$15, Sat. Aug 18, Congress Ave Bridge, 100 S Congress Ave., Austin, roadwayevents.com
1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats live under the Congress Avenue Bridge, making Austin home to the largest urban bat colony in North America. Bat Fest sets out to celebrate the bat’s nightly emergence from the bridge with three stages of live music, 75 arts & crafts vendors and a variety of other batty activities.
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