57th Annual Austin Trail of Lights Returns as a Drive-Thru Experience Nov. 27-Dec. 31

Austin Trail Lights christmas tree and light tunnel

Experience the magic of Christmas in Austin by checking out the famed Trail of Lights.

Every year, thousands of guests flock to the Austin area to see more than two million lights, lighted tunnels, and holiday trees at the annual Trail of Lights. This year, the famed event is back in action as a drive-thru event.Here, you can find yourself in an illuminated trail that ends at the Finish Line Festival.


The Austin Trail of Lights can now be viewed via drive-thru from November 27 to December 31 at the Zilker Park. You and your family and friends can eat inside your car and listen to Christmas music as you admire the beautiful lights. Aside from the traditional lights, you can also enjoy special theme nights and a virtual fun run. Check out the even calendar to stay up to date. Plan ahead of time and reserve passes for you and your family.

What: 57th Annual Austin Trail of Lights & Virtual Fun Run

When: November 27 to December 31 (Open on Select Nights from 5:45 PM to 10 PM)

Where: Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, TX 78704

Tickets: You can buy tickets here

  • Fun run tickets can be purchased here

More Info: For more details, visit the official event site here

Featured image a collage of Austin Trail Lights Instagram account (embedded above)