It’s tradition: We found Jared Padalecki at ACL Fest again

6:51 p.m Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 Music
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File photo of the actor from 2015. (Stephen Spillman / for American-Statesman)

UPDATE: Looks like Austin Mayor Steve Adler is in on our annual ACL Fest tradition...

Adler tweeted out a picture of him alongside Zilker star Jared Padalecki and fellow “Supernatural” star Jensen Ackles.

EARLIER: We’d feel weird if we made it through this year’s ACL Fest without spotting Jared Padalecki.

The CW’s “Supernatural” star made his annual Zilker appearance when he first stopped by to visit with the Austin Police Department ahead of the festival:

It wasn’t the first time the actor hung with local officers. In 2015 he went to see the newest “Star Wars” film with none other than former police chief Art Acevedo.

Padalecki and wife Genevieve Cortese were then spotted waiting in line to enter the park:

If knowing you’re sharing Zilker Park with Jared Padalecki is one of your ACL Fest traditions, it’s a good day!

READ: ‘Supernatural’ stars, tennis champs and Arwen descend upon Austin