Austin Trail of Lights tickets on sale now

AUSTIN, Texas —The Austin Trail of Lights will be returning for the 58th year this coming winter. With more than 2 million lights and a walking trail that illuminates Christmas, this annual winter wonderland will take place from Dec. 8 through Dec. 23.

The attraction had been limited to a drive-thru experience the last few years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Tickets for the Trail of Lights are now on sale and you can view the calendar on the Austin Trail of Lights website.

Tickets for general admission range from $0 to $5 depending on the night. ZIP pases are also available, are on sale for between $20 and $25 grant you access to the ZIP Lounge, which includes holiday coolies, cocoa, a bar, and it located near food trucks. 

Platinum Passes are between $90 and $320 depending on group size. These passes get you platinum parking for one vehicle, 6 p.m. early accesss, golf cart shuttle access across to Trailhead, access to the heated Platinum Lounge, one drink ticket and one ride ticket for expedited entry to the Ferris wheel or carousel. 

A limited number of parking passes are available for every night and must be purchased in advance. They range from $15-$25.