Holiday events happening this weekend in Lake Travis-Westlake

Santa meets with children at the city of Lakeway's previous Lights On! event. (Courtesy city of Lakeway)
Santa meets with children at the city of Lakeway's previous Lights On! event. (Courtesy city of Lakeway)

Santa meets with children at the city of Lakeway's previous Lights On! event. (Courtesy city of Lakeway)

The city of Lakeway and the Bee Cave Chamber of Commerce are hosting holiday events on Dec. 4 to celebrate the holiday season and give back to the community.



Dec. 4: Light the night up

The city of Lakeway is holding Lights On! to kick-off its annual Lakeway Trail of Lights. The event will feature cookie decorating, marshmallow roasting, and will have Santa and Mrs. Claus nearby to light up the display and interact with children. The Trail of Lights illuminates the walking trails next to City Hall through Jan. 2 from 6 p.m. to midnight. Visitors can access the trail featuring thousands of lights and various tableaus from the lower level of the Lakeway Activity Center parking lot. 6-8 p.m. Free. Lakeway City Hall parking lot, 1102 Lohman's Crossing Road. 512-314-7532. www.lakeway-tx.gov/721/trail-of-lights

Dec. 4: Go for a morning run


The Bee Cave Chamber of Commerce is holding the annual Jingle Bell Run 5K at the Hill Country Galleria benefitting the Lake Travis High School cross country and track booster club. Starting at 6:30 a.m., the event will have coffee, music and a warmup stretch session for participants, along with booths from several businesses open for visits. There will also be a kid dash at 7:30 a.m. Participants can bring new and unwrapped toys to donate. Registration ends Dec. 3 at 11:59 p.m. $10-$15. 6:30 a.m.-10 a.m. 12700 Hill Country Boulevard, Bee Cave. 512-256-4004. beecavejinglebell5k.eventbrite.com
By Grace Dickens

Reporter, Lake Travis/Westlake

Grace is the Lake Travis/Westlake reporter for education and city government. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2021 after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and geography.