How long will Zilker Park be closed to the public?
The Trail of Lights makes a special effort to keep Zilker Park available for the community to enjoy as long as possible. Zilker’s Great Lawn will be fully open until November 14 with the exception of areas under park renovation from the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
November 6 - 14: Zilker Park will be accessible for recreational use from; Lou Neff Road closed to vehicular traffic from Barton Springs Road to volleyball courts; pedestrian traffic permitted.
November 15 - December 23: Trail of Lights fence line moves to middle of the Great Lawn; public access for recreational use of Great Lawn is available south of Rock Island. Lou Neff Road closed to vehicular traffic.
December 24 – January 8: Trail of Lights disassembles event and conducts park maintenance.