As a courtesy, was ask that in all you do, please be kind to the adjacent neighborhoods that support this citywide event each year. Please do not park, block driveways or access paths or litter in the adjacent neighborhoods. In general, parking in non-designated areas (including medians and ditches) as well as blocking driveways and/or fire hydrants is prohibited, and you may be ticketed.
Surface Parking in Park (free) - On-site surface lots are first-come, first-served and free
ADA parking - Parking for those with an appropriate handicapped parking permit or license plate is available on a first-come, first-served basis on tree lighting night - please make sure your hanging permit is clearly and readily displayed at the time of entrance to the park
Go Green - the City of Austin encourages carpooling use of mass transit when attending all events. Many events provide bike rack or a designated bike parking area on site.
When planning your trip, please remember this is an outdoor event on park grounds. Preparing for your visit in advance will help you have the most enjoyable night possible.
1. Be aware of your own ability, and plan ahead when spending time in a cold outdoor setting.
2. Review all transportation options.
3. Wear appropriate footwear - this is an OUTDOOR setting. Surfaces vary from paved, to turf/dirt.
4. Wear layered clothing. It can go from mildly warm, to sharp cold and any combination of drizzling rain between - this is Austin