City of Austin presents Zilker Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Zilker Holiday Tree Lighting
Photo courtesy of City of Austin

The Zilker Tree Lighting Ceremony is Austin’s traditional kick-off to the holiday season. This year will feature virtual festivities with host Quita Culpepper, city officials, the young winners from the  Zilker Holiday Tree art contest, Austin Civic Wind Ensemble, and Barton Hills Choir Sunday.

There will not be an in-person Zilker Tree Lighting Ceremony due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions.

Event Details



This is a virtual event.

Ticket Info

Admission is free.