Austin City Limits Music Festival – Austin, TX

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Each year, Zilker Park hosts a three-day American music festival called Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival. ACL features more than 150 acts for around 75,000 fans per day and covers most all musical genres, like rock, alternative, hip-hop, electronic, country, folk and indie. 

The yearly music festival, hosted Zilker Park takes place over a weekend in fall, and just recently added a second weekend, 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. 

Check out the official Austin City Limits Music Festival Lineup
Check out the official Austin City Limits Music Festival Schedule

Visitor Details

What To Bring

Allowed Items

  • Blankets
  • 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)
  • Binoculars
  • Personal camera equipment, i.e. digital cameras, point-&-click digital cameras or film cameras. No detachable lenses of any kind.

Prohibited Items

  • 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
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives
  • Large umbrellas
  • Non-collapsible chairs
  • Hard-sided coolers
  • Tents
  • 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

Location

Zilker Park
Austin, TX

Contact

Contact ACL Festival Staff by emailing info@aclfestival.com.

Austin Weather

Overcast
Sunday
Overcast
High 59°/Low 50°
20%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday
Chance of a Thunderstorm
High 62°/Low 57°
30%