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Photo Opportunities

The Trail of Lights is the perfect place to make…and capture…memories. So get your cameras ready to snap away at some of the best shots in Austin. We have a few hashtags to make sure you are part of the action. #ATXLIGHTS, #TRAILOFLIGHTS, #WHERESTHEBEAR, #KXANLIGHTS


Rainbow Tunnel

The Trail of Lights iconic front tunnel is the backdrop for countless holiday cards!


Photo Frame

Photo frame presented by Watkins Insurance. Grab your friends and snap a shot inside this frame with the fabulous Ferris wheel in the background.

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Get in the fun with Dell Children’s Medical Center. Find one of these signs hidden throughout the Trail, snap a photo, tag it #wheresthebear and show it at Santa’s House to win a free prize.

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Snap a photo in front of KXAN’s First Warning Weather sign, #KXANLIGHTS and your photo may be featured on Jim Spencer’s weather report.



Hook ‘em! Strike a pose in front of the UT Globe. Good even for Aggies.

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360 Bridge presented by Community Impact

Pose in front of the replica Loop 360 bridge with the Zilker Tree in the background.


Zilker Tree

Spin under the tree—this is the can’t miss photo to snap just before the dizziness takes over!


Santa's Sleigh by The UPS Store

Hear those sleigh bells jingle jangle... Hop in Santa's Sleigh for a photo op!