2017 Austin Fall Festival Guide

October 2, 2017 / Texas

Every October, music-lovers from all over flock to Austin for one of the largest music festivals in the country. The festivities take place in Zilker Park, but the entire city has plenty to offer during both fest weekends.

Whether you’re in town for the music-filled weekend or live in Austin year-round, we’re here to help you get from the back seat to the front row.

Read on for tips on getting around this weekend.

Pickup locations

When requesting a ride, exit the festival grounds and walk to one of the suggested pickup locations:

  • McDonald’s on Barton Springs Blvd
  • Veterans Drive across from Austin High School
  • Lee Barton Drive
  • Sterzing Drive


Stay safe during the fest

During the fest, thousands of riders will turn to Uber for a safe trip home. Check out these tips to stay safe with Uber during the festival and every day.

Check out our full list of festival safety tips to help you get around this weekend.