Austin Trail of Lights


Tis the season! If you’re in the Austin area, be sure to check out the Austin Trail of Lights. The event is a Christmas lights display that is held annually in Zilker Park, just across the Colorado River from downtown. It is a self-paced walk through the park, that covers approximately one mile.

There are several food and drink stations sprinkled throughout the event. It also has a carousel and ferris wheel that offers excellent views of the park and downtown. Weekend entry is $3 per person. December 17-19 is free admission.

Gates open nightly at 7pm and close at 10pm and runs through December 23rd. Parking is relatively limited and costs $15 per car. I recommend taking Uber or Lyft if you’re coming from somewhere that walking isn’t possible. It’s an easy walk or scooter ride from downtown.

More details on the Trail of Lights website »

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