It’s snow exciting! There are several chances for Austin-area kids to play in the snow this winter no matter what Mother Nature has planned. Check out the upcoming events where you can go down a snow slide, throw snowballs, and feel that icy cold slush in your hands. Dig out those mittens and get ready for some snowy fun!

img_0439Where to Play in the Snow in Austin:

9th Annual Lights of Love @ Mueller Hangar
Friday, Dec. 2, 6-9 p.m.
Support local families with critically ill children at this annual holiday event that raises funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas (RMHC-CTX). Family activities include a snow slide (with real snow!), a visit with Santa, holiday caroling, gingerbread house decorating, hot chocolate, cake, music and a one mile walk around the Mueller Lake adorned with twinkling holiday lights. Tickets are $30 for adults (ages 13+) and $20 for children (ages 3-12). Children ages 2 & under are free. Purchase tickets online here.

Snow Day @ Fisherman’s Park in Bastrop
Saturday, Dec. 3, 1-7 p.m.
Enjoy the FREE annual Snow Day event from the Parks and Recreation Department that includes hot chocolate, SNOW, and end the day with a holiday-themed film! How The Grinch Stole Christmas will start at around 5:30 p.m. Bring extra clothes, shoes, socks, etc.

Christmas Dreams & Snowy Things @ CHASCO Family YMCA in Round Rock
Saturday, December 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Enjoy real snow activities, giant slides, train rides, interactive holiday booths, live music, rides, concessions, and an appearance by Santa Claus! This event is FREE! Take note that it’s also a Blue Santa donation station, so you can drop off a new, unwrapped toy for a child in need.

Christmas Fair @ Downtown Hutto
December 10,  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The YMCA Children’s Area at this Fair will include crafts, games, inflatables, train rides and… SNOW! Admission to Children’s Area is $5 per child and includes all activities. There will also be live entertainment throughout the day with performances from local bands and choirs. Parking is free at the Co-Op – 420.

Have you heard of any other snow activities around?
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1521593_520181398090028_1958448370_nWe hope you have snow much fun!