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Dates announced for 2021 ACL Festival in Zilker Park

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Feb 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-27 12:39:29-05

AUSTIN, TX — Dates for the 2021 Austin City Limits Music Festival in Zilker Park have been announced and the festival's statement hints at an in-person event.

"We can't wait to see you Oct. 1-3 & 8-10, 2021 back in Zilker Park," the statement reads. "Until then, stay safe, take care of each other and sign up for updates below on all things ACL Fest."

Last year’s ACL festival was canceled due to COVID-19 and went virtual instead.

According to their website, ACL Festival Weekend 1 takes place October 1- 3, 2021 and ACL Festival weekend 2 takes place October 8-10, 2021 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. Festivals hours are:

  • Friday: 12PM – 10PM
  • Saturday: 11AM – 10PM
  • Sunday: 11AM – 10PM

Tickets are not on sale yet, but more information will be posted HERE.

In 2018 the festival contributed $264.6 million to the city's economy and created or sustained at least 1,500 jobs across bars and restaurants, hotels and transportation, reported the Austin American-Statesman.

This year’s ACL marks the 20th anniversary of the popular festival in Austin.