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Zilker Relays Street Closures Map
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Event Website

About the Event/Permits/Park Access:

Zilker Relays started in 2003 and is known as the kick-off to the Austin racing season. It is an iconic Austin event where teams compete in different categories to claim bragging rights as the fastest team in town. After the race enjoy the festival with live music, drinks by Real Ale Brewing Company, dinner by Taco Deli, and prizes! All proceeds from the event will benefit Marathon Kids, an Austin-based nonprofit on a mission to get kids moving.

  • This event is open to the public and a fee for race participation is charged.
  • Amplified sound has been permitted at this event from: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Park Access: Partially Open – More than 50% of park is accessible without a ticket

Street Closure Document

  • Stratford Dr.
  • Lou Nef Rd.

Parking and Transportation Options:

Impacts and Alternative Park Use Areas:

  • 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.


  • PARKING ALERT - Parking on the grass/on unauthorized park grounds is a $250 parking fine during special events.
  • VENDING ALERT - Illegal vending/commercial activity Class C Misdemeanor minimum $200 fine.
  • Glass, Styrofoam, and Smoking are prohibited in all parks. In 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.

Zilker Park
Austin, TX 78746
United States

Austin Center for Events