Summer X Games 2016

112 days, 14 hours, 20 minutes, 38 secs left until Summer X Games on Thursday, 2nd June, 2016

X Games mean no limit with prime focus on extreme sports, which is organized and controlled by the American sports broadcaster ESPN as an annual sports event. The X games have gained a popular media explosion due to their big name sponsors and with constant fan attendance. The participant of top tier athletes is also considered to be another gain in advantage to increase the popularity of the X Games. The X games are also considered to be called as Summer X Games.

The X Games has lot of events to catch up such as X fest sports, Musical fest, Live music, interactive elements and autograph sessions from your favorite athletes.

The X games are held in Austin from 2nd June to 5th June. The events are more exciting than ever before with extreme action carried with DJ to make the event more interesting and entertaining to the crowd as you can see some extreme stunts with some flies in the air.

X Games Austin History

The inaugural X Games were held in the year 1995 of summer in Rhode Island. The crowd to watch the event are so excited with a count of 38,000 for the first and later decreased a bit, but made a comeback with 83,500 fans after two years. The X Games event is found to stage an eco-friendly event which includes using biodiesel fuel in their vehicles and organizing recycling campaigns.

The X games started to organize the Winter X Games which are held in Aspen Colorado till 2019 in the months of January or February and Summer X games used to be in Los Angeles but changed it to Austin Texas from June 2014. In 2011 ESPN held a bid to organize the yearly events in the different parts of the world with the following selected cities Barcelona, Munich, Foz do Iguacu. ESPN opted to stop the plan from 2013.

Musical Acts for 2016 X Games

Nicki Minaj, Metallica will be featuring the event followed by various musical artists and DJ plays. The other events are as follows The Glitch Mob, Kid Ink, Talib Kweli, Deltron 3030, Pennywise, Joywave, Bright Light Social Hour, UME, A. Sinclair, Zeale, Flesh Lights, Phranchyze, A Gaint Dog, Sip Sip, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Residual Kid, Digital Wild, Walker Lukens, The Blind Pets and The Happen-Ins.

X Games Austin 2016 Facts

When June 2-5, 2016
Where 9201 circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617
Time Daily all day

Austin X Games 2016 Venues

  • Flat-Track Course
  • Downtown
  • Vert Venue
  • Park Venue
  • Moto X Venue
  • Big Air Venue
  • RallyCar Racing Course
  • Street Venue
  • Dirt Venue

X Games Austin 2016 Competition / Games

All Skateboard  Monster Energy Skateboard Street Men's Moto X Best Whip
All BMX Skateboard Street Women's Moto X Enduro X Men's
All Moto X Skateboard Vert Moto X Enduro X Women's
All Rally  Skateboard Vert Best Trick Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing
All Truck  GoPro BMX Big Air Moto X QuarterPipe
America's Navy Skateboard Big Air BMX Big Air Doubles Moto X Speed & Style
Skateboard Big Air Doubles BMX Dirt Moto X Step Up
Skateboard Park BMX Park RallyCar Racing
Skateboard Street Amateurs BMX Vert Off Road Truck Racing

2015

When June 4-7, 2015
Where Chicago, Detroit and Charlotte, N.C., Austin
Time Daily all day

Summer X Games 2015 Venues

Moto X

  • Moto X Speed & Style
  • Moto X Best Whip
  • Moto X Freestyle
  • Moto X Endurocross
  • Moto X Super Moto
  • Women's Moto X Endurocross
  • Moto X Step Up
  • Moto X Adaptive Racing
  • Moto X Racing
  • Women's Moto X Racing

Mountain Bike

  • Mountain Bike Slopestyle

Rally Car

  • Rallycross Lites
  • Rallycross SuperCar
  • Gymkhana Grid

Skateboarding

  • Skateboard Vert
  • Skateboard Park
  • Women's Skateboard Park
  • Street League Skateboarding
  • SLS Select Series
  • Women's Skateboard Street
  • Skateboard Big Air

BMX

  • BMX vert
  • BMX Park
  • BMX Street
  • BMX Big Air
  • BMX Dirt

Real Video Series

  • Real Surf
  • Real Women
  • Real Street
  • Real Snow Backcountry

Red Bull Phenom

  • Mountain Bike Slopestyle
  • Skateboard Street
  • BMX Street

Visitor Information

What to Bring

  • Tickets
  • Parking Pass
  • Earplugs
  • Hat
  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Cash (ATMs available throughout track)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain Poncho or Jacket
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Autograph Pen
  • One sealed bottle of water

Prohibited Items

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animals (exception for certified service animals)
  • Bags or parcels larger than 12” x 12” x 20”
  • Golf carts and motorized scooters
  • Coolers, thermoses or ice chests

Tourist Information

  • State Capitol Building
  • Austin Zoo
  • iFLY Indoor Skydiving
  • Austin Duck Adventures Tour
  • Zilker Botanical Garden
  • Barton Springs Pool and Lake Travis
  • Schlitterbahn
  • Fun in San Antonio