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A Christmas Affair
Novmber 14 - 18, 2018
Palmer Events Center
The Junior League of Austin's A Christmas Affair hosts approximately 200-vendors in a themed shopping extravaganza which includes parties, children's events, a private shopping brunch, and the season's biggest celebrity, Santa! Details.
Turkey Trot
November 22, 2018
The Long Center
ThunderCloud Subs' annual 5-mile run/1-mile walk is a great way to work up a Thanksgiving-sized appetite. Compete with the best of Austin or bring the kids for a more relaxed holiday jog. Details.
Blue Genie Art Bazaar
November 23 - 24, 2018
Blue Genie Art Bazaar - 6100 Airport Blvd.
The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a unique holiday art show held in Austin. Open again for more than 15 years, the free Bazaar features handmade artwork and gifts from more than 200 local and regional artists - with a portion of proceeds going to Make-A-Wish® Foundation. Details.
Chuy's Christmas Parade
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Congress Avenue
This spirited holiday parade features a procession of giant balloons, marching bands, vintage cars, celebrities and floats to usher in the season of giving. Details.
Zilker Holiday Tree Annual Lighting Ceremony
November 25, 2018
Zilker Metropolitan Park
The Zilker Tree stands 155 feet tall and is composed of 39 streamers, each holding 81 multicolored, 25-watt bulbs - totaling 3,309 lights. Details.
Holiday Sing-Along & Downtown Stroll
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Congress Avenue between 9th and 11th st Austin, TX
A free, family-friendly event, Holiday Stroll has something for everyone including photos with Santa, a petting zoo, live ice sculpture, holiday arts & crafts, a live mural painting, local food trucks, artisan vendors, and more. Details.
Ballet Austin's "The Nutcracker
December 7 – 23, 2018
The Long Center Austin, Tx
Your favorite way to celebrate the season returns for its 56th year! Ballet Austin’s annual production of The Nutcracker never disappoints, with hundreds of dancers, beautiful sets and costumes, and Tchaikovsky’s delicious score performed live by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Details.
German-Texan Heritage Society Christmas Market
December 1, 2018
The German Free School Building 507 E 10th St, Austin, TX
Come for the Food and Entertainment. Stay for a unique shopping experience. We will have authentic German, handcrafted Christmas ornaments, nutcrackers, Schwiebogen, smokers and decor. Details.
51st Annual Trail of Lights
DECEMBER 10-23, 2018
Zilker Park
The AUSTIN TRAIL OF LIGHTS is Austin’s largest holiday tradition and 2nd largest event in the city. Run by the Trail of Lights Foundation, the annual event in Zilker Park celebrates the unique spirit and people that make Austin the place we love to call home. Details.
Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
December 13 - 24, 2018
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Austin, TX
The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar is a 12 day fine art, shopping destination featuring national and local award-winning artists, live music, and two full bars in a festive, lively atmosphere. Details.
Austin's New Year
December 32, 2018
900 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX
Bring the whole family out and enjoy music, art, food trucks and fire works! Details.
3M Half Marathon
January 30, 2019
Austin, TX
This year join over 7,000 fellow runners in Austin, Texas to run a personal best at the 3M Half Marathon. 3M Half is a fun and fast stand-alone half marathon boasting one of the fastest half marathon courses in the country. Details.
Austin Marathon Half Marathon and 5k
Feburary 17, 2019
2nd & Congress Austin, Tx
The 2019 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K presented by Under Armour will fill Austin’s streets with more than 20,000 runners on Feb 17, 2019. If you missed the unveiling of our new marathon course in 2018 then 2019 is your year! Details.
The 90th ABC Kite Fest
Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 10 p.m.
Zilker Park
ABC Kite Fest boasts day-long activities for all ages, including the traditional kite flying contest and showcase, a fun run and MossFest, a children’s music concert. Details.
Rodeo Houston
March 16 - 30, 2019
9100 Decker Lake Road, Austin TX
Rodeo Austin welcomes all junior and open livestock exhibitors to the annual Fair and Rodeo in March. More than 8,000 Competitive Events entries will compete throughout the Fair and Rodeo. Details.
Austin Urban Music Festival
March 29 - 30 2019
Auditorium Shores 800 W Riverside Dr. Austin, TX
More than 15,000 music revelers annually converge on Auditorium Shores to enjoy Austin’s only music festival focused on R&B, neo-soul and hip-hop music. Details.

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