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SXSW: Where the big parties are

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- As South by Southwest Festival's footprint continues to grow, the City of Austin is making sure the number of events don't balloon to an amount it can't control.

For 2016, the city set a cap on the number permitted events to 120-last year there were 147 events. The deadline for applications was Feb. 5, but the city actually stopped taking applications a few days earlier because it had already reached its cap on Spring Special Event permit applications.

The Special Event permit applications are needed for any Temporary Temporary Use, Temporary Change of Use and 24-hour/96-hour Amplified Music Permits for outdoor temporary events.

One of the big companies that didn't make the deadline was Samsung, which wanted five permits for its "Samsung Outpost" locations. Austin-based Yeti was hoping to host an event at 220 S. Congress but was denied by the Austin Fire Department. As of Feb. 24, several applications are still pending, one of which is the popular Fader Fort held on East Fifth Street.

Spring Special Event Permit Applications

Official Event TitleVenue NameEvent AddressEvent StatusDate Received
122 West 5th122 W 5thInternet Pending2/1/2016
78 84 Rainey St78 84 Rainey StInternet Pending2/3/2016
Ai Day Party1312 E Cesar ChavezApproved11/6/2015
AMC PreacherParking Lot at 4th and Red River313 Red River StInternet Pending2/2/2016
Anheuser Busch- Parking LotBrazos Hall204 E 4th StApproved12/29/2015
Artist Xposed Showcase717 E 7th StDenied2/1/2016
Artists Village After Dark (AVAD)Neches St between 5th and 6thPending12/3/2015
AT&T Audience NetworkMcGarrah Jessee - Starr Building121W. Sixth StInternet Pending1/29/2016
ATTVuka411 W Monroe StInternet Pending12/14/2015
Bar 96Bar 9696 Rainey StApproved1/14/2016
Best Lil Big Fest In TexasTiniest Bar in Texas817 W 5th StApproved1/13/2016
Bike Texas / Lazarus BrewingBike Texas1902 East 6th StInternet Pending1/27/2016
Billy Reid ShindigWeather Up1808 E CESAR CHAVEZ STApproved1/6/2016
Blu Party ATXMoonfire Lounge310 Colorado St., Suite BApproved2/1/2016
Brazos Hall- Anheuser BuschBrazos Hall204 E 4th StApproved12/29/2015
Break Away From The PackPet Relocation1121 E 7th StInternet Pending1/29/2016
Brooklyn Country Cantina at Licha's CantinaLicha's Cantina1306 E. 6th StApproved1/28/2016
Brush Square Park SXSW 2016Brush Square Park409 E 5th StApproved11/5/2015
Cafe BusteloBackSpace507 San Jacinto BlvdApproved2/4/2016
Capital OneAntones Nightclub305 E 5th StPending1/25/2016
Casa de MexicoEmma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center600 River StApproved12/10/2015
Casper Nap TourLAZ Parking Lot405 ColoradoApproved1/29/2016
Cheer Up CharliesCheer Up Charlies900 Red RiverApproved1/20/2016
Circuit of the AmericasDowntown Paddock304 E Cesar ChavezInternet Pending1/21/2016
CliveClive Bar609 Davis stApproved1/14/2016
Comedy Central Presents Kegs and EggsPelon's802 Red River StApproved1/15/2016
ContainerContainer Bar90 Rainey stApproved1/14/2016
Criquet PartyCriquet Shirts1603 S. 1stIn Review1/26/2016
Denied:After Cutoff 101 San Jacinto101 San Jacinto101 San JacintoDenied: After Cutoff2/10/2016
Denied:After Cutoff Capital Live Entertainment Event318 E 5th StDenied: After Cutoff2/5/2016
Denied:After Cutoff Cojones Award CeremonySwifts Attic315 Congress AveDenied: After Cutoff2/10/2016
Denied:After Cutoff Project LassoThe Pershing House2415 East 5th StDenied: After Cutoff2/5/2016
Denied:After Cutoff Samsung Outpost 11109 E 6th StDenied: After Cutoff2/5/2016
Denied:After Cutoff Samsung Outpost 2Qui Restuarant1600 E 6th StDenied: After Cutoff2/5/2016
Denied:After Cutoff Samsung Outpost 3South Congress Hotel1603 S Congress HotelDenied: After Cutoff2/5/2016
Denied:After Cutoff Samsung Outpost 4Laz Parkin Lot100 San Jacinto BlvdDenied: After Cutoff2/5/2016
Denied:After Cutoff Samsung Outpost 5315 E 6th StDenied: After Cutoff2/5/2016
Doc's MotorWorks Day Time JamDoc's MotorWorks Bar and Grill1123 S CongressApproved11/5/2015
Empire SXSW 2016Empire Control Room and Garage606 E 7th StApproved9/18/2015
Encore Records SXSW510 Brushy StApproved1/13/2016
Engagement LoungeTerrace
Fader FortPine Street Station1101 5th StIn Review1/26/2016
Fado Irish Pub's St Patrick's Day FestFado Irish PubPending10/7/2015
Fast Company SXSWCedar Door201 BrazosInternet Pending2/4/2016
Flood Presents BeatWeather Up1808 E. Cesar Chavez StWithdrawn1/28/2016
Friskies Mashup HouseCaffe Medici200 N Congress AveApproved1/18/2016
Front Gate's 10th Annual Morning After PartyFront Gate Tickets1711 S CongressApproved1/25/2016
Funny or Die SXSW EventThe Historic Scoot Inn1308 E 4th StIn Review12/29/2015
FWDltdVuka411 W Monroe StInternet Pending12/14/2015
GalvanizeGalvanize Austin118 Nueces StreetInternet Pending12/11/2015
Gatorade- Inside Brazos HallBrazos Hall204 E 4th StApproved12/31/2015
Gibson Latin partyGibson Guitar Showroom3601 S. Congress Ave. Ste. G400Internet Pending2/3/2016
Google FiberGoogle Fiber Space201 Colorado StApproved1/26/2016
Google SXSW EventsGoogle Fiber Space201 Colorado StApproved1/29/2016
GSD&M PartiesGSD&M828 West St, 605 Wood st, 615 Wood StreetInternet Pending2/4/2016
HBO Game of ThronesAntone's213 West 5th StApproved1/12/2016
Heart Of Texas Music FestivalLaz Parking Lot409 E 7th StApproved10/20/2015
Hotel VegasHotel Vegas1500 E. 6th StApproved1/14/2016
Hype HotelFair Market1100 E 5th StApproved11/4/2015
IBM Cognitive StudioVince Young Steakhouse301 San Jacinto BlvdApproved1/28/2016
Innovation Station PresentsInnovation Station1409 W 3rd StInternet Pending2/3/2016
Kebab Fest 2016Kebabalicious1311 E 7th StInternet Pending1/28/2016
Kendra Scott Roadshow Experience84 Rainey StreetApproved1/13/2016
Lazy LizardLazy Lizard1504 E 6th StApproved1/15/2016
Legendary SaloonBangers81.5 Rainey StApproved1/27/2016
Live from Innovation StationInnovation Station1409 W 3rd StInternet Pending2/4/2016
Live NationAlex Kenny522 E 6th StApproved1/21/2016
Lustre PearlLustre Pearl94 Rainey StApproved1/14/2016
Macnas6th Sabine- San JacintoApproved1/13/2016
Mash BashThe Main610 E 6th StApproved1/21/2016
Mashable HouseThe Main610 E 6th StApproved1/21/2016
Mazda Express at SXSW313 E 7th StInternet Pending2/5/2016
McDonalds official activationTextile310 E. 3rd StreetApproved1/13/2016
Mexican American Experience 2016ESB Mexican American Cultural Center600 River StApproved11/6/2015
Monster Energy Outbreak HouseOld Antone's on 5th St213 W 5th StApproved1/20/2016
Mouth By MouthwestAuthentic Smiles211 San Antonio StApproved1/19/2016
Mr. Robot400 CongressApproved1/4/2016
mtvU Woodie Awards 2016Austin American Statesman305 South Congress AveApproved1/11/2016
Music By The SliceHome Slice1415 S Congress AveApproved12/23/2015
Music During Week of SXSWCherrywood Coffee House1400 E 381/2 StApproved1/8/2016
Music Madness ATXAussie's Grill and Beach Bar306 Barton Springs Rd.Approved1/6/2016
Nerds RockuShip HQ205 Brazos StApproved8/31/2015
Nordic Light HouseWaller Creek Boathouse74 Trinity StApproved1/14/2016
P&W On Congress AvenueP&W on Congress Ave1511 S Congress AvenueApproved12/10/2015
Pan Americana FestivalEmma Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center600 River StApproved7/22/2015
Pandora710-718 E 6th StApproved2/2/2016
Pandora SXSW 2016The Gatsby708 E 6th StApproved9/18/2015
Penn Field Open House (Private Party)Penn Field3601 S CongressApproved1/25/2016
Power Puff Girls Premiere ParadeLong Center for the Arts and Palmer Center701 W Riverside DrApproved12/23/2015
Private Dinner Cocktail Parties @ Justine's Secret House1303 East 7th StApproved1/22/2016
Private Event 901 East901 East901 East 6th StDenied1/13/2016
Quonset Hut HootenannyQuonset Hut1206 W 4th StApproved1/29/2016
Quonset Hut UndergroundQuonset Hut1206 W 4th StApproved1/29/2016
Rachael Ray's Feedback House1102 EAST1102 E. Cesar ChavezApproved1/25/2016
Real Art official SXSW activation307 E 2nd StApproved1/7/2016
Red Velvet EventsVuka411 W Monroe StInternet Pending12/14/2015
Refinery 29 The School of Self ExpressionMexic-Arte Museum419 Congress AveApproved1/21/2016
Retail Innovation LoungeEyeQ Insights Office201 E. 5th Street, Suite 108Approved1/13/2016
RideScout SXSW ReceptionRideScout Office200 E 6th StApproved1/20/2016
Rustic TapThe Original Hoffbrau Steakhouse613 W 6th StInternet Pending1/25/2016
Rvip Charging Station1511 S CongressInternet Pending2/5/2016
Sabine HospitalityDaywood Realtors Parking Lot600 Sabine StreetApproved1/15/2016
Samsung EventMicheladas333 E 2nd StApproved1/8/2016
Samsung Event SXSW 16 location 2Old Post Office510 Guadalupe StApproved1/8/2016
SEDO VillageDowntown Burgers503 E Cesar ChavezIn Review1/21/2016
Sony PCL Future LabParking Lot314 E Ceasar ChavezApproved1/25/2016
SouthBites Food Trailer Court604 Driskill StApproved1/7/2016
Space 24 Twenty Spring EventSpace 24 Twenty2420 GuadalupeApproved1/12/2016
Spinlister X CyleastCyclist1619 E Cesar Chavez StApproved10/6/2015
Spotify HouseNuevo Leon1501 E. Sixth StApproved11/25/2015
Spredfast at SXSW 2016Spredfast200 West Cesar Chavez StApproved1/6/2016
SpursYellow Jacket Social Club1704 East 5thWithdrawn1/14/2016
St Patricks Day Party 2016Opal Divine Marina12709 N Mopac ExpwyApproved1/21/2016
StubHub at Banger'sBanger's Sausage House & Beer Garden79 & 81 Rainey StIn Review1/18/2016
SXSJHotel San Jose1316 S Congress AveInternet Pending2/5/2016
SXSW 2016 - Outdoor Stage concert SeriesAuditorium Shores800 W Riverside DrApproved5/18/2015
SXSW 2016 Fifth Street318 East Fifth St.Internet Pending6/10/2015
SXSW Activation 717 Red River717 Red River Lot717 Red RIver- 8th Red RiverInternet Pending2/2/2016
SXSW at Gilfillan HouseGilfillan House603 West 8th StApproved1/21/2016
SXSW at WonderlandWonderland1104 East 6th StInternet Pending2/1/2016
SXSW Crossroads511 E. Cesar ChavezInternet Pending2/2/2016
SXSW Eventszach theatre202 S LamarApproved2/5/2016
SXSW Girls Lounge98 Red River St.Internet Pending1/28/2016
SXSW Interactive Opening PartyMellow Johnny's400 Nueces StApproved12/4/2015
SXSW Music ShowcasesSt Davids Espiscopal Church301 E 8th StInternet Pending2/4/2016
SXSW Outdoor Film ScreeningsThe Long Center Terrace and Lawn701 W. Riverside DrApproved1/13/2016
SXSW Parties and ShowcasesThe Main and The Main II610 E 6th StApproved2/2/2016
Techstars Coworking & VIP LoungeTechstars412 Congress Ave #200Internet Pending2/3/2016
Ten-X Launch Party79 Rainey StApproved1/21/2016
Tequila Mockingbird BBQ/MusicTequila Mockingbird306 W 16th stInternet Pending2/3/2016
Texas Coffee Traders ShowcaseTexas Coffee Traders1400 E 4th StApproved1/28/2016
Texas Mist Metal FestTexas Mist1115 Old Bastrop HwyInternet Pending1/29/2016
The BelmontBelmont Austin305 W 6th StApproved9/18/2015
The GrackleThe Grackle1700 E 6Th StApproved1/15/2016
The IllmoreSaengerrunde Hall1607 San Jacinto Blvd.Approved1/28/2016
The Lost WellThe Lost Well2421 Webberville RdApproved1/25/2016
The Yard 2016Good Life Food Park902 East Cesar Chavez StApproved1/12/2016
Thicket sxswThicket7800 S 1st StApproved1/26/2016
UK Great HouseWanderlust Yoga206 E. 4th St.Approved1/26/2016
Universal Music GroupJW Marriott pool deck110 E. 2nd StApproved1/15/2016
Unofficial SXSW ShowcaseHANDSOME Building1000 e 6th stInternet Pending1/29/2016
Vagabond Vintage Clothing SaleEast End Vine Bar1209 Rosewood AveApproved2/5/2016
Van SuiteDoyle House1101 Red River StApproved1/8/2016
Vevo SXSWPelons Tex Mex802 Red River StIn Review1/21/2016
Visa Activation 2016Companion, Brew and Brew, Red Bird Pilates500 San Marcos StApproved11/30/2015
Washington DC Economic Partnership SXSW ActivationCRAVE340 E. 2nd StApproved12/9/2015
Waterloo Records Day PartiesWaterloo Records600 N. LamarApproved9/22/2015
Wells Fargo Together ExperienceWells Fargo Bank111 Congress AveInternet Pending1/25/2016
Withdrawn* MarketoJW Marriott Congress110 E. 2nd StWithdrawn1/8/2016
Withdrawn* Move The Future (Sony Japan activation)314 E. 1st St.Withdrawn1/8/2016
Withdrawn*DJI Drone Demo PartyPalm Park711 E 3rd StWithdrawn1/21/2016
Withdrawn*Funny or Die Junction ParadeWithdrawn10/8/2015
WITHDRAWN*The Fader FortPine Street Station1101 E. 5th St.Withdrawn1/14/2016
Woodland Creatures Backyard PartyFull Circle Bar1810 E 12th St,Internet Pending2/5/2016
Yard Dog PartiesYard Dog Gallery1510 S Congress AvePending9/8/2015
Yellow Jacket Social ClubYellow Jacket Social Club1704 E 5th StApproved11/17/2015
Yeti Spring Event - DENIED BY AFD220 S CongressDenied1/25/2016
Zilker Brewing Company Monthly Celebration1701 E 6th StApproved1/23/2016

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