Things to Do in Austin in December 2018

Posted on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 5:30pm.

Things to Do in Austin in December
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The holiday season is in full swing this month in Austin! There are tons of places to shop local for gifts around the city, including the Blue Genie Art Bazaar, The Austin Flea, and the Cherrywood Art Fair. Catch a festive show at Zach Theatre for a viewing of A Christmas Carol, or the Nutcracker at The Long Center. Finally, wrap up December on the 31st at Auditorium Shores for Austin's New Year. For even more fun events, check out our blog on the best places to see Christmas lights in Austin

Event Date Location / Time
Website
Blue Genie Art Bazaar Now - December 24 Blue Genie Art Bazaar / Dates and Times Vary bluegenieartbazaar.com
A Christmas Carol Classic Radiocast Now - December 29 Old Settlers Hall in Round Rock / Dates and Times Vary penfoldtheatre.org
A Christmas Carol Now - December 30 Zach Theatre / Dates and Times Vary zachtheatre.org
Santa on the Terrace December 1 The Long Center / Saturday from 9 am - 12 pm thelongcenter.org
Christmas Market December 1 The German Free School / Saturday from 10 am - 5:30 pm germantexans.org
The Austin Flea December 1 Fall Creek Vineyards / Saturday from 11 am - 5 pm fcv.com
Art from the Streets Show and Sale December 1 - 2 Austin Convention Center / Saturday and Sunday from 11 am - 5 pm artfromthestreets.org
Lost Pines Christmas December 1 - 23 Lost Pines / Weekends, Times Vary lostpineschristmas.com
Pippi Longstocking's After Christmas Party December 1 - 15 Austin Scottish Rite Theater / Dates and Times Vary scottishritetheater.org
Christmas Bash December 2 Restore Austin / Sunday from 10 - 11:30 am restoreaustin.org
Austin Music Video Festival December 4 - 8 Venues, Dates, and Times Vary amvfest.com
First Thursday SoCo December 6 South Congress Avenue in Austin / Thursday, most businesses open until at least 10 pm 365thingsaustin.com
First Thursday Buda December 6 Downtown Buda / Thursday from 5 - 8 pm ci.buda.tx.us
Holiday at the Oaks December 6 Oaks at Lakeway / Thursday from 5 - 8 pm oaksatlakeway.net
Holly Days December 6 - 9 Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center / Dates and Times Vary wildflower.org
The Nutcracker December 7 - 23 The Long Center / Dates and Times Vary balletaustin.org
SantaCon 2018 December 8 Rainey Street / Saturday at 2 pm classy.org
Cherrywood Art Fair December 8 - 9 Maplewood Elementary School / Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 5 pm chulaleague.org
Trail of Lights December 10 - 31 Zilker Park / Everyday, 7 - 10 pm austintrailoflights.org
Pfestive Pfarmers Market December 11 & 18 Heritage Park in Pflugerville / Tuesdays from 3 - 7 pm pflugervilletx.gov
Armadillo Christmas Bazaar December 13 - 24 Palmer Events Center / Daily from 11 am - 10 pm armadillobazaar.com
Holiday Sip & Shop December 19 Icenhauer's / Wednesday from 6:30 - 9 pm icenhauers.com
Austin's New Year December 31 Auditorium Shores / Monday from 3 - 10 pm austinsnewyear.com

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