Austin is known as “the live music capital of the world,” and if you are planning a visit to the city, you have probably noticed an overwhelming number of Austin activities and shows from which to choose in a multitude of venues. The Austin City Limits Music Festival takes place at Zilker Park on the weekends of October 4th to 6th and October 11th to 13th. It is a great way to enjoy a fabulous combination of local and national acts all in one place. There is always an eclectic mix of genres offered at the festival. This year’s headliners include Guns and Roses, Mumford and Sons and The Cure.
ACL Music Festival
There are eight stages at the festival and there are 125 performers from every genre of music that you can name. Due to the popularity of the event, festival-goers have two weekends to choose from. The main stage will include performances by Childish Gambino and The Cure.
Food and Art
Some of the best restaurants in the city have carts at this festival. Partake of pizza, ice cream, and garlic fries or sample gourmet items from many of the town’s finest eateries after a day of Austin activities.
A one-day pass to the festival is $105 and a three-day pass is $260. You can also purchase an upgraded pass which includes private seating in a shaded lounge and a full-service bar for purchase. A portion of upgraded ticket revenues is donated to the Austin Park Foundation. Upgraded tickets are $175 for one day and $500 for three days.
A VIP Pass is $495 and includes unlimited access to the VIP Grove where you can enjoy catered food and a private bar. You will get priority entry and you can watch the show from a private viewing deck. A VIP pass is $495 for one day and $1200 for three days. A Platinum Pass includes unlimited access to the platinum lounge, where you will find craft cocktails premium beer and food. You will have prime seating at every stage, and you will enjoy golf cart transportation to wherever you want to go. A platinum pass is $2000 for one day and $3600 for a three-day pass.
Where to Stay
The ACL music festival is a huge draw for people from all over the country, and as you can imagine, hotel rooms are expensive and hard to come by at that time of year. The vacation experts at Austin Vacation Rentals can find you a home with a huge living room with lots of seating, an eat-in kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances and comfortable bedrooms with lots of closet space. Give us a call at 833-241-7651. Book one of our beautiful condo rentals today!