Congress Avenue Bridge
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.
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.
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…