Austin Summer Fun Checklist – August 2015

The third and final Austin Summer Fun Checklist for Kids is here! Can you believe it’s already August? School is starting in just a few weeks. Have your kids had as much summer fun as possible? Whether you’ve been a checklist superstar, completing as many items as humanly possible, or just eyeing it with hopes of marking off lots of items in
the future, you’ll see that there are many more options to keep your family entertained in the month of August.

Some fun indoor activities, cause we know it’s HOT:

– Go bowling
– Tour the UT Tower
– Visit Hill Country Science Mill in Johnson City
– Visit the Austin Aquarium
– Ride the Austin Steam Train Association’s Bertram Flyer
– Listen to Mr. Will perform at Brilliant Sky Toys & Books
– Create Ice Paintings at Second Saturdays for Families

If you can brave the heat for some outdoor time, we’ve got that covered, too:

– Take a dip in Barton Springs Pool
– Watch Hairspray at Zilker Park
– Ride the Cedar Rock Railroad
– Take a photo in front of the “I Love You So Much” mural
– Sample veggies at HOPE Farmers Market

There are over 40 activities to keep your family busy this month!

When kids complete at least four items on their August Summer Fun Checklist, they can bring the checklist into the sponsor locations for special discounts and free prizes.

Bullock Texas State History Museum: $2 Off Exhibit Admission

Austin Aquarium: Free Animal Food Token


Kaleidoscope Toys: Grab Bag

Birds Barbershop: $10 Off Haircuts at their newest location on Hwy. 183

Brilliant Sky Toys and Books: Grab Bag

Painting with a Twist (Cedar Park and Lakeway): $5 off a painting session for kids

Rocket Fizz: Free Candy and a Sticker

HOPE Farmers Market: Free Poster

Austin Steam Train Association: 25% off rides on the Bertram Flyer

Austin-area McDonald’s locations: Free Ice Cream Cones

Download and print your August Summer Fun Checklist here. Note: To download, click on the Download button at the bottom of this image and then print.

We’ll be giving away prizes weekly through the last week of August so be sure to upload photos of your family doing items off the August Summer Fun Checklist for a chance to win. Prizes in August include a gift card to Kaleidoscope Toys in Round Rock, A family four pack of passes to the Austin Zoo, and a FREE hair cut at Birds Barbershop.

Looking for more details about these fun items on the checklist? Download the Austin Summer Fun Guide for detailed descriptions. It’s FREE!

Because we know August is a tough month to get through, we’re giving away a two-night stay at Tapatio Springs Spa and Resort. Be sure to enter the giveaway by August 11, 2015 for a chance to win. Click here to enter the giveaway.

Of course, you can keep up with the latest news and giveaway announcements on the Austin Summer Fun website and Facebook page.

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