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Schedule 2023 Season:   November 27 - January 1

Tree Website

  • Drive-Up Visitation Nights (green):   November 27 - Dec 1,3-7, 11, 18, and 24-January 1. 
  • ALL other nights (red) are during Trail of Lights event nights.  Road closures and pre-paid parking only as thousands attend the nightly Trail of Lights.

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  • 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
2100 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
United States

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