10 Fun Things to Do in August in Round Rock

Looking for something fun to do this month in Round Rock?  Here’s our top picks for things to do in August in Round Rock! 

11 Fun Things to do in August in Round Rock

This post is sponsored by Rudy’s BBQ. 


10 Fun Events Happening in August in Round Rock


Back to School Celebration – August 4

Get ready to go back to school by attending Round Rock ISD’s Back to School Celebration on Sunday, August 5, 2018. The event will be held at Dell Diamond, 3400 E Palm Valley Blvd in Round Rock. The RRISD Back to School Celebration will include lunch, hearing and vision exams, baseball and soccer clinics, and FREE school supplies. Come join Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation, Round Rock ISD, Round Rock Police Department, Round Rock Police Foundation and the Round Rock Express for a FREE event for the community! Learn more here.


Book Buck Store – August 6 & 7

Readers in the kids’ Round RockPublic Library Summer Reading Challenge (ages 0 – 12) who cleared 1200 points have been earning book bucks–and now is the time to spend them! Bring your book bucks to the Book Buck Store Monday or Tuesday at the Round Rock Public Library. And afterwards, visit the bright red Children’s Reference Desk to buy books from a cart. All items are priced 1 or 2 book bucks. More info here.


Splash Mob Fountain Fun – August 6

The Round Rock Public Library will be hosting a Splash Mob fountain fun event on Monday, August 6, 2018. Come get soaked to celebrate the conclusion of the Round Rock Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Bring your water guns, blasters, and your sense of adventure to a splash mob at Prete Main Street Plaza in the morning and in the evening. All ages are welcome. More info here.


Flix Goes Back to School – All Month 

In honor of it’s 6th Anniversary, Flix Brewhouse is hosting a month of Back to School movies.  From August 7 to the 31st, Flix Brewhouse will screen Back to School movies, including classics like “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Breakfast Club” and “Friday Night Lights.” More details here.


Tax Free Weekend – August 10-12

The Tax Free Weekend is August 10-12, 2018. This means that most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 are exempt from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend. More details here.


5K for Clay & Kids K for Clay – August 11

Round Rock’s 14th Annual 5K for Clay takes place on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center.  The event honors Clay 5k for ClayMadsen and the Clay Madsen Recreation Center which strives to be a safe place where children and adults can learn the leadership and sportsmanship qualities that Clay upheld in his life which was ended by cancer. More details here.


Back to School BASH – August 14 & 15

The Yogurt Experience Back to School Bash: Tuesday, August 14 & Wednesday, August 15

Come to The Yogurt Experience for their Back to School Bash! Bring your parents in for a cool treat & when you tell the Cashier the grade you just started, your family gets a Buy One, Get One for FREE (limit one per family).  They will also have a fun Back to School Photo Booth for you to commemorate the school year with. Click here for more info.


Rock Rock Express Games – August 1-31

The Round Rock Express have so much fun planned for August!!  is the perfect time to take the family to the ballpark! A Round Rock Express game is so much fun with Friday Night Fireworks, Augtobertfest, a Bob Schneider concert, and more!!  More details here. 


School Starts – Third week in August

Technically, not something that would show up on a Top 10 list of things to do, but we have had a FUN SUMMER Round Rock!  With lots of cool treats, places to get cool and cool things to do all summer long, if you are reading this before the 3rd week in August, you still have time to do something fun! Check out our Summer in Round Rock list for inspiration!  

And to get you ready for Back to School, check out our Round Rock Back to School Guide!


Summer Library Fun – All Month Long

Take a look at some of the really fun events happening at the Round Rock Public Library this month:

Wednesday, August 1: Mr. Johnny and Friends
Thursday, August 2: Tween Book Club (ages 9-12): You choose the books!
Friday, August 3: Family Film Friday –Despicable Me 3 (PG)
Saturday, August 4: Will Parker Music visits Family Storytime
August 6-7: Book Buck Store
Monday, August 6: Splash Mob Fountain Fun Event


BONUS EVENT: Instagram Summer Challenge

We have officially kicked off our 5th annual Instagram Summer Challenge!  With 50 fun things to do in Round Rock all summer long, we will keep you busy!  And by simply snapping a photo of the fun and posting it to Instagram, you can win prizes! Details here.


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