Austin Bat Festival showcases unique arts & crafts and live music on the Congress Ave. Bridge.jpg
Austin Bat Festival Austin, Texas, USA, .Late August, ..Description, .Austin, Texas is fortunate to have one of the world's largest urban bat colonies living in the heart of downtown - Under the Congress Avenue Bridge! Every night during the summer months, millions of these amazing creatures emerge from under the bridge and fly off into the night. Every day at dusk, thousands of visitors flock to the site to witness this miracle of nature. Roadway Productions has teamed up with leading Bat experts, Bat Conservation International, to host a celebration of this extraordinary event - BATFEST! This first-class family event showcases unique arts & crafts. Other activities include educational displays, children's activities and games, food and beverage concessions, live music, local celebrities, and street performers. An extensive advertising campaign including television, radio, newspaper, and internet promote BATFEST...Performers.Live music will be featured during the Batfest. Local and National touring bands will perform continually throughout the Festival.The Entertainment Possibilities include a huge variety of Musical Styles suited to everyone's taste.VenueCongress Ave. Bridge..Directions.Located on the Congress Avenue bridge over Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. Next to Auditorium Shores. Exit Caesar Chavez or Riverside from IH35 and head West.