IFC’s Free Fairgrounds Turns SXSW Party Into ‘Part Carnival, Party County Fair’

IFC is returning in an unusual way to this year’s SXSW. This year it’s transforming downtown Austin into a fair.

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The 2014 IFC Fairgrounds (#IFCsxsw) celebration is described as “part carnival, part county fair, and as always — ‘Slightly Off.'” The IFC Fairgrounds are free to the public (18+) and will be located at East 3rd and Red River in Palm Park from March 12-14.

The fair will feature bands, food, carnival games and even a slide. Some of the bands featured include The Mowglis, Twin Forks, The Hold Steady and American Authors. Find the full lineup here.

In addition to the IFC Fairgrounds, IFC is also hosting a Portlandia Panel on Tuesday, March 11. The panel will have a Q&A with stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein along with sneak peek clips from the new season.

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