Top Howliday Spots in Austin

December 1, 2022

Daschund in front of Christmas lights

The weather is cooling down and we are looking forward to celebrating the holidays with our pups! Whether that means taking a stroll along lady bird lake or hitting up some outside pop-ups for holiday shopping or holiday events- we love this time of year. 

Dog at Mozart Christmas Light Show in Austin

See the Mozart’s Coffee Light Show!

November 10th through January 6th

3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

Each year Mozart’s Coffee Roasters puts on a glorious light show on their outside deck. You can add on hot cocoa or other sweet treat packages for you and your pup and then sit and watch the show. Reserve a table before they sell out and then bring a blanket and enjoy Christmas by the water!

Pet Photos with Santa at the Domain

Reservations are required, from now until December 24th, 11:00 AM to 6:45 PM every day

Any time Santa is at the domain for photos you can bring your furry friends! Reservations are required and three photo packages are offered. Package C is $39.99 and you will get 5 Photo Prints: (2) 4x6s, (1) 3×5, (2) wallets, and a free personalized call from Santa, Package B is $44.99 and includes everything from Package C along with all of the digital images, and Package A is $49.99 and includes everything from the previous packages but you’ll get 7 Photo Prints: (2) 6x8s, (2) 4x6s, (1) 3×5, (2) wallets (instead of 5) and Limited Edition 2022 Postcard! Be sure to tag us on Instagram @beyondthedogaustin so that we can see you all with Santa!

Retriever sitting by Christmas tree

Dog Photos with Santa in Leander

Saturday, December 10th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Dog House Drinkery & Dog Park 3800 County Road 175 Leander, TX 78641

Bring your pup for a photo session with Santa so they can ask for exactly what they want this Christmas! This event is hosted by Love-A-Bull, a non-profit bully breed rescue and it will be at the Dog House and Drinkery. Make sure to reserve your spot!

Leander Rudolf Run 5k

Saturday, December 3rd, 10:00 AM

This 5k in Old Town Leander is both leashed dog and stroller friendly. It’s chip-timed and a flat course. Celebrate all of those Christmas cookies with a run! Sign up to ensure your spot.