The following information was provided by the City of Austin and C3 Presents to help our neighborhood prepare for the upcoming Austin City Limits Music Festival:

ACL Music Festival will take place over two consecutive weekends: Friday, Oct. 6th through Sunday, Oct. 8th; and Friday, Oct. 13th through Sunday, Oct. 15th, from noon to 10 PM on Friday, and 11 AM to 10 PM on Saturday/Sunday.

The event will significantly affect area traffic conditions and public recreational use of the park on both load in/out and event days. Neighborhood NO PARKING restrictions are in effect. Signed “no parking areas” are actively enforced only on event days (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). The ACL Festival web site offers extensive information about transportation to/from the event.

Azie Morton (between Barton Hills Drive and Barton Springs Road) will be closed from 11 AM to 11:59 PM each day of the festival. Barton Springs Road through Zilker Park will be closed starting Thursday at 8 PM until 11:59 PM on Sunday, both weekends. No vehicular traffic will be allowed on Barton Springs Road from South Lamar to Sterzing from 9 PM to 11 PM both weekends.  For load in/out Barton Springs Road will have varying lane closures on Saturday, Sept. 30 and Monday, Oct. 2 through Thursday, Oct. 5 and Monday, Oct. 16 through Wednesday, Oct. 18.

The maps linked below offer a high-level overview of the scheduled street closures and transportation options for patrons to travel to Zilker Park from outside the surrounding neighborhoods. Please visit the city event pages for detailed park access maps.

Barton Springs Pool is open at all times during normal hours. During Festival days parking is protected at the south gate lot off Azie Morton Rd. for pool swimmers. In addition, Auditorium Shores will be open at all times for general and off-leash use.