Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa
8212 Barton Club Drive
Austin, Texas 78735

Holiday Activities in Austin

Experience everything the holidays have to offer
Stories by the fireplace at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

Spending the holiday season in Austin's Hill Country? From Stories with Cowboy Santa to adventures on our light trail – there's plenty of holiday fun for the whole family at the Omni. Make magical memories as you celebrate the holiday season at our Hill Country resort. Start planning your Austin, Texas holiday vacation now. 

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Holiday in the Hills 2021

Holiday in the Hills Light Trail
5 – 9 p.m. | December 1 – January 3 | Starts at Lady Bird Lawn
Experience the beauty of the Texas Hill Country infused with sparkling lights and holiday cheer. Our lighted holiday trail is open daily from 5 – 9 p.m. End your walk down the trail with a family-friendly game of glow-in-the-dark miniature golf at Santa's Magical Toy Shop. Weather permitting.

Holiday in the Hills Snowdown
Select dates December 1 – 31 | Lady Bird Lawn
Experience a magical production of lights and a flurry of snowflakes on Lady Bird Lawn as you celebrate the wonderment of the season. This experience is ideal for a "snowy" Texas photo op. Share your photo with us on Instagram by tagging @OmniBartonCreek and using #AtTheOmni. Weather permitting.

Cowboy Santa Stories from the Northpole
4 – 6 p.m. | December 4, 11, 18 and 24 | Lady Bird Lawn
Gather around the fire pits on Lady Bird Lawn for a down-home holiday experience with Cowboy Santa at this family-friendly holiday story experience. Space is first come, first served. Don't forget to bring a smartphone to capture candid photos with Santa. This activity is open to resort guests and club members only. 

Caroling and Cocktails
4 – 6 p.m. | December 3, 10 and 17 | Resort Lobby
Get in the holiday spirit with a handcrafted holiday cocktail from Jim Bob's Lobby lounge and caroling performed by local Austin musicians.

Letters to Santa
December 1 – 24 | Resort Lobby
Pick up a kit at the concierge desk and send your letter to Santa faster than a reindeer can fly via our magical mailbox.

Golf Fore Good
Daily | December 1 – 31 | Resort golf courses
There's never been a better time to brush up on your game. Turn your scorecard in at the pro shop and for every birdie or eagle scored on the course, we will donate meals for a family of four to Central Texas Food Bank. Score a hole-in-one and we will donate 20 meals in your name.

Winter Wonderland Game Room
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | December 1 – 31 | Various locations
Escape the cold and warm up with friendly competition in the Winder Wonderland game room with air hockey, arcade games, Pop-A-Shot and more. Or watch a classic holiday movie on our big screen tv.

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Splash into the Season

Relax in style at our outdoor resort pool overlooking the breathtaking Hill Country.

Group singalong around firepit at Barton Creek

Family Fun

From our indoor pool to miniature golf, there's something for kids of all ages at Omni Barton Creek.

Ladybird Lawn - Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

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