ARMADILLO CHRISTMAS BAZAAR CELEBRATES 40 YEARS – December 15 – 24, with NEW hours! 10am to 10pm daily!
Hot music, fine art and cold beer have made the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar the place where Austin shops in the giving season. The show is one of Austin’s longest running art and music festivals with a vibrant community-driven vibe. Visitors can explore an amazing array of handmade items from more than 160 artists while enjoying live local music and sips from a full bar. It all adds up to a fun authentic Austin experience.
The 10-day shopping destination and annual tradition for Austinites, celebrates 40 seasons of music and fine art December 15-24, from 10am to 10pm daily at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704.
The Armadillo makes holiday shopping fun in a comfortable, upbeat environment with a dazzling selection of one of a kind, hard to find, fine art and artisan crafts; from collectible pieces to modestly priced stocking stuffers, from stylishly smart to joyfully weird. Over 160 locally and nationally acclaimed artists exhibit their best works, including nearly two-dozen carefully curated newcomers this year. The Armadillo offers art for your home, perfect gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list in every price range, and anything you can imagine that will fit underneath your Christmas tree. A photo gallery of their work is available at armadillobazaar.com.
At least three bands per day perform on the Armadillo stage, with a star-studded music line-up that reads like a who’s who of Texas music. The 31 performances range from new and emerging stars to local legends, as well as Grammy winners. Armadillo’s intimate stage allows you to experience big Texas musicians in a cozy holiday setting. This year features new musicians such as John Fullbright and Gina Chavez as well as returning local icons Ray Wylie Hubbard, Asleep at the Wheel and Ruthie Foster.
WHEN: December 15 – 24, with NEW hours! 10am to 10pm daily. Food and drink from open to close.
WHERE: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704 Parking is available in the Palmer Events Center/Long Center garage.
ADMISSION: $8 for a single day pass. Kids 12 and under free.
Tickets available online at http://www.armadillobazaar.com/tickets/.