In case you missed all the Christmas lights in Austin during… Christmas… don’t worry, some trails are leaving theirs on for another weekend. Don’t miss them this time, slacker!




Skip the crowds and follow the glow to the Lights Spectacular in Johnson City. The entire town will have 100,000 lights twinkling on the Blanco County Courthouse while the Pedernales Electric Coop’s Headquarters on Ave. F boasts a lighted forest of over 1 million lights. There will be hayrides and carriage rides too. Lights and activities continue until Jan. 1, click here for all the info. Seeing the lights is free!


Marble Falls Trail of Lights

The Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls transforms Lakeside Park into a winter wonderland from 6 – 10 pm until Jan. 1. There are more than 1 million lights on 230 sculptures. The Walkway of Lights is free and open to the public, but donations are greatly appreciated.



The Rock’N Lights Holiday Light Tour will be at Old Settlers Park until Dec. 31. The 1.5-mile path features 2 million lights and there’s even a Christmas Towne that has a petting zoo and pony rides! The lights are on from 6 – 9 pm from Dec. 24 – 31 and Christmas Towne will be open Dec. 27 & 28 from 6 – 9:30ish pm. Family vehicles are $15 per entry, Christmas Towne is free though there are charges for the activities, more details here.


Trail 3

Thousands of lights illuminate the walking trails next to the Lakeway City Hall from 6 pm – midnight until Dec. 31. The trail is free to check out, click here for more details and directions.



The Trail of Lights at the Emily Ann Theatre & Gardens features a walking path through 8 acres of lighted displays decorated by more than 100 local businesses, community groups and families. Admission, hot chocolate and entertainment is all by donation. Snack like hot dogs and s’mores are only $1. You can check out these lights from 6 – 10 pm on Friday and Saturday and from 6 – 9 pm on Sunday – Thursday. The trail is open until Dec. 31.


Have fun!