Happy Trail (of Lights) to You

54th annual Zilker Park tradition returns Dec. 10-23

By Kimberly Jones, Austin Chronicle

Welp, it’s another 100-degree day, and the only thing getting us through the misery is knowing sweater weather is just around the bend – the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. Or, in the case of one Austin holiday tradition, a trail of lights.

Announced today are the dates and new attractions of this year’s Austin Trail of Lights, the long-running lights display held at Zilker Park. Following Nov. 25’s annual tree lighting ceremony – that’s when the 155-foot “tree” built around a moontower is first lit up – the trail will be open for business Dec. 10-23.

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Thank you Austin! 2017 Austin Trail of Lights was filled with smiling faces, amazing performances from our community and of course millions of twinkling lights! From spinning under the Zilker Tree, around the carousel and Ferris Wheel to visits with Santa - check out a few highlights!

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  • Zilker ParkDecember 2018
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Austin Trail of Lights is Produced in Partnership With:    
  • trail of lights foundation
  • 3can events
  • city of austin
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