There’s no other time of year like the holiday season! Fortunately, there is no lack of Christmas activities. The only question we have is: how can we fit them all in?
Trail of Lights
2100 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin, TX 78704
One of Austin’s most famous Christmas activities was absent for a few years, but now it is back in full force. Your family can take a walk through the trail of lights now through December 21.
A Christmas Carol
1510 Toomey Rd.
Austin, TX 78704
This Christmas classic runs now through December 28, 2014. You won’t be disappointed by the professional production the actors and support staff of the Zach Theatre puts on.
Elgin Christmas Tree Farm
120 Natures Way
Elgin, TX 78621
If you want to pick out and cut down your own Christmas tree, head to the Elgin Christmas Tree Farm. You can bring the whole family (leashed dogs included) now through December 23.
Cowboy Christmas at Enchanted Springs Ranch
242 State Highway 46 W.
Boerne, TX 78006
On December 20 and 21 you can visit an active western town and movie set that features hayrides, a petting zoo and best of all, Cowboy Santa.
Bethlehem in Burnet
Washington Street in Burnet
On the first two weekends of December (December 5-7 and December 12-14) you can experience what Bethlehem may have been like during the time of Jesus’ birth! The streets of Burnet are transformed with costumed actors portraying merchants, Romans, craftspeople, taxpayers, and beggars. This town puts on a production that rivals any living nativity.
Emily Ann Theatre Trail of Lights
1101 Ranch Road 2325
Wimberley, TX 78676
From now until December 31, you can walk through the Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens Trail of Lights in Wimberly.
North Pole Flyer
401 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste C-100
Cedar Park, TX 78613
A real train ride where you can see both Santa and Mrs. Claus? Sign us up! You can go on this 2-hour train ride now through December 21.
Snow Day at the Hill Country Galleria
12700 Hill Country Blvd.
Bee Cave, TX 78738
Real snow comes to Austin! You and your family can play in the snow every Saturday in December at the Hill Country Galleria.
Whole Foods Ice Skating
525 N Lamar Blvd
Skate on top of Whole Foods from now until January 11.
Ice Skating at Chaparral Ice
Great Clips Northcross Shopping Center, 2525 W Anderson Ln.
Austin, TX 78757
You can skate at Chaparral Ice year round, but there are several holiday-themed skating events this month.
The Nutcracker at the Ballet Austin
Long Center for the Performing Arts
701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
Perhaps one of the most classic Christmas activities, you can attend a performance of the Nutcracker now through December 23.
We hope you and your family can enjoy some of these great Holiday activities this season!