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🎶Holiday!  Celebrate!!🎶 It’s finally December and the joys of the holidays leading all the way up to the end of the year festivities are here!🎉  It is such a lovely time to be with family and friends and Austin is the place to be! ✨ There are so many events to keep the whole family entertained all month long! 👏 Check them out! If we missed any,  feel free to submit them to our Community Calendar for approval!

Festivals and Celebrations

53rd Zilker Holiday Tree Lighting CeremonyDecember 1 – Zilker Park

Capital Area Halal FestivalDecember 7 – Asian American Resource Center

Family Fun

Brunch with Santa…Bowl at the North PoleDecember 1 – High 5

Christmas Bash + Pictures w/ Santa!December 1 – Lively Middle School

Community Cinema – December 6 – Community First! Village

Desert Door Texas Holiday MarketDecember 7 – Desert Door Distillery

Fortlandia – Recurring Event – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Hill Country Galleria Holiday Village and Santa’s Workshop – Recurring Event – Hill Country Galleria

Holiday Movie Parties – Recurring Event – Alamo Drafthouse Mueller

Krispy Kreme Family NightDecember 4  – Krispy Kreme

Sprouts – Recurring Event – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Starry Nights at GirlstarlDecember 5 – Girlstart Stem Center

Start-Up Kid’s MarketDecember 1 – Republic Square Park

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar – Recurring Event – Blue Genie Art Bazaar

Family Theater and Shows

A Christmas CarolDecember 1 – Recurring Event – ZACH’s Topfer Theatre

A Christmas Carol – Reduced, Reused & Recycled – Recurring Event – Austin Scottish Rite Theater

Holiday Heroes – Recurring Event – ZACH’s Topfer Theatre

Jungalbook – Recurring Event – ZACH Theatre’s Kleberg Stage

Musicale – December 4 – Southwestern University

The African Children’s Choir – December 5 – Various Locations

The Muppet Christmas CarolDecember 1 – Bullock Texas State History Museum

The Snowy Day and Other StoriesDecember 1 – The Paramount Theater

Wake Up, Brother Bear! – December 7 – ZACH Theatre

Museum Events

HEB First SundayDecember 1 – Bullock Texas State History Museum

Grown Up Events

A Guide To Mindfulness: Your Stress Relief Toolkit WorkshopDecember 4 – Dougherty Arts Center

Healing Culinary Traditions of Asia: MacrobioticsDecember 7 – Asian American Resource Center

Kendra Gives Back to SprATX Ignite – December 3 – Kendra Scott

Wine & Cheese Tasting (Complimentary)December 6 – Utopian Shift

Family Fun

Art in Cahoots – Recurring Event – Dougherty Arts Center

BMW Dallas Marathon Health & Fitness Expo – Recurring Event – Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Fortlandia – Recurring Event – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Hill Country Galleria Holiday Village and Santa’s Workshop – Recurring Event – Hill Country Galleria

Holiday Movie Parties – Recurring Event – Alamo Drafthouse Mueller

Love Child’s Holiday Mini MarketDecember 8 – South Congress Hotel

Sprouts – Recurring Event – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar – Recurring Event – Blue Genie Art Bazaar

Family Theater and Shows

A Christmas Carol – Recurring Event – ZACH’s Topfer Theatre

A Christmas Carol – Reduced, Reused & Recycled – Recurring Event – Austin Scottish Rite Theater

Holiday Heroes – Recurring Event – ZACH’s Topfer Theatre

Jungalbook – Recurring Event – ZACH Theatre’s Kleberg Stage

The African Children’s ChoirDecember 9 – Various Locations

Wake Up, Brother Bear! – December 14 – ZACH Theatre

Museum Events

Second Saturdays are for Families – December 14 – Laguna Gloria

UMLAUF Family DayDecember 8 – Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

Grown Up Events 

Festival Fashion Wine WalkDecember 12 – Hill Country Galleria

Value Wine Re-Gifting EventDecember 13 – Utopian Shift

Your Name: AARC Film SeriesDecember 12 – Asian American Resource Center

Family Fun

Fortlandia – Recurring Event – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Hill Country Galleria Holiday Village and Santa’s Workshop – Recurring Event – Hill Country Galleria

Holiday Movie Parties – Recurring Event – Alamo Drafthouse Mueller

Sprouts – Recurring Event – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar – Recurring Event – Blue Genie Art Bazaar

Family Theater and Shows

A Christmas Carol – Recurring Event – ZACH’s Topfer Theatre

A Christmas Carol – Reduced, Reused & Recycled – Recurring Event – Austin Scottish Rite Theater

Fortlandia – December 15 – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The African Children’s ChoirDecember 15 – Various Locations

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents The Music of The White Stripes For Kids (AM show)December 15 – Mohawk Austin

Wake Up, Brother Bear! – December 21 – ZACH Theatre

Museum Event

December NIMITZ Junior Corps – Your Very Own USO Show!December 21 – National Museum of the Pacific War

Science Thursday – December 19 – Bullock Texas State History Museum

Grown Up Events 

Value Wine Re-Gifting Event – December 15 – Utopian Shift

Family Fun

Fortlandia – Recurring Event – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Hill Country Galleria Holiday Village and Santa’s Workshop – Recurring Event – Hill Country Galleria

Sprouts – Recurring Event – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar – Recurring Event – Blue Genie Art Bazaar

Family Theater and Shows

A Christmas Carol – Recurring Event – ZACH’s Topfer Theatre

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