Zilker Parking

Limited Trail of Lights parking is available in Zilker Park with a pre-paid parking pass. All parking must be purchased online in advance. Purchase parking for $15 here and display printed parking pass on your dashboard. Parking will not be sold onsite.

NOTE: Parking is prohibited in surrounding neighborhoods. Please respect the residents of the Zilker Park area and Rollingwood. Public safety personnel will enforce parking regulations.

Please leave plenty of time to arrive at Zilker Park. This is a very popular event in the center of the city; expect traffic delays approaching Zilker Park.

From the north:

Travel south on Mopac to the Barton Skyway exit

Turn left onto Barton Skyway and then left (northbound) onto the Mopac frontage road

Continue on the MOPAC frontage road towards Bee Caves Road

Head straight through the light at Bee Caves Road and look for parking personnel to direct you to the parking lot

From the south:

Travel north on Mopac to the Barton Skyway exit

Continue on the MOPAC frontage road towards Bee Caves Road

Head straight through the light at Bee Caves Road and look for parking personnel to direct you to the parking lot

From downtown Austin:

Take West 5th or Cesar Chavez to MOPAC

Enter MOPAC southbound

Travel south on Mopac to the Barton Skyway exit

Turn left onto Barton Skyway and then left (northbound) onto the Mopac frontage road

Continue on the MOPAC frontage road towards Bee Caves Road

Head straight through the light at Bee Caves Road and look for parking personnel to direct you to the parking lot

From east or west:

Identify the easiest route to MOPAC from your location and take the directions above based on whether you are south or north of Zilker Park

Close-in parking is available only with a pre-paid parking pass. There are a limited number available each night and all parking must be purchased in advance, online. . Parking will not be sold onsite.

NOTE: Parking is prohibited in surrounding neighborhoods. Please respect the residents of the Zilker Park area and Rollingwood. Public safety personnel will enforce parking regulations.

ALL PARKING MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR VISIT TO THE TRAIL. This is the only route to paid parking so make sure to pay attention to avoid road closures.

Please leave plenty of time to arrive at Zilker Park. This is a very popular event in the center of the city and you should still expect traffic delays approaching Zilker Park.

From the north :

Travel south on Mopac to the Barton Skyway exit

Turn left onto Barton Skyway and then left onto the Mopac frontage road

Continue on the MOPAC frontage road towards Bee Caves Road

Head straight through the light at Bee Caves Road and look for parking personnel to direct you to the parking lot

From the south:

Travel north on Mopac to the Barton Skyway exit

Continue on the MOPAC frontage road towards Bee Caves Road

Head straight through the light at Bee Caves Road and look for parking personnel to direct you to the parking lot

From downtown Austin:

Take West 5th or Cesar Chavez to MOPAC

Enter MOPAC southbound

Travel south on Mopac to the Barton Skyway exit

Turn left onto Barton Skyway and then left onto the Mopac frontage road

Continue on the MOPAC frontage road towards Bee Caves Road

Head straight through the light at Bee Caves Road and look for parking personnel to direct you to the parking lot

From east or west:

Identify the easiest route to MOPAC from your location and take the directions above based on whether you are south or north of Zilker Park

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