If you are planning on having your wedding during the chilly winter months then you should consider ways to entertain your guests. Fortunately, there is always plenty to do in Austin year-round! From Christmas lights to traditional theater productions, there is sure to be something for every guest to enjoy.

 

Shopping

The Fine Goods Pop-Up Holiday Edition

Meet with Austin online business owners in a fun and relaxing environment. You’re your guests will find vendors ranging from handmade jewelry, candles, and body care, to vintage clothing and home goods. The Fine Goods Pop-Up is a great way to show-off our talented city! This event will take place on December 9th, at The Paper + Craft Pantry from 6-9 pm. #TheFineGoodsPopUp

Vintage Market Days of Austin- Hill Country

This special winter edition takes place December 11th-13th, in Dripping Springs, Texas. Vintage Market Days is an upscale open air market featuring vintage and vintage inspired collections for all to enjoy. A day out on the town with the ladies, enjoying beverages and finding brilliant pieces to bring home, is the perfect way to delight your guests.

Cherrywood Art Fair

The Cherrywood Art Fair is perfect for the families that will attend your wedding. With kid-friendly activities and free live music featuring 12 bands, there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. This event also supports and features locally made art. Located in East Austin.

Music and Theater

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

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Known for their electric Christmas music, this famous band will be sure to entertain all who attend and your guests will never forget this special event. The concert will take place at the Frank Erwin Center on December 9th, at 5pm and 7 pm.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer or The Nutcracker:

Guests with families will love the classic story of Rudolph. There is also Ballet Austin’s whimsical performance of The Nutcracker that will entertain guests of all ages. Both shows take place at the Long Center.

Capitol Christmas Concert & Community Sing-Along:

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Inside the capitol rotunda, A Cappella Texas will perform for the community, where everyone is more than welcome to sing along! The Christmas carols will lift spirits and give your guests the opportunity to see the inside of the glorious Texas Capitol.

Christmas Lights

Austin Trail of Lights

Beginning December 8th, you and your guests can enjoy the nationally-recognized Christmas tradition that every Austinite looks forward to this season. Along with spectacular lights comes food trucks, hot cocoa, and kettle corn for all to delight in.

Luminations at the Lady Bird Wildflower Center

Your guests will love watching the whimsical luminaries light up in the beautiful Wildflower Center. After the excitement of lighting up the park passes, walking around and enjoying the natural beauty will be relaxing and allow for socializing.