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10 Must-See Holiday Light Displays in Texas

November 28, 2023 | By Amanda Ogle

For Fans of Christmas Lights, a Carriage Ride in Highland Park Is Peak Holiday Fun

November 30, 2022 | By Andrea Luttrell

I am a Christmas lights devotee. Perhaps it’s because my father, an otherwise outstanding parent, never allowed me and my mother to festoon our suburban house in colorful lights.

Where to Find Your White Christmas, Lone Star-Style

November 28, 2018 | By Cynthia J. Drake

Some called it a miracle: For a couple of hours across a wide swath of Texas last December, people could legitimately sing along to “Let It Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!”

Downtown Christmas Lights in the Capital City in 1947

November 28, 2018 | By

Austin had a population of about 115,000 when photographer Neal Douglass took this picture of Congress Avenue looking north to the Texas State Capitol on New Year’s Day 1947. The streetscape has changed over the past 71 years, and Austin has grown 10-fold to about 1 million people. But the electric Paramount Theatre sign, which was replaced in 2015, and the State Capitol building, which was completed in 1888, still anchor the storied strip.

Get Into the Holiday Spirit at SeaWorld San Antonio

November 9, 2017 | By Cynthia J. Drake

Around this time of year (and only this time of year), I start to miss the snow.

Go Light-seeing!

October 13, 2015 | By Erin Inks

‘Tis the season for dazzling Christmas displays—let our list of some of the biggest and brightest displays across Texas light your path toward a fun holiday outing with family and friends.

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