Music is a universal language that brings people together even if it's just for a couple of days. Every first two weekends of October, locals and tourists enjoy incredible performances from some of the biggest names in music. You can watch some of your favorite artists or discover new ones with over 100+ artists on nine stages over two weekends at the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
About The Austin City Limits Music Festival
Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival is one of the biggest annual music events in the city. The event boasts diverse lineup acts, performances by some of today's biggest names, and attendees worldwide who come together to celebrate the city's vibrant culture.
Approximately 450,000 people attend the festival each year and in addition to the music performance, there are also food and drinks, an art market, and an Austin Kiddie Limits for the young ones.
Austin City Limits 2022 Lineup
Catch your favorite rock, indie, country, folk, electronic, and hip-hop artists performing live on stage in Austin, TX. The two-weekend event will be held on October 7 - 19 and October 14 - 16, 2022 at Zilker Park. The headliners for ACL Music Festival 2022 include The Chicks, SZA, Phoenix, Pink, Flume, Lil Nas X, Diplo, Death Cab for Cutie, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kacey Musgraves, Paramore, and Zhu.
The lineup also has performances from James Blake, Jazmine, Sullivan, Conan Gray, Big Gigantic, Zach Bryan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tobe Nwigwe, Manchester Orchestra, James Blake, Japanese Breakfast, and Oliver Tree. The show is from 12PM to 10PM for the two weekends.
How much does it cost to get into the Austin City Limits Music Festival?
There are three tickets available for ACL 2022. A one-day ticket for GA starts at $145, GA+ at $250, VIP from $550, and Platinum tickets for $2100. 3-Day ticket prices start at $600 while their 3-Day Hotel Packages are Sold Out.
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Where do you park for Austin City Limits?
Multiple parking spots can be found near the area. You can use third-party apps or websites such as SpotHero or PremiumParking for reservations. Below is a list of the nearby parking options with prices that start from $12:
508 W Lynn St.(1600 W. 5th St.) - 0.7 mi
533 Campbell St. - 0.7 mi
1759 W 6th St - 0.7 mi
215 S Lamar Blvd - 0.7 mi
400 Nueces St - 1.19 mi
2043 S Lamar Blvd - 1.22 mi
512 W 6th St - 1.30 mi
507 S 1st St - 1.31 mi
Austin City Limits Festival Bag Policy
When it comes to the festival’s bag policy, all bags will be searched before you enter the grounds. Small clutch purses and fanny packs that are 4.5” x 5.5” or smaller do not need to be clear but can have no more than one pocket. All other bags must be fully clear and made of clear plastic, vinyl, or pvc, and be no longer than 12” x 12” x 6”. Backpacks and bags with multiple pockets are prohibited.
Hydration packs are allowed and do not need to be clear, but must be emptied of all liquid and have no more than two pockets.
Austin City Limits Festival Entrance
There are three entrances to the ACL Festival. You can approach Zilker Park from north, east, and west.
North - walk or bike across the pedestrian bridge under Mopac to approach the Festival’s Lady Bird Entrance.
East or West - approach Zilker Park on Barton Springs Road to reach a festival entrance.
Austin City Limits Music Festival is one of the most popular festivals in Austin, Texas. There’s no better way to spend your weekend than with friends, family, and music at the ACL Festival.
Posted by Ryan Rodenbeck