Travel & Accommodations

Directions & Accommodations

To Louise Hays Park:

202 Thompson Drive, Kerrville, TX 78028

From the East: Austin and vicinity

It’s about a 2-hour drive from downtown Austin.  Follow US-290 W to Fredericksburg and left on State Hwy 16 South to Thompson Dr in Kerrville

From the Southeast: San Antonio, Boerne

It’s about an hour’s drive from downtown San Antonio: Follow I-10 West and take exit 508, TX-16 South (Sidney Baker Street) to Thompson Drive in Kerrville

Shuttle & Parking:

You will be unable to park at Louise Hays Park for this event. Park entrances will be closed to the public for the day of the festival. 

Street parking is available outside of Festival grounds, including the free downtown parking garage on the corner of Sidney Baker and Water Street (201 Clay Street). The downtown garage has ADA parking on the 3rd floor and attendees can utilize the covered crosswalk and elevator to reach Peterson Plaza.

Public Downtown Parking Garage: 201 Clay Street in Kerrville is your best parking area. 

From there you have the option of walking over to Louise Hays park or taking the River Festival Courtesy Shuttle Bus that will run in a loop from the parking garage to the River Festival and downtown. The Shuttle will also run from River Festival Host Hotels as well. See Below. The shuttle will run from 12:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

Shuttle bus route


Kerrville-Schreiner Park has 517 acres on the Guadalupe River. The grounds include camping accommodations to suit almost any preferred camping style. RV hook-ups—many with water, electricity and sewer connections—are plentiful, as are tent campsites, cabin rentals and ranch houses. . For more information, please visit, call (830) 257-7300, or e-mail [email protected].

River Festival Host Hotels Will be announced in coming months with festival rates

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