Austin is a wonderful city to live in year round, but there’s something magical about the city during December. All around town local shops, restaurants, and parks are transformed into winter wonderlands full of fun activities for all ages. To kick off the holiday season, we’ve put together a list of our favorite winter activities to enjoy with family and friends.


Teddy Bear Tea and Gingerbread Village at Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Tea Service: December 2nd, 9th, & 16th

Gingerbread Village open to the public daily

Trail of Lights at Zilker Park

December 10th-23rd

7-10 pm

Ice skating on the Plaza at Whole Foods

November 23rd-January 21st

10:00 am – 9:00 pm daily

Winter Wonderland at COTA

Check here for dates and times


The Nutcracker at the Long Center

December 7th-23rd

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

December 13th-24th

The Santaland Diaries at Zach Theater

December 5th-30th

Mozart’s Coffee 9th Annual Joyous Light Show Celebration

Nightly at 6 pm Though January 2nd

Happy Holidays from the Roxan Coffman Properties Team!