Things to Do in Austin in December 2017

Posted on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 at 2:42pm.

Things to Do in Austin in December

It's almost time to pull out the advent calendars and start the countdown to Christmas! The holiday season in Austin is a beautiful and busy time. Have crafty fun at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center during their 10 Holly Days, and experience a unique Snow Day at Fisherman's Park. Create memories at the Austin Trail of Lights in Zilker Park, and listen to Christmas music in a new way at Tuba Christmas. There's a little something for everyone this year, and you're guaranteed to have a great time no matter how you celebrate. For additional events and the best places to see Christmas lights in Austin this year, check out our blog post here!

Here are some fun events happening in the Austin area this December:

Event Date Location / Time
Website
Christmas Family Night December 1 Main Street in downtown Round Rock / Friday from 6:30 - 9 pm roundrocktexas.gov
Holiday Tree Lighting & Santa's Workshop December 1 Heritage Oak Park in Cedar Park / Friday from 6:30 - 9 pm cedarparktexas.gov
A Dickens Christmas December 1 - 2 Locations Vary in Lockhart, TX / Times Vary lockhartchamber.com
35th Annual Georgetown Christmas Stroll December 1 - 2 Downtown Georgetown / Times Vary thegeorgetownsquare.com
Holly Days December 1 - 10 Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center / Dates and Times Vary wildflower.org
Victorian & Frontier Christmas Celebrations December 1 - 23 Pioneer Farms in Austin / Dates and Times Vary pioneerfarms.org
A Miracle on 34th Street Classic Radiocast December 1 - 23 Old Settlers Association in Round Rock / Dates and Times Vary penfoldtheatre.org
Blue Genie Art Bazaar December 1 - 24 Blue Genie Art Bazaar in Austin / Daily from 10 am - 10 pm bluegenieartbazaar.com
Lost Pines Christmas December 1 - 25 Downtown Bastrop / Dates and Times Vary lostpineschristmas.com
Winter Wonderland at the Circuit December 1 - 30 Circuit of the Americas / Sunday - Thursday from 6 - 10 pm, Friday - Saturday from 6 - 11 pm thecircuit.com
A Christmas Carol December 1 - 31 ZACH Theatre in Austin / Dates and Times Vary zachtheatre.org
Snow Day at Fisherman's Park December 2 Fisherman's Park in Bastrop / Saturday from 1 - 7 pm cityofbastrop.org
Holiday Sing-a-Long & Downtown Stroll December 2 Austin's Capitol / Saturday from 5 - 9 pm downtownaustin.com
Austin Trail of Lights 6th Annual Fun Run December 2 Zilker Park / Saturday at 6:30 pm austintrailoflights.org
German-Texan Annual Christmas Market December 2 The German Free School Building in Austin / Saturday from 10 am - 6 pm germantexans.org
25th Annual Art from the Streets Show December 2 - 3 Austin Convention Center / 11 am - 5 pm artfromthestreets.org
38th Annual Budafest December 2 - 3 Tourism Department - City of Buda / Dates and Times Vary budafest.org
Teddy Bear Teas December 2 -3, 9 - 10, & 16 - 17 Four Seasons Austin / Dates and Times Vary fourseasons.com
Gingerbread Open Houses December 4 - 5 Four Seasons Austin / Monday and Tuesday from 5 - 6 pm fourseasons.com
12th Annual Mueller Tower Lighting December 5 John Gaines Park in Austin / Tuesday from 6 - 8 pm muelleraustinonline.com
The Nutcracker December 8 - 23 The Long Center in Austin / Dates and Times Vary thelongcenter.org
First Thursday SoCo December 8  South Congress Avenue in Austin / Thursday, most businesses open until at least 10 pm firstthursdayaustin.com
First Thursday Buda December 8 Downtown Buda / Thursday from 5 - 8 pm ci.buda.tx.us
First Friday December 9 Downtown Georgetown / Friday from 6 - 9 pm thegeorgetownsquare.com
Downtown Christmas Fair December 9 Downtown Hutto / Friday from 10 am - 4 pm visithutto.com
Gingerbread House Workshops December 9 - 24 Austin Thinkery / Dates and Times Vary thinkeryaustin.org
Austin Trail of Lights December 9 - 23 Zilker Park / Dates and Times Vary austintrailoflights.org
Armadillo Bazaar December 14 - 24 Palmer Events Center / Daily from 11 am - 10 pm armadillobazaar.com
2017 Jurassic Quest December 15 - 17 Austin Convention Center / Dates and Times Vary jurassicquest.com
Big Chirp Studio 2017 Winter Recital December 16 Shepherd of the Hills Christian Church / Saturday from 12 - 2 pm bigchirpstudio.com
Barkhappy Austin Secret Doggy Santa Party December 16 Craftsman Bar in Austin / Saturday from 3:30 - 5:30 pm do512.com
Blues Christmas at Bangers December 18 Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden / Monday 6 - 9 pm bangersaustin.com
Tuba Christmas December 22 Austin's Capitol / Friday at 12 pm tubachristmas.com
Christmas Day Buffet December 25 TRIO at the Four Seasons / Monday from 11 am - 8 pm triorestaurantaustin.com
A Christmas Story: The Musical December 29 - 31 The Long Center / Dates and Times Vary thelongcenter.org

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