Winter in Austin, Texas
Collected by Rey Madolora, AFAR Local Expert
It's cool, but there's plenty to keep you warm.
North University, Austin, TX 78705, USA
The massive display of Christmas light pageantry on 37th Street draws thousands of spectators to this north campus neighborhood on an annual basis in December, but you won't find any nativity scenes here! The theme of this display every year is...
1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701, USA
It is no secret that Austin is one of the fittest cities in the US, and come February, this city closes it's streets from Downtown to North Austin and summons their citizens and visitors to participate in this great sporting event. There's great...
Zilker, Austin, TX, USA
The Zilker Tree stands 155 feet tall and is composed of 39 streamers, each holding 81 multicolored, 25-watt bulbs - totaling 3,309 lights. This unique spiral pattern of lights was created by City of Austin electricians. On December 10, 1967, the...
6100 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752, USA
Holiday shopping in Austin would not be the same without The Blue Genie Art Bazaar. This Bazaar is an annual arts show that features unique work from over 140 local and regional artisans – with a portion of proceeds going to Make-A-Wish Central &...
2307 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX 78756, USA
This café and grocery store in Rosedale is inspired by French and Louisiana cuisine and serves up gourmet fare. On a cold afternoon in Austin, there's nothing better than a plate of fluffy, made-to-order beignets and a cup of Epicerie's stellar...
1000 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
From Dec 7 - Dec 23, 2013 Ballet Austin brings The Nutcracker to life as one of Austin’s favorite holiday tradition. The Long Center is a performing arts venue located along Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, Texas. The Long Center offers multiple...
525 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703, USA
Celebrate the season at the plaza at Whole Foods on North Lamar. Take your kids for a twirl, grab a delicious and healthy lunch or dinner before or after, enjoy music, sip cocoa or buy a cup of soup...pay $10 and skate until your legs can't skate...
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