It's that time of year again! Back for its 20th year, Austin City Limits Music Festival (October 1-3 and October 8-10, 2021) brings the magic of the famed public TV series Austin City Limits outside the studio and into Austin's most beloved park. ACL Festival features a diverse lineup of acts every year with 8 stages, more than 90 artists and  bands – and best of all, two weekends.

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large balloon reading Austin City Limits Music Festival with colorful flags at ACL Fest in austin texas
Credit Greg Noire. Courtesy of ACL Music Festival.

Explore this year's impressive lineup of local and national acts below, get a feel for the full festival experience and purchase your tickets for this Austin-only event.

ACL Fest October 2021 Lineup Poster see website for artists

Health Policy

A printed copy of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to attend ACL Festival 2021. The negative COVID-19 printed test result must be obtained within 72 hours (3 days) of attending ACL Festival. Patrons who are fully vaccinated may show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination instead of proof of negative test. Information related to masks will be released closer to the festival dates.

As required by the City of Austin, masks will be required in areas of Zilker Park where it is difficult to maintain social distancing; including on festival shuttle buses, entrance lines, areas closest to the stages at the festival, the on-site merchandise store, etc. Free masks will be available at each entry gate.

The festival will also have increased hand sanitizer stations on-site, and cleaning crews will do frequent cleanings in high touch areas.

For the most up-to-date information, check the ACL Festival website