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Thousands Gathered on Congress for the Holiday Sing-along and Downtown Stroll
December 5, 2017

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Thanks to all those who joined us to ring in the holiday season at our annual Holiday Sing-along and Downtown Stroll!

 

This year's event featured top-notch performances by Austin favorites Riders Against the StormGina ChavezJane Ellen BryantCharlie Faye and the Fayettes, and DJ Hexum! Event goers shopped a specially-curated holiday market by Sustainable Food Center with nearly 50 local vendors and artisans. Crowds gathered to watch aerial and dance performances by Ascent AerialNunaMaana andBlipswitch at the dance stage at 10th and Congress. Kids flocked to the winter wonderland to play in the snow, see cute creatures at the Tiny Tails to You petting zoo, and take their photos with Santa in a 1979 VW photobooth by Vannagram & Co.

 

After singing holiday classics with hosts John Aielli and Elizabeth McQueen at the KUT/ KUTX Sing-Along, the crowd gathered to countdown to the lighting of the downtown tree, a favorite downtown holiday tradition. Don't miss the downtown tree at 11th and Congress up through January 4th!

 

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