Instagram Summer Challenge

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Think there is nothing to do in Round Rock??  Think again!!

Back by popular demand, I am challenging you to check out all the fun there is to do in our great city with the Round the Rock Instagram Summer Challenge!  I have 50 fun things to do in our city – from free outdoor activities to yummy food & summer events – there is something to do every day!  I want you to try it out and tell us what you think….and here’s the kicker – You get a FUN Round Rock prize for doing so!

Here’s how it works:

  • Do one of the 50 activities listed below and take a picture of you at the location.
  • Add that picture to your Instagram account and use the tag: #roundrocksummer (Don’t have Instagram?  Click here to learn more about it.)
  • Follow all 4 of our sponsors on Instagram to be eligible to win a prize: Kaleidoscope Toys, The Yogurt Experience, Hat Creek Burger Company, Round Rock Express
  • Once you have completed 10 items on the list, send an email to me ([email protected]) telling me you have done so and what your Instagram name is
  • I will email you a coupon for your prize!
  • Continue to do the same throughout the summer and send me an email when you reach 20, 30, & 40 items (they are cumulative) to receive the next tier prize
  • Follow @RoundtheRockTX on Instagram for more updates
  • One per family please

What do I win?


1st Tier (10 #roundrocksummer photos)
 $5 off your purchase coupon from Kaleidoscope Toys

Yogurt Exp logo

2nd Tier (20 #roundrocksummer photos)
Buy One, Get One FREE coupon (equal or lesser value)
for a yogurt from The Yogurt Experience 

3rd Tier (30 #roundrocksummer photos)
$20 Gift Card to Hat Creek Burger Company
from Hat Creek Burger Company 


4th Tier (40 #roundrocksummer photos)
Round Rock Express Game Tickets

A few more necessary rules:

The Round the Rock Instagram Summer Challenge will begin on June 1, 2017 and last thru August 31, 2017. Contest is limited to one participant (Instagram Account) per family but we are not capping the age limit. The four tiered prizes are limited to one per family as well.  Please note that by submitting your photos and using the hashtag #roundrocksummer, you are giving me permission to share your photo or use it in the promotion of the contest.

***New Rule this Summer: You must be following all 5 of our above sponsors to be eligible to win prizes. Please click on the following accounts to follow: 

Round the Rock

Kaleidoscope Toys
The Yogurt Experience
Hat Creek Burger Company
Round Rock Express

Round the Rock Instagram Summer Challenge: 50 Things to do in Round Rock, Texas

1. Discover the Round Rock
2. See Penfold Theatre Company’s Around the World in 80 Days at the RR Amphitheater for FREE
3. Participate in the Summer Reading Program at the RR Public Library
4. Watch Saturday Morning Cartoons at Hat Creek Burger Company – Tag your picture with @hatcreekburgercompany
5. Attend a Round Rock Express Baseball game – Tag your picture with #RRExpress 
6. Play in the Prete Plaza Splash Fountain
7. Watch a movie in Round Rock – 2 Movie Clubs at Cinemark & Flix 
8. Stand under the big bucket at Rock N River  
9. Attend a fun event at Kaleidoscope Toys  – Tag your picture with @kdstoys
10. Zip Line at Joanne Land Playground
11. Make your own dessert at The Yogurt Experience – Tag your picture with @theyogurtexperience
12. Bake some cookies & take them to your local Fire or Police Department
13. Watch the 4th of July Parade at Old Settlers Park 
14. Try something new in Round Rock: Safe Range, Escapology, Painting with a Twist, Catch Air, etc.  
15. Go underwater bowling at Bass Pro Shops
16. Bike/Hike the Brushy Creek Trail 
17. Try Geocaching in Round Rock 
18. Attend a farmer’s market in Round Rock (try a scavenger hunt!)
19. Attend one of the Round Rock Public Library Summer Events
20. Shoot cars with water guns at Mr. Clean Car Wash
21. Spend an afternoon at Gattiland  or Chuck E. Cheese’s
22. Enjoy Frontier Days at Old Settlers Park
23. Ride the train at the Round Rock Premium Outlets
24. Attend a Story Time at the Round Rock Public Library or Barnes & Noble 
25. Attend a Vacation Bible School during the summer
26. Enjoy a cold treat in Round Rock 
27. Take a selfie at your favorite spot in Round Rock
28. Build something fun at Home Depot’s Free Monthly Kids Workshops
29.  Eat a hot & fresh Round Rock Donut
30. Have lunch or dinner at a LOCAL Round Rock Restaurant
31. Paint your own pottery at Ceramic Lodge
32. Make your own soda at 3 Star Candy Shop
33. Discover Sam Bass’s final resting place
34. Watch fireworks in Round Rock (Round Rock Express & 4th of July)
35. Volunteer in Round Rock
36. Spend the afternoon swimming in a Round Rock Pool
37. Watch the bats emerge from the I35/McNeil Bridge
38. Take a selfie with one of the sculptures in Downtown Round Rock
39. Play on the playground at Hat Creek Burger Company – Tag them in the picture! 
40. Try roller skating at Austin Sports Arena
41. Trade a book at A Little Free Library
42. Participate in a Summer Camp in Round Rock
43. Take your dog to the Round Rock Dog Depot
44.  Take a picture by the mural at Dell Diamond (must be attending a RRE game) – Tag your photo with @rrexpress #RRExpress
45. Discover a playground in Round Rock (we have 21!)
46. Find the wagon ruts and play in the creek near the Round Rock
47. Officially “open” the Disney Store at Round Rock Premium Outlets
48. Go to breakfast in your PJs in Round Rock
49. See the Fish Get Fed at Bass Pro Shops
50. Take a selfie at one of your favorite LOCAL Round Rock stores 

Download & Print: Round Rock Summer IG Challenge 2017

I know there are WAY more than 50 things to do here in Round Rock, so use this as a starting point.  Go out and have a FUN summer!!

For More Summer Fun In Round Rock:

Summer in Round Rock
Round the Rock Instagram Summer Challenge
Vacation Bible Schools in Round Rock
RRPL Summer Reading Program
RRPL Summer Children’s Events
Kaleidoscope Toys Summer Events
Summer Reading Programs in Round Rock
Flix Jr. Summer Movies
Cinemark Summer Movie Club
Water Parks, Pools, & Splash Pads in Round Rock
Rock’N River Water Park Expansion
Kaleidoscope Toys Summer Bridge Program
Ultimate Guide to Round Rock Express

3 thoughts on “Instagram Summer Challenge

  • May 23, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    Will you be doing this again for Summer 2017?


  • June 3, 2017 at 8:32 pm

    I intend to do this ever year, and now that I am a SAHM of an adventurous toddler I hope to do it all! Thanks for putting this together!


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