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2019 Austin Trail of Lights: 12/17

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 3:00 AM

Celebrate The Magic 

General Admission is FREE and open to the public on December 17th.  

The AUSTIN TRAIL OF LIGHTS is our city’s most beloved and longest running holiday tradition. Produced by the Trail of Lights Foundation, the annual event in Zilker Park celebrates the unique spirit and people that make Austin the place we love to call home. Visit with friends, families and neighbors and enjoy more than 2 million lights, 70 displays and lighted tunnels, 90 lighted holiday trees, nightly entertainment, Austin’s famous food trucks, and magical holiday activities sure to create treasured memories. 

New In 2019 

2019 Austin Trail of Lights visitors will see new displays, interactive spaces, and local merchants coupled with local talent of all ages through LIVE at the Trail. 
Don’t miss the debut of our new Trail of Flights wine bar located within Zilker Village. Sample flights from a number of premier labels and discover a new favorite. 
Shop the expanded Holiday Market within Zilker Village. It’s the perfect place to get some holiday shopping done before the season ends! Take home unique gifts for family and friends from local businesses and artists.  
Indulge in festive S’more making. Guests can roast their own marshmallows in campfires nearby the iconic Yule Log within Zilker Village, as well as Candy Cane Lane. Pick up s’mores making kits near the Holiday Market for a sweet treat to warm the heart! 

 Tonight at the Trail 

6pm - 10pm: Night Photography Workshop
Capture the beauty of Austin's most beloved holiday event at the Trail of Light's with a night photography class hosted by Precision Camera.
Guests will enter the Trail early at 6pm with access to a private heated tent, receive a 30-minute instruction and snack on complimentary bites and drinks. Then workshop guests will head out for an hour with the instructor for behind-the-scenes access to the Austin Trail of Lights and practice what they learned, stopping half-way for questions and answers. The evening will close back at the tent with a 30-minute review session to showcase photos taken.
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LIVE at the Trail Each night, the stages are filled with musical and community talent. The nightly schedule will be available in early November.  

Ticket Options  

General Admission is FREE and open to the public on December 17th.  
The Ultimate in Convenience at the Trail!  ZIP Passes are a favorite of families and small groups, especially on busier nights at the Trail. Skip the lines, enter early and ZIP into the Austin Trail of Lights.   Children 5 and under receive free ZIP access with a ticketed ZIP adult. 
 ·       6pm Early Access to the Austin Trail of Lights – one hour before general admission gates open to the public. 
·       Enter the Trail through an exclusive ZIP Entrance and sip hot cocoa in our ZIP Lobby before you enter. 
·       ZIP guests also receive special access to the ZIP Lounge where you'll find complimentary holiday cookies, cocoa, comfortable seating, and heated washrooms. 

Discover a luxury VIP experience at the Austin Trail of Lights with our Platinum program, presented by Northern Trust. From the concierge services when you first arrive and complimentary perks to preferential line placement and convenient valet parking, the Austin Trail of Lights Platinum team works to make your experience at the Trail forever memorable. All you need do is pick the night you and your group would like to attend! 
Platinum admission passes are available individually, as a 2-Pack, or a 4-Pack. One valet parking pass included with 2-Pack and 4-Pack purchases. Limited Platinum admission pass quantities are available. 
 ·      Valet parking for one vehicle 
·       Platinum concierge customer

Cost: $0.0 - $120.0

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