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The 2021 Big Gay River Float

The date has been set for this year’s Big Gay River Float. Mark SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2021 on your calendars! Tickets go on sale on MONDAY, MAY 24, 2021.

As in previous years, floaters will have two options. The first option is for those who want to ride the bus from Austin. The second option is for those who want to drive their own vehicle. It includes tube rentals and a shuttle back to your vehicle.

The float is 2 1/4 miles and lasts about 3 – 3 1/2 hours. The full trip will total approximately 5 – 5 1/2 hours. NOTE: Float time will vary depending on the speed of the river which will vary depending on recent rains.

PACKAGES

The Iron Bear

Full Package w/bus – Austin-San Marcos

We’re meeting up downtown on SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2020 at tThe Iron Bear. Registration will be open from 11 AM to 1 PM. Buses will depart as they fill, with last bus leaving at 1:15 PM.

It’s BYOB so bring what you want to drink … EXCEPT, NO GLASS OR STYROFOAM, these are banned on the San Marcos River. We’ll provide tubes, coolers, cooler tubes and ice. Tickets include transportation to and from San Marcos.

Tickets will go on sale May 24, 2021
05/24/21 – 05/31/21 – $55
06/01/21 – 07/05/21 – $65
07/06/21 – 07/18/21 – $75


Float Only Package – No Bus

If you don’t need transportation between Austin and San Marcos (you’re opting to drive your own vehicle down, you’re from the surrounding, or maybe you’re coming in from out-of-town, we do have a “no-bus” option that includes the tube rental and shuttle back to your vehicle.

Tickets will go on sale May 24, 2021
05/24/21 – 05/31/21 – $30
06/01/21 – 07/05/21 – $35
07/06/21 – 07/18/21 – $45

AFTER THE FLOAT

After the float, the buses will drop floaters off at Rain on 4th for our official Austin after party featuring tunes by DJ KAHLU.

Want to become a partner for the 2021 float? Email Chase Martin at chase@therepubliq.com about becoming a sponsor or promotional partner for an upcoming event.

2021 EVENT PARTNERS

The Iron Bear logo
Rain on 4th logo

Want to become a partner for the 2021 float? Email Chase Martin at chase@therepubliq.com about becoming a sponsor or promotional partner for an upcoming event.

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