Christmas in Austin is here and that means schools are taking a break and traffic is winding down. Christmas break means fun holiday events in Austin for every age participant! From holiday markets to Christmas events in Austin, there's so much going on in the 512 this weekend! 

Check out the top things to do this weekend in Austin for the most memorable experience this December. For more things to do in Austin, 512Area is your go-to guide for all local Austin events.

5th Annual Odell & Pinthouse Ugly Sweater Party

5th Annual Odell & Pinthouse Ugly Sweater Party

on Thursday, 12 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at Pinthouse Pizza
4729 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756
Attending Interested

We are partnering with our friends at Odell Brewing Company to host the 5th Annual Ugly Sweater Party, benefiting the Central Texas Food Bank on Thursday, December 12th, from 5-8PM!

12th Annual Austin Green Holiday Party

12th Annual Austin Green Holiday Party

on Thursday, 12 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Barr Mansion
10463 Sprinkle Rd, Austin, TX 78754
Attending Interested

Barr Mansion & the Shades of Green Radio Show Present The 12th Annual Austin Green Holiday Party

Whose Live Anyway? at ACL Live

Whose Live Anyway? at ACL Live

on Thursday, 12 Dec, 2019 8:00 PM
at ACL Live
310 W Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Attending Interested

Whose Live Anyway? with Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray brought to you by ACL Live & C3 Concerts

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Armadillo Christmas Bazaar 2019

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar 2019

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 11:00 AM
at Palmer Events Center
Participants: Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
Attending Interested

Hot music, fine art and cold beer make the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar the place where Austin shops in the giving season. The show is actually two events in one: an art fair and music festival with a vibrant community-driven vibe.

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Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker

Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 2:00 PM
at Ballet Austin
501 W. 3rd St, Austin, TX 78701
Attending Interested

57th annual production presented by the Georgia B. Lucas Foundation Fund Start your holiday celebrations with a scrumptious trip to the Court of Sweets and Ballet Austin’s spectacular annual production of The Nutcracker!

Candy Cane Crawl

Candy Cane Crawl

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Mueller Austin
4550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723
Attending Interested

Let's get festive! Mark your calendar for Friday, Dec. 13th from 6-7:30pm for the Candy Cane Crawl on Aldrich Street

Krampus March at the Yard

Krampus March at the Yard

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 6:30 PM
at St Elmo Brewing Company
440 E Saint Elmo Rd, Austin, TX 78745
Attending Interested

Krampus March at the Yard Friday, December 13th Dead Music Capital Band will be marching from The Austin Winery through the Yard to end their raucous celebration of Krampus at St Elmo Brewing Company!

The Crystal Method with DROPT and DJ Koss at Empire Garage 12/13

The Crystal Method with DROPT and DJ Koss at Empire Garage 12/13

on Friday, 13 Dec, 2019 8:00 PM
at Empire Control Room & Garage
606 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701
Attending Interested

Throughout the past two decades, the musical landscape has continually merged, morphed, and matrixed, fractured in countless directions while intersecting at the most unexpected points.

Santa's Jingle Bell Run 5K/1K

Santa's Jingle Bell Run 5K/1K

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 9:00 AM
at Sights & Sounds of Christmas
401 E Hopkins St, San Marcos, TX 78666
Attending Interested

The Sights & Sounds of Christmas Jingle Bell Run 5K will race through San Marcos’ beautiful downtown and Historic District on Saturday, December 14.

The Christmas Bar Crawl - Austin

The Christmas Bar Crawl - Austin

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 4:00 PM
at Parlor & Yard
601 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
Attending Interested

The Christmas Bar Crawl Is Coming! Get Your Santa, Elf, Reindeer, & Crazy Holiday Costumes Ready To Party!

The Austin Cocktail Fest

The Austin Cocktail Fest

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Austin American-Statesman
305 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
Attending Interested

THE ULTIMATE COCKTAIL EXPERIENCE

A Very 90s Christmas Party!

A Very 90s Christmas Party!

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 10:00 PM
at The Highball Austin
1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Attending Interested

Merry Christmas ya filthy animals! We'll be celebrating this holiday 90s style! Same great 90s songs with a little extra holiday cheer!

DEFINITION DAY PARTY/ HOLIDAY POP- UP SHOP EXTRAVAGANZA

DEFINITION DAY PARTY/ HOLIDAY POP- UP SHOP EXTRAVAGANZA

on Sunday, 15 Dec, 2019 2:00 PM
at Wingate by Wyndham Round Rock Hotel & Conference Center
1209 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Round Rock, TX
Attending Interested

Exclusive Day Party/Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Sour Duck Holiday Market

Sour Duck Holiday Market

on Sunday, 15 Dec, 2019 3:00 PM
at Sour Duck Market
1814 Martin Luther King Blvd, Austin, TX 78702
Attending Interested

Join Sour Duck Market and shop for your holiday favorites on Sunday, December 15 from 3 to 6 p.m. on the patio! Enjoy happy hour, featuring $3 Texas Drafts, $6 Draft Cocktails, and half-off select menu items.