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Austin, Texas offers a wide range of events, from music concerts, food festivals, and sports competitions to museum displays, exhibits, and family fun. Use our listings of Austin's featured and ongoing events to find the perfect activity for your vacation.

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of Lights Spectacular, Hill Country Style. Proclaimed as "the Centerpiece of one of the biggest shows on the Texas Hill Country Regional Christmas Lighting Tr...

Featuring the holiday classics and a whole lot of the spirit of the season. Reservations recommended.

The Austin Symphony is excited to announce a brand new program this holiday season that will bring free music to all Austinites. Christmas in the Community is a series of twelve concerts held throug...

Enjoy a tea service with drinks and sweets, caroling, and a reading by Santa on weekend afternoons from now until Christmas. Teddy bears will be donated to Dell Children's Hospital.

  • Dec 5, 2014 to Dec 21, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Categories: Holiday Events
  • Location: Participating wineries throughout the Hill Country
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Spend 10 days exploring the wineries of the Texas Hill Country during the 2014 Holiday Wine Trail event. Each ticket includes between 1 and 3 complimentary tastings per winery, a holiday ornament, and...

Enjoy complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides each Friday and Saturday night between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Pickup locations near Santa's Workshop and at the Macy's north entrance by California ...

Lace Up For a Restored Holiday Tradition! Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa's Holiday Lights & Ice exhibition is back with enough festive cheer to keep your spirits bright all season long. Enjoy ...

On December 5th from 6:00pm-10:00pm, Mexic-Arte will hold an Opening Reception for our annual Mix ‘n' Mash exhibition. The opening will feature a Couture Merchant Fashion Market, A Loteria gam...

Tapestry Dance Company presents Of Mice and Music: A Jazz Nutcracker, December 11-21 at the Long Center. Tapestry's unique and highly popular take on the holiday classic. With the live music of our...

  • Nov 15, 2014 to Dec 21, 2014
  • Categories: Holiday Events
  • Location: Breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store
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Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene's own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, ...

  • Nov 28, 2014 to Jan 1, 2015
  • Categories: Holiday Events
  • Location: Participating Hill Country towns
  • Website

Hill Country communities light up to celebrate the Holiday Season. Self-guided driving tour through participating towns where Main Streets and Town Squares are all decked out their finest.

Contemporary Austin plays host to an exhibition by British-born artist Richard T. Walker, The Predicament of Always. The exhibition witnesses the artist's quest of exploring the ‘complexities of...

In a tour-de-force performance, award-winning actor Martin Burke is back by popular demand, playing all 37 characters from the beloved holiday film It's a Wonderful Life, including George Bailey, Mary...

Over 2 million lights transform Lakeside Park into a holiday wonderland with Santa on the weekends (weather permitting).

This year's Bazaar features a dazzling selection of distinctive gifts; from statement-making collectible fine art to distinctive and modestly-priced stocking stuffers. Visitors can explore an amazing ...

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a fixture of the Austin holiday shopping season. Open again for it’s 14th year this Nov. 28th at the Marchesa Hall & Theatre. An annual arts show that features u...

An army of mischievous mice, a bevy of bon-bons, a slurry of sparkling snowflakes, and one jovial Mother the Austin Symphony Orchestra! With an enchanting new production, featurin...

The Austin Trail of Lights is Austin's favorite holiday destination. What began as one display in 1965 has grown to 1.25 miles of lights, fun, food and entertainment for the entire community-and beyon...

Austin Events

  • Aug 1, 2014 to Jul 31, 2015 (Every Friday)
  • Location: The Spratx Store
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Every Friday a city wide art project called #atxfreeartfriday takes place in Austin, TX. Local artists create and hide art for community members to discover. It is our hopes that this piece of art wil...

Spectacular holiday carols and surprising time-bending classics whisk your family on a captivating ride with the three soulful, rockin’ ghosts in Scrooge’s transformative dream. This inspi...

  • Dec 5, 2014 to Dec 26, 2014 (Every Friday)
  • Categories: Comedy
  • Location: The New Movement Theater
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As they say, it's the most wonderful time of the year-- time for another solo musical sketch show, that is! Fresh off her August run, Megan Poncho Simon has compiled an hour-long Christmas show for yo...

  • Oct 19, 2014 to Dec 21, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Categories: Museum & Exhibits
  • Location: South Austin Popular Culture Center
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SouthPop’s upcoming exhibition, Austin Graffiti Art: Celebrating Austin’s Street Art and Featuring the “Hope” Gallery on Lamar Boulevard opens on October 18 and runs through De...

Boswell specializes in Classic Rock Oldies, dance favorites from the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's to today! 

(Austin, TX) – Chalda Maloff’s “Joy to the Fishes” will be featured at Mill and Leaf at the Austin Arboretum this holiday season. The exhibition will be on display from Decembe...

  • Jan 24, 2014 to Dec 26, 2014 (Every Friday)
  • Location: Kung Fu Saloon
  • Website

10:00 pm - 11:55 pm 

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