June’s Summer Fun Checklist was a blast! We hope you and your kids had many new adventures and lots of fun exploring all of the things that make Austin great. In case you missed out on the June Checklist, here’s a refresher:
The I Heart Austin – Summer Fun Checklist for Kids is a free printable that offers over 40 suggestions of activities for kids each month this summer. Many of the activities are free, all are fun and sure to keep your kids motivated to get out and explore some of the highlights that Austin offers families.
Your kids can earn FREE PRIZES when they check off at least four items from their list!
Austin Aztex, Austin’s own USL professional soccer league, is playing against Sacramento Republic on June 27 at 7:30 p.m. at their new temporary location, Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex.
The games are family-friendly and offer a unique game day experience with live music, various...
Many thanks to Hill Country Galleria for partnering with us to bring you this comprehensive roundup of 4th of July events and celebrations. The Hill Country Fest offers FREE activities on July 4th at Hill Country Galleria. Visitors can expect over 75 local art vendors, live music, barbecue, festival food, fair rides & games, and of course, fireworks! The kids can enjoy the Red, White & Blue Petting Zoo, and can wear swimsuits for the Amazon Zipline, Slip n’ Slide, Water Tag, Screamin’ Demon, Super Slide and Bungee Trampoline. Play to earn prizes at the Hill Country Fair games, including the Bazooka Shooting Gallery,...
* SHOP OVER 75 ART VENDORS * LIVE MUSIC * FIREWORKS * FAMILY FUN * BARBECUE *
The Hill Country Galleria is throwing a huge bash to celebrate America’s Independence! This FREE celebration will have over 75 local art vendors, live music, barbecue, festival food, rides & games, and of course fireworks!
FREE ADMISSION—FREE PARKING—DOG FRIENDLY
The live music and fireworks schedule is as follows (times are approximate):
4:15 P.M. Vallejo
5:45 P.M. Dawn & Hawkes
7:00 P.M. T Bird & The Breaks
8:30 P.M. Uncle Lucius
9:45 P.M. Firework Show with Grand Finale!
Enjoy all of your favorite Hill Country Galleria...
It’s hard to believe that we are half way through the June Summer Fun Checklist already! Hopefully, your kids have had a chance to mark off at least a couple of items. Or perhaps they’ve exceeded the goal of four and are working towards completing the entire checklist by the time the July one is launched. Wherever they are on their Summer of Fun, we hope they are enjoying exploring all of the activities and having lots of fun adventures so far.
Remember: Once your child completes four items, they can bring their checklist into the following businesses to earn prizes and discounts.
Free Toy from Ashley’s Playhouse
Commemorate the United Nations’ World Refugee Day at the Bullock Museum with a naturalization ceremony, free samples of world cuisine, live music and performances, and activities for families with kids ages 6 and up.
June 20, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm
At 12 p.m., watch a...
Pass your love of the trail on to kids during out Take a Kid Mountain Biking series! There are three different dates scheduled for 2015, each on a Saturday (March 14, June 27, and September 19).
This is a great opportunity for parents, guardians, teachers and/or mentors to take a kid mountain...
Enjoy free movies for the whole family at Amy’s Ice Creams on Burnet at dusk on Mondays!
June 8 – Space Jam
June 15 – The Parent Trap
June 22 – Iron Giant
June 29 – Horton Hears a Who
July 6 – Three Amigos
July 13 – Hercules
July 20 –...
Stop by The People’s Gallery at City Hall for extended gallery hours and talks by artists from the 2015 exhibition!
Art After Six @ The People’s Gallery
Austin City Hall, 301 W. 2nd Street
Friday, June 26th from 6-8...
The Colorado River Alliance is giving free guided tours of its Mobile River exhibit from 9 AM- 4 PM on Tuesday, June 16th. The Mobile River will be located on Congress Avenue between 17th & 18th Street. Check out this video to learn more about the Mobile...
All summer long, the Bullock Museum is presenting a bi-weekly Summer Free Family Series. These programs are FREE and open to the public. You will find some old favorites, and discover some soon to be new ones. With titles from all over the globe, there is a bit of something for...
The Alamo Drafthouse is hosting a party for the whole family to celebrate the opening of Pixar’s new film INSIDE OUT (2D). There will be activities in the theater to take you through adventures in memory, imagination and lots of joy! Themed food specials will also be available for...