Oct 1, 2021 3 MIN READ



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Photo Courtesy of ACL

Photo Courtesy of ACL

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About ACL Festival 2021: Weekend One

Many are asking if ACL is even happening for Weekend One. First things first, ACL is a rain or shine event. With Austin experiencing rainy weather, it’s good to stay up to date on ANY update regarding artists’ schedules, changes in line-ups, time of entry, and more. The best way to stay up to date is to follow ACL on their social media or their website.

What to Bring to ACL:

  • Bring Registered Wristband (should be obvious but you never know)

  • Bring printed proof of vaccination or of a negative COVID-19 test result (within 72 hours (3 days) of attending ACL Festival)

    • They check right before you get to the gate

  • Check out their clear bag policy

  • The following items are ALLOWED:

    • Small clutch purses, fanny packs with no more than 1 pocket. Clutch purses no larger than 4.5″ x 5.5

    • Baby Strollers

    • Frisbees

    • Chairs

    • Binoculars

    • Blankets, Sheets, Towels

    • Cameras (basic point and shoot consumer-grade cameras) without detachable lenses and other accessories (monopods, selfie sticks, tripods, GoPro mounts, and other attachments are not allowed)

    • Empty reusable water bottles and hydration packs, and plastic or aluminum water bottles

    • Personal sized hand sanitizer

    • Sunscreen in non-aerosol containers is allowed in the size of 3.4 ounces or less

Weekend 1 Did NOT Disappoint!

Huge performances by George Strait, Miley Cyrus, Doja Cat, Billie Eilish, St. Vincent, Greta Van Fleet, and more during ACL Festival 2021, Weekend One.


Barton Springs Beer Hall

If you’re looking for some shade, a good beer selection, and to catch your favorite football team either NCAA or NFL on the big screen, you need to head to the Barton Springs Beer Hall at ACL.

This huge pavilion offers shade, big fans to cool off, and a large variety of craft beer and local breweries on tap like Austin Eastciders, Independence Brewing Company, Twisted X Brewing Company, Bell’s Brewery, and Uncle Billy’s Brewery.


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