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Saturday, December 2


The annual Holiday Sing-Along & Downtown Stroll is a FREE, family-friendly event that celebrates the arrival of the holiday season and the joy it brings. Join us along Congress Ave from 9th to 11th Street for music, food, and fun for all ages!
Come early for live music, shopping at a special nighttime holiday market, brought to you by the Sustainable Food Center, and photos with Santa at the Vannagram & Co. Photobooth starting at 5 p.m.
The fun starts with live music on two stages on Congress Avenue followed by a Sing-along at 6 p.m. on the south steps of the Capitol featuring songs of the season with KUTX 98.9 music hosts John Aielli and Elizabeth McQueen.

As the clock strikes 7 p.m., the countdown to the lighting of the downtown tree begins, featuring a programmed light show at the top and bottom of every hour, set to holiday songs of local Austin musicians.

From 5 to 9 p.m. Congress Avenue will be abuzz with holiday cheer during the Downtown Stroll. Join us to hear live music and enjoy fun family-friendly activities! 
Shops, restaurants, galleries, and museums will also be open late and will feature special activities and offers.
Here is just some of the entertainment you'll enjoy this year! 
·  DJ Set by DJ Hexum
·  NunaMaana Interactive Dance Theater
·  Crocket High School Mariachi de Oro
·  Facepainting & Balloons
·  Coloring Station
·  Ornament Making
·  Gingerbread Decorating
·  Holiday Card Making
·  Carnival Games
·  Vannagram & Co. Photobooth with Santa and Mrs. Claus
·  Special Night Market by the Sustainable Food Center


The Central Texas Food Bank is accepting non-perishable food donations at each event entrance, as well as monetary donations at the staffed Food Bank tent, located near 1005 Congress. Last year’s event raised more than 1,400 meals for Central Texans facing hunger; over the last five years, it’s raised more than 9,800 meals.

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Staff Contact:
Mandi Thomas

Event Production
Veronica Castelo 

Media Contact:
Elizabeth Christian PR
Lia Truitt



Photos by Corey Mendez and Michael Knox