Merry Christmas! Head out to the Maywald Family’s Christmas Light Display benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation! Located in Southwest Austin, their display includes over 200,000 Christmas lights, a 17-foot-tall fiberglass Santa Claus, a Christmas light lake, and more!

The Maywalds have raised over $117,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation for the past seven years. Each child and dream is represented in the display with a glass reindeer, all hovering above a Christmas light-filled “Wish Lake.”

The display is located at 10505 Twilight Vista, between Circle Drive and U.S. Highway 290. The entrance is free for the public to walk through the display with donations appreciated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year, the family’s goal is to raise $40,000 and will be up until January 1st, 2022.

When: now through January 1st

10505 Twilight Vista
Austin, TX 78736

In her previous life, Kristy was an uninspired realtor who was feeling a little bit bored with her day to day. So on January 1, 2010, she made a New Year’s resolution to write about one thing to do each day in her beloved city of Austin, Texas. And thus, 365 Things Austin was born.