The 2016 Austin Food + Wine Festival is almost here!
Check out the 2016 Event Map below for Auditorium Shores! Be in the know before you go.
On Saturday, April 23rd, the gates at Auditorium Shores will open at 11:00am and close at 4:00pm.
On Sunday, April 24th, the gates at Auditorium Shores will open at 11:00am and close at 3:00pm.
Wednesday’s Cheers to 130 Years! takes place at 6:00pm at The Driskill Grill.
Thursday’s Feast Under the Stars takes place at 6:30pm at Auditorium Shores.
Friday’s Social Hour takes place between 6:00pm and 7:30pm at The Madison, and Friday’s Taste of Texas takes place between 7:00pm and 9:30pm at Republic Square Park.
Saturday’s Rock Your Taco takes place between 7:00pm and 9:30pm at Republic Square Park.
Picking Up Your TicketsTickets may be picked up at the Box Office, located at Auditorium Shores, by the entrance of the festival, which is directly across from the Long Center.
Thursday, April 21st
Friday, April 22nd
9AM – 6PM
Saturday, April 23rd
9AM – 4PM
Sunday, April 24th
9AM – 3PM
Good News: Lyft, the app that gets you rides in minutes, is the official ridesharing partner of this year’s Austin Food + Wine Festival. Forget the hassle of parking and driving to the festival, and let Lyft focus on getting you where you need to go.
Even better news: You get $20 off your first ride with Lyft. Here’s how it works:
1. Download the Lyft app and enter code FOODWINE (in the Payment area).
2. Request a ride.
3. Get where you want to go at the push of a button. Easy as that!
Where To Stay
Need a hotel? We’ve partnered with select hotels to offer our ticket holders discounted hotel rates over the festival weekend. When you book your hotel room through us, $2 per room night goes to Kids In a New Groove. Inventory is limited, so head to our hotel page to reserve your room now before they’re gone!
Plan Your ScheduleBe sure to check out the schedule before the weekend to plan out your preferred, demos, panels and activities. Seating begins 15 minutes prior to each demo and will be on a first-come, first-served basis so be sure to arrive early! If you’re grilling with Tim Love, make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes early to secure your spot.
Meet The Talent
Meet your favorite chefs and pick up a signed cookbook! Swing by the Book Signing Tent on both Saturday and Sunday, then head to the Festival Store to check out our 2016 festival merchandise and take home your own copy of other featured books by the Festival’s top chefs and talent!
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