Allowed & Prohibited Items?
Guests and their belongings are subject to search upon entry or re-entry. You can help keep the lines moving quickly by leaving large bags at home and going through the "No Bag" line at the entrance if you are not bringing a bag with you into the park. If you are bringing a bag in, you'll be searched in the other lines. Respective signage will be at the entrance to help know which line to go through.
Backpacks (Standard school sized. No frames or camping gear)
Blankets, Sheets, Towels
Cameras - only nonprofessional photos and video cameras will be allowed, and must be without equipment attachments such as selfie sticks, tripods, and monopods
Empty CamelBak water bottles and hydration packs, and plastic or aluminum water bottles
Portable/collapsible chair (Individual seat only; no double wide or connecting chairs)
Umbrella (Hand-held ONLY and no bigger than 42 in. when open)
Water - you may bring two factory sealed bottles of water.
Portable cell phone chargers
Note: Items that are deemed to be unsafe, inappropriate, or are being used for purposes other than intended may be confiscated on site
Aerosol containers, including sunscreen and personal beauty products
Any and all professional audio recording equipment
Professional cameras (SLR, DSLR) and professional recording (photo, video, audio) equipment (NO large professional detachable zoom lenses, stands, monopods, tripods, attachment sticks (selfie sticks ok) or other commercial equipment.
Any and all professional video equipment. No video recording will be allowed
Drones or any other remote flying device
Coolers of any kind. (Exceptions may be made for medical use)
Glass containers of any kind
Illegal and Illicit substances of any kind
Outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind, except 2 factory sealed bottles of water (up to 1 liter each)
Pets (except service animals)
Professional radios or walkie-talkies
Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, carts or any personal motorized vehicles
Smoking is not allowed in all Austin parks, including Auditorium Shores (E-Cigarettes are allowed)
Tents, canopies, or shade structures of any kind
Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors are not allowed. No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, give-aways, samples, etc.
Weapons or explosives of any kind
Large chains or spiked jewelry
Bicycles inside festival grounds (free parking is available near festival entrance)
Carts of any kind (including Red Wagons)