Friday, March 8, 2024

City of Austin 2024 Spring Festival Event Operations Center, media hotline active

The City of Austin has activated the Event Operations Center (EvOC) to coordinate public safety and transportation operations for the 2024 Spring Festival Season, including the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals.

Media requests regarding City operations related to Spring Festival Season can be directed to the EvOC media line at (512) 974-9280 or The line will be operational from approximately 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. through March 12, and from 10 a.m. to 3 a.m. March 13-16. The EvOC closes at 3 a.m. on March 16.

For the most up-to-date information about City operations and traffic conditions, monitor the City of Austin's social media (@austintexasgov) and #SpringFestATX. The City of Austin also posts mobility, safety and useful Spring Festival information at