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Holiday Celebrations in Downtown Austin

November 28, 2022
grandmother and child looking up at the lit downtown austin alliance holiday tree

It’s the holiday season and there are so many fun ways to experience a winter wonder land, even in Texas, throughout December. Check out the y’alliday fun happening in downtown Austin throughout December 2022.

Our Events

Downtown Holiday Stroll and Sing-Along on Congress near the Capitol Grounds – December 3

Photos with Santa at Republic Square – December 7

Black Makers Holiday Market at Republic Square – December 9

Holiday Movie at Republic Square – December 14

One Night Only (or Two) Events

Driskill Hotel Tree Lighting – December 1

Starlit Austin at The Park at Indeed Tower – December 1

Santa on 2nd Street – December 3

German-Texan Heritage Christmas Market at 507 E 10th Street – December 3

Tree Lighting Benefiting Dell Children’s Medical Center at Fairmount Austin – December 3

A John Waters Christmas at Paramount Theater – December 5

David Archuleta Christmas at Antone’s – December 5

Elf Pub Run and Screening at Paramount Theater – December 6

A Winter Solistic Celebration at Pease Park – December 10

SantaCon Pub Crawls – December 10 and 17

Teddy Bear Brunch at the Four Season’s Hotel – December 10

Holiday Afternoon Tea at the Driskill – December 11 and 18

Elf in Concert at the Long Center – December 13

A Very Sinatra Christmas at Skybox Austin – December 14

A Kat Edmonson Christmas at Paramount Theater – December 16

Ugly Sweater Crawl – December 17

Chris Isaak Christmas at the Paramount Theater – December 19

Tuba Christmas at the Capitol Building – December 23

Experiences Available Throughout the Season

Downtown Holiday Passport

Downtown Tree Show on the Capitol Grounds

Bah, Humbug! Charles Dickens Style Holiday Comedy Show at Hideout Theater – Saturdays in December at 8pm

Tinseltown at Wanderlust Wine Co – Holiday Bar

Dumont’s Down Low Holiday – Holiday Bar

Apres-ski, light show, gingerbread workshop, Santa Suites at Fairmount Austin

Rent an Igloo at Geraldine’s 

Snow Much Fun Holiday Pop Up with Falling Snow at the Edge Rooftop 

Apres-Ski Holiday Bar at the W Austin

A Very Merry Christmas Show at Parker Jazz Lounge – Multiple Showtimes

Ice Skating at the Four Seasons Hotel

2nd Street District Window Walk – Through January 9

The Nutcracker by Ballet Austin – Multiple Showtimes

Miracle on 5th Street – Holiday Bar

Fareground’s Screen on the Green – Holiday Movies

Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In – Holiday Movies

Holiday Movie Screenings at the Paramount Theater

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