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Zilker Holiday Tree

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 11:00pm

Event website

This TREE ONLY event does not charge a fee for public participation.  CAREFULLY REVIEW THE WEBPAGE for information about road closure and pre-paid parking nights during theTrail of Lights.

  • REMINDER - on Trail of Lights Nights the area roads will be closed as thousands visit the Trail of Lights.  If you are planning to visit the Holiday Tree itself, make sure to plan around those nights - see the schedule below!
  • TRAFFIC AND PARKING FEE ALERT!  December 1, and 10th - 23rd expect high volumes of traffic during Trail of Lights.  Parking on site is pre-paid ONLY on these nights!


  • In Use – no fences, no barriers, significant portion of the park reserved/impacted by the event.  Includes increased pedestrian and vehicular activity.


  • PARKING ALERT - Parking on the grass/on unauthorized park grounds is a $250 parking fine  during special events.
  • VENDING ALERT - Illegal vending/commercial activity Class C Misdemeanor minimum $200 fine.
  • Glass, Styrofoam and Smoking are prohibited in all parksIn addition, the event organizer may restrict additional items on site.
  • For additional event information and all inquiries please visit the event website for additional information, schedule and exact timing, parking, item restrictions, registration and contact information.


  • The event will not/mildly/moderately/significantly affect area traffic conditions and public recreational use of the park during event hours. 
  • No street closures are associated with this event. 
  • Street Closures and Impacts:  Road closures and/or lane reductions are associated with this event, and may precede actual event start times for logistical purposes. Street closure information:  
  • Neighborhood NO PARKING restrictions are IN EFFECT!  Signed “no parking areas” are actively enforced on event day(s).  See no parking areas at:


Location Information
Zilker Metropolitan Park - Moontower
2100 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
Contact Information
see event website