Top 4 December Events Near Dripping Springs

As if there was ever a shortage of events near Dripping Springs, December has so many events and Dripping Springs attractions in store. There’s just one problem – there are so many fun events to choose from! That’s why today, we’ve compiled our list of the top 4 events near Caliterra that you won’t want to miss this December.

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Christmas on Mercer

When: Saturday, December 1
Where: Mercer Street in downtown historical Dripping Springs
What Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Join the city of Dripping Springs for Christmas on Mercer. This free holiday festival will have arts and crafts booths, children’s games and activities, live family entertainment and local food vendors. And no holiday festival would be complete without pictures with Santa!

Redbud Artisan Market Holiday Show

When: Saturday, December 1 – Sunday, December 2
Where: Dripping Springs Ranch Park & Event Center
What Time: Saturday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM & Sunday, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Showcasing original art and fine crafts from over 50 Texas artists, the Redbud Artisan Market Holiday Show will feature all handmade items, live music, local wines and delicious food. Admission is $1 for adults, which helps to donate to the local food bank, Helping Hands.

Vintage Market Days of Greater Austin

When: Friday, December 7 – Sunday, December 9
Where: Dripping Springs Ranch Park & Event Center
What Time: Every day 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Featuring some of the best local vendors from Texas, as well as artisans from nearly 20 other states, the Vintage Market Days of Greater Austin is one of our favorite things to do in Dripping Springs. The theme for this market is “Home for the Holidays.” Make sure to come out and check off a few items on your Christmas gift list.

Austin Trail of Lights

When: Monday, December 10 – Sunday, December 23
Where: Zilker Park – Austin
What Time: Various times

Hands down the best of all December events near Dripping Springs, the Austin Trail of Lights is a staple of the holidays. This is a truly massive event with a bunch of fun little events packed in. This is Austin’s largest holiday event and the second largest event in the city. Make sure to check out the full website to see everything this great holiday event has to offer.

These are our top picks for the best events near Dripping Springs this December, but we’d love to hear from you! Let us know what your favorite things to do in Dripping Springs near Caliterra for the holidays by connecting with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.