POPPtoberfest FAQs – Popptoberfest

POPPtoberfest FAQs

Q. Is there admission for the concerts or other events?

All events/concerts are FREE!!!

Q. Will there be a parade?

No, there will not be a parade on Saturday, but there will be a pet parade on Sunday, at 11 a.m. For information visit – popptoberfest.georgetown.org/pet-parade/

Q. Are dogs welcome at POPPtoberfest?

Yes, but pets must be on a leash to ensure everyone’s safety.

Q. Who is playing at the concerts?

Friday headliner:         Dysfunkshun Junkshun at 7 p.m.

Saturday headliner:    Brave Combo at 6:00 p.m.

Two Tons of Steel at 7:45 p.m.

Dale Watson at 9:30 p.m.

For a full schedule and all the details, go to POPPtoberfest.com.

Q. What are festival hours?

Friday:  6pm – 9pm

Saturday:  10am – 11pm (Until Dale Watson finishes)

Sunday:  11am – 5pm

Q. What time does the car show start?

Car Show – 11 a.m. Saturday

For a full schedule and all the details, go to POPPtoberfest.com.

Q. Where are the music stages?

    • Main Stage is at 7th and Austin Ave.
    • 8th Street Stage is at 8th Street and Rock Street
    • Celebrate Stage is on Main St. and 6th

Q. Will the weather alter the festival schedule? 

Safety first – While many activities will continue rain or shine. High winds, lightning or downpours may require some set-time adjustments.

Health concerns – Even a nice weather day can present challenges if the temperatures rise. The risk for dehydration or heat exhaustion requires extra care (wear a hat, sunglasses and sunblock, drink lots of water, etc.)

Q. What is location of specific vendors?

All craft vendors are listed on program, go to POPPtoberfest.com for complete schedule

Food Courts are located at Main Street at 6th and on 8th Street and Rock

Q. Where can I get a program of events?

Programs will be available in the Visitor Center and at the T-shirt booth.  Programs will also be distributed to shuttle riders.

Q. Can we bring coolers with food and beverages?

Yes, but no glass containers.

Q. Where can I charge my phone or other electronic devices?

Vendors and guests are welcome to use the charging station in the Visitor Center (103 W. 7th)

Q. Can I bring my own chairs, umbrellas or canopy?

Portable folding chairs are permitted. Umbrellas or canopies will not be allowed.

Q. What is the shuttle bus schedule and where does it originate?

Free shuttle will run from Saturday, October 2 from 9 a.m. to approximately 11:30 p.m.   The shuttles will pick up and drop off passengers from:

First Baptist Church, 1333 W. University Ave.

The shuttle drop-off location is at the corner of Austin Avenue and Ninth Street.

Q. Will shuttle accommodate strollers or wheelchair?

Strollers are ok but shuttles will not accommodate wheelchairs.  Handicapped parking is available at 10th Street between Main Street & Church Street.

Q. Where is the handicapped parking location?

The parking lot at 10th and Main is reserved for those with mobility challenges.  A placard or license plate designation will be required.

Q. Can I use my favorite rideshare service to the event?

Yes, contact your favorite rideshare company to schedule a ride.

Q. Where can we park?

We recommend that festival goers use the POPPtoberfest shuttle  provided on Saturday beginning at 9:00 am until after the Saturday Night Concert. To ensure pedestrian safety, parking in the Old Town Neighborhoods will be limited and towing will be enforced when vehicles are left in a No Parking Zone

  • Lot on Austin near 5th
  • Parking Garage at 3rd and Rock,
  • Municipal lot between 7th and 8th near the Library

Q. Where can guests check for lost|found items?

Items can be turned in at the Police|Fire Department booth located on the corner of 7th & Main Street near the former Municipal Court Bldg. The Visitor Center (103 W. 7th St.) will also accept items that are found on the Square over the festival weekend.

Q. Where is the first-aid station?

First responders will be available at the first-aid booth located at 7th & Main Street

Q. Where can I find an ATM machine?

  • Bank of America at 624 S. Austin Ave.
  • Wells Fargo Bank at 1111 S. Austin Ave.
  • First Texas Bank at 900 S. Austin Ave.
  • Mobile ATM machines are also provided by private vendor on the sidewalks around the Square.

Q. Where can I purchase a POPPtoberfest t-shirt?

Pick up your POPPtoberfest t-shirts at the souvenir booth located at 8th & Austin Ave.

Q. Where can I purchase a Georgetown souvenir?

Georgetown souvenirs are available to the Visitors Center located at 7th & Main Streer (103 W. 7th Street)

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