Event/Tree Information Page - see the "tree lighting ceremony section"
Carpool to the event or take Cap Metro (trip planner).
Parking: Free parking first-come first-served. Watch official social media accounts for information in case of inclement weather.
- on the south side of Zilker Park
- fills quickly typically around 5:30 - 5:45 pm
- expect delays if arriving close to the event start time
Stratford Rock Area
- north of Barton Springs Road, take northbound Stratford Drive
- about a 5 minute walk along the great lawn, use the cross walk to the tree
- Alcohol and vending at the park are prohibited without permits from Austin Parks and Recreation.
- Amplified sound is not allowed without a permit.
- Drones may not be flown around critical utility infrastructure, and a drone operator may not operate a drone on parkland without a permit.
Zilker Metropolitan Park - Moontower
2100 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704