Festive Holiday Events in Austin,Texas
Once again the holidays are upon us, which brings an abundance of exciting activities, beautiful sights, and memorable moments. Gather your family, gather your friends, or fly solo to any number of the entertaining events the great state of Texas has to offer.
Looking for a little guidance? Here is a list of just a few of the captivating activities happening in Austin this holiday season:
Blue Genie Art Bazaar
When: November 27 – December 24, 2015
The Marchesa Hall & Theater
6226 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX, 78752
Spruce up your shopping list this year with something special. Impress your loved ones with Austin’s greatest local-handmade art. This is The Marchesa Hall & Theater’s 15th year of showcasing and offering some of the most unique art that Austin’s most accomplished artists have to offer.
Lights of Love 5K
When: December 4th, 2015 – Registration opens at 6:00 PM
Mueller Lake Park
4550 Mueller Blvd
Austin, TX, 78723
For those of you who are charitable and athletic, the Lights of Love 5K is the perfect way to kick off your holidays. Team up with the Ronald McDonald House Charities and help raise funds and hope for families with sick children. This is a family event featuring Ronald McDonald, Santa, snow, and hot chocolate, so have your kiddos lace up their running shoes and come join this great event.
Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble Presents The Nutcracker: Suite Dreams
When: December 11th, 2015 – 7:30 PM | Dec. 12th, 2015 – 2:30 PM | Dec. 12th, 2015 – 7:30 PM
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX, 78703
Nothing says “holidays” like the classics. Come see the Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble perform one of the greatest performances ballet has to offer. Nutcrackers, mice, and toys… oh my! Support some of Austin’s most talented dancers and find yourself in merry holiday spirits!
When: December 5th, 2015 – Noon – 4:00 PM
Between the Amphitheater and The Bee Cave Public Library
Enjoy all the snow-filled adventures Snow Day has to offer. Bring your family and friends and have a snowball fight, build a snowman, or make a snow angel. Wear your gloves and be ready for some frozen holiday adventures.
Luminations at the Wildflower Center
When: December 12th – 13th, 2015 – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Avenue
Austin, TX, 78739
Come and enjoy thousands of twinkly lights that create a holiday wonderland. These luminaries are an Austin tradition and you can also visit Frosty the Snowman, enjoy children’s activities in the Gallery, and snack on delicious toasty-kettle corn.
Wherever this warm-hearted and exciting season takes you, make sure you stop by these events and see what Austin, Texas has to offer.
Make this a magical holiday season that you and your family will remember forever. If your travels have to take you away from home, we hope you’ll enjoy your stay in a fully furnished apartment in Austin throughout the holidays.