re probably wondering how you can social distance for another few weeks without getting bored! We’re here for you, whether you’re looking for ways to entertain inside or outside the home.

Free and cheap activities in Austin this week include Ease Worry & Pain for Your Pet with Honest Paws CBD Bites & Treats, Have a Healthy Wine Night with Besa Organic Canned Wine, free workouts, outdoor biking, farmers markets, virtual classes, and much more.

Here is your weekly edition of Free and Cheap Things to Do in Austin:

 

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EVERY DAY FUN

Here are a few ways you can have fun on the cheap every day!

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MONDAY

Live DIY with Amanda Dillon
What: This military wife and mom of three is a DIY expert who owns Mettle Modern Designs. She hosts a free Facebook Live each week, showing off a new skill so you can DIY at home, too!
When: Monday, June 29, 7 pm
Where: Facebook Live
How Much: Free

Monday Night Yin with Tiff
What: Del Sol Yoga and Kung Fu is hosting this awesome drop-in class with Tiffany! The class is hosted via Zoom and you’ll have 24 hours to complete the class once you sign up. Drop-in classes are $10.
When: Monday, June 29, 7:15 pm
Where: Zoom
How Much: $10

Dirty Dancing at the Blue Starlight
What: The Blue Starlight Mini Drive-In Theatre is hosting a screening of Dirty Dancing! Enjoy an outdoor movie screening with extreme social distancing. You’ll purchase your tickets online, in advance, and pre-order refreshments from the snack bar. You will stay in your car for the duration of the show except to use the off-site bathrooms. Admission is $35 for one vehicle with two people, as well as 1 popcorn and 1 movie theater candy.
When: Monday, June 29, 8:50 pm
Where: 2103 E M. Franklin Ave, Austin, TX 78723
How Much: $35

TUESDAY

Kids Free Scoop Night 
What: This Baskin Robbins location is offering an awesome kids night! Bring your littles aged 12 and under for one free scoop of ice cream with each purchase!
When: Tuesday, June 30, 4 – 8 pm
Where: 12407 N Mo Pac Expy, Ste 115, Austin, TX 78758
How Much: Free

Say It Loud! 
What: The Kind Clinic is hosting this free, virtual poetry slam for local artists. You’ll hear from Ebony Stewart, Jesus Valles, Elowyn Perry, and more. All you need to do is RSVP!
When: Tuesday, June 30, 7 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free

Trivia Tuesdays: I Love The 2000s
What: Enjoy a virtual trivia event each week with a new theme for each session! Tune in via Zoom for three rounds in one hour, plus themed prizes! Find Get It Gals on Facebook for links and information. The game is free, tips are much needed and appreciated.
When: Tuesday, June 30, 8 pm
Where: Zoom
How Much: Free

WEDNESDAY

Yoga and Meditation in the Park 
What: Head to Mills Pond Park for a donation-based yoga and meditation class in the great outdoors! You’ll need to wear a mask until the class starts and bring your own yoga mat. Please stay at least 6 feet away from others. Bring cash for donations.
When: Wednesday, July 1, 7:30 am
Where: 15099 Mallard Green Ln, Austin, TX 78728
How Much: Donation-Based

Virtual Sound Bath 
What: What is a sound bath? It’s a beautiful and amazing way to relax, meditate, and get back to your roots. You will hear from a musician playing on “singing bowls” made of crystal which make beautiful sounds when played. Admission to this virtual event with ATX Yoga Girl is donation-based. Find her on Facebook for details.
When: Wednesday, July 1, 8 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Donation-Based

Nichole Wagner: Live from the Livingroom 
What: This local musician and singer is bringing you live requests, a few stories, dog harmonies, and some of her best cover songs. Admission to the virtual concert is free, just find her on Facebook.
When: Wednesday, July 1, 8 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Donation-Based

THURSDAY

Grassroots Run Club ATX 
What: This local running club meets at Vic Mathias Shores for a donation-based workout. You can also use your club membership. Bring a mask, a water bottle, a hand towel for sweat, and anything you may need for an intense running workout.
When: Thursday, July 2, 8 am
Where: 900 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704
How Much: Donation-Based

Riata Farmers Market 
What: Held at Riata Austin, this farmers market includes free-range eggs, baked goods, preserved goods, jewelry, handmade art, dog treats, and much more. Admission is free; just wear a mask, bring cash and card, and remember your reusable shopping bags!
When: Thursday, July 2, 4 – 7 pm
Where: 12300 Riata Trace Pkwy, Austin, TX 78727
How Much: Free Entry

This Too Shall Pass
What: The Venue ATX has a huge, outdoor stage with open-air seating perfect for social distancing! Stay at least 6 feet away from others and wear your mask when you can. Admission is free but 21+ only.
When: Thursday, July 2, 8:30 pm
Where: 516 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
How Much: No Cover

FRIDAY

Lost Horizon Festival 
What: This 11th annual festival celebrating VR Music and Arts is raising money for Amnesty International. The concert and art show will be happening live, online, via Twitch and Beatport. Admission is free and donation-based.
When: Friday, July 3, 3 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free

Drive-In Concert 
What: Folk Uke will be hosting a drive-in concert at Sam’s Town Point. Admission is $50 per vehicle. Tune in via radio but please stay in your car.
When: Friday, July 3, 8:30 pm
Where: 2115 Allred Dr, Austin, TX 78748
How Much: $50

July 3rd Fireworks Show
What: If you can’t make it out on the 4th, why not celebrate the night before? QuestATX is an outdoor watersports venue open to the public. Settle in for a fireworks show at dusk! Drinks are available for purchase on-site and a $10 cooler fee will be charged if you bring your own cooler.
When: Friday, July 3, 9 pm
Where: 10815 FM 1625, Austin, TX 78747
How Much: Free

SATURDAY

We Walk This City 
What: This is the kick-off of the Spring and Summer training session for this annual fitness event. Train for a 5K or longer while seeing the best of Austin! Admission to the practice walks is $8 per person, just show up
When: Saturday, July 4, 7 am
Where: 1301 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
How Much: $8

Live Dance to Fitness Class 
What: This affordable fitness class is the perfect, low-impact way to enjoy fitness! Begin a new lifestyle with no pressure and no expectations. This class is for all athletic abilities and all ages, kids are welcome. The live class is $10, live class with replay is $17. Find It’s Time Fitness Worldwide for links and details.
When: Saturday, July 4, 7:30 am
Where: Online
How Much: $10 – $17

4th of July Car Parade 
What: Allgood Chiropractic is hosting this free, outdoor car parade! Be part of the parade with your awesome classic car, or just come for the show! The best car wins a cash prize.
When: Saturday, July 4, 9 – 11 am
Where: 5145 N FM 620, Suite F-130, Austin, Texas 78707
How Much: Free

SUNDAY

Lonestar Farmers Market
What: Held at the Hill Country Galleria, this weekly outdoor market features over 40 local vendors, live music, and more. Admission is free, just wear your mask and bring your shopping bags.
When: Sunday, July 5, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: 12700 Hill Country Blvd, Austin, TX 78738
How Much: Free Entry

CapTex Cruiser Ride 
What: This social bike riding club is meeting at Little Deli & Pizzeria. You’ll need to bring everything you need for a long bike ride. The route will be decided once you get there, so be sure to show up early.
When: Sunday, July 5, 3:30 pm
Where: 7101 Woodrow Ave, Unit A, Austin, TX 78757
How Much: Free

Meditative Yoga Under the Trees 
What: The Shuniya Yoga Collective is hosting this outdoor yoga session so you can commune with nature and end your week right! Tickets are $15 for drop-in clients, free for members of the collective. Bring your own mat and be sure to RSVP.
When: Sunday, July 5, 10 am
Where: 3703 Kerbey Lane, Austin, TX 78731
How Much: $15

 

What do you think? If you like any of these events, or have more ideas for us, please let us know! Leave a comment below with more information: