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2nd St. District ACL Activation Downtown
October 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
On Saturday, October 9 from 11am-1pm 2ND St. District will be hosting a completely free ACL activation for attendees to get festival ready before heading over to Zilker Park. With the District located in the heart of downtown Austin, just a mile from Zilker Park, it serves as the perfect destination to grab a bite to eat and put the finishing touches on your ACL look.
Central Texans are invited to visit the patio in front of 3TEN Austin to get their hair braided from professional stylists from milk + honey, make their own flower crown or grab one to go, and have their face painted before heading out for a day of live music, all free of charge. While downtown, guests can explore 2nd St. District’s local eats, shops, and more while downtown.
In addition to the free activations, the Love, Titos retail store just around the corner will have live music in support of the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) from 12-2 p.m. Those attending ACL can also show their wristband and get a 6-class pack for $99 plus two free classes at OrangeTheory Fitness.
Festival-goers can take advantage of the complimentary festival shuttles provided by ACL Fest. Board at Republic Square Park at the corner of 5th & San Antonio streets in downtown Austin and be dropped off outside the Barton Springs West Festival Entrance. The bus will make return trips to the same spot once attendees are done rockin’ n’ rollin. Shuttles will run from Republic Square starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
With major headliners to perform including Billie Eilish, Rüfüs Du Sol, Doja Cat, and much more, the annual 2-weekend event is back and ready to welcome guests and their festival looks. Visit 2ND St. District’s website for a full list of places to shop festival wear, dine before or after the event, or grab a drink!