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CityStage is the digital portal connecting you to the Austin Center for Events (ACE).
ACE, is a collaborative office designed to streamline special event permitting. ACE is anchored by teams from transportation, music, police, fire and EMS departments as well as other departments, agencies and facilities. Visit our Event Planning page to find out how to get started with your special event in Austin. For general inquiries email SpecialEvents@austintexas.gov or call 512-974-1000.
Blues on the Green Concert Series
A classic Austin event, Austin City Limits Radio's Blues on the Green brings thousands of folks together once a month throughout the summer for a series of free summertime concerts in Zilker Park. Expect families and groups sprawling out on blankets, enjoying some cold beverages, food and great music. Summer 2019 schedule: May 22, June 12, July 17, Aug. 7.
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From transportation options to tips for exploring the best Austin has to offer, view our Spring Festival guide here.
Special Events Ordinance
Austin Center for Events worked with community stakeholders to develop proposed administrative rules for the Special Events Ordinance adopted by City Council on May 10, 2018.
The proposed rules were adopted on February 25, 2019. The adopted special events ordinance rules went into effect April 1, 2019 and can be viewed here. To learn more about the ordinance and rules development process click here.
View the Notice of Decision on Appeal of Adopted Rule here.