Artists between the ages of 5 and 10 years old are invited to enter.
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department and Austin Energy are encouraging young artists between the ages of 5 and 10 years old to create and enter an original drawing of the Zilker Holiday Tree for the Annual Zilker Holiday Tree Art Contest.
The top three selected artwork winners from each age category, Junior Division and Senior Division, will be publicly recognized and the winners will help light the Zilker Holiday Tree on Dec. 1, 2019!
In creating an original version of the Zilker Holiday Tree, children may use crayons, watercolors, ink, colored paper, pastels or paint to show us their version of Austin’s traditional holiday symbol.
The rules are simple:
Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Nov. 1, 2019.
Art must show the Zilker Holiday Tree.
Only one entry per child.
Junior Division: 5 – 7 years old
Senior Division: 8 – 10 years old
Artwork must be no larger than 8.5" x 11". Any artwork that is larger will be automatically disqualified.
Paper thickness only. The artwork must fit into an 8.5” x 11” flat frame.
Completely fill out the entry form, which is available in English and Spanish, cut it out and attach it to the back of the artwork.
All artwork becomes the property of the Zilker Holiday Tree Art Contest, City of Austin.
Artwork must be delivered or mailed to:
Parks and Recreation Department
Office of Special Events
200 S. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78704
For questions about the contest or to make alternative arrangements for delivery, the public can contact Parks and Recreation Office of Special Events at (512) 974-6797 or firstname.lastname@example.org.