2017 Trail of Lights

Click here to sign up to be a 2017 Yule Log Host, Exhibitor and/or Entertainer!

Come and join us for our 20th annual Trail of Lights Festival!


Date: November 25 to December 28, 2017
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Sunday-Thursday); 6:00-10:00 p.m. (Friday & Saturday)
Cost: There is no charge for admission but donations are greatly appreciated as this is one of our biggest fundraisers for the year! Donation boxes are available at the entrance and around the Trail of Lights.

Important Information



Drizzle/Light Rain - Trail remains open. Lights on. Concessions remain open. Store remains open. Train will not run. Entertainment at performer's discretion.

Steady/Heavy Rain - Trail remains open. Lights on. No concessions or other services.

Trail Closing - The Trail will CLOSE if there are dangerous conditions (e.g. lightning in the area, ice, flooding).


Payment Types Accepted

Admission is free but donations are greatly appreciated! We accept cash, check and credit card donations. If you would like to use a credit card to make a donation, please come to the front store tent.

Cash is accepted at all locations/activities (train, concessions and stores). Credit cards are accepted at concessions and the stores. If you need to purchase train tickets with a credit card, please come to the store tent at the front entrance.


Concessions Available

Come have dinner at the Trail! Our concession stand offers many options including: hot dogs (plain, chili/cheese), frito pie, nachos, bottled water, canned soft drinks, coffee, smores, marshmallows, hot cocoa, and more!


Entrance Store Tent & Glade Store

Light your way through the Trail of Lights!! Both of our stores offer a great selection of light-up accessories and toys for all ages to help you look as festive as the exhibits! Prices range from $2-$10.

Our store in the center of the trail also offers a wide variety of gifts for that special someone on your Christmas list!


Rotary Club Book Tent

Children may stop by the Rotary Club exhibit to choose a free book and are encouraged to bring gently-used books from home to share with others.



Thanks to some wonderful donors, the EmilyAnn will be selling raffle tickets for two bikes (a boy's and a girl's) at the Trail of Lights. All raffle proceeds will support programs at the EmilyAnn. Raffle tickets available at the Raffle Tent at the entrance and the store in the Glade at the center of the Trail. Only cash is accepted for raffle tickets.


Alcohol, Dogs, and Firearms

Alcohol, pets, and firearms are NOT allowed on the EmilyAnn grounds. Smoking is permitted in designated areas only. Service animals are permitted.


Handicapped Parking

Handicapped parking (approx 20 cars) is available at the Trail entrance. When you turn off of FM2325, follow the yellow Handicapped Parking signs past our general parking and around to the handicapped zone. We have several golf carts which we use to provide transportation to the yule log for the handicapped.


Onsite Parking

There is onsite parking for approximately 150 cars. The available area is outlined by Christmas lights. On Dec 1,2,8,9,15-23 the onsite parking is VERY CONGESTED. It is highly recommended that you use one of the offsite parking options listed below.


Offsite Parking

On heavy attendance nights (generally Friday and Saturday nights) additional parking is available at Wimberley HS. The walk from the HS is well lit, marked, and safe. It may add 95-100 yds to your walk to our grounds entrance. On a few nights of our season there are basketball games at the HS, which may congest the HS lot. Just past the HS on Carney Lane, on the left, is the entrance to the JHS and stadium, where ample parking is available. The walk from this area would be an additional 100 yds. max.


Small Bus Parking (1-20 passengers)

We have the parking capability to handle small buses either onsite or at the HS. If passengers must be dropped off very near to the Trail entrance, you will follow the Handicapped signs. As you approach the entrance area, a Theatre representative will meet you and give final directions for drop-off and parking of your bus. Norm Rolling will normally be on site to direct you. Call him at 512-289-4674, when you are nearing Wimberley, so we can be ready to assist you.


Large Bus Parking (over 20 passengers):

Onsite parking for large buses is not feasible on weekends or from Dec 16-23. These nights the onsite parking is very congested. Large buses visiting on weekends or from Dec 16-23 will need to park at Wimberley High School and then have passengers walk to the Trail of Lights via the ADA compliant and lighted walkway. Large buses visiting on other nights can call us prior to arriving so we can let you know if onsite parking is available that night and where to unload passengers.

Exhibitors by Area

The 2017 exhibitors will be posted very soon!

Exhibit Winners

The 2017 exhibit winners will be announced on opening night!

Hosts & Entertainment

Saturday, November 25
  • Host: Fire Dept & Silver Fox Farms
  • Ent: Divine Inspiration