December 6, 2017
Filed Under: Events

Austin Holiday Events Near Whisper Valley

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Austin! Experience Christmas cheer during the many events and holiday lights shows taking place across the city this month. Whisper Valley in East Austin has rounded up a list of holiday happenings near our community, as well as not-to-miss Austin holiday events!

Blue Genie Art Bazaar

6100 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78752
Now-Dec. 24

Just 15 minutes away from Whisper Valley, The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a fixture of the Austin holiday season. Shoppers can browse thousands of original works ranging from serious art to fun and kitschy items. It’s a great way to buy hassle-free holiday gifts and support local artists.

Ballet Austin’s The Nutcracker

701 W Riverside Dr.
Austin, TX 78704
Dec. 8-23

The holiday season officially begins with the return of Ballet Austin’s The Nutcracker, now celebrating its 55th year as the longest-running production of its kind in the State of Texas.

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Winter Wonderland at The Circuit

9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd
Austin, TX 78617
Dec. 8-30

Millions of lights illuminate a magical world of holiday amusement at Circuit of The Americas this December. There will be something for everyone to experience and enjoy including a skating rink, human snow globe, singing trees, Santa’s Workshop, Merry Movies on The Lawn and the Tunnel of Lights!

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51st Annual Trail of Lights

2100 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704
Dec. 9-23

The Austin Trail of Lights welcomes 400,000 people every year to celebrate the holidays in the heart of Austin at Zilker Park. The event showcases everything that we love about Austin—from music and food to creativity and family fun. You’ll be dazzled by the beautiful holiday lights display!

Brown Santa 5K

7311 Decker Lane
Austin, TX 78724
Dec. 10

Starting at the Travis County Expo Center just minutes from Whisper Valley, you can walk, jog or run the Brown Santa 5K and help bring Christmas to families in need! All proceeds benefit the Travis County Sheriff’s Brown Santa Program, which provides assistance to underprivileged children and their families in Travis County and senior residents of local retirement centers in Travis County. Registration is $40 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.

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Manor Christmas in the Park

104 E Rector St
Manor, TX 78653
Dec. 10

There will be something for everyone at Christmas in the Park at Jennie Lane Park in Old Town Manor! The event features live music, arts & crafts and food vendors from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Whisper Valley in East Austin has been welcoming our first residents over the past month! In addition to these great community events, homeowners can enjoy holiday events, including our own holiday party in the Discovery Center on Dec. 12. If you are interested in learning more about our zero-energy capable homes and lifestyle of Whisper Valley, contact us today!


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