Performance schedule will be updated here: https://austindragfest.sched.com/

https://austindragfest.sched.com/venues/ is probably the best view of the schedule.

During the day the Holiday Inn Austin Midtown becomes The Drag Village!

Holiday Inn Austin Midtown is located at 6000 Middle Fiskville Road Austin, Texas 78752.     In the evenings we will be downtown in the Red River Cultural District and on 4th Street where the nightly Drag Showcases will be taking place.

For Vendors, the Drag Village opens at noon on Thursday and all other days at 10am.

For VIP passholders, the Drag Village opens at 1pm on Thursday and all other days at 11am.

For everyone else, the Drag Village opens at 2pm on Thursday and all other says at noon.

Daytime shows at the Holiday Inn Austin Midtown are all ages and rated “PG-13”.  

Holiday Inn Austin Midtown Ballroom shows begin after the Drag Village has opened.

AGES: Minors under 17 must be accompanied by their parents at all times.  

All attendees under 21 years old will be marked with black Xs on their hands/bracelets.

This is an all ages festival. 

The VIP Lounge

VIP LOUNGE HOURS: THURSDAY 3PM-3AM, FRIDAY 11AM-3AM, SATURDAY 11AM-3AM, SUNDAY 1PM-5PM (PRIVATE EVENT FROM 7PM-9PM)

VIPs include: Headliners, Ambassadors, Festival Management & Board of Directors, Special Headlining Guests, and VIP Pass Holders. (Featured & Selected Artists are not allowed in the VIP Lounge)
Only ages 21+ are allowed in the VIP Lounge (no exceptions).

No plus one’s or Artist friends/entourage will be allowed to enter the VIP Lounge.

There is a strict No Smoking policy (even on the balconies) at the hotel.

VIP Room attendants/management have the right to refuse to serve you and escort you out if you become too intoxicated. Absolutely no drugs of any kind. Food will not be available all day.

We request that noise be kept at a reasonable level out of respect for other hotel guests. Drinks are not allowed to leave the VIP Lounge. You will be asked to surrender your drink if you are exiting the room.

There is a room capacity of 20 guests.

ALL EVENING VENUES WILL BE 21+ with the exception of Elysium (which is 18+).

Elysium is 18 and up.

Our evening Venues Include:

ThursdayFridaySaturday Sunday
Hotel BallroomElysiumElysiumBallroom
ElysiumVahallaVahallaThe North Door
Vahalla
Swan Dive
Sellers 
Side Bar
Rain


Venue and Downtown Addresses:

Holiday Inn Austin Midtown. Hotel Ballroom 6000 Middle Fiskville Road Austin, Texas 78752

Elysium. 705 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Vahalla. 710 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Sellers. 213 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Rain. 217 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Swan Dive. 615 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Side Bar. 602 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701

The North Door. 501 Brushy St, Austin, TX 78702

Schedule

Performance schedule will be updated here:  https://austindragfest.sched.com/

https://austindragfest.sched.com/venues/ is probably the best view of the schedule.

Downtown shows will begin at 10pm.  “Last Call” in the state of Texas is at 2am.

PHOTOGRAPHY/MEDIA

PHOTOGRAPHERS/VIDEOGRAPHERS (VOLUNTEER) Volunteer photographers must check-in at registration to receive their lanyards and festival credentials. They have been assigned specific shifts and venues to do their volunteer work. They will be asked to agree to the festival safety regulations.

PHOTOGRAPHERS/VIDEOGRAPHERS (NON-VOLUNTEER) – You must have a special lanyard and festival credentials in order to take photos at our festival. Anyone with a camera (other than a cell phone) will be asked to stop taking photos and to speak to festival management to obtain permission and festival credentials. Not all photographers will be allowed to have a lanyard/credentials.

If a person is wearing a sticker requesting that you do not take their photo, then do not take their photo.

Festival management reserves the right to escort of the property anyone who breaks our rules. No refunds.