December 13, 2020 beginning at 4pm

You will receive a text with your assigned check-in time and the opportunity to pre-register your credit card. This step is highly recommended in order to keep the registration process as contactless as possible.



ACL Live | 301 Willie Nelson Boulevard (W Hotel)


What to Wear

Christmas in the City attire

We highly recommend bringing a warm jacket or sweater since ACL is providing a safe environment for their guests and has increased the positive airflow in the room.


How to Park

Complimentary valet parking is provided at The W Hotel. Please present the attached PASS (digital or printed) to the valet attendants at: The W Hotel 200 Lavaca, St, Austin, TX 78701 .

Self parking is also available.  


When you arrive

ACL Live has provided COVID guidelines in accordance with CDC-recommended safety procedures. This means:

  • You will receive an assigned check in time and the opportunity to pre-register your credit card via text message.

  • ACL is providing a wellness check at the top of the stairs. The process includes:

    • Face masks will be required on the premises at all times except when seated

    • Temperature check (laser thermometer aimed at forehead)

    • Sanitization of hands using CDC-approved sanitizer

    • A verbal three question health check

  • At registration check in you will receive your bidder and table numbers

  • Then you will be escorted to your assigned table 


Evening’s Program

5pm - Dinner & Welcome

5:30pm - Live Auction

7pm - Live Stream

Guest Wifi

Network: guestsBLESS2020

Password:  BLESS2020


Registered but can no longer attend in person?

No problem, the link you received via text will allow you to watch and participate virtually as well!  You can log in as early as 4:50pm CST.  

Once logged in, click the PLAY button to view the live stream.   To participate in the live auction, click the GREEN BID LIVE button.  For Technical questions please call or text Phil 512 981-9585.  Click here for virtual FAQ.

COVID Notice

The BLESS foundation is following COVID guidelines provided by ACL Live in accordance with CDC recommended safety procedures.  These preventative measures are in place due to the spread of COVID, however, attending Light the World with other patrons could increase your risk of contracting coronavirus.  By entering ACL Live, you voluntarily assume all risks and agree you will not hold The BLESS Foundation, our team members, or any of our respective affiliates or employees for any resulting illness or injury.

BLESS is monitoring the mayor of  Austin's and Governor Abbott's reports on COVID and possible closures of venues.  If either office does make a decision to move forward with closures and the exclusive in-person event is cancelled, we will move forward with the exclusive virtual event for our BLESS family.  

More information will be provided via email with all information needed to view the program and participate in the live auction.  Thank you for understanding and please reach out to if you have questions.