Parking

We recommend that you use the Red Poppy Shuttle provided on Saturday beginning at 9:00 am until after the Saturday Night Concert. To ensure the safety of our Old Town Residents, parking in the Old Town Neighborhoods will be limited and towing will be enforced when vehicles are left in a No Parking Zone. Designated parking area for Guests with disabilities will be available at the parking lot located at 10th & Main Street. A valid disability parking permit is required.

Shuttle Service

A free shuttle service will be provided to the Red Poppy Festival on Saturday only.  You can park and ride the shuttle from First Baptist Church located at 1333 W. University Avenue. The drop off location will be a block down from the Red Poppy Stage at the corner of Austin Avenue and 9th Street.  The shuttle will run continuously Saturday starting at 9 a.m. until midnight.

Driving Directions to Shuttle from Austin:

Take IH35 north to exit 261.  Turn left onto State Highway 29.  Drive approximately 1 mile.  Turn left into First Baptist Church parking lot at 1333 W. University Avenue.

Driving Directions to Shuttle From Waco/Dallas/Fort Worth:

Take IH35 south to exit 261.  Turn right onto State Highway 29.  Drive approximately 1 mile.  Turn left into First Baptist Church parking lot at 1333 W. University Avenue.

 

Driving Directions to Red Poppy Festival from Austin:

Take IH35 North to exit 261. Turn right onto Highway 29. Travel east to Rock St., take a left at the traffic light. (Rock St. is a block west of the festival)

Driving Directions to Red Poppy Festival from Waco/Dallas/Fort Worth:

Take IH35 South to exit 261. Turn left onto Highway 29, crossing IH35 bridge. Travel east to Rock St., take a left at the traffic light. (Rock St. is a block west of the festival)

Free Downtown Parking Locations:

Williamson County Parking Garage at Rock Street & 4th Street
Austin Avenue & 5th Street on the West side of Austin Avenue near The Monument Cafe
6th Street & Rock Street
10th Street and Main Street – ACCESSIBLE PARKING AVAILABLE

Red Poppy Festival Street Closure Maps:

Friday, April 28, 6:00 a.m. – Saturday, April 23, 6:00 a.m.

Saturday, April 29, 6:00 a.m. – Noon

Saturday, April 30 – Sunday, April 24, 11 p.m.

Contact Us/ More Info

For Red Poppy Festival information, contact: The Georgetown CVB, (800) 436-8696 or cvb@georgetown.org For more information about Georgetown, including lodging and dining, please go to: VisitGeorgetown.com.