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Ford Holiday River Parade
Seating at Arneson River Theatre & on a 4-mile route on the River Walk 5pm, gates open for access to the River Walk 6pm-7pm, Christmas Concert in Arneson Theatre 7pm, Lighting of the River Walk 7-8pm, Televised Parade, KABB/CW35, Santa on last float 7-9pm, Parade on the River Walk for attendance in person Ticket sold on-line www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com • Arneson seating ranges $20 – $40 • Anywhere else on the River Walk Parade route seating range- $15- $25 • Santikos free seating areas on the parade route (bring your own chair) o from North of Martin St. to Lexington St. Bridge and North St. Mary’s St. to Lexington St • Majority of restaurants on the River Walk offer packages of seating and meals-check with them directly. The 38th annual Ford Holiday River Parade is a San Antonio tradition that kicks off the lighting of the River Walk, and the holiday season. The parade features 28 illuminated floats decorated for the theme. 100,000 lights (2,250 strands of lights) are illuminated to kick-off the parade. The lights remain on the trees and are turn-on from sundown to sunrise everyday till shortly after New Year’s Day.