Austin’s beacon of holiday goodness kicks off this weekend at Zilker Park.  The Trail of Lights, which unofficially launches with a 5K Run on Saturday, December 7, will run every evening from 7:00 – 10:00 pm  through Sunday, December 22 and include an abundance of music, food and entertainment options for the entire family (disability and special needs access begins at 6:15 pm).  Admission to all events – excluding the 5K Run – is FREE!

For those interested in onsite parking or advanced access to the trail, ZiP Parking and Passes are available for purchase hereZiP Passes provide guests with front-of-line access via a ZiP gate 45 minutes prior to general admission along with access to the ZiP Lounge.  The lounge includes guaranteed seating with close proximity to the stage, private restrooms and HEAT.  Please note that parking passes must be purchased in advance as they will not be available the evening of the event.

The trail of lights winds through 1.25 miles of Zilker Park and general admission for all events begins at 7 pm. Click on the date to be taken to the schedule and artist info.

Due to the popularity of this event, there is a lot of information about parking and access to the trail which can be found here.