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RESCHEDULED: 70th Annual Art City Austin

Friday, October 23, 2020 - Sunday, October 25, 2020
06:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Republic Square
Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX, USA

Art Alliance Austin announces the 70th Annual Art City Austin, originally planned for April, has been rescheduled to October 23-25, 2020.

All current ticket purchases will be honored for the new event dates, October 23-25, 2020. Thank you for your continued support of Art City and Art Alliance Austin. We look forward to a successful event later this year. If you have questions about Art City Austin, you can visit the website at or contact us via email at Thank you.


Rescheduled dates: Friday, October 23 - Sunday, October 25, 2020

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. Originally planned for April, we are please to announce the event has been rescheduled to October 23-25, 2020.

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 ~ rescheduled for FRIDAY, OCT 23 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Advanced Preview Party Price = $65*  

Join us for the Viva Fiesta - Art City Austin’s Preview Party. 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, including all of the below

Children 6 and under receive free Preview Party entry 


Advanced Weekend General Admission Price = $15*  

Festival guests will enjoy:

  • 2-day admission
  • Access to 70+ 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. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges offered. Event is Rain or Shine barring any extreme conditions or city park closures.





What if I purchased tickets for the April event?

The event is rescheduled for Friday, October 23 (Preview Party), and Saturday, October 24 - Sunday, October 25 (General Admission). Any April ticket purchases will be honored for the new event dates. Simply present your April tickets at the event for proper scanning validation and entry. We look forward to a successful event later this year.

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. Children ages 6 and under receive complimentary Preview Party admission on Friday with a ticketed adult.


Can I bring my dog?

Dogs are permitted at the general Art City Austin Festival on Saturday, Oct 24 and Sunday, Oct 25 between 10am and 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 (Fri, Oct 23). 

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

Admission tickets do not include parking. 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. No refunds or exchanges offered. Event is rain or shine barring any extreme conditions or city park closures. Tickets previously purchased for the original April dates will be honored for the rescheduled event in October.


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 and Sunday. Children ages 12 and under receive complimentary General Admission with an adult.


Will I receive a separate ticket for each day?

Preview Party tickets are valid for all 3 days - Friday, Oct 23 from 6pm-9pm, and BOTH Satuday, Oct 24 and Sunday, Oct 25 between 10am and 6pm.

General Admission tickets are valid for 2-day admission on Saturday and Sunday. 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.


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Weekend General Admission (Sat & Sun)

$15.00+ $2.60 fee

Preview Party Admission (Friday + Sat & Sun)

$65.00+ $5.80 fee

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