Things To Do in Austin for Summer Fun on a Budget

things to do in Austin in the summerYou don't have to spend a fortune to have fun in Austin. In fact, there are plenty of opportunities to have Austin summer fun on a budget. Not sure what to do first? Check out our picks for affordable summer entertainment in the beautiful city of Austin:
 
Tour an Ice Cream Factory
 
Is there any better time to tour an ice cream factory than on a sweltering summer day? We think not! Satisfy your sweet tooth and learn how Austin's favorite frozen treats are made with a tour of Amy's Ice Creams production facility. Tours start at 10 am and last about an hour, finishing off with a scoop of ice cream topped with M&M's. The tour itself is free, but the ice cream will cost you $2.
 
Explore the Austin Nature and Science Center
 
Kids and adults alike will have a great time exploring the Austin Nature and Science Center, which offers free parking and free admission. In addition to the everyday exhibits, the center hosts a variety of fascinating educational programs for visitors of all ages. If you're visiting the center with young children, don't miss the Dino Pit — an area where they can dig in the sand for fossils and other treasures.
 
Attend a Concert at Blues on the Green
 
Head to Zilker park every other Wednesday at 8 pm for free live entertainment at Blues on the Green, a summer concert series featuring local artists like Robert Ellis with the Nightowls and Charlie Mars with Quiet Company. Don't forget to bring a blanket or lawn chairs for comfortable seating, and consider toting a picnic basket with snacks for an even more enjoyable concert experience.
 
Moving to Austin
 
Austin is an action-packed city with plenty of fun for the whole family to enjoy. If you're planning on making Austin your new home, you need experienced Austin movers to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible. Call A-1 Freeman and speak to one of our friendly and knowledgeable moving specialists. We'll create a customized relocation plan so you have more free time to enjoy everything Austin has to offer!