This good weather kick we’ve been on has us craving all the patio time we can get. Breweries are one of our favorite places to go when in need of a laidback day spent soaking up rays and sippin’ IPA’s. We’ve called around several breweries in Austin and found the best ones your whole family can accompany you to. All of these places are kid-friendly, spacious, and experts in the brewing game.

Hi Sign Brewery

Located in East Austin, Hi Sign offers great beer and plenty of outdoor space for the kiddos to run their energy out! Enjoy your beverage from one of their outdoor hammocks while the little ones get to gaze at all the airplanes that fly overhead as they make their decent into our very own ATX airport.


Seeking world-class beer and a little respite? Meanwhile has you covered! Their space features a soccer field, outdoor stage and private events venue. They always have a playground made out of wood from the surrounding trees (although it is temporarily closed due to covid). They also have 3 amazing food truck options on site!

Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.

ABGB is a Warehouselike beer garden matching house microbrews with pub bites such as pizza & sandwiches. They also host live music and their outdoor patio is dog-friendly!

Independence Brewery

Independence Brewery is a cozy spot that opens ups its garage door for all to enjoy their craft beer and live music performances while you and the fam get started on some fun, on site board games!

St. Elmo Brewing Company

St Elmo is dedicated to brewing exceptional beers for their neighbors! They have a great outdoor patio where the family can enjoy a selection of different games. Head there on Thursdays to enjoy live bluegrass performances!

Live Oak Brewery

Located near the Airport and just 8 miles from Downtown, Live Oak Brewery has a HUGE outdoor space complete with firepits and a frisbee golf course!

Jester King

Jester King is an all-time favorite spot for the fam! Not only is it a brewery but its a farm, kitchen and event all! Located just outside of town, Jester King is known for their amazing sour beers and beautiful scenery! They have plenty of outdoor games for you and the kiddos to enjoy!

Blue Owl Brewery

Blue Owl Brewing has been dedicated to the craft of sour-mashing your favorite beer styles since 2015! Just east of downtown Austin, step into Blue Owl’s welcoming Tasting Room or outdoor space to enjoy their sour beer with the fam!

Zilker Brewing Co.

Zilker Brewing Company and Taproom is a community focused, urban craft brewery located on the East Side! They’re dedicated to creating high quality beers in a fun and enjoyable environment suitable for all.

Lazarus Brewing

Lazarus Brewing is funky little brew hub located in the heart of East Austin! It’s a cozy brewery filled with house beers (sold only on-premise), plus root beer, kombucha, espresso & house tacos.

Central Machine Works

Central Machine Works is a microbrewery beer hall & pub grub menu in a spacious converted machine works with an outdoor area great for the whole fam to enjoy!

4th Tap Brewing Company

4th Tap Brewing is located in North Austin and offers a nice family-feel atmosphere as there’s typically a lot of children running around! On top of the good quality beers available, expect to get started on some board games with the fam! They also frequently host fun events!

Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co.

Red Horn is the perfect family-friendly spot that doubles as a specialty coffee roastery and a craft beer brewpub. Located in Cedar Park, their space is designed to be inviting, communal and enjoyable for all!

Born and raised in Austin, Emily thrives off sunlight and a good happy hour. In her free time she enjoys finding hidden spots along the greenbelt and frequent trips to Austin Pets Alive! She graduated with a degree in PR and has spent the past four years as a social media manager and writer.