MAP: Volunteer during It's My Park Day and get free or discounted food at these area restaurants

Shake Shack Domain is one of several restaurants offering a special deal for It's My Park Day volunteers.

Shake Shack Domain is one of several restaurants offering a special deal for It's My Park Day volunteers.

Twice a year the Austin Parks Foundation hosts a citywide event known as It's My Park Day to help improve and transform over 80 various area parks, trails and greenbelts.

Projects include city-approved tree mulching, root collar clearing, habitat restoration and trail maintenance, as well as park and creek cleanups, according to the foundation.

This year's fall event, which takes place Saturday, Nov. 4, will include an added incentive. The following area restaurants will offer free or discounted food to any volunteer who comes in wearing their It's My Park Day volunteer t-shirt:

  • Shake Shack: Both the South Lamar Boulevard and Domain locations will offer a free order of fries with a purchase of another item.

  • JuiceLand: A 10 percent discount will be offered, as well as a free shot of yerba mate, at the US 183 and Braker Lane locations.

  • Galaxy Cafe: All locations of Galaxy Cafe will offer two-for-one entrees to dine-in volunteers.

  • Zocalo Cafe: The Mexican eatery will offer two-for-one entrees to dine-in volunteers.

  • Baby Greens: Volunteers can take advantage of buy-one-get-one-free regularly priced salads and wraps, excluding the Saturday special.


Austinites interested in volunteering during It's My Park Day are encouraged to sign up and volunteer for a particular project. Registration is open until Friday evening.

By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.