The City of Austin, in coordination with Austin Shakespeare,

presents William Shakespeare's

A Midsummer Night's Dream


Bring a blanket and a picnic after a swim in Barton Springs Pool and enjoy one of Austin's great traditions.

Join us for our 36th year of Free Shakespeare in Zilker Park

Originally scheduled for April 29 - May 24, 2020,

has been postponed.

We are looking to reschedule later in the year.

Stay tuned here for more information. 


Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theatre across from Barton Springs Pool

The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act.  If you require special assistance for participation in our programs or use of our facilities, please call (512) 974-6700. Note: dogs must be kept on a leash, styrofoam and glass containers are not allowed, and smoking is definitely not allowed in the park.

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