Austin for the Holidays

Celebrate the holidays in style at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, where festive events bring family and friends together.

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  • An employee carefully applies icing to an intricate gingerbread house
    November 25 – December 25

    Gingerbread Village

    Inspired by the magic of snow globes, our 2019 Gingerbread Village will include dozens of tiny edible houses representing one of the biggest concepts of them all: friendship. Free and open to the public 24 hours a day, the festive display will depict an Austin village surrounded by gingerbread scenes from five of Austin's global sister cities.

  • Roast turkey with fresh herbs on platter, presented on wood tabletop with gourds and green beans on white plate
    November 28

    Thanksgiving Day Buffet

    Celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends in Ciclo, complete with an expansive buffet filled with festive dishes. Or dine in the elegant Four Seasons Ballroom, where live piano music provides the perfect accompaniment to your holiday meal. Seating in Ciclo from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and in the Ballroom from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

  • A young girl dressed in a festive red dress stares at a life-size teddy bear in a hotel lobby
    December 1, 8 and 15

    Teddy Bear Teas

    Guests of all ages are invited to this Four Seasons holiday tradition, featuring tea service, caroling and a special reading of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas by Santa himself. Seatings are available in the Ballroom at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Those attending are asked to bring a new, unwrapped teddy bear, which will be donated to Austin non-profits.

  • A plate of holiday sugar cookies – christmas trees and ginger bread men and candy canes
    December 25

    Christmas Day Buffet

    Enjoy festive decor and mouth-watering holiday food in Ciclo – or in the elegant Four Seasons Ballroom – during our annual Christmas Day Buffet. Seating in Ciclo from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, or in the Ballroom from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Reservations will open on October 26, 2019.

  • Bubbles float to the top as champagne is poured into a glass
    December 31

    New Year’s Eve Dinner

    Head to the heart of downtown for a meal worthy of such a momentous evening, seating in Ciclo from 5:00 to 11:00 pm. Reservations will open on November 1, 2019.

  • A band performs while various couples dine at a live music night at Live Oak Bar.
    December 31

    Live Oak New Year’s Eve Party

    Don’t be late for this very important date – themed around the mind-bending fun of Alice in Wonderland. Featuring live music, a balloon drop and Champagne toast at midnight, among other surprises, Live Oak’s New Year’s Eve event is always one of Austin’s premier parties. Individual tickets are available at the door; for reserved table information and pricing, please call Live Oak.

  • January 1

    New Year’s Day Buffet

    Kick off 2020 with an extensive brunch buffet in Ciclo, including dozens of delicious dishes prepared by our talented culinary team. Seatings available from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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