Holly jolly happenings are filling up the calendar! If you’re ready to put a little jingle in your bells, here are a few great ways to celebrate the holiday season in Austin…

Season’s Greetings Selfie Wall- Now – Dec. 27 Domain NORTHSIDE – next to YETI-Season’s Greetings! Take a selfie at the all-new holiday selfie wall! Located on Palm Way, across from the Lawn, near YETI.

Bee Cave on Ice- Now-Jan 2nd-Hill Country Galleria- Reservations are open and encouraged. The ice rink will be open seven days a week and will be able to hold 120 people at a time. The $15 ticket includes a skate rental and a 75-minute skate session. CLICK HERE for reservations.

Domain NORTHSIDE Holiday Tree Light Show- Nov. 19 – Dec. 25-Times Vary- across from Apple- Stop by the NORTHSIDE holiday tree and enjoy a beautiful holiday tree light show every hour on the hour – Saturdays are 12 to 9 p.m., Sundays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday are 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Christmas Eve & Day from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Holiday Tree is located next to The Lawn, across the street from Apple.

The MozartÔÇÖs Christmas Light ShowNOV. 10 thru January 6, 2023-Mozart’s Coffee Roasters. Two million lights, music, food and now ÔÇô Dancing! This year MozartÔÇÖs will also premiere its Lit Up! LED Dance Floor located in the free viewing area of┬á the Bavarian Marketplace (adjacent parking lot.) Reservations are a MUST and are going fast! Make yours here. Letters to Santa-Nov. 20 – Dec. 24 Domain NORTHSIDE – next to Culinary Dropout Need to get your list to Santa Claus? Visit the NORTHSIDE Santa House between Culinary Dropout and Valencia’s Tex-Mex! Drop off your Letters to Santa from Sunday, Nov. 20 through Dec. 24. For every Letter to Santa submitted, NORTHSIDE will donate $1 to The SAFE Alliance. The SAFE Alliance exists to stop abuse for everyone by serving the survivors of child abuse, sexual assault, trafficking, and domestic violence.

Peppermint Parkway- November 25th through December 30- Circuit of the Americas- Experience a drive-thru holiday spectacular with a mile of displays with millions of lights and characters. End the night in the plaza full of more holiday cheer, food, rides, activities and more!

The North Pole Flyer-Austin Steam Train Association- Starts November 26-Bertram Depot- The 2022 trip brings back some of your favorite activities and entertainers!┬á Our special 2-hour excursion on a real train features a visit (and hugs!) from Santa and Mrs. Claus, all-you-can-drink hot cocoa, and a locally baked holiday cookie. Each car is decorated for the season where passengers enjoy a live reading of the North Pole Flyer book-our railroadÔÇÖs own Christmas Story! Our professional Santa will spend time in each car to ÔÇťcheck your list twiceÔÇŁ and pose for photographs before handing out a gift to each child to remember this special ride. Come be a part of the magic! Make your reservations HERE

Kendra Scott Holiday Events- South Congress Flagship Store- RSVP Here!

Saturday December 10 1-4PM Visit from Buddy the Elf
Sunday December 11 11-2PM Visit from Olaf, Elsa, and Anna
Saturday December 17 11-2PM Visit from Yellow Santa
Saturday December 17 2-6PM Dog Photography Sessions with @Zilkerbark
Sunday December 18 11-2PM Visit from Yellow Santa
Friday December 23 10-1PM Visit from Yellow Santa

Ice Skating On The Plaza at Whole Foods- Daily 10a-9p- Whole Foods Lamar- Nothing better than a day on the ice followed by a cup of cocoa! LIVE Local music on the weekends! 

Austin Trail of Lights-December 8-23 (Closed Mondays)-Zilker Park- TOL is back IN-PERSON this year. Experience this Austin festive fave and grab your tickets now!

Check back all season for more!


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