October 27, 2017
Article by: Rebecca Flores, kvue.com
All 46 acres of the Great Lawn at Zilker Park will reopen Oct. 28, but the majority of the lawn will close again in November to set up for the Trail of Lights.
The Zilker Metropolitan Park's Great Lawn will re-open Oct. 28 as scheduled after Austin Parks and Recreation Department completed fall maintenance work.
All 46 acres of the Great Lawn will be open from Oct. 28-Nov. 15. After Nov. 15, only 14 acres will remain open for park use as part of it will close for the Trail of Lights.
The Great Lawn will be open as follows:
Park users should anticipate road closures or traffic during the Trail of Lights evening events from Dec. 2-23.
Please visit http://www.austintexas.gov/parkevents for the Zilker Park schedule in full detail.
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!