Austin for the Holidays

Celebrate the holidays in style at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, where festive events bring family and friends together. Explore the Gingerbread Village, enjoy Teddy Bear Teas and indulge in Austin’s best holiday brunches featuring live music, interactive buffet stations and elegant decor.

Dining Highlights

  • Little girl in red dress and Santa hat holding a teddy bear before a sparkling black background
    Teddy Bear Teas | November 25; December 2, 9 and 16

    Guests of all ages are invited to this Four Seasons Hotel Austin tradition, featuring tea service, holiday caroling and a fireside reading of ’Twas the Night Before Christmas by Santa himself. Those attending are asked to bring a new, unwrapped teddy bear, which will be donated to Dell Children’s Hospital. Seating in the Ballroom at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.

  • Standing beef rib roast atop evergreen with glass of white wine
    Ciclo Christmas Day Buffet | Tuesday, December 25

    ’Tis the season to enjoy delicious food and wine with us in Ciclo, or the elegant Four Seasons Ballroom, for our annual Christmas Day Buffet, featuring festive decor and mouth-watering holiday dishes. Seating in Ciclo from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm and in the Ballroom from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

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  • Ciclo New Year’s Eve Dinner | Monday, December 31

    Head to the heart of downtown for a meal worthy of such a momentous evening, and enjoy five show-stopping courses crafted by Chef de Cuisine James Flowers. Seating in Ciclo from 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

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  • New Year's Eve Latin Masquerade | Monday, December 31

    Paper faces will be on parade this New Year’s Eve at Live Oak, where the 2nd annual Latin Masquerade party – complete with festive decor, carnival dancers, live music by Latin jazz band, The Brew and a midnight balloon drop – provides a festive way to ring in 2019. Tickets may be purchased at the door beginning at 8:30 pm and include a complimentary cocktail, hors d’oeuvres and more. USD 75 per person. Table reservations are also available and include premium hors d'oeuvres, Champagne toast and private seating all night. Table packages begin at USD 500 per table and must be booked in advance by calling +1 (512) 685-8305.

  • Server at buffet showing stacked white dishes and cheese tray with grapes
    Ciclo New Year’s Day Buffet | Tuesday, January 1

    Kick off the New Year with an extensive brunch buffet in Ciclo, featuring more than 80 items prepared by our talented culinary team. Seating in Ciclo from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

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  • White Christmas Gingerbread Village I November 20 – December 25, 2018

    Featuring 11 traditional-meets-modern houses named after some of Austin’s most historic neighbourhoods, the 2018 Gingerbread Village will boast a "White Christmas" theme. The 100 percent-edible Village will be centred around a house that resembles the architecture of City Hall, with surrounding houses featuring exposed gingerbread and white frosting accents. Scheduled to debut on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, the free holiday activity will be open to the public 24 hours a day through December 25, 2018.

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