The Austin Parks and Recreation Department welcomes visitors to the 2018 ABC Zilker Kite Festival and Moss Fest on Sunday, March 4, 2018 beginning at 10:00am until 5:00pm. Rain date is March 11, 2018. The Kite Festival takes place on 46-acres of Zilker Metropolitan Park, the crown jewel of Austin’s public green spaces.
For information on the Zilker Kite Festival street closures, affected area maps, shuttle routes, planning your route and parking and transportation options, please visit:
Most of Zilker Metropolitan Park will be accessible prior to and during the festival. The park will be in use on event day.
Lou Neff Road will close for event load-in at 5:00am on Saturday, March 3, 2018.
Park users can expect a high number of people in the park on the single event day.
Barton Springs Pool will be closed for cleaning.
ADA parking is available first-come first-served on the north side via the northbound MoPac frontage at Andrew Zilker Road. Proper ADA tags must be displayed prior to approaching the area. https://www.abckitefest.org/festival-map/
Alternative Park Use Areas:
Auditorium Shores east and middle lawns will both be open at all times during the festival period. The off leash area will also be available.