Twinkling lights, sleigh bells ringing, gingerbread decorating, storytimes with Santa, magical train rides — the holiday season is here! The Austin area is alive with spirited cheer, and we’re just as happy as the kids to dive into all things merry and bright! From light shows to sing-alongs, holiday movie screenings, and more, we’ve got your big guide to holiday family fun!

Christmas Lights & Santa Sightings

Visit Santa as you make your way through Austin’s Trail of Lights. Photo by Sigi Gonzalez.

Holiday Movies, Plays & Concerts

Enjoy the music of the season! Photo of A Christmas Carol by Kirk Tuck.

Ice Skating & Snow

Lace up those skates or find a place to pay in real snow! Photo by Renee Dominguez

Parties, Gingerbread Houses, & Special Events

Craft your finest gingerbread house creation! Photo from Thinkery.

With so many events to share with the kids this season, it’s the perfect time to schedule some family together time. No matter how you plan to celebrate, we wish you and yours a very happy season of love, giving and joy!

Happy holidays to you!