For many, the New Year is a time of embracing change and achieving your goals, and there’s no better place to do so than San Antonio. With its diverse culinary scene and exciting happenings, the Alamo City offers the perfect environment for those who have set resolutions to transform their lives. Here are some exciting ways to turn your New Year's resolutions into triumphant accomplishments.


For Those Embracing Fitness

Whether you’re aiming to adopt a healthier lifestyle, were taken by surprise at how much you enjoyed tamale season, or simply enjoy nature, the city offers numerous options.

Getting fit doesn’t need to be a bore when there are dino-mite trails to keep you on your talons– er, toes. Take a hike at Government Canyon and see dinosaur tracks, or join in on a geocaching expedition. 

If a group activity is what you need, look no further than free, instructor-led classes with Fitness in the Park. But if the weather doesn’t permit, give indoor activities a try, like climbing at Armadillo Boulders or yoga at Black Swan.

For Those Wanting To Eat Cleaner

With a range of restaurants emphasizing organic and sustainable practices, San Antonio provides the perfect backdrop for making mindful and nutritious choices. Explore farmers' markets around the city, like the ones at Pearl or Alamo Heights.

For clean eating-out options you won’t regret, try eateries that prioritize wholesome ingredients, like Pharm Table, offering a farm-to-table experience with nutrient-rich meals, or find delectable vegetarian cuisine at Green and more. 

For Those Exploring Their Creative Side

Unleashing your artistic spirit has never been easier with these local experiences to inspire you.

Engage in a myriad of creative activities, from a glass-blowing workshop at Garcia Art Glass to pottery classes at Clay Casa.

But if you’re looking to fully immerse yourself in the city's thriving street art scene, try unique experiences like a Mural Ride bike tour or a stroll along the River Walk Public Art Garden.

If that’s not enough, check out a plethora of art galleries and creative spaces around town.

For Those Looking for Live Music

From top international artists to the local music scene, get your groove on in the Alamo City this year. Dive into the soulful sounds of local bands at venues like Sam’s Burger Joint and The Espee.

Or catch a musical at the Majestic Theater. For a classy night out, head to the Pearl district and enjoy a cocktail (or two) at Jazz, TX. While you’re there, be one of the first to attend a concert at the newly opened Stable Hall.

If Mahler and Mussorgsky are more your taste, snag tickets to attend a San Antonio Philharmonic performance. You can also attend the Gurwtiz International Piano Competition at the end of January. Or groove to the beat of your own drum and soak in the magic of making music with a percussion circle at the Tobin Center for Performing Arts.

Large outdoor gathering at dusk with decorative lighting The Espee
The Espee

For Those Mastering Mindfulness

Sometimes, the biggest changes we can make are on the inside. Find tranquility in places like the Japanese Tea Garden or connect with nature at the San Antonio Botanical Garden.

Attend meditation sessions at the San Antonio Zen Center or unwind with yoga classes led by Mobile Om across town. Or take it one step further with puppy yoga at Confluence Park.

Or connect with a new a book from a local bookstore like The Twig Book Shop or Nowhere or that will help you heal your inner self. Or treat yourself to self-care day at La Cantera Resort & Spa.