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56th Annual Austin Trail of Lights

Nov 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until Jan 3, 2021

$25 – $2020

The most beloved, and longest running holiday tradition of its kind in Texas’ capital city, the Austin Trail of Lights, powered by H-E-B, welcomes hundreds of thousands of guests for its jubilant displays of lights. The event will be a drive-thru event only this year.

Voted “10Best Public Display of Holiday Lights” by USA Today, the event has grown to be a not-to-be-missed tradition and community-wide event that celebrates the spirit and the people that make Austin unique. Starting as a small community gathering around a yule log in 1965, the Austin Trail of Lights now features more than 2 million lights illuminating the park, 90 lighted holiday trees and more than 70 other holiday displays and lighted tunnels.

As is tradition, the Austin Trail of Lights will host private nights allowing free entry through the STARS at the Trail program for over 30 non-profit partners in the community, as well as provide thousands of vehicle passes to eligible families throughout the Austin Independent School District.

Vehicle Passes
Patrons will need to check the calendar on www.austintrailoflights.org for availability of dates and entry times. Event entry is per vehicle for up to 9 passengers. There are no per person fees and no passes will be available onsite.

Passenger vehicles require 1 pass per vehicle. Vehicles that hold 10 or more passengers may enter with 2 passes for the time and date of their choosing. Enclosed, street-legal vehicles less than 27’ in length are welcome at the event.

Guests have the option of planning their visit with General Admission or Premium passes. Premium passes are reminiscent of historically popular early entry experiences, helping fund year-round event operations.

Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run
Experience a reimagined Fun Run in downtown Austin this year, enjoyed virtually. Registration includes; commemorative Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run 2020 long-sleeve t-shirt, runner bib, ATX Lights Savings Card, access to a festive 3-mile course around downtown Austin landmarks and a swag bag.


Nov 28, 2020
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$25 – $2020
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Zilker Park
2207 Lou Neff Rd
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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