11th annual Austin Ice Cream Festival has been announced for Saturday, Aug. 12 at the beautiful Fiesta Gardens along Lady Bird Lake. Founded in 2007, the family friendly, pet friendly festival provides Austinites with a day of fun in the sun accompanied by delicious frozen treats.
Throughout the years, the festival has been revered as one of the premier food festivals in North America; the 2016 Austin Ice Cream Festival was featured on The Today Show as a “Top Festival in the Country” and the 2013 festival was named one of the Top 10 Summer Festivals by Fodor’s Travel Guide. This year the festival will feature even more exciting activities, a variety of contests, ice cream samplings from local and national brands, games and so much more.
The festival will kick off at 11 a.m. and end at 10 p.m. There will be various ticket levels available for purchase on June 29, including General Admission tickets for $15 and early entry ZiP Fast Freeze tickets for $25. Children 8 and under receive free admission.