Looking or a cheap date night in Austin? Austin is full of budget getaways and romantic hotspots if you just know where to look! These totally free date nights in Austin are sure to delight your special someone without breaking the bank.
Try something a little different and take your date to the Blanton Museum of Art— admission is totally free all day on Thursdays. Tour inspiring galleries full of colorful artwork and get to know each other better by exchanging opinions on the pieces on display.
Catch a free comedy show at Brave New Books every Friday night. Check out their Facebook page for details on upcoming shows and you may even score some free pizza to boot. While this event is free, donations to help operational costs at Brave New Books or to The Bill Hicks Foundation for Wildlife can be made at the door.
Watch the sunrise or sunset from the top of Mt. Bonnell. With beautiful views of the glittering city and shimmering lake, there isn’t a more romantic lookout. Visitors climb a long staircase to reach the top.
Catch a free outdoor movie screening at one of Austin’s outdoor parks. Guests are permitted to bring a picnic, non-alcoholic beverages, and encouraged to pack some cozy blankets or comfy lawn chairs to view the film. More information on the schedule of movies can be found here at the Austin Parks Foundation website.
Go swimming at the Barton Creek Greenbelt. With summer on its way, tubing and swimming at this gorgeous park is the perfect way to cool off and show your date a good time without spending a dime.