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Wednesday, October 12 | ACL Festival Grounds

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Wednesday, October 12  7-10PM  ACL Festival Grounds

Wednesday, October 12

7:00-10:00PM

ACL Festival Grounds

$175

A spectacular night out in the park with:

  • Complimentary upscale dining options
  • Open bar with local beer, wine & batched cocktails
  • Access to all activities for the night
  • Performance by SPOON

$325

The full GA experience PLUS:

  • An extra hour to party at the VIP Reception (6PM)
  • VIP lounge access
  • Upgraded open bar
  • Complimentary upscale dining options
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GENERAL ADMISSION

$175
  • Free parking near the venue
  • Complimentary upscale dining options
  • Open bar
  • Access to all activities for the night
  • Performance by SPOON

PARTY PLUS

$325
  • Exclusive VIP parking and shuttle
  • An extra hour to party at the VIP Reception (6PM)
  • VIP lounge access
  • Upgraded open bar
  • Complimentary upscale dining options

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What safety precautions will be in place?

We will maintain the health and safety precautions put in place by ACL Music Festival. There is currently no local requirement to provide a negative COVID-19 test, vaccine card or vaccine record for entry at this event. If you are unvaccinated, the CDC encourages you to bring and wear your mask, but Austin Parks Foundation will not require masks for entry.

Austin Parks Foundation encourages all patrons and staff to look out for one another and not attend Party for the Parks if you are feeling ill or exhibiting symptoms of illness.

If you have questions about vaccines or want to get a vaccine, visit vaccines.gov to find a healthcare provider near you. Current information about COVID-19, Monkeypox and recommendations for isolation and quarantine can be found at CDC.gov.

What food options are available?

Locally-sourced, upscale dining options are available to both PLUS and General Admission ticket holders. Check back soon for details!

What drink options are available?

Each ticket to Party for the Parks provides access to open bars with a selection of locally-sourced beer, wine and batched cocktails. Party for the Parks PLUS ticket holders will have access to an exclusive VIP lounge with upgraded drinks and handmade cocktails. All bars will include non-alcoholic options.

Who is able to attend the event?

Party for the Parks is a 21+ event. Due to the nature of the event, we’re asking that guests do not bring children. Additionally, pets are not allowed in the ACL Music Festival Grounds.

Why do you need to fundraise? Where does the money go?

Austin Parks Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing peoples’ lives by making our public parks, trails and green spaces better. ​In our increasingly dense city, where health and a sense of connection are of the utmost importance, the need for parks has never been more urgent. We rely on the generosity of our community to deliver our mission and to develop, maintain, and improve the nearly 300 parks all across the city, meaning your dollars stretch far and wide!

How do I participate in the silent auction?

The Silent Auction is open until October 12, at 9:00PM. Check back for this year’s amazing silent auction items!

Can I donate even if I don’t attend the event?

Absolutely! You can give back to APF at any time. Please consider helping us improve the quality of life in Austin by making a donation of any size here or by participating in the silent auction.

Will parking be available? If so, where can I park?

Parking for this year’s event will be limited, so please plan accordingly. We recommend Ride Sharing and utilizing public transportation like CapMetro to enjoy the event and get home safely. Check back soon for additional details!

How do I purchase a ticket?

You can purchase General Admission and Party for the Parks PLUS tickets here. Get yours before they’re gone!

How do I know my ticket purchase was completed?

You will receive an email with your ticket confirmation details. Don’t see an email? Check your SPAM folder if you don’t see an email within 2 hours of ticket purchase. Still don’t see an email? Contact our team: development@austinparks.org for help.

I’m already a sponsor – how do I give you my guest names?

Please contact Shannon Cunningham with sponsor guest names.

How do I sponsor Party for the Parks?

If you are interested in sponsoring Party for the Parks, contact development@austinparks.org.

What do I get for becoming a sponsor?

Sponsorships are tailored to meet the needs and objectives of our corporate partners, benefits include: VIP food and drinks and an elevated cocktail experience, Brand recognition in promotional materials including electronic and print applications on-site, before and after the big day, and a dedicated volunteer park project managed by APF for your team. Contact development@austinparks.org for more information.

A PERFORMANCE BY AUSTIN’S OWN

SPOON

Spoon, Austin’s most esteemed rock ambassadors will be performing songs from their tenth studio album, Lucifer on the Sofa, and much more. We’re excited to have them rock with us as we support Austin’s parks and green spaces!

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YETI RAFFLE

Every raffle ticket purchased at the event gets you an APF-branded Rambler plus multiple entries to win one of three YETI prize packs!

SILENT AUCTION

Don’t miss out on this year’s amazing silent auction items! Bid on luxury getaways, fine dining experiences, custom gear and more.

HELP US REACH OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL

MAKE A DONATION

Party for the Parks is Austin Parks Foundation’s biggest fundraiser of the year! We want to raise $400,000 for our city’s beloved parks, trails and green spaces. Will you help us reach our fundraising goal? Your donation helps us continue our work to improve parks across our city!

MAKE A DONATION

2022 GOLDEN SHOVEL AWARDS

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Deana Dossey

Deana Dossey has been involved with parkland support since the early 90s. During this time, she’s taken on many roles such as identifying potential land for Copperfield Neighborhood park, volunteering with Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails and sitting as the Chair of Copperfield Nature Trails. Deana has been instrumental in the progress at Copperfield Park—updating entrances and adding benches along the trails.

ABOVE & BEYOND AWARD

Ulises Jimenez

Ulises Jimenez played an integral part in the completion of Kendra Page Nature Playscape. He works with Unity Contractor Services and APF learned about him through his work managing invasives at Kendra Page as part of the nature trail project. Ulises worked tirelessly to make outdoor learning and nature play happen at 6 school parks, helped create a unique nature playground at Kendra Page park, and installed an outdoor community learning and meeting space at Parque Zaragoza.

VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR

Al & Nancy Morgan

Al and Nancy Morgan’s efforts to give back exceed the Austin’s city limits, reaching as far West as Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Over the last 10 years, they set their sights on serving Austin’s parks. In that time, they’ve led It’s My Park Day projects, Clean Sweep workdays, created an Adopt a Creek plan, and many other park service projects in the name of Heritage Hills-Woodbridge Neighborhood Association.

PARK ADOPTER OF THE YEAR

Raul Alvarez

Raul Alvarez is with the East Austin Conservancy, an organization that advocates for people and places in East Austin. He also works as an adopter with Amigos de Parque Zaragoza. In May of this year, he orchestrated a 90th anniversary celebration for Parque Zaragoza, a celebration that honored the unique history and culture of the park and the surrounding neighborhood. Later, he applied for a neighborhood grant to install an outdoor classroom and meeting space to foster more community gatherings at the park.

PARK CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

Zilker Brewing Company

Our partnership with Zilker Brewing Company began in 2017 when they created the Parks & Rec Pale Ale. Originally intended as a limited release, the popularity of the crisp, citrusy beer earned a spot in their year-round rotation. Since 2017, Zilker Brewing Company has donated over $25,000 to APF through a portion of each Parks & Rec sale! For our 30th Anniversary, they ran limited edition cans, held numerous pop-up events around the city, and continued to share the story of their partnership with APF.

PARTNER OF THE YEAR

Moreland Properties

Moreland Properties joined forces with APF in 2019, supporting our Party for the Parks events each year. Moreland is a founding donor of the Zilker Eagle mini train and supports APF’s mission, community-centered programming and activations year-round.They are also involved with the progression of Austin Parks Foundation’s future and strategic planning. Cory Laurel, a Moreland Realtor, is a current member of the Board.

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Sponsor 2022 Party for the Parks

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2022 SPONSORS

PLATINUM SPONSORS
Clean Scapes logo. The words Clean and Scapes separated by a branch with leaves.
Austin City Limits Music Festival logo with 2022 included
GOLD SPONSORS
yeti logo
admixt logo
Shield Ranch logo. A blue, green and red bird standing on a branch inside of a three-point shield with 1938 above it
moreland properties logo
alpheus media logo
texas mutual logo
urbanspace real estate logo
Brown advisory investing logo
Ryan Companies Logo - A green RYAN with a shamrock shape inside of the R
Pearlstone Partners logo
Austin-American Statesman logo. The words Austin-American Statesman in old style typeface.
GSD&M Logo
SILVER SPONSORS