Attention ACL Fest fans: Win the first-ever chance to stay inside Zilker Park, home of Austin City Limits Music Festival

HomeAway and ACL Fest are giving away an exclusive stay plus VIP tickets for a group of six music lovers

AUSTIN, Texas - Aug. 16, 2018HomeAway® — the site travelers use to book beach houses, cabins, condos and more — has teamed up with the Austin City Limits Music Festival to give six music lovers the ultimate accommodation inside Zilker Park, the setting of ACL Fest. The sweepstakes marks the first time in ACL Fest’s 17 years that anyone will be granted exclusive access to spend the night in the park during the festival weekend.  

One lucky winner will bring five friends or family members to Austin, Texas, for weekend one of ACL Fest, Oct. 4–8, 2018, to stay in the HomeAway ACL Fest Lodge and attend the festival with VIP 3-Day Tickets. The accommodations, nestled in the heart of the festival’s home, will be converted from event venue Zilker Lodge to a customized HomeAway retreat to unwind in after long festival days. Wayfair, the online destination for all things home, will fully style and furnish the cozy lodge, including its three bedrooms, living room, and game. The lodge also includes a full kitchen, an outdoor pavilion, a basketball court and a direct pathway to access Austin’s iconic swimming spot Barton Springs.

Zilker Lodge

“This is something we have wanted to do at HomeAway for years, and we are so excited to work with ACL Fest to make this a one-of-a-kind experience for the winners,” said Melanie Fish, HomeAway’s travel expert. “Vacation rentals are always in high demand around the festival, and although there are many within walking distance, no one can say they’ve slept virtually inside the festival grounds, getting the ultimate VIP experience!”

The lodge comes stocked with a welcome gift of festival survival goodies from ACL Fest sponsors Chipotle, H-E-B, High Brew Coffee, Miller Lite, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Topo Chico. The winners will also have access to golf cart transportation to and from the festival and backstage access to the HomeAway stage and Tito’s Handmade Vodka stage, to be up close and personal with some of the festival’s featured performers.

Festival fans can enter to win at The sweepstakes ends Aug. 31 at 11:59 p.m. CDT.

Official rules for the HomeAway ACL Fest Lodge Sweepstakes can be found here:

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