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Congress Avenue Bridge

71 locals recommend
Location
South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704

Tips from locals

Jon
Jon
April 11, 2019
Watch the millions of Austin bats come alive at sunset during the summer
James
James
April 06, 2019
See the famous bats!!!!!
Kate
Kate
March 20, 2019
Home to the largest urban bat colony in the U.S. Crowds gather at dusk to watch thousands and thousands fly off into the sunset.
Eric
Eric
March 02, 2019
The Congress Avenue Bridge is where the largest urban colony of Mexican Freetail Bats roost. And in the evening they flood out to hunt for insects.
Christopher & Tee
Christopher & Tee
February 25, 2019
Best spot to catch sunset and watch the bats swarm - with hundreds of of other folk... What is BATFEST? It's 1 Bridge, 30,000 people, 100 Arts & Crafts vendors, 20 Food & Beverage vendors, 20 Bands on 3 Stages, Special Attractions, Costume Contest, and 2 million Mexican free‑tail bats! It's…