What will you see at Bat Fest this year? 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from under the bridge at dusk, 3 stages with live music, more than 75 arts & crafts vendors, delicious food and drinks, fun children’s activities, a bat costume contest and other bat activities.

Tickets for Bat Fest are on sale now! Click here to purchase your tickets.

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 main stage in the Austin American Statesman parking lot, also a front row area at the North Bridge stage and the triphound.net stage, private restrooms, a tented backstage area with seating and tables, 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 for the backstage catering area, water and soda. *Must be 21 or older to consume beer, wine, or liquor in Texas.

Want even more? Check out the upgrade meet and greet option. For $75 more All the benefits of VIP plus Meet and greet all of these bands: Smile Empty Soul, Adelitas Way, Trapt, Sick Puppies, Scott StappRain or Shine event.

Refunds and rescheduling are not possible.


Bat Costume Contest:

Prize is $100 for Best Adult Costume and $100 for best children's costume. fastParticipants 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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