Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

For those of you looking for fun holiday events this weekend (or already making plans for next year), here are Red Fan's top ten holiday must-dos in Austin, Texas.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

1) Austin Trail of Lights

Austin’s most exciting holiday event is back this year for its 50th Anniversary. Millions of holiday lights and a variety of unique displays line the trail, creating a fun experience for the whole family.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

2) Luminations at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Enjoy the gardens with thousands of twinkling lights creating one of the most festive atmospheres in Texas. Admission is free with 2 canned goods, benefiting the Capitol Area Food Bank.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

3) Armadillo Christmas Bazaar at the Palmer Events Center

The Christmas Bazaar is one of the go to places for Austinites to do their holiday shopping. There are loads to select from at the art fair and a music festival accompanying your shopping is always great for the holiday spirit.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

4) Lighting of the Zilker Tree

This annual tree comes with over 3,000 individuals Christmas lights and marks one of the best spots in the city. The ceremony is open to everyone and this year you can enjoy the view from the tree’s location by going up in the nearby Ferris Wheel.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

5) Hot Cocoa at Holy Cacao

Grabbing the best Hot Cocoa in Austin during one of the few cold nights is always a treat.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

6) A Christmas Story at Zach Theatre

ZACH’s Theatre shows the classic Christmas tale throughout the entire month of December. A great night to see one of your favorite holiday films on stage.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

7) Gingerbread pancakes at Kerbey Lane Café

The holidays are a perfect excuse to stack up on pancakes that give you that nostalgic feeling of Christmas while leaving your belly full.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

8) The Nutcracker at Ballet Austin

Enjoy a special night with your family at Ballet Austin’s performance of the classic story of The Nutcracker.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

9) Gingerbread Village Open House at The Four Seasons

The Gingerbread Village at the Four Seasons is an annual event that will be bringing the magical world of Candy Land to life for this year’s theme.

Top 10 Holiday Must-dos in Austin

10) Ice Skating at the Plaza at Whole Foods

Enjoy this unique outdoor skating event that only runs during the holiday season!

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