What are the hours?
Decemeber 13-23: 11am – 10pm
Christmas Eve (12/24): 11am-8pm

Where are you located?
Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
Do you sell tickets online?
Yes! Purchase tickets here.
What can I expect to find?
A true Austin experience, we are a fine art and music festival with nearly 200 local and nationally recognized artists selling everything from stocking stuffers to upscale art. We have three live bands play each day.
How much does it cost?
$10 for a single-day ticket.
$50 for a Season Pass.
Free admission for kids 12 and under.
We accept cash and credit cards at the door, or you can order online starting September 24th.
Don’t forget! Get your hand stamped at the exit for free re-entry later the same day.
How can I buy tickets or Season Passes?
At the door with cash, AmericanExpress, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, or in advance online. Season Passes are only available for purchase online in the fall until the day before the show opens.
Can I leave and come back?
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.
Is there a quiet place to nurse my baby?
Yes, there is a mother’s nursing room located on the north side of Palmer in the alcove next to the elevator.
Do you have group rates?
For group rates please email Annie Harding.
Where do I park?
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.
Where does the $8 parking fee go?
Directly to the City of Austin. They use a large portion of the funds collected to support neighboring Butler Park.
Is there Disabled Parking available?
Mobility impaired parking is available in the garage on all levels located near elevators.
What hotel should I stay in?
The Holiday Inn provides a special rate for Armadillo festival attendees. Click here for more info and to book a room.
Do you have wheelchairs available?
Unfortunately, the facility does not provide wheelchairs at the show but the aisles are wide enough for you to bring your own.
Can I bring a stroller?
Yes! Our aisles are very wide to accommodate lots of people and strollers.
Is there an ATM onsite?
Yes, we have one in the foyer before you enter the show.
Can I bring my dog?
Only certified service dogs with the proper paperwork and vest can enter the city facility.
Is there a bar?
Yes! We have plenty of beer and liquor at two different bars.
Do you have a Lost & Found?
Yes, we do! Our Lost & Found can be found at the Back Desk in the show. You can call us 9am – 10:30pm during the show 512-532-2646 to inquire about lost items or email [email protected]
How do I apply to become an artist at the show?
Please refer to the Apply page on the website.
Is recycling available?
The Palmer Events 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.