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Zilker Garden Festival

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 4:00pm

Event website.

This event is open for public participation, and a fee for participation/grounds entry is charged.


  • Closed – no accessibility - ticketed participation only.
  • The event will affect area traffic conditions and public recreational use of the park during event hours. 
  • Safety fencing will be erected as part of the event and will close the park to regular public access.
  • Due to the number of participants on site, and the nature of the activities, access to park areas, parking lots, waterway and/or docks are impacted during event hours.
  • In addition, event set up activities occur in advance such as infrastructure delivery and includes a significant amount of traffic in the park.                 


Vic Mathias Shores Main and Middle lawn, Shores off leash area, Zilker Park Great Lawn (expect high traffic)


Glass, Styrofoam and Smoking are prohibited in all parksIn addition, the event organizer may restrict additional items on site.

For additional event information and all inquiries please visit the event website for additional information, schedule and exact timing, parking, item restrictions, registration and contact information.


Amplified Sound:  Amplified sound has been permitted at this event from:  10 am - 8 pm Saturday, and 5 pm Sunday

Street Closures and Impacts:  Road lane reductions are associated with this event, and may precede actual event start times for logistical purposes.   EXPECT HIGH TRAFFIC and delays through the park.

Event street closure(s) information:  


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Downtown Parking Map

Hike or Bike to the Event- Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, more trail information

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Go Green - the City of Austin encourages carpooling use of mass transit when attending all events. Many events provide bike rack or a designated bike parking area on site. 

Non-park/Other Street Closure Information:

Location Information
Zilker Botanical Gardens
2220 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746
Contact Information
see event website