The Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix race returns to Austin, Texas in 2023 and is ready to welcome fans back, October 20-22, 2023, at Circuit of The Americas (COTA). More details will be announced later this year, but here's what we know so far:

Two formula one cars round the turn in front of fan stands at Austins Circuit of The Americas racetrack
Courtesy of Circuit of The Americas.

Live Music & Food

The world’s premier motorsport series will intertwine with a variety of exciting performances and festivities for the entire family, evolving COTA into the ultimate American Soundtrack for the race weekend. There will be numerous stages around the track with more than 20 live music performances throughout the weekend, featuring performances by national acts and renowned local artists. The weekend festivities also include headline performances that you won't want to miss. 

The COTA Culinary Experience features unique food villages with 30+ restaurants, showcasing the best of Texas cuisine. From tacos and barbecue to homemade biscuits and other Austin favorites, there will be something for everyone to enjoy all weekend long. Race fans from all over the world can take a food tour through Texas, with each restaurant offering 2-3 menu items for guests. A few highlights from past years include the famous biscuits from Little Ola’s, bite sized cookie creations from Cookie Rich, Tex-Mex from Eldorado Café, smoked meats from Micklethwait, sausage and schnitzel from Easy Tiger, sweet treats from the beloved Amy’s Ice Creams, and much more.

Formula 1 racecar rounding corner past crowd of cheering fans.
Courtesy of Circuit of The Americas.

Tickets & Transportation

Although the first round of 3-day general admission is sold out for the 2023 F1 race weekend, you can still score grandstand and bleacher tickets, or keep an eye out for the next round of 3-day and single day tickets here. If you already have your passes, 3-day ticket packages include access to concerts, Friday practice sessions, Saturday practice and qualifying sessions, and the Sunday Grand Prix.

Wondering about parking or traffic? COTA has you covered with shuttle service throughout the weekend, in partnership with CapMetro. Shuttle passes will be available each day with three pick-up locations to choose from. 

Photo of women in a black dress standing in an archway and smiling towards cameraContributed by Brooke Lewis.
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