The Ultimate in Convenience at the Trail in 2021! A Premium Vehicle Admission Dash Pass, presented by Northern Trust, is ideal for families with little ones that need tucked in early, especially on busier nights at the Trail. Enter early to drive-thru the Austin Trail of Lights first and also receive cookies and water for the ride!

  • 5:45pm - 7:00pm Early Access to the Austin Trail of Lights – before general admission gates open to the public at 7pm.
  • Premium Vehicle Dash Pass guests receive holiday cookies and water to enjoy in your vehicle as your drive through the Trail (goodie boxes will be issued upon arrival, one box per ticket/vehicle).

Premium Vehicle Admission Dash Passes are per vehicle and must be purchased online in advance. Maximum vehicle occupancy of nine people fastened inside the vehicle. Vehicles with a capacity of 10+ will require two (2) admission passes – even if 10 people are not present.

All occupants must remain fastened in the vehicle at all times.

Arrival queue opens at 5:15 pm. Plan to arrive no earlier than 30 minutes prior to your scheduled time slot. Reminder, the Lake Austin Blvd driving directions must be followed in order to access the Trail of Lights arrival queue and entrance.

We encourage Dash Pass ticketholders to arrive before your exclusive window at 7pm closes to maximize the exclusivity of your premium experience. Should you miss that window, you will still be able to enjoy the Trail, access a designated queue for expedited entry, and receive a goodie box upon arrival.

All sales are final. Refunds and Exchanges to a different time slot or day are not permitted. Event is rain or shine barring extreme weather or park closures.