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Celebrate July 4th with Austin Symphony Orchestra, Fireworks

Central Texans are invited to join a throng estimated to be 100,000 strong for a celebration of the nation’s 239th birthday at an Austin event which is marking its 39th year. Conducting an evening of red, white and blue revelry, the Austin Symphony Orchestra will provide a prelude to a presentation of patriotic pyrotechnics with […]

Austin’s New Year, Dec. 31, 2014

Editor’s Note: Due to inclement weather, Austin’s New Year celebration has been postponed.   If a family-friendly fête to celebrate the arrival of 2015 sounds like a ‘capital’ idea, head to the state’s capital city for the fifth annual Austin’s New Year. Activities Both the young and the young at heart can end the year grinning […]

Celebrate 2015 on the Rail of Lights New Year’s Train in Jefferson

Visitors of the Marion County community of Jefferson are invited to start 2015 on the right track by enjoying a leisurely locomotive ride along the Big Cypress Bayou during the final days of 2014. The antique, gas-powered choo choo which cheerily chugged past vintage inspired vignettes of Christmas past will have festive travelers looking forward […]

Starry Starry Nights in Llano Open Until Dec. 31st

In the words of a holiday classic, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” to take a trip to the city of Llano, where visitors are welcomed by a vision of multi-colored Christmas lights merrily mirrored on the surface of the Llano River. While hot chocolate and marshmallows roasted by an open fire will […]

Rock’N Lights Holiday Light Tour Makes Season Bright in Round Rock

Shining brighter than Rudolph’s nose, two million lights are guiding visitors through a winter-themed wonderland in Williamson County this holiday season. Through December 30th drivers can cruise along a 1.5-mile path in Old Settlers Park festooned with festive displays and a lengthy light tunnel that will put a twinkle in the eye of every attendee. […]

Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls Open Through Jan. 1

More than two million lights are making the season bright for visitors in Marble Falls as they take a self-guided stroll through Burnet County’s winter wonderland, which welcomes a throng 45,000 strong each year. An annual attraction since 1991, the Walkway of Lights includes a lighted pole tree which branches out in more than 17,000 […]

Hutto Downtown Christmas Fair, Dec. 13, 2014

Snow is a rare sight in Central Texas, but for one day this December one small section of a Williamson County community will be covered in white as the city of Hutto transforms into a mini-winter wonderland for a celebration of the season, the Downtown Christmas Fair. Activities Winter doldrums got you down? “Let It […]

39th Annual Armadillo Christmas Bazaar Opens Dec. 16th

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping, and since 1976 purchasing presents at the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar has been a tradition among Central Texans. Celebrating its 39th year in 2014, nine Noel-themed days will feature festive tunes performed by popular Austin area acts, beverages served up at a bar and more than 160 booths brimming with […]

Tomball German Christmas Market, Dec. 12- 14, 2014

Adding a dash of Deutschland to December’s seasonal celebrations in the Lone Star state, citizens from the city known as the Hometown with a Heart welcomes visitors to a three-day homage to German holiday traditions. From strolling carolers crooning “O Tannenbaum” and “Stille Nacht” and street vendors selling presents to put under the tree at […]

Lighting Up the Season, Lake Dallas, TX, Dec. 6, 2014

In the words of the Yuletide classic, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” in the Denton County community of Lake Dallas as the city gets ready to celebrate the season with an evening of heart-warming holiday fun. Activities Visitors can enjoy a soundtrack of sentimental seasonal favorites performed by the Lake Dallas High […]

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