Free Events for Kids in Round Rock – October 2021

Looking for some free events for kids in Round Rock this month?  Check out these fun and free events that are great for kids happening here!

Free Events for Kids in Round Rock

Outdoor Storytime for Toddlers and Pre-K – Every Wednesday

Round Rock Public Library invites toddlers and preschoolers (and their grownups) to a small, outdoor storytime in Centennial Plaza.

Join the storytime librarians for reading, singing, and creative movement.

Attendees must pre-register. Registration opens at 10 a.m. one week beforehand. However, please reserve one ticket per family group.

**In addition, the October 27th Story Time will have a special Halloween theme. 

Music on Main: Every Wednesday

The City of Round Rock presents Music on Main. Featuring live music from 7 to 9 p.m., every Wednesday on the Prete Main Street Plaza stage. During the event, check out the variety of dining options on Main Street or pack a picnic basket to enjoy the evening of fun and music! Similarly, Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the entire family to this free event. In addition, there will be face painting, balloon artists, free parking, and more!

  • October 6th – Van Wilks
  • October 13th – Money Chicha
  • October 20th – Vallejo
  • October 27th – WC Clark

RRHS Homecoming Parade – October 13th

The Homecoming parade is an annual tradition that certainly includes our entire community. Firstly, the parade will begin at the local park (duck pond) at 5:30 pm and end at the RRHS stadium. Secondly, the community pep-rally will immediately follow the parade, so stick around to get hyped for game day! Route details here.

Hairy Man Halloween Trail of Fun – October 16th

Brushy Creek MUD presents the 27th Annual Texas Hairy Man Trail of Fun In Round Rock, Texas again this year, to be held at the Brushy Creek Community Center Park Trail on Saturday, October 16, 2021.  This will, however, be a modified event from the traditional Hairy Man Festival.  More info here!

Downtown Car Show – October 17th

Central Texas car fans can enjoy the Downtown Round Rock Car Show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every third Sunday of the month in Centennial Plaza.  Event is rain or shine but no registration is necessary. Besides, who can resist getting out to enjoy the fall weather! 

The Dance Spot’s 4th Annual Trunk or Treat – October 22

Bring the family to this fun, safe, socially distant Trunk or Treat event! Admission includes trick or treating and is FREE to the public. Don’t forget to come in costume! In addition, tickets for extra activities will be sold during event.

Fall Fest + Trunk-or-Treat Event! October 23rd

Bring your ghosts + goblins of all ages out to this FREE Community Event! 11 am start: PUMPKIN Workout
B.Y.O.P: Bring your own pumpkin of any size as you will use in our PUMPKIN Inspired Workout and then decorate at our Pumpkin decorating station! Meanwhile, please make note that you will be utilizing your pumpkin in this all ages workout therefore choose wisely (you can also bring 2)! After that, the Halloween Costume Parade starts at 1pm followed by a Trunk-or-Treat in our parking lot, games, and other Halloween inspired crafts + activities! More info here.

Trunk or Treat for Special Needs Kids – October 23rd

Join Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department for the 8th annual FREE Trunk or Treat, which will be a drive-through event for the safety of all participants. Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Rabb House located at 151 N. A.W. Grimes. Finally, this is a rain or shine event.

Learn more here.

Fall Fun Festival – October 29th

Round Rock Parks and Recreation’s annual Fall Fun Festival will take place on Friday, October 29, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Old Settlers Park. The festival is free for the entire family.  More details here.

Above all, we hope that you find a way to get out and safely enjoy our amazing community this month! 

Check out these other great resources for fun things to do with  kids in Round Rock:


Kids Eat Free in Round Rock

Cedar Rock Railroad

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