Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

ID’s must be presented at the Gate to receive a Festival Wristband. Those without an ID or those under the age of 21, will be given an ‘Underage’ wristband. Those 21+ will be given a ’21+ Wristband’. Please have your ID’s ready upon entering the Festival. Children’s tickets will be available at the Festival ONLY: Children ages 6 and under are FREE, Children 7-17 will be $10 for General Admission.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking is LIMITED at the Festival. Please carpool when possible or use the Hike & Bike Trail on Lady Bird Lake. You may use the two parking lots located to the North on Jesse E. Segovia or the parking lot located to the East of the Festival grounds. We highly suggest taking advantage of the area hike and bike trails, public transportation, and car pooling.  Please do not park on residential streets.

ADA parking outside Main Gate on Jesse E Segovia St and Chicon St.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?

No outside food or drinks are allowed. The City of Austin Parks are smoke free. If you bring a pet, please be prepared to clean up any pet waste.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email:

Where do proceeds go?

Proceeds from Austin PRIDE are donated back to the community.

Can we use tickets saved to our smartphone?

Yes, Tickets purchased online in advance must be printed or downloaded to your smart phone for scanning, in order to receive your wristband

Will there be tickets available at the gate?

Tickets for the Festival WILL be available at the Festival gates. Price is $20 cash for adults, $10 for children 7-17, children 6 and under are free. Please note, you will need to que in the General Admission line at the Festival, should you choose to purchase them at the Festival Gate

Will there be ATM’s available?

Yes, we WILL have multiple ATM’s on site

Will you release a list of performance times?

Yes, a full list of performance times will be published in the Austin Chronicle, our FB Event, FB Page and in our Festival App.

Do the rides/attractions require an additional fee?

No, rides/attractions at the Festival do NOT have an additional fee, they are including in your ticket.

Does our General Admission Ticket include viewing of both stages?

Yes, General Admission tickets include viewing both stages of entertainment.

When do Festival Gates open?

Festival Gates open at 11am on Saturday, August 12th.

Is the Parade free to attend/view?

Yes, there is no cost to view the Parade, which starts at 8pm, on Saturday, August 12th, at the Capitol, marching down Congress and ending at the Congress Bridge/ Cesar Chavez

Are outside food or drinks allowed?

No outside food or drinks are allowed at the Festival.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash. Pet owners are responsible for pet waste.


Event will be held rain or shine. Entrance to the Festival grounds is at your own risk. The Austin Pride Foundation reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly or offensive by management.

Persons entering the Festival grounds hereby consent to having their image and/ or likeness, writings, biographical information or recordings of their voice captured or reproduced in any medium, forever and throughout the world, for editorial, educational, promotional, publicity, advertising or any other purpose by TAPF or its affiliates, respective licensees and assigns, partners or the media.

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