Welcome to the 2023 Ultimate Guide to Holiday Events in Austin! ATX never disappoints in making the holidays so much brighter with all of the lights and festivities it has ALL OVER TOWN!  🎄

With all of the things mamas have to do during the holidays, searching for things to do should be the least of your worries. So, if you’re looking for fun, family-friendly and festive events this holiday season look no further than our Ultimate Guide to Holiday Events in Austin 2023.

Let us make things a little easier for you by helping you find exactly what you are looking for! From tree lightings, to Santa and holiday shows, this will be your BEST resource for all things Holiday! Did we miss an event? Let us know by emailing [email protected]. Check out all the categories to find what you are looking for and ✨ Happy Holidays!! ✨

The Austin area offers many lights every year! Starting in November, through Thanksgiving and up until Christmas, there’s sure to be a tree lighting event to amaze the whole family. This year you can even catch them at home! Holiday light displays are fun for kids of all ages.

Austin offers many opportunities to see Santa, whether for a timeless holiday photo or for a special meal or storybook tea. Special events feature Santa all around the ATX this holiday season, so be sure to make a visit to the jolly old elf this season!

Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit more than a holiday parade! Austin and the surrounding areas  have a variety of land and boat parades! Check out our list and plan your spot on the parade route!

We have an incredible list of holiday shows all over our beautiful Austin! From small plays to big productions, virtually and socially distanced, this is what you need to see. Austin is a theater lover’s dream! Check out our list below and plan your holiday!

We are so lucky that Austin offers so many fun winter festivals during the holiday season! Check out our list below and get in the holiday spirit!

Lace up your running shoes and tie them with some jingle bells! Ready to run for the holidays? There are plenty of season-theme holiday runs in Austin, including kid-friendly fun runs and especially Virtual Fun Runs!! This years there are so many options to get a great your family running all over town!

One of the most exciting times for families during the holidays is witnessing the magic or a tree lighting ceremony.  No matter where you are in Austin, there is at least one of these magic moments for you to experience with your loved ones even at home!  Check out our list of Tree Lightings in Austin this holiday season!  May your days be merry and bright!

Austin offers so many special winter events during the holiday season! Check out our list below and get in the holiday spirit!