December 15-23, 2023

2023 hours TBA

The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar is a vibrant and immersive fine art and music festival that has stood the test of time as Austin's premier destination for high quality art, live music, and artisan gifts for the holiday season.

The Palmer Events Center. 900 Barton Springs Road. Click here for Location + Parking

We are back inside!

Ticket prices TBA
Children 12 and under always free!

Not at this time.

Advanced tickets will be sold online starting in October.

No worries! Our ticket scanners can look up your order by your name or email address.

Yes! To leave and re-enter on the same day, please get your hand stamped at the door.

There is paid parking provided by the City of Austin in the parking garage next door to the Palmer Events Center Entrance. There is not an option for multiple entrances per day on one ticket anymore :(

Directly to the City of Austin. They use a large portion of the funds collected to support neighboring Butler Park.

Mobility impaired parking is available in the garage on all levels located near elevators.

Yes, we have an Armadillo store full of art posters, music posters, greeting cards, bandanas, tote bags, ornaments, socks, pins, t-shirts and more art, crafts and jewelry all related to the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar!
Go to the Armadillo Store!

Yes! We have full bars as well as non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy sipping on a beer or cocktail while you shop!

Yes, provided by Southside Flying Pizza and the Austin Convention Center Catering. You'll find things such as salad, sandwiches, pizza, pasta and more!


December 23rd at 3pm! Sponsored by The Goose on Lime Creek. Contest entry is free as long as you have an official regulation Cosmic Goose Juggling Farm String in hand. String can be purchased at the Armadillo Store. or we can loan you one! The winner will receive 4 seats to any unrestricted concert at the home of Mr. String in the 2023 or 2024 season. Generously donated by owners of the Goose on Lime Creek, Dave and Rebecca Hanford. Check out

Yes! Our aisles are made extra wide for strolling and dancing!

Yes, there is a mother’s nursing room located on the north side of Palmer in the alcove next to the elevator.

Yes! We have an admin desk near the restrooms at the show or you can email inquiries to

Yes, in the foyer inside the Palmer Events Center.

Sorry, no pets allowed. Service animals; dogs that are trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities are always welcome.

Unfortunately, the facility does not provide wheelchairs at the show but there is plenty of space for you to bring your own.

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.

Please refer to the Apply page on the website.

Please email We accept local talent only.