Before you plan your weekend, get the low-down on what’s up with Austin! Enjoy a social life worry and hassle-free while still sticking to your budget. We keep up to date with local businesses and establishments to bring you deals, discounts, and freebies.
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Read more below for your guide to the best Free and Cheap Things to Do in Austin this weekend:
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EVERY DAY FUN
Here are other ways you can have fun on the cheap every day!
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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
How Much: Free
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
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
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
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
How did we do? If you find more free or cheap activities in Austin this weekend, let us know! Leave a comment below with more tips and ideas: