Austin Holidays

Plan a Winter Getaway in Austin, Texas

If you’re looking to put a unique spin on your winter trip this year, look no further than Austin, Texas. In the Live Music Capital of the World®, the stage is set for your new holiday tradition. Experience one-of-a-kind shopping events, holiday displays, legendary food and drink and live music around every corner.

A vendor at the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar in front of a backdrop of snowflakes
Credit Armadillo Christmas Bazaar.

Holidays Guide

Spending the holidays in Austin? Celebrate like a local and join in some of our city’s most beloved holiday traditions, from drive-thru holiday lights displays to shopping markets and live performances of Christmas classics. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Insider Deals & Vacation Packages

Experience local dining, nightlife and attractions like a true Austin Insider during your Christmas and winter getaway. Find discounts on restaurants, hotel packages, rideshares, tours, concerts and more.

Winter Events

Discover events and festivities in Austin this holiday season. Check out this list for a selection of the largest annual events in Austin during December and January. For a more extensive list of daily happenings, see the searchable Events Calendar.


Enjoy the grandeur of a historic hotel or the style of an ultramodern tower during your holiday stay in Austin. All-inclusive and affordable accommodations abound, along with eclectic boutique accommodations throughout the city. Find the hotel, resort, B&B or vacation rental that's right for you.