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Find your way out to the Austin American Statesman on May 6 for the third annual Derby in the City Music Festival! Take in "the most exciting two minutes in sports" on our jumbotron while experiencing the very best in live music. Ladies grab your biggest derby hats and gentlemen come out sporting your most dapper attire!


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2017 LINE-UP

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Rain or shine event.  All Ages welcome.  Kids under 10 are free. Line-Up subject to change.

 

TICKETS


Day of General Admission: $45.00 (all fees included)

General Admission into festival grounds

Gives patron all day access to Derby in the City from 1:30pm – 9:00pm

Huge 30’ x 60’ “Jockey Club” tent located in the middle of the festival grounds for shade

“Jockey Club” tent will have multiple 55” flat screen TV’s showing ALL races leading up to the Kentucky Derby on the jumbotron


EARLY BIRD VIP SOLD OUT

VIP SOLD OUT

VIP Ticket gains entry into designated VIP area and General Admission area

Gives patron all day access to Derby in the City from 1:30pm – 9:00pm

Intimate area tucked beneath oak trees for the ultimate shaded experience

Complimentary food provided by Austin favorites (including ODD DUCK) from 4:30 - 6:30

Complimentary massages provided by Austin Massage Company (tips appreciated)

Dedicated bar with exclusive choices not available in general admission area

Upgraded Luxury VIP toilet station

First 300 ticket holders through the gates receive a swanky VIP GIFT BAG with access to exclusive discounts, products and experiences from companies/merchants  such as Kendra Scott, Austin Massage Company, Soul Cycle and more!

Tables & Chairs for seating (seating on a first come basis)

Complimentary bottled water

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2017 Sponsors

NON PROFIT PARTNER

2017 Food Vendors

2017 Media Sponsors

Printing Sponsor

SCHEDULE
MAY 6TH, 2017

  • Gates Open — 1:30pm
  • The Watters — 2:00pm - 2:35pm
  • Los Coast — 2:55pm - 3:35pm
  • Sweet Spirit — 4:15pm - 5:15pm
  • Kentucky Derby Coverage — 5:15pm - 5:45pm
  • Black Pistol Fire — 5:45pm - 6:50pm
  • Citizen Cope — 7:15pm - 8:45pm
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Location

Austin American Statesman

305 South Congress

Austin, TX 78704

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WHAT IS THE FESTIVAL DATE AND HOURS?

Saturday, May 6th 2017
1:30pm – 9:00pm

WHERE IS DERBY IN THE CITY LOCATED?

Austin American Statesman West Lot
305 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704
 


FESTIVAL INFORMATION


 

WHAT TO BRING?

Allowed Items: umbrellas (small hand-held style), regular-size/unframed backpacks, mobility scooters, personal cameras (including digital cameras, point-and-shoot cameras, & traditional film cameras), DSLR’s with stock lenses, baby strollers, portable/collapsible chair (individual seat only), blankets

Prohibited Items: weapons of any kind, alcohol (alcohol will be sold at the Festival), outside food or beverages, skateboards, scooters or personal motorized vehicles, fireworks or explosives, coolers, pets (except service dogs), professional cameras (including detachable zoom lenses, flashes, tripods, monopods, and any other professional equipment), no illegal vending is permitted (no unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed), framed or large backpacks, glass containers, ice or ice packs, bicycles inside Festival grounds (bike racks are available near entrance), large umbrellas, tents, video equipment (no video recording will be allowed), audio recording equipment, unauthorized solicitations (handbills, sampling, give-a-ways, etc.)
 
WILL THERE BE ATMS AVAILABLE?

No ATMS will be on the festival grounds but ALL bars and MOST vendors will accept credit cards.

ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

Yes children of all ages are allowed at the festival. Children under 10 are free.

CAN I PARK ON THE PREMISES?

Yes there is Free Parking directly next to the Austin American Statesman at the TXDOT lot accessed from Riverside Drive just East of Congress.

There are also Paid Lots in the Area
            1) One Texas Center - 505 Barton Springs Road
            2) Various hotels can also accommodate parking both south and north of the river

We also encourage ride-sharing and you can be dropped off at the festival entrance. Check out these options:
Ride Austin
Fare Austin
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EXIT & RE-ENTRY?

You may leave and re-enter the Festival grounds.  Must have VALID wristband!

LOST & FOUND?

Lost & Found will be housed at the entrance where tickets are being sold.  Please check in there about any lost and/or found items.

SAFETY & MEDICAL?

Medical Aid will be available on the Festival grounds.  Please see signage at the entrance of the festival for exact location of EMS Station.