The Best Holiday Events in Austin

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The happiest time of the year is upon us and the Stuff to Do in Austin team has been hard at work to bring you the inside scoop on all the best Holiday events happening this year.

Some places are still requiring you to make reservations and purchase tickets to the holiday events in Austin. Be sure to keep checking back as the Holidays get closer to stay on top of all the events that get added!

Holiday pop-up bars in Austin are back and better than ever!

We are here to guide you through all of the holiday pop-up bars in Austin. Whether you start from the top of the list and work your way down or vice versa, get ready to sip your way through the best time of the year.

It is the most magical time of the year. The time when you can find Austin extra lit with some incredible light shows. Most of the light shows in Austin this Holiday season have decided to make the event a drive-thru experience to encourage social distancing. Others are only allowing limited capacity or require reservations so be sure to double-check the website before showing up to ensure you will be able to participate!

Get ready to meet Santa and see his reindeer at the 2021 Christmas Festival. 

The reindeer and activities will be available every day of the week but since this is Santa’s busy season he will only be available on weekends!

🗓 NOW–DEC 31 | 11AM–6PM

📍 14400 E State Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX 78626

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is the best way to shop this year! 

You can find local artists and businesses at this unique holiday market. This is the perfect opportunity to get something special for your loved ones. 

🗓 NOV 19th–DEC 24 | 10AM–10PM

📍 6100 Airport Boulevard, Austin, TX 78752

The Watchmaker’s Song is 
an immersive retelling of The Nutcracker. It will be at the Neill-Cochran House Museum on December 9th – 11th and 16th – 18th. Showtimes are 
6:30pm & 8:30pm each night. Make sure to grab your tickets now! 

🗓 DEC 9–11 & 16–18 | 6:30PM & 8:30PM

📍 2310 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705

Customize your Peppermint Parkway experience with one of 4 ticket packages. Regardless of which package you choose, all guests are invited to explore the activities, games, and food at Peppermint Plaza before or after your drive!

🗓 NOV 26 – DEC 26 

📍 2310 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705

But Wait! There are more Holiday Events in Austin

If you are looking for more stuff to do in Austin this holiday season then check out our Austin city guide and start exploring all there is to do.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok to keep up with all the latest event changes and to check out our experiences at these holiday events in Austin. 

Don’t forget to share all your Holiday adventures with us! Tag @StufftoDoinAustin in all you’re pictures. 

Kristen Votto

Kristen Votto

Kristen is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on Instagram and Facebook.