Armadillo Christmas Bazaar returns to offer art, gifts and music for everyone
Armadillo Christmas Bazaar returns to offer art, gifts and music for everyone

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar returns to offer art, gifts and music for everyone

Austin, TX – December 14-24, 2016 • 10am-10pm•Palmer Events Center • 900 Barton Springs Road

The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar is an 11 day fine art shopping destination featuring national and local award-winning artists, with live music and two full bars in a festive, lively atmosphere. In its 41 season, this annual tradition and cultural icon is one of Austin’s longest running art and music festivals attracting around 40,000 shoppers each year. It all adds up to a fun authentic Austin experience.

Find an exciting variety of upscale art, handmade gifts, heirloom pieces and stocking stuffers for everyone on your list from over 160 carefully curated artists. The Armadillo makes holiday shopping fun in an upbeat, family friendly environment. This is the place to find gifts from the heart, build an art collection year by year, personally meet the artists and commission custom pieces.

Enjoy at least three bands per day on the Armadillo stage with set times for any lifestyle at 11am, 3pm and 7pm. Featured musicians include emerging stars, local legends and Grammy winners. Armadillo’s intimate stage allows you to experience Texas music all-stars in a rare holiday setting surrounded by friends and family. You’ll find shoppers dancing merrily in the aisles with gifts in one hand and a cold beer in the other. The 2016 lineup includes 34 different bands/performers with 6 musicians new to the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar this year: Albert and Gage, Marcia Ball, Asleep at the Wheel, Beto and the Fairlanes, Charlie Belle, Gina Chavez, Suzanna Choffel, DURAWA, The Eggmen, Ruthie Foster, John Fullbright, Eliza Gilkyson, Emily Gimble, Terri Hendrix, Warren Hood, Shelley King, Bill Kirchen, Jai Malano, Jimmy LaFave, Los Coast, Uncle Lucius, Mary Hattersley’s Blazing Bows, Clay McClinton, Carson McHone, The Peterson Brothers, Sarah Pierce, Quiet Company, Alpha Rev, The Rocketboys, Shinyribs, Jackie Venson, Dale Watson, Carolyn Wonderland and Ray Wylie Hubbard.

The 2016 music lineup is phenomenal! 34 different bands/performers with 6 acts new to the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar this year:

A full list of this years artists and a photo gallery of their work is available at

Admission is $8 for a single day pass and kids 12 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased online at



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