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70th Annual Art City Austin

Friday, April 17, 2020 - Sunday, April 19, 2020
06:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Republic Square
Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX, USA


Preview Party: Friday, April 17th ~ 6pm - 9pm

Saturday, April 18th ~ 10am - 6pm

Sunday, April 19th ~ 10am - 6pm


Art City is Turning 70!

2020 marks the 70th year of Art City Austin - the city’s 2nd oldest outdoor fair in Austin. The event showcases a highly curated selection of approximately 80 artists exhibiting outdoors in the heart of the city April 17-19.

This year Art City Austin will build upon the success of 2019, incorporating more immersion experiences into the three-day festival happening at the beautifully renovated Republic Square Park.

Art City Austin will offer the most diverse, thought-provoking, and entertaining programming in its 70-year history while simultaneously acknowledging the artists, organizers, and supporters who have made this festival what it is today.

Pricing & Ticket Options

PREVIEW PARTY ~ Friday 4/17 

EARLY BIRD: Preview Party Price = $50*  

Join us for the Viva Fiesta - Art City Austin’s Preview Party on Friday, April 17th. Preview Party tickets include:

  • A first look at the 2020 Art Market
  • Live music, art installations & entertainment
  • Complimentary light bites from local restaurants
  • Complimentary craft cocktails and wine tastings
  • 2-day access to the 70th Annual Art City Austin Festival on April 18-19 from 10am-6pm, including all of the below

Children 6 and under receive free Preview Party entry 


EARLY BIRD: Weekend General Admission Price = $10*  

Festival guests will enjoy:

  • 2-day admission on Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th 
  • Access to 80 local and visiting artists, designers, installation artists, artisans, and makers
  • Live culinary demonstrations
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Food and cash bar

Children 12 and under receive free General Admission weekend entry  

*Additional service charges and fees apply





Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This event is open to ALL ages. Children ages 12 and under receive complimentary General Admission.


Can I bring my dog?

Dogs are permitted at Art City Austin Festival on Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th, from 10am-6pm. Friendly and well-behaved dogs, on a leash, are welcome at Republic Square. Please bring your own bags to clean up after your pet's waste. No exotic, dangerous, aggressive or unleashed/unattended pets will be permitted at the discretion of festival staff & security. Festival staff & security reserve the right to dismiss any unfriendly or inconsiderate dogs. 

Dogs and other pets are NOT permitted into the park during the Art City Austin Preview Party on Friday, April 17th, from 6-9pm. 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking fees may apply per posted lots/garages/street meters surrounding the Republic Square Park area in downtown Austin.


What's the refund policy?

All sales are final. Event is rain or shine barring any extreme conditions or city park closures.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Mobile, digital, or printed tickets will be accepted. One ticket is valid for each guest, and permits event entry on both Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th between 10am and 6pm. Children ages 12 and under receive complimentary General Admission with an adult.


Will I receive a separate ticket for each day?

General Admission tickets are valid for 2-day admission on Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th between 10am and 6pm. One ticket will be issued per purchase and is valid for both event days for one guest. A wristband will be issued upon initial arrival and scanning validation of your ticket. One wristband issued per ticket, per guest.


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?



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Early Bird: Weekend General Admission (Sat & Sun)

$10.00+ $1.73 fee

Early Bird: Preview Party (Friday + Sat & Sun)

$50.00+ $4.69 fee

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