AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin City Limits Music Festival, which was set to take place at Zilker Park this fall, has been canceled.

What You Need To Know

  • Festival set to return in 2021

  • Ticket holders can hold onto tickets for next year

  • Refunds will also be available

Festival organizers made the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday, July 1.

“We would love to put on a memorable show this year, however, with the uncertainty surrounding the current situation in Texas, this decision is the only responsible solution,” they said.

ACL Fest is set to return to Zilker Park in 2021, to celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary. The scheduled dates are October 1-3 and October 8-10, 2021.

People who have already purchased tickets for this year can hold onto them to lock in 2019 prices for the 2021 festival. ACL Fest is making refunds available for customers who purchased tickets directly through the festival and cannot attend next year’s dates. Front Gate Tickets will email all current ticket holders soon with information about both options.

On Tuesday, June 30, Texas health officials reported 6,975 new COVID-19 cases, breaking the previous record of 6,000 new cases in a single day.