ACL Fest 2017 vendors that you won’t want to miss

Although Austin City Limits is better known for its music, eats and festival atmosphere, it’s also a hub for local and national artisans to shows off their artwork. This year’s lineup of vendors features everything from art coasters to hand-crafted leather boots.

Weekend one of the 2017 Austin City Limits Festival at Zilker Park Oct. 6, 2017.
Erika Rich for American-Statesman

The vendors will take cash, credit, debit and ACL cashless pay. Check out the artists’ Instagram posts to see whether you’re willing to risk your spot at the front of the concert to go do some shopping — we think you just might be. For a full list of vendors visit ACL’s website.

Austin Art Garage: This gallery is known for showing off emerging local artists. According to its website, it focuses on curating locally made and accessible art for Austinites.

 

CRAFT: For DIY crafting, workshops, events and artwork, head to the Austin-based CRAFT.

 

Exit82ART: This local graphic designer makes Austin-themed artwork. (In the spirit of ACL and Austin, we thought you’d enjoy these Willie Nelson coasters.)

 

Teysha: Teysha makes beautiful, hand-made leather products. It’s artwork you can wear. Win, win?

 

Ornamental Things: This local shop has intricate bohemian jewelry. They say their jewelry is for, “heroines, daydreamers and the adventurous at heart.”

 

Futurgarb: This boutique came all the way from Chicago to share its fashionable clothing and accessories with festivalgoers.

 

Leighelena: Leighelena has a full line of leather and beaded handcrafted jewelry. For concertgoers who came from San Antonio, they also have a shop located in the Pearl.

 

Mana Culture: Mana Culture says it creates jewelry inspired by “Mother Nature.”

 

During this year’s festival, you can do more than just shop and look around at all of the art. ACL is also setting up an interactive shop, where you can personalize and create your own DIY projects. For more information, visit ACL’s website.

 

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