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Cheap Date Night in Austin

Cheap Date Night in Austin

Cheap Date Night in Austin

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.

The Blanton Museum of Art

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.

Conscious Comedy

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.

Mt. Bonnell

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.

Movies in the Park

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.

The Greenbelt

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.

Best Margaritas in Austin

The Best Margaritas in Austin

Best Margaritas in Austin

The next time you’re craving a refreshing, icy cocktail, check out these one-stop-shops for the best frozen margaritas in Austin.

Taco Flats

This highly acclaimed taqueria and bar has some amazing frozen margaritas. Try the house margarita with orange liqueur, hand squeezed lime juice and jalapeño agave or the frozen spicy margarita with triple sec, hand squeezed lime juice and fresh jalapeño. All of Taco Flats’ margaritas are made with 100% agave tequila.

El Alma

This gourmet Mexican restaurant in Bouldin Creek has plenty of creative icy options to choose from. Locals love the Chilanga margarita made with orange and valentia with an el chile rim. Adventurous margarita lovers should try the Avocadorita, a frozen margarita with grand marnier and fresh avocado.


Apart from having excellent food, Sazon boasts some really interesting flavors in their delicious, budget-friendly margaritas. Guests may choose from fresh lime, sangria floater, strawberry, mango, coconut, and tamarindo margaritas, served blended or on the rocks for just $5. Check out Sazon’s happy hour from 3-7pm when the margaritas go down to $4 each.

El Chile Café

El Chilé Cafe has great happy hour discounts from 3-7pm to entice you to try all of their modern margarita creations. Austenites like it hot with the very popular Chilango, served with orange, tabasco and an el chile rim, but there are so many delicious margs to choose from, like the spicy sandía made with watermelon and jalapeño, the prickly pear margarita, and the cantaloupe margarita made with sweet cantaloupe melon purée.