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Celebrate the Season: Leander's Holiday Events

Nov 15, 2023 9:45:00 AM / by The Bryson Blogster

As the holiday season unfolds, residents of Bryson are perfectly poised to revel in the festive happenings that Leander and the greater Austin area have to offer. Embarking on these yuletide adventures promises a treasure trove of memories and a delightful dose of holiday cheer for families and friends alike.

Old Town Christmas Festival

Join the Old Town Christmas Festival in Leander on Dec. 2 for a day brimming with holiday cheer. The festivities kick off at 10 a.m. with the Rudolph Run, followed by an all-day Christmas Marketplace and a vibrant community parade at 1 p.m. As dusk falls, gather for the magical tree lighting at 6:30 p.m. and after enjoy a special screening of “Elf.” Amidst all the joy and wonder, the Blue Santa Program will be collecting gifts to ensure a merry Christmas for all. Don't miss this heartwarming celebration in the heart of Leander!

Don’t stop there! The holiday spirit is alive and well in Leander this holiday season thanks to even more delightful activities:

Holiday Oak Coloring Contest

Contest open through Nov. 20

Little artists can light up Cedar Park by entering the coloring contest to win the honor of illuminating the Heritage Oak Tree on December 1.

PJ's & Popcorn with Santa at Lakeline Mall

Nov. 14 to Dec. 12

Join Santa for a cozy picture, popcorn and a keepsake blanket on select photo package purchases every Tuesday.

Cocoa & Cookie Decorating

Dec. 6

Visit the Leander Public Library for a sweet treat with cocoa and cookies, complete with festive tunes. Registration is a must!

Tail of Lights

Dec. 8

Veterans Memorial Park turns into a holiday haven for dogs with lights, music and a photo-op with "Santa Paws."

Wrap & Yap Party

Dec. 14

The Leander Public Library hosts a wrapping party with donated paper, tips and a dash of holiday cinema magic.

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 16

Celebrate with a breakfast and Santa photo-op at the Cedar Park Recreation Center. Register starting Nov. 21 to secure a spot for your little ones.

And for those willing to venture off just a little farther, here’s just a sample of what Austin has in store to get you in the holiday spirit.

Mozarts Light Show

Through Jan. 6

Marvel at the brilliant lights display at Mozart's Coffee Roasters, where the seasonal glow is matched only by the warmth of delicious hot chocolate. Nightly shows from November to January set the scene for a perfect holiday evening by the lake.

Peppermint Parkway

Nov. 24 - Dec. 30

Peppermint Parkway turns Circuit of The Americas into a winter wonderland with a 1-mile drive-thru experience. Immerse yourself in a dazzling display of millions of lights dancing to the rhythm of festive holiday classics, a spectacle that promises to be as thrilling as it is joyful.

Ballet Austin's 'The Nutcracker'

Dec. 2 - Dec. 23

Ballet Austin presents its 61st annual performance of "The Nutcracker," a timeless holiday tradition that brings Tchaikovsky's classic score to life with the accompaniment of the Austin Symphony Orchestra.

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Dec. 15 - Dec. 23

Join the 45+ year tradition at the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar, where shopping meets fine art and live music. Enjoy the Bazaar Outside event, offering a fine-art shopping experience that's sure to captivate art enthusiasts and holiday shoppers alike, complemented by live local music and the vibrant atmosphere of Austi

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Just north of Austin, Bryson is a master-planned community featuring new homes in Leander, exciting amenities, and acclaimed Leander ISD schools.

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