Holiday Parties


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Parties at the Trail are great for...

  • Office Parties
  • Family Outings
  • Non-profit Groups
  • Networking
  • Social Clubs
  • Gathering of Friends

Basic Party Packages include:

  • Each Holiday Party at the trail is hosted in beautifully decorated tents with vintage wood floors and heat as needed
  • Access to VIP hospitality area with executive heated washrooms and cash bar
  • Accommodations for groups of 50-2,000 people in our tented Chalets & Casitas
  • Cozy Casitas accommodate up to 75 people per casita. Can combine up to 3 casitas per Holiday Party.
  • Chalet accommodations house our larger groups of up to 500 per chalet. Can combine up to 3 chalets per Holiday Party.
  • Extended tent space with dedicated outdoor areas featuring the best views of the Trail of Lights and the downtown Austin skyline

  • Dedicated entry point with access to party tent and the Trail one hour before general public
  • Dedicated hospitality staffing and coordination
  • Cocoa and cookies provided with every party
  • Free Holiday Party access for ages 5 & under

Fully Decorated Spaces

The Trail of Lights holiday party spaces are located adjacent to the Zilker Stage and Yule Log. Holiday party guests enjoy early access to the Trail of Lights one hour before the general public.

Each party space features:

  • Fully decorated venue, including both indoor and outdoor private spaces
  • Tents accommodating 50 – 2000 people
  • Heated spaces
  • Tables and seating included
  • Vintage wood floors
  • Access to main hospitality bar or private bar inside tent
  • Access to heated executive washrooms
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Food Selections

Every holiday party includes cocoa and cookies for guests. A variety of full service catering options can be found on our Holiday Menu featuring some of Austin’s local favorites.

  • Passed or appetizer food bars
  • Buffet or plated dinners
  • Cash or private bar service

For information on catering pricing, please contact us for a customized quote.


Additional Entertainment

If your guests need more than 2 million lights, 40 displays and interactive experiences, we offer an array of additional entertainment options available within your private party tent to make your party one to remember.

  • Dance floor
  • Dedicated Santa & Mrs. Claus
  • Photo booths
  • Dedicated band or DJ
  • Live art
  • Upgraded/custom decor
  • Private bar arrangements with quality selection of beer, wine, spirits and specialty holiday cocktails
  • Walking live entertainment
  • Additional full service catering options available for any range of tastes
  • On-site parking for your guests

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