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SXSW - Auditorium Shores

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:00am to Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 9:00pm

Event website

This event is open for public participation, and a fee for participation/grounds entry is charged.


  • Partially Open - greater than 50% available without a ticket and unfenced.
  • The event will affect area traffic conditions and public recreational use of the park during event hours. 
  • Safety fencing will be erected as part of the event and will close the east lawn of the park to regular public access.
  • Due to the number of participants on site, and the nature of the activities, access to park areas, parking lots, waterway and/or docks are impacted during event hours.
  • In addition, event set up activities occur in advance such as infrastructure delivery and includes a significant amount of traffic in the park.          


  • PARKING ALERT - Parking on the grass/on unauthorized park grounds is a $250 parking fine  during special events.
  • VENDING ALERT - Illegal vending/commercial activity Class C Misdemeanor minimum $200 fine.
  • Glass, Styrofoam and Smoking are prohibited in all parksIn addition, the event organizer may restrict additional items on site.
  • For additional event information and all inquiries please visit the event website for additional information, schedule and exact timing, parking, item restrictions, registration and contact information.


  • Suggested Alternative Park Use Areas: Shores off leash area, Zilker Park Great Lawn
  • Amplified Sound:  Amplified sound has been permitted at this event from:  4 pm Thursday/Friday, 12 noon - 10 pm.
  • Street Closures and Impacts:  Road closures and/or lane reductions are associated with this event, and may precede actual event start times for logistical purposes. Event street closure information:  


  • No street closures are associated with this event. 
  • Neighborhood NO PARKING restrictions are IN EFFECT!  Signed “no parking areas” will actively enforced on event day(s).  See no parking areas at:


Location Information
Auditorium Shores
900 West Riverside Drive
Austin, TX
Contact Information