The 4th annual Austin International Drag Festival will take place November 15-18, 2018.
The WORLD'S LARGEST DRAG FESTIVAL is back and FIERCER than ever!
This year we have TWO Festivals in one!!!
On Thursday, November 15 we will have a mini festival celebrating Drag Kings called KingFest!!!
Then the full festival takes over for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (November 16-18) where you will celebrate everything Drag (and yes, the Kings will be there too!)
Once again, Austin, Texas becomes the center of the Drag Universe as hundreds of Drag Artists from all over the world decend upon our fair city to entertain thousands of Drag fans and each other. This is the crème de la crème of the Drag world. Each artist will be displaying their greatest talents for your education and entertainment.
CLOSE TO 400 PERFORMANCES ALL WEEKEND! Including the following Headliners (AND your festival pass allows you to MEET ALL HEADLINERS FOR FREE!)
Our list of 2018 HEADLINERS SO FAR...Soju - Evah Destruction - James Majesty - Ariel Versace - Brita Filter - Darcelle XV - Mystique Summers - Shyanne O’Shea - Spikey Van Dykey - Joey Bambino - Erika Klash - Ursula Major - Lucy Stoole - Alexis Bevels - Louisianna Purchase - Drag Clyo - Trey Alize - Dis Charge - Flarington King - Maximum Capacity - Ryan Stecken - JizzaBella - Maxi Glamour - Complete Destruction - Paradox Rei - Papi Churro - May May Graves - Rasta Boi Punany - EmmaSis - Sha’Nyia Narcisse - Kara Foxx Paris - Mahoganny - Coco Jem Holiday - Gloria Devine Sabrina Kinkade - Vivian Dejour - Tucker Noir - Dr. Lady J - Veranda L’Ni - Boiz Of Austin
Plus hundreds more selected artists!
In the daytime, visit the Drag Village located in our host hotel where you will be treated to Drag showcases, a Drag Market, Meet & Greets, Panels, Workshops, Podcasts, Game Shows, a Photography Studio, a Glamour Lounge, a Welcome Dinner, after hours events and much more.
In the evenings catch our Drag Shuttle to the Red River Cultural District in downtown Austin to witness even more of the best Drag artists from around the world in multiple venues just feet from each other! Venues include, Elysium, Beerland, Valhalla, Scratchouse, and The North Door.
This is an ALL AGES festival. The nightly Drag showcases are limited to ages 18+ (some stages 21+).
CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE AND UNDER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. SOME FESTIVAL CONTENT AND LANGUAGE MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES AND PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED.
This is a 100% volunteer run nonprofit event produced by Austin International Drag Foundation Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to the education, support and advancement of Drag Artists everywhere.
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.