Austin is known for its thriving music scene, and that’s not limited to just live performances of popular bands. There’s so much going on in the city every month, and many great events are held just to create a good vibe. If you’ve been looking for an idea to celebrate the holidays this year, then look no further because we have everything you need here. With so many holiday celebrations happening in Austin this December, it almost feels like the entire town is running itself through Christmas.
Time to dust off your Santa boots and put those elf ears away for the season. In case you missed it, Austin is Christmas central in Texas this year. Thousands of local businesses will be decked out in festive holiday decor and holiday tunes will be playing nonstop from carols to classic hits. So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to check out all the Christmas celebrations in Austin:
Handmade unique gift items, food and drink, baked goods, raffle and more. Come shop at the Annual Holiday Market.
The 8th Annual Horror for the holidays returns to spread some holiday fear with a weekend of horror fun! Find everything you need for every fiend on your list.
Annual ELF Pub Run + Screening returns to spread holiday cheer! Includes caroling, burping contest, a snowball fight, and even a costume contest for you to show off your affinity for elf culture.
The 4th Annual 12 Bars of Christmas Crawl will be coming to town in December! Put on your best holiday onesies, Santa suits, ugly sweaters, and elf costumes! It's the most wonderful crawl of the year!
16th Annual Christmas Bazaar with over 80 vendors offering what you are looking for to thrill each person on that gift list. Santa, entertainment, food trucks, and many more fun activities.
Get the Goodwill sweater, find those tacky holiday pants, and get ready to jingle bell rock at the 6th Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl!
Christmas has to be one of the best times of the year! Whether you’re new to the city or you’ve been here for years, there are tons of things to do in Austin to celebrate Christmas each year.
Austin has some fantastic venues which are hosted Christmas events & parties last year, find them below: