There is something so perfect about going with the family to enjoy Christmas lights. It is one activity that really evokes the spirit of the season. If you and your family are looking to start some new holiday traditions, check out our list of local light displays to enjoy:
Wacky Austin Lights
W. 37th Street and Guadalupe Street
Keep Austin Weird is one of the first things you see when entering the city and this light display holds true to its origin. Complete with a fire breathing dragon, this is one display the family will not forget!
Lights of Tejas
1038 Private Road 2191
Through December 29th, enjoy more than one million dazzling Christmas lights throughout the camp, including an indoor light display. Camp Tejas also has many family activities available like a hay ride, archery and a craft center. $7 (kids 2 and under are FREE).
Rock’N Lights Holiday Light Tour & Christmas Towne
With 2 million lights, the 1.5-mile path features a light tunnel and Christmas Towne with light displays, carnival rides, food and more. Rock’N Lights is $15 per car but Christmas Towne is free. Enter the park at Old Settlers Boulevard and Harrell Parkway. The Christmas Towne entrance address is 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd. The display is open on Christmas Eve from 6-10:00 pm and Christmas Day from 6-9:00 pm.
9561 I-35 North
Take a drive through over a mile of winding country road and take in the beautiful lights and animated displays now through January 2nd from 6-10:00 pm. Snacks and hot cocoa are available. $28 + tax/ car.
Come see thousands of amazing Christmas lights and displays and sip a cup of hot chocolate.This neighborhood comes together to celebrate the SPIRIT of Christmas! Bring along a new unwrapped toy with you. Chinati Court is working hand-in-hand with our local Brown Santa program to spread Christmas cheer to kids of Williamson County.
Austin Trail of Lights
Visit the North Pole at the Trail of Lights from 7-10:00 pm to share your holiday wish list with Santa at Santa’s House, stop in Santa’s Workshop for a photo and a variety of interactive experiences, and pick up a free book from the H-E-B Read 3 Book Train. General admission is $3 for guests age 12 and up.
Mozart’s Light Show
Mozart’s Coffee Roasters
3825 Lake Austin Blvd.
Through January 10th, starting 6 p.m. each evening, enjoy dazzling lights set to music! The 12-minute lights show will happen every night at the top of the hour. This event is free.
Lost Pines Christmas River of Lights
1200 Willow St.
Open through New Year’s Day, take in the River of Lights, 120 free lighted displays in a variety of seasonal themes lining Bastrop’s scenic Colorado River Walk. Access the display by coming down the stairs west of the intersection of Main and Pine Streets or select the fully accessible entrance at Fisherman’s Park on Farm Street.