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Trail of Lights

Since it began in 1965 as a small gathering, the Trail of Lights has grown into one of Austin's three largest events, attracting more than 400,000 people every year. The annual tradition continues to grow, celebrating the unique character Austin is recognized for across the country. Every holiday season, Zilker Park is transformed into the Trail of Lights with over two million lights, 40 displays, 20+ food trucks, two stages, 30 private holiday parties and interactive experiences throughout the trail. The 51st annual event is part of the essential Austin experience, lighting up the season with a celebration of community, memories, and fun. The annual tree lighting ceremony will be held in November, then the 5K fun run will kick off the spectacular season in early December. Plan your visit early and don't forget to take a spin under the Zilker Tree.


Dec. 9-23


Zilker Park AUSTIN, Texas

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