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Austin – 16th Annual Bat Fest

August 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm

$20 – $200
BatFest 2019 web

Dear Bat Fest Patrons,

Bat Fest is going to take place on August 28, 2021. We will be following the guidelines of the City of Austin at the time of the event. It is a bit far off to know what those will be at this time, so check back closer to the event.

Cost: Admission $20 in advance, $25 cash at the gate. Kids 8 and under free with an adult. Tickets to 2021 Bat Fest.
VIP Tickets: Price $150 early bird, $200 regular price.

Want to be in the front row? Get a VIP ticket. It includes access to VIP only designated areas featuring front row standing area at the North and South stages, private restrooms, a covered backstage area with seating and tables near main stage, misting fans, a voucher to be used at the official event merchandise booth for any event t-shirt available, reserved VIP parking in the nearby TXDOT lot, a private cash bar with the only mixed drinks available at the festival including 2 complimentary drink tickets* for any adult beverage served at the bar (adult beverages can be purchased after drink tickets are used), 1 food voucher to be used at any food booth at the event, water and soda. Must be 21 or older to consume beer, wine, or liquor in Texas. Rain or Shine event. Refunds and rescheduling are not possible.h4.*About the Bats:

A good source for information specific to the Congress Ave. Bats is Austinbats.org . Because bats are wild animals, it is hard to predict exactly when the emergence will begin but the flight usually begins between 7:00 – 8:45 p.m. For current emergence times call 512-327-9721. The emergence can last up to ½ hour as 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats head out for their nightly flight.

Bat Costume Contest:

Prize is $100 for Best Adult Costume and $100 for best childrens costume. Participants will be lined up on Stage, and the crowd will be asked to yell for the costume they like the best. Originality is encouraged.

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August 28, 2021
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
$20 – $200
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Congress Ave Bridge
100 South Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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