What’s better than ice cream on a hot summer day? How about TONS of ice cream at the 12th Annual Austin Ice Cream Festival! Join us at Fiesta Gardens on Saturday, June 23 for family fun from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sample lots of frozen treats, enter ice cream eating contests and have some fun a rock wall, inflatables, dunk tank, yard games, water gun fights, live music and more! Kids ages 6 & under are FREE, and we’re giving away a pair of tickets! Scroll below to read more and enter to win.
This year, the Austin Ice Cream Festival will feature two uniquely Austin events – a daytime kid-focused festival celebrating frozen treats and good times friends and family (even your dog can come along). You’ll get to enjoy samples from your favorite local and national ice cream companies in the park. Click here for a list of treats & eats you can try.
As the sun sets, Fiesta Gardens will transform to After Dark at Austin’s Ice Cream Festival, an after party for grownups with music, boozy frozen drinks and Austin’s favorite food trucks.
–> Daytime Activities: There’s plenty to do for all ages! Kids will have a blast with the Rock Wall Climbing; Obstacle Course; Yard Games and more! There are endless photo ops, plenty of savory food options, and live music from Mélat & The Wild Now.
Stop by and say “hi”! Do512 Family will have a tent set up at the popsicle stick craft station. Come pick up a copy of your free Austin Summer Calendar!
–> Contests: You can watch people go head-to-head in an ice cream eating contest, vote for the Fan Favorite among frozen treats at this year’s fest, and see which ice cream wins the “Best of ATX”, determined a panel of onsite celebrity judges. For contest details, please click here.
–> Tickets: Purchase your tickets in advance online here. Children ages 6 & under receive FREE admission with a ticketed adult! Here are your daytime ticket options:
- General Admission Tickets are $15 and include entry from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; one Sampling Passbook for 20 samples; access to contests plus all day fun and games.
- ZIP Fast Freeze Tickets are $25 and include early entry from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; access to air-conditioned Fast Freeze Lounge area with premium bathrooms; one Sampling Passbook for 20 samples; access to contests plus all day fun and games.
–> Giveaway! We have a pair of tickets to give away. Click here to enter!
We’ll see you there!