Wintry drinks at the Commodore Perry
Wintry drinks at the Commodore Perry

December Holidays at the Estate

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Honor Christmases past with vintage wines and classic movies. Travel down memory lane as you delight in stunning gardens, festive events and unparalleled feasts in the heart of Austin.

December Itinerary

Inquire with guest services at 844.979.1054 to reserve a table or event.

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Vintage Movie Series | December 6-8, 2021

Classic holiday films are fond reminders of memories with loved ones. Make new memories with old classics. Bring your family to enjoy vintage Christmas movies in the Chapel. Enjoy our house-made hot chocolate, holiday cocktails, our special movie dinner menu, and complimentary scrumptious snacks including popcorn & candy. All movies start at 7 PM.
  • Polar Express on December 6 | Little Women on December 7 | Elf on December 8

Holiday mansion lighting at the Commodore Perry

Mansion Lighting Festival | December 9, 2021

Feel the spirit of the season at this artist-created festive illumination of the Mansion and the grand Heritage Oak, along with a luminary walk through the gardens. Amid the festive glow, this holiday tradition will be enlivened by an art display, crafting for kids, cocktail demonstrations and drinks to warm you up from the inside out. Austin-based musicians with lead the merriment and cheer with contemporary carols throughout the evening. | 6:30-10PM
  • Complimentary entry, drinks and food a la carte

  • A selection of holiday cocktails, s’mores around the fire, festive holiday snacks, and our signature hot chocolate bar

  • Reservations required for Mansion seating

Child writing letter to Santa Claus

Christmas Eve | December 24, 2021

Our Christmas Eve Feast & Fete features a decadent dining experience and after-dinner fun. Make your reservation to feast on our multi-course Prix Fixe dinner, featuring traditional favorites, along with divine takes on the classics. After your decadent dinner, enjoy live music in the Chapel by Austin-based musicians playing their take on classic Christmas carols. Reservations required.
  • Letters to Santa + Stockings Visit the Inn Lobby for evening milk + cookies. Write a letter to Saint Nick and drop it directly into his special mailbox for a very expedited delivery to the North Pole. Kids can also pick up a stocking to hang on the guestroom door.  Santa will stop by to fill it, hopefully it isn’t coal this year.

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Christmas Day | December 25, 2021

A special Yuletide menu designed by Chef Bradley and Chef Susana will be available all day. Our Estate Wine Director Mary Catherine Edmondson has carefully selected the perfect pairings to these festive flavors. End the evening with s’mores by the fire.
  • Reservations 11 AM-9 PM

  • Don’t miss Santa’s arrival to the Estate to hand out presents in his vintage car! Take a photo with Santa, then open gifts in the Inn with Susana’s pastries and Tiny House Coffee.


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