Best Free Family Entertainment

Music on the Deck at Central Market

We dropped in one early summer evening to hear the Mady Kaye Trio and found the deck and surrounding lawn populated with young families with kids. This is a great idea if you want to eat affordably to the sound of good music, you can't spring for a babysitter, and you need to take your kids someplace relatively indestructible. The shows are early and the music is Austintatious. Our friends with kids are big fans of the Blues on the Green series at the Arboretum for many of these same reasons.

Central Market
Central Market North, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1000
Central Market South, 4477 S. Lamar, 512/899-4300

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