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Austin Trail of Lights 2016: Grand Opening

  • Zilker Park
  • 2100 Barton Springs Rd.
  • Austin, TX 78746
  • December 10, 2016
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Price: Free

Trail of Lights Foundation, H-E-B and city officials open the celebration of the 2016 Austin Trail of Lights

What began as a small gathering in 1965 known as the "Yule Fest," a gift to the city of Austin from Austin Parks and Recreation Department, has now grown to be a community-wide celebration of the unique spirit and people that make Austin the place we love to call home. In the 52 years since the first Yule Log was lit, the Trail of Lights has expanded to more than 40 displays, 2 million lights and holiday activities that create countless memories. Each new display, community performance and lighted tunnel has added a new layer to the holiday tradition and brought us together more as a community. Today, the Trail of Lights is one of the three largest events in Austin and receives national accolades while remaining a deeply cherished local tradition.


Austin Trail of Lights 2016: Grand Opening