Vehicle admission passes are required in advance and can be purchased online thru austintrailoflights.org and our official ticketing partner, Ticketbud, directly.Pricing and capacity vary per night and per time slot.

Premium Vehicle Admission Dash Pass ~ exclusive 5:45pm entry, plus a goodie box delivered to your vehicle upon arrival!

General Admission Vehicle Admission - 7pm, 8pm, 9pm, and 9:45pm**.

Plan to arrive no earlier than 30 minutes prior to your scheduled time slot, and expect a wait. If you arrive early, you will be directed to the queue designated for your time slot to wait until your entry time. If you arrive after your scheduled entry time, you will be directed to join the queue that is actively entering the Trail of Lights Drive-Thru. ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN THIRTY MINUTES BEFORE AND NO LATER THAN ONE HOUR AFTER YOUR SCHEDULED ENTRY TIME.

** 9:45pm time slot is only available on select nights