The 45th annual Texas Folklife Festival is just around the corner, don’t forget to get your tickets! Advance tickets can be purchased HERE. This year the ITC has collaborated with VIA Metropolitan Transit, Lyft, and B-Cycle to help everyone get to the festival with reduced fares and park-and-ride service from Crossroads Mall.
In addition to all the great music, dancing and food you’ve come to expect from Folklife over the years the museum is adding some great new attractions to the event. Be sure to check out the new El Zócalo, a specially curated area by Chef Johnny Hernandez. It will include Mexican artisans, food demonstrations by chefs from Culinary Institute of America and Pharm Table, as well as a a pop-up of El Machito.
Don’t miss out on this great RAIN OR SHINE event, June 10th-12th at the Institute of Texan Cultures.
Park and ride service will be offered to Asian Festival from the Crossroads Park and Ride, and service will begin at 9:15 a.m. and will run until 5:30 p.m.
Uber is also offering a special promotion for the festival. Sign up for Uber and insert the promo code TXASIAN to receive up to $20 off your trip! This promotion is for first time riders only and you can get started here! If you’ve already taken your first Uber trip, share this promotion with friends and family so that they can enjoy their first ride. This promo doesn’t expire until 2/29/16.
Festival Dates and Hours
Saturday, June 13 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday, June 14 Noon – 7 p.m.
Festival Ticket Pricing
Adult (13 ) $10 in advance* $12 at the gate
Child (6-12) $5 in advance* $5 at the gate
Children 5 and under are FREE
Group sales 10 adult tickets in advance $8 each.
*There may be convenience fees for advance purchase at some locations and online.
Other Festival Info
The Institute of Texan Cultures 2015 Asian Festival is now less than a month away, don’t forget to pre-order your tickets! You don’t want to miss out on all the great food, music, dancing and activities we have planned for this years festival.
Also, new this year, VIA will be offering Park-and-Ride service from Crossroads to ITC for the day of the festival. Service begins at 9:15am and will end at 5:30pm. Ride to and from the festival without having to worry about downtown parking!
The following video shows highlights from the 2012 Asian Festival.
You can also keep up with Festival news by following the Asian Festival Facebook page.
With the holiday season on its way, and Cyber Monday just around the corner, we have some great news! The Institute of Texan Cultures has recently partnered with Amazon Smile, one of Amazon.com’s charitable giving programs. By selecting the “University of Texas Foundation” as your charitable beneficiary, the Institute of Texan Cultures can earn 0.5% of your purchase price to use towards funding our great programs and exhibits. This program doesn’t cost you, the Amazon customer anything, and helps to support great community organizations like the ITC.