The More, The Merrier

There is limited availability for 2017 Holiday parties at the Trail of Lights. If you are looking for group options to celebrate the holidays, please consider our additional group offerings.


ZIP Gold Pass

The Trail of Lights ultimate convenience package, the ZIP Gold Passes offer the same great benefits as traditional ZIP Passes.

  • Enter early at 6:00 pm, one hour before the public
  • Enter through a dedicated entry
  • Cocoa, cookies and cash bar access in the Zilker Lounge
  • One complimentary drink ticket
  • One complimentary ride ticket

Minimum purchase of 25 to receive Gold Pass benefits: $40 (per ticket)

Fill out an interest form for more information.


Platinum Pass

Experience the Trail of Lights in luxury! Your Platinum Pass purchase comes with concierge service from start to finish. Our Platinum team will work to make your experience at the Trail memorable and the planning truly hands-off. All you do is pick the night you and your group would like to come! Be our guest!

Platinum guests will access the Trail through an exclusive Platinum gate entrance. Platinum doors will open at 6:00 pm, one hour before the Trail of Lights opens to the general public. The full Platinum package includes:

  • Valet parking for one vehicle
  • Platinum concierge planning before and our Platinum Team to guide you at the event
  • Access to the park at 6:00pm through a private, dedicated entry
  • Golf cart shuttle access to the Platinum Lounge and Trailhead
  • Access to a private, heated Platinum Lounge with comfortable seating and exclusive bar
  • One drink ticket valid at bars throughout the park per Platinum Pass
  • One ride pass for exclusive entry to the Ferris wheel or carousel per Platinum Pass
  • Access to the Zilker Lounge where you'll find cookies, cocoa, comfortable seating, and heated washrooms

Platinum pass prices range from $80 for an individual pass, $150 for a 2-pack, and $260 for a 4-pack of tickets. Purchase required for ages 6 and over; children 5 and under are free with a ticketed Platinum adult. Drink & Ride ticket only issued to paid ticket holders, and not valid to complimentary Platinum children.

Fill out an interest form for more information.


Night Lights

Enjoy this exclusive sneak peek of the Trail of Lights on Friday, December 8, with entertainment by Whiskey Shivers, light bites from local Austin restaurants such as Sway, Mattie's, Moonshine and more, a curated Maker’s Market by Edible Austin, and holiday cocktail samples.

Ticket purchase required for guests 6 and above. Children ages 5 and under are complimentary with a ticketed Night Lights adult.

  • 10 pack - $750 (include 2 parking passes)
  • 4 pack - $300 (include 1 parking pass)
  • Individual tickets available for $75

Fill out an interest form for more information.


Fun Run Groups & Teams

Celebrate together while getting exercise in disguise—don’t forget your costumes and jingle bells for your sneakers! Team benefits include:

  • A free beverage post-run

  • Long sleeve 2017 Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run T-shirt (100% cotton) – Optional shirt upgrade

  • Photo by a professional photographer with your team in the Fun Run warm up area (starting line) – provided by Austin Trail of Lights

  • Teams of 15-35: Qualify for early packet pick up and team name on bib (registration deadline: 11/10)

  • Teams of 36 or more: Qualify for early packet pick up, team name on bib and team name on Fun Run T-shirts (registration deadline: 11/10)

  • Plus teams of 15 or more receive 10% off the current advertised price

Register Today!


Trim A Tree

Looking for a way for your group to have some fun and put your own unique stamp on the Trail of Lights while you're at it?

As a Trim-A-Tree sponsor, your team will have the unique opportunity to decorate your own live tree with your custom ornaments in the Trail of Lights Trim a Tree grove - on display throughout the entire event. You'll receive 10 tickets to our exclusive Night Lights preview party, a VIP sneak peek of the Trail on Friday, December 8th. Arrive early on the 8th with your team to decorate your Trim A Tree before the party starts.

Additional benefits include:

  • Dedicated tree in Trim A Tree grove
  • Logo on Trail of Lights Thank You Sign
  • Logo on internal fencing at the Trail
  • Logo on front stage video
  • Logo and link on event website
  • 10 VIP Night Lights Preview Party tickets - Groups of more than 10 are welcome to purchase additional Night Lights tickets.

Trim A Tree Sponsor: $3,500

Fill out an interest form for more information.

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