Each year, Zilker Park hosts two consecutive three-day weekends of music in a festival called Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival. ACL features more than 150 acts for approximately 450,000 fans and covers most musical genres, like rock, alternative, hip-hop, electronic, country, folk, and indie.
The yearly music festival, hosted at Zilker Park takes place over two weekends in fall, making the entire attendance estimate to be nearly a half a million people. ACL is produced by C3 Presents, an Austin company producing many festivals around the country, including Lollapalooza in Chicago, IL.
What To Bring
- Umbrellas (small hand-held style)
- Soft-sided coolers (small sized only, approx. 10"L x 7"W x 7"H)
- Baby Strollers
- Portable/collapsible chair (individual units only; no "double-wide" connecting chairs)
- Regular-size/unframed backpacks
- Two factory sealed water bottles up to 1 liter each
- Empty CamelBak
- Empty plastic or aluminum water bottle
- Ice in soft-sided cooler or CamelBak (small sized cooler only; approx. 10"L x 7"W x 7" H)
- Personal camera equipment, i.e. digital cameras, point-&-click digital cameras or film cameras. No detachable lenses of any kind.
- Weapons of any kind
- Framed or large backpacks
- Alcohol (alcohol is sold at the Festival)
- Glass containers
- Food or beverages, except for factory-sealed water bottles
- Skateboards, scooters or personal motorized vehicles
- Bicycles inside Festival grounds (bike racks are available near each entrance)
- Carts of any kind (including Red Wagons)
- Large chains or spiked jewelry
- Large umbrellas
- Non-collapsible chairs
- Hard-sided coolers
- Pets (except service dogs)
- Video equipment. No video recording will be allowed.
- Professional still camera equipment. No professional zoom lenses, stands, tripods or commercial use rigs
- Audio recording equipment
- No illegal vending is permitted. No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed.
- Unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, give-aways, etc
- Metal aerosol containers, including sunscreen
Contact ACL Festival Staff by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.