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Armadillo Christmas Bazaar 2018 Live Music

  • Palmer Events Center
  • 900 Barton Springs Rd.
  • Austin, TX 78704-1169
  • December 13, 2018 - December 24, 2018
  • Recurring daily
  • Phone: (512) 447-1605
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: Tickets are $10 for a single-day pass. Free admission for children 12 and under.

The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar celebrates 43 seasons of treating Texans and tourists to a festive, holiday shopping experience for art and live music lovers. This iconic cultural event features 175+ contemporary touring visual artists and local favorites showcasing their work while the Armadillo Bazaar stage entertains shoppers with national touring acts, award-winning bands and Grammy nominated musicians. With lights down low, spirits high, and the music just right, the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar makes holiday shopping fun.

This art and music festival will delight shoppers of all ages and musical tastes with the 2018 lineup of 37 acts, 10 musicians new to the Armadillo. Featuring the eclectic soul of modern R&B with Armadillo newcomer Mélat, to London Homesick Blues writer Gary P. Nunn who returns to the Armadillo Stage after a decades-long absence, to the rockin’ sounds of Austin royalty Shinyribs to fiddle prodigy and 2ndgeneration Armadillo musician, Warren Hood. The Armadillo Bazaar has something for the whole family.

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar announces “12 Days of Giving” – a 2018 initiative designed to give back to nonprofits in the Austin community. Ranging from two to eighty-six years in business, the chosen organizations align with the Armadillo Bazaar’s commitment to supporting visual artists, makers, creatives, theatre, live music and musicians, disability rights and preservation of Austin’s unique culture. 

With roots in Austin’s legendary Armadillo World Headquarters, the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar is one of Austin's longest running art and music festivals. From its humble beginnings in dive bars and music halls to its current 40,000 square feet of pop-up galleries, gift shops, two full bars, delicious local food and an intimate stage you can see and hear all over the show – the Armadillo magic continues to reach long-time fans and newcomers alike.

View a photo gallery of Armadillo Bazaar artist’s works and make plans with the 2018 music lineup.                         

Tickets are $10 for a single-day pass; available at the door, or in advance at Free admission for children 12 and under. More information at

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar 2018
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  • Palmer Events Center
  • Tickets are $10 for a single-day pass. Free admission for children 12 and under.
  • Recurring daily