Why attend the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas?
With 8 stages and over 140 bands, which have included big-time returning artists, such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper and the Killers, Austin City Limits is a thriving annual music festival hosted in the heart of Austin, Texas at Zilker Park.
The festival extends over two, three-day weekends, kicking off this year on Oct. 5-7 for weekend one and wrapping up on Oct. 12-14 for weekend two. Along with non-stop music, ACL includes famous Austin fare from festival-favorite, Mighty Cone and endless tacos to the vegan-friendly, an Art Market filled with goods from small, local artisans to the world-renowned, and opportunities to make lasting connections with a variety of local organizations.
Don’t miss out on all of the things you can only find at ACL - whether it be photo ops with the staple "balloon moon" or the Official Late-Night Shows featuring performances by artists from the festival at famous Austin music venues, like Stubb'sand Emo's. Whether you wish to be in the middle of the action with a General Admission ticket or enjoy prime views and luxury accommodations with a VIP/Platinum ticket, ACL is an experience for everyone.
EXPLORE AUSTIN (AND KEEP IT WEIRD)
The Austin City Limits music festival includes a lot of Austin culture right in the middle of Zilker Park! However, the city offers much more to explore. From luxury hotels in the middle of downtown to the quirkiest vacation rentals around, there’s no wrong place to call your temporary home in ATX.
Shop boutiques and admire galleries on South Congress Ave, kayak under the sun at Lady Bird Lake, then hit Rainey or 6th Street for a bar-hoppin’ night out or look up some of Austin's awesome stargazing spots to relax on a breezy fall night. Exciting experiences come in abundance and even if you can’t catch them all, you don’t want to miss the Austin cuisine. Home to food trucks, sweet Texas BBQ and breakfast tacos, Austin provides a hearty meal at every corner. Come for the live music; get the full Austin experience of countless eateries, local shops and outdoor adventures.