What to Do With Kids in Austin in June

Sweet summertime! June is a great month to be in Austin. School is out, it’s heating up, and there are lots of fun things to do around town this month.

Whether you’re visiting the city or just looking for ideas to entertain your family, I’ve rounded up the best things to do with kids in Austin in June.

What to do in Austin in June

June Events

Sunday Matinee at Round Rock Library: June 2, June 16, June 30, 1:30-3:30 pm

Every other Sunday, Round Rock Library is hosting free, indoor movies for families. June 2 is Super Mario Bros.; June 16 is Sing 2; and June 30 is Spider-Man: Across the Spider-verse.

Joe McDermott Concert at Round Rock Library: June 3, 10-11 am

Kick off the summer reading program with the annual concert with children’s musician Joe McDermott.

Frozen the Musical: June 5-16

This touring Broadway show based on the Disney movie Frozen is playing at Bass Concert Hall. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

The Drop-In at the Long Center: Every Thursday in June (June 6, 13, 20, 27)

Free live music all summer long! Come see local bands on the Long Center’s 3D-printed stage. The next week’s lineup drops the Friday before.

Mozart’s Movies on the Lake: June 6, June 20

This would be a late night for kiddos, but every other Thursday at 8:30 pm, Mozart’s Coffee is playing movies right on the lake on their big screen. Watch from the deck or rent a paddleboard. Grease is playing on June 6 and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is playing on June 20.

Family Nights at Founders Memorial Pool: June 7, June 14

Founder Memorial Park in Dripping Springs is hosting Movies in the Park during the summer. Take a dip in the pool before drying off and enjoying the movies. Bring blankets or chairs. You can buy soft serve or sno cones.

Blues on the Green: June 11 and 12

Free concerts in Zilker Park! This annual event is a local favorite hosted by ACL Radio. On June 11, see Golden Dawn Arkestra, Nané ft. Quentin Arispe, and Grace Sorensen. On June 12, see Riders Against the Storm, Caramelo Haze and The Point.

Visit their website for info on getting there and interactive activities sponsored by HEB!

Bands in Bloom at Zilker Botanical Garden: June 14, June 21, June 28

Zilker Botanical Garden has a FREE concert series this summer called Bands in Bloom on select Fridays from 6-8 pm.

June 14th is Grackles, June 21 is Passiflora, and the rest are still to be announced! It’s free, but registration is required.

Music Under the Star at Bullock Museum: June 14

Free summer concert series at the Capitol Mall Amphitheater in front of the Bullock Museum. 6 to 9 p.m.

You can bring chairs and blankets, buy food and drinks, and if you don’t want to find parking elsewhere, you can pay $15 to park in the museum’s garage.

Free Fourth Sunday at Texas Science and Natural History Museum: June 23

From 1 to 5 p.m. visit the Texas Science and Natural History Museum on the UT campus for free. Dinosaurs, animals, fossils, meteorites and more.

Things To Do in June

Dinosaurs Around the World at Wildflower Center: All month

See 11 life-size animatronic dinosaurs at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center through mid-July. Grab a scavenger hunt at the ticket booth and explore the gardens.

Peach Picking at Jenschke Orchards in Fredericksburg: All month

Take a day trip out to the hill country to go peach picking! Fredericksburg is known for its peaches, and Jenschke Orchards is open for peach picking season.

Woodland Faerie Trail: All month

The Woodland Faerie Trail is up at Zilker Botanical Garden until July 13. There are 75 little faerie houses and villages to see. Pick up a scavenger hunt in the gift shop.

Kids Eat Free at Kerbey Lane: All month

What better way to kick off summer than free kids meals at Kerbey Lane? Free with purchase of adult entrée. Monday through Friday, after 4 p.m. Kids 12 and under.

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