2020 Special Event Updates
Gatherings & Special Events Prohibited
Continuing to do these things effectively will help in our battle against COVID-19 and enable us to return to normal life as soon as it is safe to do so.
Special Event Permit Application Cancellation from Spring 2020
The City received just under 200 Spring Festival Season permit applications. A list of the permit application cancellations is available. Cancellations may be for any reason, including but not limited to the Austin-Travis County Orders to prohibit mass gatherings.
Questions and More Information
If you have questions about your event application or future plans, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can schedule a remote meeting with you.
In case of emergency, always dial 911. For non-emergencies, dial 311 or 512-974-5000.
Submit a Police Report online to report a criminal incident to the police department.
Download the APD app to get direct access to APD services including station locations, crime prevention information, news updates, and more.
Micromobility Guidelines People who plan to use micromobility services, like scooters and some bikes, should do so in a safe and ethical manner. Please help keep Austin moving safely.
Get Home Safe:
Friendly reminder that buzzed driving is drunk driving. Know how you're getting home before leaving for a night on the town.
Capital Metro can help you get around. Check out routes, maps and download their app to help you navigate Austin public transit.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport:
Zilker Park is just south of downtown and one of our most-loved outdoor spaces. This 351-acre metropolitan park is home to a variety of recreation opportunities, facilities, and special events.
Central Library was named one of TIME Magazine’s World's Greatest Places 2018. The library is home to 500,000 books, an art gallery, rooftop butterfly garden, café, and a technology petting zoo, and more.
Austin History Center is the history division of the Austin Public Library devoted to preserving information about local businesses, residents, institutions, and more so future generations have access to our history.
The Texas Capitol is the meeting place of the Texas Legislature. Our beautiful Texas Capitol building is widely recognized as one of the nation's most distinguished state capitols.
Ann & Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake is one of Austin's many trails. This 10-mile trail is a gem right in the heart of downtown along Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake).
Blanton Museum of Art Located on the University of Texas at Austin campus, the Blanton Museum is an art collection with nearly 18,000 works showcasing art from across the ages. Discover new and old favorites as you check out their exhibits.
Bullock Museum Discover your love of Texas history and check out their ever-changing artifacts, rare documents, photographs, and special exhibits.
Zilker Botanical Garden Visit the botanical gardens to enjoy handsome trees, natural grottoes, and aquatic features.
Entertainment Districts Explore Austin's divers entertainment districts where you'll find everything from trendy shops and restaurants to cool live music venues, renowned museums and galleries, and scenic outdoor destinations.
Leave No Trace and help Keep Austin Beautiful! Minimize your impact on Austin by practicing the principles and properly disposing waste in designated areas.