What are the event dates?
December 17-19, 2021
What are the hours?
Open daily 10am-5:30pm
Where are you located?
The Palmer Events Center, outside under the Terrace. Location + Parking
How much is admission?
$10 for single admission. Children 12 and under free!
What happens if it's cold or raining?
We are an all weather event. Our artists know how to shine in any weather! A one day ticket can be used any day of the show. A large portion of the event is under cover. Patio heaters will be stationed around the event.
What are our COVID-19 policies?
The Armadillo Bazaar Outside is an outdoor event and encourages all patrons to wear a mask, practice social distancing and wash their hands often.

Masks are recommended, but not required outdoors. Masks are required inside the building. All event restrooms are inside.

It is up to the discretion of each exhibiting artist to require masks within their individual booth. We ask patrons to comply with any requests to do so.

Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the event grounds. Cleaning crews will do frequent cleanings in high touch areas. Free masks will be available at the entrance gates and the entrance to the building.

If ticket holders have been recently exposed to COVID-19, or if they feel ill, we ask that they stay home.

Producers of the Armadillo Bazaar Outside will follow the safety guidelines of the Austin and Travis County Public Health and the CDC. Policy may be updated as conditions may change.

Do you offer any discounts?
No, everyone 13+ is the same price. Admission for kids 12 and under are free
How do I buy tickets?
For the sake of SAFETY, SECURITY, SPEED, and SANITATION, we are not able to accept cash at our box office this year. All tickets must be purchased through our online ticketing system. Attendees needing assistance will find friendly, helpful staff at the gate. Just don’t forget your debit or credit card!  Click here to buy tickets!
Can I leave and come back?
Yes! To leave and re-enter on the same day, please get a wristband at either of the 2 gates.
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.
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, a fine art and music festival with over 100 local and nationally recognized artists, 2 live band performances daily, a full bar. Armadillo Bazaar Outside is a safe, family friendly fine-art scene, outdoors on the grounds of the Palmer Events Center.
Where are the restrooms located?
They are conveniently located inside the Palmer Events Center.
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 – Town Lake 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.
Is there an ATM onsite?
Yes, in the foyer inside the Palmer Events Center.
Are pets allowed?
Sorry, no pets allowed. Service animals; dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities are always welcome.
Is food available?
Yes, provided by Austin Convention Center Catering.
Is there a bar?
Yes! We have plenty of beer and liquor as well as non-alcoholic beverages.
Do you have a Lost & Found?
Yes, we do! Our Lost & Found can be found at the Info Desk at the show. You can call us 9am – 6:00pm during the show 512-447-1605 to inquire about lost items or email info@armadillobazaar.com.
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 apply to become an artist at the show?
Please refer to the Apply page on the website.