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Downtown Holiday Stroll celebrates 25 years

Monday, December 2, 2019 by Tai Moses

Photo courtesy of the Downtown Austin Alliance: Holiday Stroll 2018

Even grinches will find something to enjoy at the 25th Annual Downtown Holiday Stroll on Saturday. The free festival, which is hosted by the Downtown Austin Alliance, begins at 5 p.m. with live music, a holiday market, a kids’ play area, local food vendors, and photos with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. The KUT/KUTX sing-along starts at 6 p.m. on the south steps of the Capitol, and the tree lighting is at 7 p.m. at the south gates of the Capitol lawn on Congress Avenue. There will also will be live ice sculpting, performances by the Austin High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, a petting zoo, a giant snow dome, and screenings of classic holiday movies such as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa Claus Is Coming to Town. Saturday, Dec. 7, 5-10 p.m., on Congress Avenue from 11th to Ninth streets.

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