There’s no place like Austin for the holidays! Eat, drink and be merry at The Trail of Lights at Austin’s Zilker Park. This year marks the city’s 50th tree lighting presentation. Bring the family and join the yule tide festivities, featuring 1.25 miles of Zilker Park Christmas lights and displays. Stroll along the Starry Night Tunnel and stop by Penguin Point and North Pole Express. Enjoy local entertainment, food and live music.
Nothing kindles the holiday spirit like 3,309 lights on a 155-foot tree.
The Zilker Holiday Tree—November 27-December 31:
Trail of Lights—December 10-December 23:
***Helpful Hint: This is an outdoor setting. To make your night as pleasant and comfortable as possible, wear layered clothing and appropriate footwear.
These two events attract thousands of visitors to our city—the JW Marriott Austin is located less than 2 miles from all of it, keeping you near the fun at our family-friendly accommodations. Stay near the fun at our family-friendly accommodations. Our hotel features 1,012 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, outfitted with convenient amenities your family will love. Our on-site dining options make meal times easy and hassle free. For an unforgettable Trail of Lights experience, celebrate the holiday cheer at JW Marriott Austin.