Bat Fest, Austin, TX, August 25, 2012
Each year 40,000 festival attendees swoop down on the state’s capital city to celebrate the twilight flight of the approximately 2 million bats who make the underbelly of Congress Avenue Bridge their home from mid-March through November.
- “The children of the night. What music they make!” An array of acts on two stages will provide the beat to the flap of bat wings:
The Soldier Thread
The Black & White Years
Charlie Hurtin and the Hecklers
- Whether you’re a Bela Lugosi imitator, a wannabe caped crusader or mimicking the look of the flying mammal, vamp it up on stage for a chance to win a costume competition.
- Get a view of Austin’s temporary web-winged residents in a guided kayak tour around their lair– Congress Avenue Bridge. Fee is $20 for a single kayak, $30 for a two-person kayak.
- Want a souvenir of your stay? You’ll go batty for the merchandise on display in more than 75 arts and crafts vendor booths.
…and much more!
When: August 25, 2012 from 5 p.m. – midnight
Where: The Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin
For more information:
- visit www.roadwayevents.com
Photo Credit: ClipArt