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Winter Wonderland at the Circuit Returns This Holiday Season

Posted on November 06, 2018

Written by harlow

COTA is pleased to announce the return of Austin’s brightest holiday tradition: Winter Wonderland at The Circuit! The second annual Winter Wonderland at The Circuit will transport guests of all ages to a world of wonder, offering a completely new, immersive and captivating experience that includes the Chinese Lantern Festival

The all-new Chinese Lantern Festival will brighten up guests’ holiday season by allowing them to experience the wonders of illumination and travel through a extraordinary cultural experience. Traditionally held on the 15th day of the first lunar month, this colorful and lively Chinese celebration includes interactive entertainment, immersing guests with the culture, music, arts and life of authentic China.

In addition to the Chinese Lantern Festival, guests will get to experience the largest outdoor ice skating rink in Texas as well as festive favorites like the Tunnel of Lights, Singing Trees, Santa’s Workshop, and the Petting Zoo. Families can continue enjoying the festival with additional holiday happenings including the Vendor Village, COTA Express Train Rides, Santa Portraits, Camel Rides, and much more.

“We are thrilled to welcome Central Texas back to Winter Wonderland at The Circuit this holiday season for another year of holiday magic,” said Founder and Chairman of Circuit of The Americas, Bobby Epstein. “Guests of all ages can experience the magic of the holidays, complete with the largest outdoor ice skating rink in Texas, twinkling lights, Christmas carols and lighthearted fun.”

This holiday spectacular will welcome the young and young at heart to COTA on select dates between November 23 – December 30. Winter Wonderland will be open daily from 6 to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and 6 to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Tickets start at $16. 

For tickets and additional information regarding Winter Wonderland at the Circuit, visit