Posted Oct 22
When: Friday, November 9 - Saturday, November 17 | 6 PM - 10 PM | Nightly
Where: NEW LOCATION: 9th-11th Streets | Public Entrance at 700 E 9th Street
Creek Show returns November 9-17, 2018, for nine-nights of free light-based, site-specific art installations along Waller Creek. This year’s Creek Show returns in a slightly different location, creating new opportunities for designers and opportunity for audiences to engage with neighboring businesses in the Red River Cultural District.
Stroll along the creek, between 9th & 11th Streets, while taking in six new illuminating works of light-based art. The 2018 “Creek Show Lounge” will be located at a a newly renovated Symphony Square and offers attendees a place to relax, enjoy interactive activities, live music, and exciting opportunities to learn about the Waller Creek parks project.
Get a first look at this year’s installations and learn more about the local architects, landscape architects, visual artists, and fabricators that designed this year’s six site-specific installations!
Music. Lots of It. Join us at the Love, Tito’s Music Stage and experience a diverse lineup of Austin artists and musicians performing at the historic Symphony Square amphitheater! Performance occur nightly at 8PM!
Friday, November 9 - SaulPaul
Saturday, November 10 - Superfonicos
Tuesday, November 13 - Cowboy Diplomacy
Wednesday, November 14 - Montopolis
Thursday, November 15 - BidiBidiBanda
Friday, November 16 - Big Wy’s Brass Band
Saturday, November 17 - Night Drive
INTERACTIVE GAMES & ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES!
Keep your friends and family smiling and laughing throughout Creek Show by heading over to the Family and Children Entertainment Zone and experience our free lineup of interactive games, exciting demonstrations, and creative hands-on activities including:
The Thinkery - Spark your imagination and creativity! | Friday + Saturday Nov. 9-10 & 16-17 | 6PM-8PM
Stars & Science Austin - Explore science under the stars! | Friday + Saturday Nov. 9-10 & 16-17 | 6PM-8PM
Interactive Lawn Games | Nightly | 6PM-10PM
Imagination Playground | Nightly | 6PM-10PM
FOOD & BEVERAGE
TITO’S HANDMADE VOKDA LOUNGE + BAR
Celebrate the creativity of two Austin originals - Creek Show & Tito’s Handmade Vodka! Stop by the Tito’s Lounge + Bar and grab a drink (or two!) while exploring the newly renovated Symphony Square and visiting the Creek Show Lounge to engage in interactive activities, Creek Show merchandise, and live music!
LOCAL FOOD VENDORS
A variety of food vendors will also be available next to the Family & Children Entertainment Zone including pastries, hot chocolate, coffee, cotton candy, and a variety of Austin’s best food trucks!
LOCAL DEALS & PERKS
Don’t forget to pick-up a 2018 Creek Show wristband at the Creek Show Lounge or one of our creekside Information Tables! Wear your wristband at participating businesses along Waller Creek in the Red River Cultural District and Sixth Street Historic District to get deals on food & drinks, as well as special discounts for select live music experience from November 9 - 17, 2018!
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 - CB’S LOUNGE AT STUBB’S | 6PM-8PM
Learn about the inspirations and processes behind the all-new set of 2018 Creek Show installations. Representatives from all six design teams will be on-site for a panel discussion and Q&A. RSVP now!
Thank you to all of our sponsors!
City of Austin
Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department
Creek Show Lounge Sponsor
Photo Booth Sponsor
Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Anonymous Friend of Waller Creek
Deborah Green & Clayton Aynesworth
Paula & Ken Smith
Colleen & Frank Trabold
The Powell Foundation
Meredith Family Foundation
Carrie and Robert Hicks
Nancy and Mark Pollard