GETTING TO ZILKER:
There are plenty of ways to get to ACL Fest! There is no parking at Zilker Park or in the surrounding neighborhoods for ACL Festival so take advantage of one of the many ways below to get yourself to the ACL Fest. There is limited accessible parking available near the festival on a first-come, first-served basis to vehicles displaying an appropriate state-issued plate or placard. More details on ADA parking will be released soon.
Complimentary ACL Music Festival Shuttle
Take advantage of the Complimentary Festival Shuttles provided by ACL Fest. Board at Republic Square Park at the corner of 5th & San Antonio streets in downtown Austin and you'll be dropped off outside the Barton Springs West Festival Entrance. When you're finished rocking, hop back on for a return trip to the same spot. Shuttles will run from Republic Square starting at Noon on Friday and starting at 11AM on Saturday and Sunday of each weekend. Please note that face masks are required while riding the shuttles and ACL Health Policy documentation will be checked prior to boarding the shuttles at Republic Square.
Bicycles and Walking
We encourage all our fans to use pedal and foot power – by far the easiest way to get to the festival! Bike parking is available on Stratford Drive after crossing the Mopac Pedestrian Bridge. Additional bike and Scooter (Dockless Mobility) Parking will be located on Toomey Road at Sterzing Street and on Azie Morton Rd. MetroBike staff will host a MetroBike valet at their Barton Springs Road & Sterzing St. station, guaranteeing you a place to dock your MetroBike when you get to the festival.
Take the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail for easy access to the festival grounds. View the interactive Trail map here.
Cap Metro offers several bus routes that operate frequently near Zilker Park. Check out the MetroRapid Route 803 or other options here.
Uber and Ride Sharing
We've partnered with Uber to make your experience getting to and from the festival as easy as possible.
- Getting To the Fest: When you're ready to go to the fest, type "Austin City Limits Music Festival" or "Zilker Park" into your app as your destination. This will update your dropoff to the nearest dropoff point around the festival.
- Leaving the Fest: In order to request a ride you must first exit the festival and walk away from Zilker Park to get outside of the restricted area. You will be able to request a ride as normal in the app once you've crossed the River, South Lamar Blvd or Frontage Rd.
Pick up and drop off location is at William Barton Drive in front of the Barton Springs Pool.