What are the event dates?
December 15-24, 2021
What are the hours?
Open daily 11am-10pm. Closing early on Christmas Eve at 8pm
How much is admission?
Tickets and Season Pass information will be released ASAP.
Do you offer any discounts?
No, everyone 13+ is the same price. Admission for kids 12 and under are free
Do you sell tickets online?
Yes! Tickets and Season Pass information will be released ASAP.
Can I leave and come back?
To leave and re-enter on the same day, please get your hand stamped. This includes season pass holders. Season passes are only valid once per day.
Where do I park?
There is paid parking provided by the City of Austin in the parking garage next door to the Palmer Events Center Entrance. More parking info available here.
Where does the parking fee go?
Directly to the City of Austin. They use a large portion of the funds collected to support neighboring Butler Park.
Is there Disabled Parking available?
Mobility impaired parking is available in the garage on all levels located near elevators.
What can I expect to find?
A true Austin experience, we are a fine art and music festival with nearly 200 local and nationally recognized artists selling everything from stocking stuffers to upscale art. We have three live bands play each day.
Is there a quiet place to nurse my baby?
Yes, there is a mother’s nursing room located on the north side of Palmer in the alcove next to the elevator.
What hotel should I stay in?
The Holiday Inn provides a special rate for Armadillo festival attendees. Click here for more info and to book a room.
Do you have wheelchairs available?
Unfortunately, the facility does not provide wheelchairs at the show but the aisles are wide enough for you to bring your own.
Can I bring a stroller?
Yes! Our aisles are very wide to accommodate lots of people and strollers.
Is there an ATM onsite?
Yes, we have one in the foyer before you enter the show.
Are pets allowed?
Sorry, no pets allowed inside the Palmer Events Center. Service animals; dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities are always welcome.
Is food available?
Yes, 2021 offerings TBA
Is there a bar?
Yes! We have plenty of beer and liquor at multiple bars.
Do you have a Lost & Found?
Yes, we do! Our Lost & Found can be found at the Back Desk in the show. You can call us 9am – 10:30pm during the show 512-532-2646 to inquire about lost items or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is recycling available?
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.
How do I inquire about performing as a musician at the show?
Please email email@example.com. We accept local talent only.