THE LARGEST AND MOST DIVERSE DRAG FESTIVAL ON THE PLANET

HUNDREDS OF DRAG ARTISTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

INCLUDING HEADLINERS FROM 

SPECIAL GUEST NIKKI BLONSKY

SPECIAL GUESTS DRAG COVEN

SPECIAL GUEST BAND DAME JUDY

LINKS TO AMBASSADORS

LINKS TO HEADLINERS

LINKS TO FEATURED PERFORMERS

Links to KingFest

LINKS TO DRAG MARKET

LINKS TO FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

LINKS TO PANELS PAGE

LINKS TO FAQS

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In the daytime, visit the Drag Village located in our host hotel where you will be treated to Drag showcases, a Drag Market, Meet & Greets, Panels, Workshops, Podcasts/Web Shows, Reality TV Auditions, Game Shows, a Welcome Show, after hours events, VIP Hospitality Suite,  and much more.

In the evenings catch our Drag Shuttle to the Red River Cultural District in downtown Austin to witness even more of the best Drag artists from around the world in multiple venues just feet from each other!

This is an All Ages festival during the daytime. Minors ages 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Some festival content and language (including artist performances) may not be suitable for all ages. Parental discretion is advised. We have requested that our daytime performing artists keep their acts rated G or PG-13. We do not review the performances in advance. The nightly Drag showcases are limited to ages 21+ (Elysium stage is 18+).

This is a 100% volunteer run nonprofit event produced by Austin International Drag Foundation Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to the education, support and advancement of Drag Artists everywhere.

Check out our incredible festival sponsors.

Festival Sponsor Werrrk dot com


Camp Wannakiki, official Austin Drag Festival Partner

This project is supported in part by the cultural arts division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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This is an All Ages festival during the daytime. Minors ages 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The parent or legal guardian are responsible for the minor’s behavior/actions and their safety. Any minor found not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian will be escorted from the property and banned from the festival. Some festival content and language (including artist performances) may not be suitable for all ages. Parental discretion is advised. We have requested that our daytime performing artists keep their acts rated G or PG-13. We do not review the performances in advance. The nightly Drag showcases are limited to ages 21+ (Elysium stage is 18+). Minors will not be admitted into evening showcases.

The Austin International Drag Festival aims to be a safe, respectful, inclusive, and fun environment for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of any kind, including: intimidation or threats, inappropriate disruption of events, hurtful language that is intended to harm a specific group or individual, physical assault of any type, and stalking. We have a zero tolerance policy for violations of consent, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct. If you witness a violation of any of these rules, please immediately bring this to the attention of the nearest festival staff member.