Oct 6-8 & 15-17, 2023 • Zilker Park • Austin, TX

Activate your wristband

Wristband activation ensures a smooth process when entering the festival each day and allows you to add emergency contact information to your wristband. All you need to do is enter your wristband ID number (located on the inside of your wristband) and contact info to activate.
American Express® Card Members: Link your American Express® Card and receive a one-time $5 spend credit applied to your festival wristband for purchases made at ACL Music Festival. Terms Apply.

Cashless is the easiest way for you to pay for food, drinks, merch and more - with the tap of your wrist. Here's how it works:
1. Register your wristband in advance. Link your account with any credit card to your wristband. Then set a required PIN for security. Now you’re registered for Cashless too.

2. Once you're at the fest, just order at any bar or vendor location displaying the Cashless logo, and let them know you are paying with your wristband.

3. Then tap your wristband, enter your PIN, and go.

Link a credit card to buy food, drinks, and merch with the tap of your wrist!
Support sustainability at ACL Fest and return your cup for the chance to win exclusive prizes! To get started, register your wristband with TURN, then tap your festival wristband on the TURN Smart Bins located throughout the park and drop in your cups for a chance to win – if selected you'll receive a text with details on how to redeem your reward at the phone number registered on your wristband.

Terms & Conditions

Amex x ACL Fest - Cashless Terms and Conditions $5 Spend Credit: Get a one-time $5 Cashless spend credit (“Credit”) applied to your Festival wristband when you register your AmericanExpress® Card for ACL Fest Cashless payments. Credit is only valid for the festival day or weekend for which your wristband was purchased. No Credit will be provided for registrations made after 9:40 PM CST on the Sunday of the applicable Festival weekend. If Credit is unused at the end of the Festival weekend, it will be forfeited. Credit may be used for purchases at all on-site merchants at the Festival. Not valid for online purchases. Credit may be combined with other payment methods to make purchases that are greater than $5.Front Gate Cashless Registration Terms, including no refunds and exchanges for purchases made with ACL Fest Cashless payments, also apply. All AmericanExpress Cards are eligible to receive the Credit.