Austin Aerial Skyline- Zilker Christmas Tree with the Austin skyline in the background. Every year after Thanksgiving the tree is lit with over 3000 lights and since it stand at 155 ft it is the tallest man made tree in the US. Actually it is a moon tower built in the early 1900 to improve lighting in the downtown part of the city. Lucky for us it makes a great christmas tree.
The Austin Zilker park Christmas Tree with the Trail of Lights and the Austin skyline in the background, what a site. You can view the Austin Skyline with the Christmas Tree and Trail of Lights festival event in downtown Austin which opens December 9th through December 23rd. The event started in 1965 and was orginally called the Yule Fest which was a lighting of a yule log to which evloved into todays festive Trail of Lights with over 2 million lights and 40 displays for your family memories. The Zilker Christmas tree is acutally one of the moonlight towers with christmas light at a height of over 155 feet tall. This is a pano helps to capture the largest part of this incredible view of downtown with the many high rise buildings along with the Christmas tree and Trail of lights in this scene. If you want to find out more you can go to https://austintrailoflights.org