The Return of Austin’s ‘Trail of Lights’ Attraction

For the past five decades, patrons of Austin have come out to visit one of the city’s most popular and highlighted attractions during the holiday season. Having been defunded by the city since 2010, the renowned holiday tradition embraced by locals and visitors is back and better than ever. Free of admission, the event lasts “Eight Crazy Nights,” with the historical lodestone concluding on December 23, 2012. For more information regarding the event, including entertainment schedules, visit the Austin Trail of Lights website.

Find your meeting place

Surrounded by districts such as Zilker, Barton Hills, Old West, and Downtown Austin, Zilker Park is a centric point for the holiday tradition. Either North or South of the Colorado River, find your rendezvous and plan your night out with quality bars and restaurants closest to Zilker Park. Additionally, check out our recommended spots to meet up with the crew, beforehand or afterwards, for some casual food and drinks.

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Cheers,

– barHappy Team

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