Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
A true Austin experience, we are a fine art and music festival with 160+ local and nationally recognized artists selling everything from stocking stuffers to upscale art. We have local bands play each day.
$8, for all day entry, we accept cash and credit cards. Get a hand stamp at the exit and come back later.
At the door with cash, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover, or in advance online.
To leave and re-enter on the same day, please get your hand stamped. This includes season pass holders. Season passes are only valid once per day.
Yes, there is a mother’s nursing pod located on the north side of Palmer in the alcove next to the elevator.
For group rates please email Annie Harding.
There is $8 parking provided by the City of Austin in the parking garage next door to the Palmer Events Center Entrance. More parking info available here.
Mobility impaired parking is available in the garage on all levels located near elevators.
Directly to the City of Austin. They use a large portion of the funds collected to support neighboring Butler Park.
Over-flow parking at One Texas Center is available when the Palmer Garage reaches capacity. There is sometimes a cost. Parking may be accessed by Haywood Avenue (off of Riverside Drive), the entrance on Barton Springs Road, or the entrance on South First Street.
The Holiday Inn provides a special rate for Armadillo festival attendees. Click here for more info and to book a room.
Unfortunately, the facility does not provide wheelchairs at the show but the aisles are wide enough for you to bring your own.
Yes! Our aisles are very wide to accommodate lots of people and strollers.
Yes, we have two ATM’s in the building. One in the foyer before you enter the show and another inside.
Only certified service dogs with the proper paperwork and vest can enter the city facility.
Yes, Palmer provides concession style food as well as pizza and sandwiches prepared on site by Southside Pizza. More info available here.
Yes! We have plenty of beer and liquor at two different bars. More info available here.
Please refer to the Apply page on the website.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We accept local talent only.
The Palmer Event Center is extremely diligent on recycling. Although we do not have noticeable, separate receptacles, the trash and recyclable items are separated each night by City employees.