Round the Rock Instagram Summer Challenge

 Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Think there is nothing to do in Round Rock? Think again! This summer, I am challenging you to check out all the fun there is to do in this great city with the Round the Rock Instagram Summer Challenge

Below, I have listed 50 fun things to do in the City of Round Rock - from free outdoor activities to yummy food and summer events - there is something to do every day! I want you to try it out and tell me 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 yourself 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.)
  • Once you have completed 10 items on the list, send an email to me ( 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
  • Each photo will be an entry into our Grand Prize Drawing for some fabulous Round Rock gifts on August 31, 2014
  • 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
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2nd Tier (20 #roundrocksummer photos) Buy One, Get One FREE coupon (equal or lesser value) for a yogurt from The Yogurt Experience
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3rd Tier (30 #roundrocksummer photos) A Flix Brewhouse Movie Ticket
4th Tier (40 #roundrocksummer photos) A Round Rock Express Game Ticket

A few more necessary rules:

The Round the Rock Instagram Summer Challenge will begin on June 1, 2014 and last through August 31, 2014. Contest is limited to one participant (Instagram Account) per family but there is no 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.

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 Romeo & Juliet at the Round Rock Amphitheater 
  3. Participate in the Summer Reading Program at the Round Rock Public Library
  4. Eat a hot & fresh Round Rock Donut 
  5. Attend a Round Rock Express Baseball game – Friday Fireworks are AMAZING! 
  6. Play in the Prete Plaza Splash Fountain
  7. Watch a movie at Flix Brewhouse (Tag your picture with #flixpix)  
  8. Relax in the lazy river at Rock'N River
  9. Attend a fun event at Kaleidoscope Toys
  10. Play at the Play for All Abilities Park
  11. Make your own dessert at The Yogurt Experience
  12. Bake some cookies & take them to your local Fire or Police Department
  13. Watch the 4th of July Parade in Downtown Round Rock 
  14. Play at Safari Champ – check out their daily activities! 
  15. Discover the cattle along the Chisholm Trail
  16. Attend one of the Round Rock Public Library Summer Events 
  17. Ride the train at the Round Rock Premium Outlet Mall
  18. Attend Round Rock Market Days – 1st Saturday of the month 
  19. Bike down the Brushy Creek Trail
  20. Shoot cars with water guns at Mr. Clean Car Wash 
  21. Spend an afternoon at Gattiland
  22. Enjoy Frontier Days at Old Settlers Park 
  23. Take up Geocaching – there are tons in our area! 
  24. Wednesday & Friday Story Time at Barnes & Noble
  25. Attend a Vacation Bible School during the summer 
  26. Enjoy a shaved ice at Kawaii Ice 
  27. Read all the Memorials at Memorial Park
  28. Build something great at Home Depot’s Free Monthly Kids Workshops
  29. Watch a movie at the Round Rock Public Library Summer Film Series  
  30. Have lunch or dinner in Downtown Round Rock 
  31. Paint your own pottery at Ceramic Lodge 
  32. Discover Sam Bass’s final resting place 
  33. Jump around at Pump it Up
  34. Spend the afternoon at the Micki Krebsbach Pool or Lake Creek Pool
  35. Officially “open” the Disney Store at the Round Rock Premium Outlets  
  36. Discover the wagon ruts and play in the creek near the Round Rock 
  37. Have Dinner & a Movie in Downtown Round Rock 
  38. Learn how to play Frisbee golf at Old Settler’s Park
  39. Find some new books while your kids play in the children’s area at The Book Spot
  40. Take a historic stroll through downtown on a self-guided tour
  41. Try roller skating at Austin Sports Arena
  42. Attend a daily Story Time at the Round Rock Public Library 
  43. Participate in a Summer Camp in Round Rock
  44. Take your dog to the Round Rock Dog Depot
  45. Volunteer in Round Rock 
  46. Discover a new playground in Round Rock (we have 21!) 
  47. Take a picture by the mural at Dell Diamond (must be attending a RRE game) 
  48. Participate or watch the Night Ride Family Bike Ride on July 26, 2014
  49. Check out the Shaylah Dame Skate Park
  50. Walk the Old Settler’s Park Trail
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!!

Rebecca Darling spends most of her time hunting down family fun in Round Rock for 'Round the Rock and in the greater Austin area for R We There Yet Mom

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