Join us for the Spirit of Christmas, brought to you by Spirit 105.9 on December 5! This wonderful event supports childhood literacy through Education Connection, and keeping the holidays accessible and joyful through the Trail of Lights Foundation.

Come together for a night of worship and fun before the Trail of Lights opens to the public!


Spirit Night Programming

Lobby Stage hosted by Steve & Amy (Spirit 105.9)

6:00 - 6:10: Bishop Paul Ojeda (Austin Powerhouse Church)

6:10 - 6:40: Jonathan Hunt

6:40 - 6:55: Rev. Daryl Horton (Mt. Zion Church)

6:55 - 7:25: ARC (Austin Reconciliation Church)

7:25 - 7:40: Pastor Jeremy Self (Chuch at Lake Travis)

7:40 - 8:10: Guardrail

8:25 - 8:55: Maddie & Jacob

8:55 - 9:00: EMCEE Close

Zilker Stage hosted by Chet The Daytripper

6:30: Welcoming Prayer with Pastor Gaylon Clark (Greater Mt. Zion Church)

7:00 - 8:00: Robbie Seay Band

8:10 - 8:20: Pastor Larry Coulter (The Lakeway Church)

8:30 - 9:30: Rick Trevino

9:30 - 9:35: Closing Prayer with Pastor Danny Forshee (Great Hills Baptist/ The Radiant Church)

Caroling Point

6:30 - 7:00: Singing Women of Central Texas

7:10 - 7:40: Abundant LIFE Worship Team

Enjoy Food From

As Good as it Gets Kettle Korn, Rodriguez Concessions, Southside Flying Pizza, H-E-B Cafe Mueller, Wholly Cow Burgers, Burro Cheese Kitchen, Veracruz All Natural, Lucky Lab Coffee Co. and Odd Pop!

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Join us for a night of worshipful music featuring Robbie Seay Band, Rick Trevino and choirs from area churches, all emcee’d by Chet the Daytripper!

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Get a jump on holiday shopping at the Spirit of Christmas Marketplace, featuring faith-based merchants including Nineveh Ministries, Austin Ethiopian Gospel Church, Mulberry Market, Rebecca Harvey Designs, Young Living Essential Oils, Antiquated Hippie, RedLetter Words, Echoes Book, Mitscoots Outfitters, Zuri Styles, The Women of Pader Uganda.

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Holiday Parties

Gather friends for a special holiday party right in the heart of Zilker Park. Holiday parties are available for groups of up to 75. Contact spiritofchristmas@gmail.com for additional information.

Above all, we need your help! Spread the word to help bless the city of Austin in the middle of Zilker Park under 2 million lights!

Spirit of Christmas supports Education Connection and Austin Trail of Lights Foundation. Learn more about the causes that keep Austin thriving and contact spiritaustintrailoflights@gmail.com if you’re interested in getting involved!

The Trail of Lights features more than 2 million lights, 40 iconic displays and welcomes more than 400,000 attendees each year. Operating for 52 years, the Trail of Lights receives national attention, and remains one of Austin’s all-time favorite traditions.

Click to learn more about Education Connection

Click to learn more about the Trail of Lights Foundation

Thanks to our Sponsors

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