7 Best Holiday Events In and Around Marble Falls

Nov 16, 2020

Creating memories is easy this time of year in Marble Falls, where memorable activities and events lift your spirit and rekindle holiday magic. We’ve selected our top six – all found in and around Marble Falls – and all perfect for any age to experience.

Each is just minutes from Gregg Ranch, Marble Falls’ newest master-planned community launching in 2020. 240 acres and planned for 700 single-family and 250 multi-family residences, at completion it is planned to have an outdoor pool, ramada, barbecue area, shaded play area, bocce ball, horseshoe pits, dog park and 5.5 miles of jogging and biking trails throughout the community.

Walkway of Lights

Experience the 30th annual Walkway of Lights at Lakeside Park in Marble Falls. This magical family-friendly event has a walking path filled with more than two million lights. Scheduled theme nights will be happening throughout the duration of this event, so be sure to keep an eye out.

Dates: Nov. 20, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021

Times: 6 -10 p.m. nightly

Address: 305 Buena Vista Drive, Marble Falls, TX 78654

Admission: Free

Christmas Market on Main

Christmas Market on Main, a spinoff from the regular market that runs throughout the year, is the perfect spot to find local artisan goods and foods. From handmade leather goods, exceptionally carved art and unique home décor, find local artists dedicated to their craft. Take time to try the delicious restaurants surrounding the market in historic downtown Marble Falls. Over 60 vendors for you to browse and enjoy on Market Day.

Date: Dec. 5, 2020

Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m

Address: Main Street, Marble Falls, TX 78654

Admission: Free

Starry, Starry Nights in Llano

Get into the holiday spirit visiting the annual Starry, Starry Nights display in Badu Park. Stroll along the Llano river enjoying all the displays that light up, while sipping on hot coco. Santa Claus attends every Friday and Saturday through December 21. On the weekends you can enjoy drinks, snacks, and crafts. A 40 minute drive from Marble Falls, TX that will keep your holiday festivities going.

Dates: Nov. 27-Dec. 31, 2020

Times: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. nightly

Address: 300 Leigion Drive, Llano, TX

Admission: Free 

Ballet Austin brings The Nutcracker Home for the Holidays 

The 58th seasonal classic The Nutcracker, “home for the holidays” is transforming the in-person production to an interactive, multi-media, experience that is available to all from the comfort of their homes. The online production will include interactive experiences, signature dances and scenes, holiday traditions, and dozens of video-on-demand featurettes. Get the family together one evening, bake your best holiday treat, and enjoy The Nutcracker at home.

Dates: Online

Admission: Varies

Holiday Afternoon Tea

You must venture to Austin for this one, but it definitely is among those events where special holiday memories are made. Spend the afternoon with loved ones while eating festive finger sandwiches and your choice of tea, wine or a mimosa. The offer two options for Afternoon Tea: Light and Full. Dressing to impress is encouraged!

Dates: Nov. – Dec. 2020

Times: Offered at any time throughout the day. Reservations are not required but recommend.

Address: 4800 Burnet Rd Ste 450 Austin, TX 78756.

Admission: $30-$75

Walkway Light-Up Parade

The opening of Walkway of Lights is celebrated each year with a parade. The whole community is invited to participate. Following the parade, the Walkway of Lights will be revealed for the first time. This parade will surely get the entire family in the holiday spirit.

Dates: Nov. 20, 2020

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Address: Main Street Marble Falls, TX 78654

Admission: Free

Lights Spectacular

Take a short drive to Johnson City to visit the Lights Spectacular, Holiday event. Johnson City drapes itself in Christmas lights with 100,000 bulbs over the Blanco County Courthouse. Throughout the historic square, two million twinkling lights cover the beautiful architecture. Take a holiday stroll through what they call it “The Twinkliest Town in Texas”. To connect with Santa, they will be using their North Pole Express Mail to allow the children to interact with him.

*Face Coverings and Social Distancing Required.

Dates: Nov. 27, 2020 – Jan. 3, 2021

Times: 6-10 p.m.

Address: 101 E. Pecan Drive Johnson City, TX 78636

Admission: Free

Gregg Ranch, in charming Marble Falls, Texas, is a 240-acre, master-planned community northwest of Austin that is anticipated to be home to approximately 700 single-family and 250 multi-family residences. A central community area with outdoor pool, ramada, barbecue area, shaded play area and bocce ball and horseshoe pits are planned. Gregg Ranch outdoor amenities also include 5.5 miles of jogging and biking trails throughout the community plus a dog park. The community, at State Highways 281 and 71, is a short drive to Lake Marble Falls, Lake LBJ and the famed Texas Lake and Hill Country. Visit http://greggranch.com/ to learn more.