Austinites can call in the brand-new year at Auditorium Shores with live music and, obviously, fireworks.
AUSTIN, Texas– 2022 is ending, and the City of Austin is preparing yourself to call in the brand-new year in design.
On Wednesday, the City revealed strategies to host its yearly “Austin’s New Year” occasion at Auditorium Shores on Saturday,Dec 31, from 6 p.m. till midnight. This year’s occasion will include efficiencies by psychedelic-cumbia band El Combo Oscuro, soul vocalist Taméca Jones, regional drag performers Extragrams and genre-spanning band The Texas Gentlemen.
Ten food trucks will be on-site for visitors to get grub and, for the very first time, beer, white wine and champagne will be readily available for purchase in a designated beer hall.
In years past, the city has actually triggered fireworks at 10 p.m. But this year, the firework program will happen right at midnight to ring in 2023.
“Austin’s New Year is not just an event of 2022, however likewise an event of our neighborhood and its long-lasting spirit,” City Manager Spencer Cronk stated. “I motivate all Austinites to join us in keeping this custom alive. With piece de resistances, food, and environment, we’re showcasing a few of the very best things the city needs to use, and visitors can call in 2023 proud to reside in this incredible, innovative, and varied neighborhood.”
The City stated the yard will open at 6 p.m., and big parts of the park will be left as open area to permit visitors to expand, put down and delight in the program. Guests are motivated to bring chairs and picnic blankets.
Performances will start at 7:30 p.m. and add till the New Year’s countdown starts at 11:55 p.m. Fireworks will follow.
ADA-accessible and paid parking will be readily available in RiverSouth Garage (entryway off Riverside Drive), One Texas Center and Palmer Event Center You can schedule your parking area through Pavemint for RiverSouth and One Texas Center.
The City stated roadway closures in the Bouldin community will begin at 5 p.m. with a complete closure of the South first Street Bridge at 10:30 p.m.See a street closure and parking map
Auditorium Shores at Town Lake Metropolitan Park lies at 800 W. Riverside Drive.