Austin International Drag Festival

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Drag Village at Holiday Inn & Downtown Austin

6000 Middle Fiskville Road

Austin, TX 78752

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VIP PASSES SOLD OUT.

(IF YOU HAVE A CODE FOR A VIP PASS AND HAVE NOT REDEEMED IT, YOU CAN STILL GET YOUR VIP PASS BY ENTERING THE PROMO CODE LOCATED ON THE TICKETS BUTTON)

ALL PASSES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE WITH CASH OR CREDIT CARD AT OUR REGISTRATION DESK WHICH IS OPEN ALL DAY DURING THE FESTIVAL AT THE DRAG VILLAGE (HOLIDAY INN MIDTOWN, 6000 MIDDLE FISKVILLE RD)


Thank you to our festival sponsors, KIND Clinic, ASHWell, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Brown Distributing Company, WERRRK.COM, Austin Chronicle, Camp Wannakiki, The Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department...


2019 FESTIVAL GRAPHIC WITH ART SIMONE

Check out the festival schedule here: https://austindragfest.sched.com

Hundreds of performers including artists from these reality tv shows...


The 5th annual Austin International Drag Festival will take place November 14-17, 2019.

The WORLD'S FIERCEST DRAG FESTIVAL celebrates its FIFTH YEAR!

For the second year in a row we have TWO Festivals in one!!! On Thursday, November 14 we will have a mini festival celebrating Drag Kings called KingFest!!!

KingFest Logo

Then the full festival takes over for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (November 15-17) where you will celebrate everything Drag (and yes, the Kings will be there too!)

Basic Festival Logo

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 Ambassadors and Headliners..

Ambassadors: Erika Klash (Dragula S2, San Francisco, California), Miss Taint (San Antonio, Texas), Spikey Van Dykey, Maximum Capacity (Toronto, Canada)

HEADLINERS: Soju (RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11), Ariel Versace (RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11), Jazell Barbie Royale (Miss International Queen 2019), Ursula Major (Dragula Season One), James Majesty (Dragula Season Two), Miss Kitty Litter ATX (Camp Wannakiki Season 2), Diana Fire (Camp Wannakiki Season 2),Art Simone (Melbourne, Australia), Rowdy Rory (Austin, Texas), Merrie Cherry (Brooklyn, New York), Freddy Prinze Charming (Phoenix, Arizona), Mary Jane Styles (Austin, Texas), Lucy Stoole (Chicago, Illinois), Alexander The Great (Austin, Texas), Geneva Convention (Knoxville, Tennessee),Hugo Grrrl (Wellington, New Zealand) Vegas Van Cartier (Austin, Texas), Tucker Noir (Humboldt, California), Rosalind Hussell (Austin, Texas), Rasta Boi Punany (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Papi Churro (Austin, Texas), Nadine Hughes (Austin, Texas), May May Graves (Dallas, Texas), Max Ryder (London, England), Kitty Buick (San Antonio, Texas), Kat Sass (Chicago, Illinois), Jack Rabid (Austin, Texas), GhÖst (Berlin, Germany), Flarington King (Toronto, Canada), EmmaSis (Austin, Texas), Dr. Lady J (Cleveland, Ohio), Discord Addams (Chicago, Illinois), Damien D'Luxe (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Complete Destruction (Boston, Massachusetts)

Featured Artists: Alexandria Van Cariter, Bijou Bentley, Cash Monet, Chasity St. Cartier, Cheeki Khant, Cister Wife, Coco Bardot, Earl Grey, Gidget Von Addams, Gilda Wabbit, Kara Foxx Paris, Mandy Quinn, May Dai, Mini Kween Kee Kee, Ms. Anne Thrope, Rhonda Jewels, Robin From Human Resources, Rockem Sakura, Strawberry Fields, Tension

Plus hundreds more Selected Artists!


Would you like to see the festival for free?

Volunteer! Reach out to our volunteer coordinator directly at Volunteer@internationaldrag.org



Don't forget to Book Your Room in the Drag Village ($99/night)

https://austindragfest.org/book-your-room/


There will be some very special events happening throughout the weekend including KingFest (Thursday), Soju's Seoul Train Kpop Party (Thursday Night), Book Signings (All Weekend), Shot With Soju (Live Recording), TrishTV (Live Recording), Nerd Alert w/ Erika Klash (Live Recording), Tuck Bang w/ Rockem Sakura (Live Recroding), Dr Lady J live Drag History Podcast, WERRRK.COM Panel, Meet Drag Coven Panel, Party Favors (Acoustic Set), Welcome To Camp (Camp Wannakiki Showcase), International Showcase, Werrrk.com, Special Celebrity Guests: Nikki Blonsky (from the movie musical "Hairspray"), Comedian and Author Frank DeCaro, Festival Finale Party "The Rocky Horror Punk Rock Show starring DAME JUDY and O'Brien's Orchestra"...and more.

Special Guest Nikki BlonskySpecial Guest Frank DeCaroDrag Combing Through The Big Wigs of Show BusinessShot With SojuTrishTVSeoul TrainWerrrk Dot Com

Also there will be open Auditions for Season 3 of the hit Drag Reality Competition series, "Camp Wannakiki".Camp Wannakiki Season 3 Auditions

What's up at the festival? 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 Special Welcome Show, after hours events and much more.

In the evenings catch our Drag Shuttle to downtown Austin to witness even more of the best Drag artists from around the world in multiple venues just feet from each other! Thank you to our 2019 Festival Venues: Elysium, Valhalla, Swan Dive, and Sellers Underground.


This is an ALL AGES festival. The nightly Drag showcases are limited to ages 21+ (Elysium stage is 18+).

Minors ages 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The parent or legal guardian are rsponsible for the minor's behavior/actions and their safety. Any minor found not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian will be escorted from the property and banned from the festival.
Some festival content and language (including artist performances) may not be suitable for all ages. Parental discretion is advised. We have requested that our daytime performing artists keep their acts rated G to PG-13. We do not review the performances in advance.

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


THE FINE PRINT (PLEASE READ)

All ticket/package sales are final. NO REFUNDS, EXCHANGES OR TRANSFERS.

Drag Village (DAY) Events are All Ages. Nightly showcases are limited to ages 21+ (18+ for Elysium).

We cannot guarantee entry into all events, parties, panels, workshops, showcases, etc., due to capacity limitations so we encourage you to arrive early to whichever events you wish to attend.

All sales are final. There are absolutely no refunds or exchanges. Schedule and performer lineups are subject to change without notice.
All announced events, panels, workshops, parties, headliners, performers, speakers, webcasts, podcasts, meet & greets, dinners, photographers, makeup artists, hair stylists, panelists, instructors, and everything else that has something to do with the festival is subject to change without notice.

This is an All Ages festival. The nightly Drag showcases are limited to ages 21+ (Elysium stage is 18+). Minors will not be admitted to evening showcases. Minors ages 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The parent or legal guardian are responsible for the minor's behavior/actions and their safety. Any minor found not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian will be escorted from the property and banned from the festival. Some festival content and language (including artist performances) may not be suitable for all ages. Parental discretion is advised. We have requested that our daytime performing artists keep their acts rated G to PG-13. We do not review the performances in advance.

The Austin International Drag Festival aims to be a safe, respectful, inclusive, and fun environment for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of any kind, including: intimidation or threats, inappropriate disruption of events, hurtful language that is intended to harm a specific group or individual, physical assault of any type, and stalking. We have a zero tolerance policy for violations of consent, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct. If you witness a violation of any of these rules, please immediately bring this to the attention of the nearest festival staff member.



  • Gidget Von Addams

    Gidget Von Addams

    Chicago, Illinois 2019 Featured Performer
  • Discord Addams

    Discord Addams

    Chicago, Illinois 2019 Headliner
  • Miss Kitty Litter ATX

    Miss Kitty Litter ATX

    Camp Wannakiki S2 Contestant 2019 Headliner
  • Coco Bardot

    Coco Bardot

    Denver, Colorado 2019 Featured Performer
  • Bijou Bentley

    Bijou Bentley

    Stockton, California 2019 Featured Performer
  • Alexis Bevels

    Alexis Bevels

    Camp Wannakiki S1 Winner 2019 Headliner
  • Nikki Blonsky

    Nikki Blonsky

    Celebrity & Actress 2019 Special Guest
  • Kitty Buick

    Kitty Buick

    San Antonio, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Maximum Capacity

    Maximum Capacity

    Toronto, Canada 2019 Ambassador
  • Alexandria Van Cartier

    Alexandria Van Cartier

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • Chasity St. Cartier

    Chasity St. Cartier

    2019 Featured Performer
  • Vegas Van Cartier

    Vegas Van Cartier

    Austin, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Dis Charge

    Dis Charge

    London, United Kingdom 2019 Ambassador
  • Freddy Prinze Charming

    Freddy Prinze Charming

    Phoenix, Arizona 2019 Headliner
  • Merrie Cherry

    Merrie Cherry

    Brooklyn, New York 2019 Headliner
  • Papi Churro

    Papi Churro

    Austin, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Geneva Convention

    Geneva Convention

    Knoxville, Tennessee 2019 Headliner
  • Drag Coven

    Drag Coven

    Social Media Influencers 2019 Special Guests
  • Damien D'Luxe

    Damien D'Luxe

    Minneapolis, Minnesota 2019 Headliner
  • May Dai

    May Dai

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • Frank DeCaro

    Frank DeCaro

    Comedian & Author 2019 Special Guest
  • Complete Destruction

    Complete Destruction

    Providence, Rhode Island 2019 Headliner
  • Spikey Van Dykey

    Spikey Van Dykey

    Tampa, Florida 2019 Ambassador
  • EmmaSis

    EmmaSis

    Austin, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Strawberry Fields

    Strawberry Fields

    New York City, New York 2019 Featured Performer
  • Diana Fire

    Diana Fire

    Camp Wannakiki S2 Contestant 2019 Headliner
  • GHÖST

    GHÖST

    Berlin, Germany 2019 Headliner
  • May May Graves

    May May Graves

    Dallas, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Alexander The Great

    Alexander The Great

    Austin, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Earl Grey

    Earl Grey

    Los Angeles, California 2019 Featured Performer
  • Hugo Grrrl

    Hugo Grrrl

    Wellington, New Zealand 2019 Headliner
  • Tora Himan

    Tora Himan

    Camp Wannakiki S2 - Winner 2019 Headliner
  • Coco Jem Holiday

    Coco Jem Holiday

    Camp Wannakiki S2 Contestant 2019 Headliner
  • Robin From HR

    Robin From HR

    Boston, Massachussetts 2019 Featured Performer
  • Nadine Hughes

    Nadine Hughes

    Austin, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Rosalind Hussell

    Rosalind Hussell

    Austin, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Dr. Lady J

    Dr. Lady J

    Cleveland, Ohio 2019 Headliner
  • Rhonda Jewels

    Rhonda Jewels

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • DAME JUDY

    DAME JUDY

    Queer Drag Musical Group 2019 Special Guest Band
  • Cheeki Kahnt

    Cheeki Kahnt

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • Kween Kee Kee

    Kween Kee Kee

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • Flarington King

    Flarington King

    Toronto, Canada 2019 Headliner
  • Crimson Kitty

    Crimson Kitty

    Brooklyn, New York 2019 Featured Performer
  • Erika Klash

    Erika Klash

    Dragula S2 - San Francisco, California 2019 Ambassador
  • James Majesty

    James Majesty

    Dragula S2 - Seattle, Washington 2019 Headliner
  • Ursula Major

    Ursula Major

    Dragula S1 - Salt Lake City, Utah 2019 Headliner
  • Jessica Manscream

    Jessica Manscream

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • Cash Monet

    Cash Monet

    San Francisco, California 2019 Featured Performer
  • Tucker Noir

    Tucker Noir

    Humboldt, California 2019 Headliner
  • Kara Foxx Paris

    Kara Foxx Paris

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • Rasta Boi Punany

    Rasta Boi Punany

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2019 Headliner
  • Mandy Quinn

    Mandy Quinn

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • Jack Rabid

    Jack Rabid

    Austin, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Rowdy Rory

    Rowdy Rory

    Austin, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Jazell Barbie Royale

    Jazell Barbie Royale

    Miss International Queen 2019 2019 Headliner
  • Max Ryder

    Max Ryder

    London, United Kingdom 2019 Headliner
  • Rock M. Sakura

    Rock M. Sakura

    San Francisco, California 2019 Featured Performer
  • Kat Sass

    Kat Sass

    Chicago, Illinois 2019 Headliner
  • Art Simone

    Art Simone

    Melbourne, Australia 2019 Headliner
  • Soju

    Soju

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 2019 Headliner
  • Ryan Stecken

    Ryan Stecken

    Berlin, Germany 2019 Headliner
  • Lucy Stoole

    Lucy Stoole

    Chicago, Illinois 2019 Headliner
  • Mary Jane Styles

    Mary Jane Styles

    Austin, Texas 2019 Headliner
  • Miss Taint

    Miss Taint

    San Antonio, Texas 2019 Ambassador
  • Tension

    Tension

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • Ms. Anne Thrope

    Ms. Anne Thrope

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer
  • Carly Uninemclite

    Carly Uninemclite

    Camp Wannakiki S2 - Contestant 2019 Special Guest
  • Ariel Versace

    Ariel Versace

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 2019 Headliner
  • Gilda Wabbit

    Gilda Wabbit

    Astoria, New York 2019 Featured Artist
  • Cister Wife

    Cister Wife

    Austin, Texas 2019 Featured Performer



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Drag Village at Holiday Inn & Downtown Austin

6000 Middle Fiskville Road

Austin, TX 78752

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