Austin Holiday Experiences
- Peppermint Parkway
Visitors can "race" into the holiday spirit with this magical drive-thru experience at Circuit of the Americas, featuring millions of holiday lights, 30-foot-tall decor and dancing entertainers.Details
- Ballet Austin’s "The Nutcracker"
From festive sets to colourful costumes, Ballet Austin’s annual production of The Nutcracker is one of Austin’s favourite holiday traditions, featuring hundreds of dancers and live accompaniment by the Austin Symphony Orchestra.Details
- Trail of Lights
Started in 1965 as a small gathering known as "Yule Fest," Trail of Lights has grown into a holiday extravaganza with more than 40 displays, two million lights and family-friendly activities that create countless memories.Details
Held at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, this annual event showcases the natural wonder of winter in Austin with thousands of luminarias and festive lighting throughout the outdoor botanical oasis.Details
- Capitol Tree and Holiday Stroll
Celebrate the season with free, family-friendly activities, ranging from a holiday shopping passport and downtown window and light displays to festive pop-ups and the signature 45-foot Capitol Christmas tree.
- Holiday Shopping
From SoCo’s quirky boutiques to 2nd Street’s upscale options, Austin’s distinctive shopping districts make it easy to find "uniquely Austin" gifts and souvenirs for those you love.
- Lady Bird Lake Hike & Bike Trail
Take advantage of sunny days and cooler temperatures to explore the Lady Bird Lake Hike & Bike Trail behind the Hotel. Complimentary trail maps are available in The Spa.
- Barton Springs Pool
This spring-fed swimming hole maintains an average water temperature of 68 – 70 degrees Fahrenheit (20 – 21 degrees Celsius), making it a year-round spot for aquatic adventures. Don’t miss the Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day, a tradition for nearly four decades.
Holiday Parties in The Spa
Festive Spa Treatments
- Valid for Selected Dates Between Oct 1 2022 – Feb 28 2023
Offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.
- minimum stay: 2 nights
- 20% off our Room Rate