December 14-23, 2024

11am-9:30pm daily

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. Shop for fine art and gifts, enjoy live music, eat, drink, dance, have fun, be inspired!

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

One day tickets $12
Season tickets $60
Children 12 and under always free!

Not at this time.

Advanced tickets will be sold online starting October 23rd right on our website!
Buy Tickets. You can also purchase tickets at the door.

Most artists accept cash, but the box office and concessions do not.

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

Yes! You can leave and re-enter on the same day with your wristband.

The Holiday Inn – Town Lake provides a special rate for Armadillo festival attendees. . Click here for more info and to book a room.

There is paid parking ($10) 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, online or at the show! We have an Armadillo store full of art posters, music posters, t-shirts, greeting cards, bandanas, tote bags, ornaments, socks, pins 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. We'll have the Hello Trouble Hall bar too, as well as a roaming bartender during the busiest times. Enjoy sipping on a beer or cocktail while you shop!



December 23rd, time TBD. Sponsored by The Goose on Lime Creek. Contest entry is free as long as you use an official regulation Cosmic Goose Juggling Farm String we provide. String can be purchased at the Armadillo Store. if you want to start practicing now! There will be prizes!!

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 at the NE corner of 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 our website.

Please email We accept local talent only.