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Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest

September 13 - November 2

Prepare yourself for the biggeset, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 26 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta…

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Zoo Boo!

September 21 - October 31

Held Saturdays, Sundays & Halloween through September 21 – October 31 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., the zoo will be decked out with Halloween fun complete with trick-or-treat stations, pumpkin painting, dance parties, costume contests and plenty of games. Families can even enjoy a ride on the Zoo Boo! Express. Little ghouls and goblins are encouraged to wear their best costume* for a chance to be in a costume contest. Zoo Boo! is included with zoo standard admission and…

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Zoo Boo

September 21 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Zoo Boo! | September 21 – October 27 & October 31 | Daytime, Saturdays and Sundays Bring the entire family to enjoy this non-spooky Halloween celebration, Zoo Boo! Held Saturdays and Sundays, the zoo will be decked out with Halloween fun complete with trick-or-treat stations, a fun hay maze, pumpkin painting, dance parties, and plenty of games. Families can even enjoy a ride on the Zoo Boo Express, our themed train ride through Brackenridge Park! Little ghouls and goblins are…

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SeaWorld San Antonio’s Howl-O-Scream & Spooktacular

September 27 - October 27

Spooktacular: Enjoy kid-friendly Halloween shows and activities, fun for both kids and parents alike! Take an underwater adventure while you trick-or-treat through the park. Then work as a team to make your way through the hay maze. But don’t forget to visit your furry friends at Pet’s Ahoy to see a special Halloween show. Howl-O-Scream: Howl-O-Scream has transformed the peaceful park you once knew into something sinister this Halloween. Nightfall has awakened hundreds of creatures roaming scare zones and lurking…

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Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Did dragons, unicorns and mermaids exist? The Witte Museum will host an innovative exhibition with a beautiful blend of reality and fantasy. Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids explores the science and history behind some of the world’s most popular imaginary creatures. Today, dragons, unicorns and mermaids are animating the landscape of children’s rooms, backpacks and toys; and terrifying adults as they stream epic adventures. Tickets now on sale!

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Museum Month

October 1 - October 31

San Antonio museums and cultural institutions are excited to announce the third annual Museum Month in October. Fifteen cultural institutions will offer reciprocal general admission for two to all members of participating organizations. Visit the website for special events, exhibitions, and promotional offers and explore all of the city’s vibrant visual arts scene. Participating Institutions: Artpace San Antonio, Blue Star Contemporary, Briscoe Western Art Museum, Edward Steves Homestead Museum, The DoSeum, McNay Art Museum, Ruby City, San Antonio Art League…

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BRICK-OR-TREAT

October 1 - October 31

Trick or Treat your family to some BRICKTACULAR fun all October Long! For the entire month of October, LEGOLAND Discovery Center San Antonio is hosting a Spook-tacular Halloween party! Spend the day at the Ultimate Indoor LEGO® Playground as it is transformed into a Boo-tiful attraction! Some of our BRICKTASTIC activities for BRICK-OR-TREAT include: *Wicked Witch LEGO® Build: Join us on October 5th-6th & October 19th-20th to help our expert model builders build a giant LEGO®, Wicked Witch! *Fang-tastic Dracula…

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Fertility, Blessings and Protection: Cultures of Baby Carriers

October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Different tribes and people groups have developed their own systems and styles of baby carriers based on their unique cultures, ways of living, weather, customs and aesthetic experiences. Baby-carrying styles offer insight to child-rearing methods, religion, social structure and craftwork of cultures. Body-carrying offers the baby a sense of safety and enhances the closeness between the parent & child. Underlying them all is the universal foundation of love, affection and devotion of parenthood. The Asian “Baby Carriers” International Touring Exhibition…

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The Magik Theatre Presents Bunnicula

October 20 @ 12:00 am - November 1 @ 12:00 am

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the fluffy and fearsome classic tale of a dancing cat, a howling dog, and a vampire bunny − the perfect pet combination for any family. It’s a dark and stormy night and Chester the cat and Harold the dog sit waiting for their owners to return home from the movies. Chester and Harold are more than just pets, they’re good friends too. When the Monroes finally get home, they come bearing a surprise: they’ve found…

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Rose Festival 2019

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Little Flower Basilica is celebrating St. Therese, "The Little Flower," at our 2019 Rose Festival! Join us Sunday, October 20th from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for a day of live music, dancing, raffles, loteria, great food and drinks, children’s games, a pumpkin patch, vendors, and much more! Bands include Los Desperadoz, the E7 Band, the Liberty Band, Los Kumbacheros, and Los Soberanos Mariachi. Festival grounds located at 1715 N Zarzamora. Free entrance and free parking on Kentucky Ave. &…

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Rose Festival

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Little Flower is celebrating St. Therese, "The Little Flower," with our Rose Festival! Festivities include live music, dancing, raffle, loteria, plenty of food and refreshments, children’s games, a pumpkin patch, vendors, and much more! Bands include Los Desperadoz, the E7 Band, the Liberty Band, Los Kumbacheros, and Los Soberanos Mariachi. Entrance and parking on Kentucky Ave. & Elmendorf

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Dwight Yoakam

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart and another 14 landing in the Top 10. Nearly 40 of Yoakam’s singles have charted on Billboard, with 14 peaking in the Top 10. He is also the recipient of the Artist of the Year award from the Americana…

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U.S. Marine Corp’s Oo-rah to the Alamo!

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free and open to the public, the III Marine Air Wing Rock Band will perform live at the Alamo. We encourage the community and visitors to enjoy the fall weather with some live outdoor music in the beautiful Alamo setting.

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Media Arts Studio Film Showcase

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In SAY Sí’s High School Media Arts Studio, student artists are given first hand experience with filmmaking. As part of their annual Short Narratives Project, these high school youth-filmmakers write and produce three original short narratives. This project gives youth the opportunity to be immersed in a professional film set and learn all about filmmaking from script-writing to post-production. Join us for our annual showcase of these student-produced films.

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SA Local Market

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

SA Local Market is excited to announce a monthly pop-up mercado from October-December at the Pearl Stable in San Antonio, Texas. With over 80 local vendors, there's guaranteed to be something for everyone. With a focus on women-owned and latinx vendors, we're excited to bring women's wear, accessories, kid's wear, home goods, food gifts and so much more to the Pearl Stable!

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Haunted River Jr.

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Have yourself a ghoulishly good time on the River Walk celebrating Halloween. Eerie sights and sound shall haunt the river while adults party and families trick or treat at two great separate events: Family event held at the Shops of Rivercenter lagoon from 6-9:30 pm. 2,500 free Trick-or-Treat bags are distributed to kids, while supplies last. Maps to participating restaurants giving away candy are given out with candy bags. Other entertainment includes a kids costume contest, face painting, and DJ.

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Celebrity Fan Fest “Preview Con”

October 26 - October 27

In just the past year, Celebrity Fan Fest has brought some of Hollywood’s top A-list talent to the Alamo City, creating an interactive pop-culture event San Antonio has never experienced. Ahead of the festival’s June 2020 show, Celebrity Fan Fest is breaking barriers once again by announcing their first-ever Celebrity Fan Fest “Preview Con”. The “Preview Con” event will take place on October 26-27, 2019 at Freeman Expo Hall 1 in San Antonio, Texas. Fans that purchase their June 2020…

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Día de los Muertos San Antonio

October 26 - October 27

San Antonio's beloved cultural event, Día de los Muertos, is now at Hemisfair! The free, two-day, family-friendly event — popularly known as "Muertos Fest” — blends traditional Day of the Dead art and culture with a curated line-up of alt-Latino music, old-school conjunto legends, and the stylings of local bands that have created the unique San Antonio sound. USA Today hails the event as “one of 10 great Day of the Dead celebrations" in the world. The heart of Día…

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Lil’ Monstars Breakfast Bash

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Big Fun for Little MonSTARS! Let your Little Monstars go wild with the best Halloween Breakfast Bash event this side of a full moon, featuring rocking giveaways, hands-on crafts and other spooktacular fun (costumes strongly encouraged). Breakfast Buffet to include: scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, waffles, pancakes, hashbrowns, fruit, oatmeal, pastries served with milk, orange juice, soda, tea or water. Kids (10 and under) Pricing - $9.95 & Adults Pricing - $15.95. Buy your tickets today by clicking the ticket link.…

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AccessAbility Fest

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

AccessAbility fest offers a gateway to resources, opportunities and recreation for individuals facing barriers to their maximum level of independence due to a physical, developmental, sensory and/or mental health challenges. ​The 13th Annual AccessAbility fest will kick-off after the Inaugural abilitySTRONG Parade along the streets of downtown San Antonio and features over 170 activities and exhibitors with information, products, programs and services that promote independence and inclusion where individuals with disabilities live, work and play. This FREE celebration includes live…

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BOOtanica

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

BOOtanica, sponsored by H-E-B, celebrates the fall season at the Garden with a variety of hands-on activities for the whole family. Included with general admission. Members enjoy this event for free. Thanks to H-E-B, from 10am-2pm, BOOtanica Guests will receive $2 off admission. Saturday, October 26, 10am – 2pm Activities: Trick-or-Treating Stations Trick-or-Treat Bag Decorating Make a Natural Bug Big Bugs Scavenger Hunt Scarecrow Contest: Get Out and Vote! Make your Own Scarecrow CHEF Pumpkin Palooza Demos at 10:30am, 11:30am,…

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Dachtoberfest 2019 by Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Plan out your Halloween costumes and get your dachshunds ready to run!!! Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas and Retama Park are so excited to bring you Dachtoberfest again this year! With dachshund races on the racetrack, costume contests, vendors, food trucks, beer, shopping, trick or treating, and so much more, there is something for the whole family! There will even be a carnival in the parking lot-- come for the races, stay for the carnival! Costume Contests will kick off…

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Pumpkins & Popcorn

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Halloween event Pumpkins & Popcorn will be held for children and includes a small pumpkin, painting and decorating supplies, along with a popcorn and candy treat. Tickets will be sold on the website, Eventbrite and Facebook and a limited amount will be available for purchase at participating EVO locations. ● $10 – for Pumpkin & Popcorn ● $15 – Pumpkin & Popcorn plus $10 Game Card

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MAGIC & ILLUSION STARRING JOHN O’BRYANT

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

John O’Bryant will be bringing his Family Magic & Illusion Show to the stage of Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club - San Antonio. John's high-energy show will take you on a first-class trip filled with award-winning magic, illusion, visually fun props, hilarious comedy, mind reading, thrilling escapes and stunts, and audience interaction! Fun for all ages! **Use Promo Code “MAGIC” for discount tickets!**

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KSAT12 SAFE HALLOWEEN SPOOKTAKULAR

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

KSAT 12 will be scaring up family fun during the first-ever Safe Halloween Spooktakular. Families can expect food trucks, live music, carriage rides, face painting and many more activities for children of all ages. The event will also feature “The Human Claw" machine, which will hover above the ground and allow participants to grab prizes as they are lowered down. Members of the San Antonio Police Department and San Antonio Fire Department will be in attendance at the event to…

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Almas Creativas

October 28 - November 8

In conjunction with Día de los Muertos, the Briscoe Western Art Museum is sharing a unique collection of Huichol art, offering more than 18 artworks handcrafted in celebration of the Day of the Dead. The Almas Creativas exhibit includes a series of giant calaveras, the smiling skulls that are synonymous with Día de los Muertos, as well as catrinas. One of the strongest and most recognizable symbols of Day of the Dead celebrations, the happy female skeletons featured in the…

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Haunted History Halloween Tour

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Discover mummies, monsters, and spirits haunting our galleries. All ages and costumes are welcome, but please no full-face masks or accessories such as wands, swords, or scepters in the galleries.

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Halloween at The Good Kind

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Looking for a safe & fun place to celebrate Halloween with the kiddos? Join us at The Good Kind Southtown on Thursday, October 31st for a Halloween celebration! 3PM-6PM - Cartoons on the big screen, provided by Slab Cinema - Games for Kiddos to Play - Full Food Menu + Happy Hour - Full Bar & Botanical Cocktails 7PM (DUSK) - Screening of Creepshow, provided by Slab Cinema - Dog Friendly! - Bring Chairs & Blankets! Visit us online at…

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Halloween Costume Contest

October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us Thursday, October 31th for a Halloween Costume Contest for All Ages! 👻 🎃 - Sign Up Starts at 6:30pm - Costume Contest Starts at 7pm Each contestant will have 30 seconds to show off their costume to the crowd. The best costume for adults and children will be chosen by crown participation, so bring your friends! 🙌🏽 1st Place Prize Baskets for both Best Adult & Child Costume. We will also be raffling off a fun holiday wreath…

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Dia De Los Muertos at The Historic Market Square

November 1 - November 3

The private businesses of The Historic Market Square and The City of San Antonio invite everyone to our yearly Dia De Los Muertos Celebration. Last year the two day celebration expanded to three days with the partnerships of La Familia Cortez, El Merkadito, The Farmer's Market Association, and the El Mercado Association....we're doing it again this year! Friday, Nov 1 - Movie Night and Concert Plaza Stage 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm 2018 Latin Grammy Winner - Roger Velasquez and…

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Muertitos Fest: Mestizo

November 1 @ 6:00 am - November 2 @ 4:00 pm

This November 1-2, 2019 SAY Sí presents its FREE Muertitos Fest, a Día de los Muertos festival celebrating the tradition that ties our city to Mexico and commemorates the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio. Día de los Muertos, originating in Mexico, is a time when families and communities remember those dearly departed and honor the continuity of life. Every year, SAY Sí curates one of San Antonio’s most comprehensive Día de los Muertos celebrations, providing educational context to the…

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration con Esperanza

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us in celebrating our dearly departed familia, friends, and ancestors at our annual Día de los Muertos celebration! Admission is free! There will be displays of community altars/ofrendas, live music, face painting for children, food, and more! The evening will highlight readings of literary ofrendas to remember our dead, and calavera poems that poke fun at the living and their untimely encounters with La Muerte or La Catrina. We will also have a procession through the neighborhood, so please…

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Día de los Muertos at Pearl

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - November 2 @ 9:00 pm

Pearl honors the lives of lost loved ones with the third annual celebration of Dia de los Muertos November 1 and 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. Altars will be on display across Pearl property with live music, a procession, art making, and more available for patrons to enjoy. Both days will feature traditional altars created by local and regional artists. The entire event is free and open to the public (costumes and face painting are encouraged).

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Celebrando Tradiciones: Dia de los Muertos

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Free and open to the public! Join us Friday, November 1, 2019 from 6pm - 11pm at the Guadalupe Patio and participate in art-making workshops, face-painting, and visit community altars while enjoying pan de muerto y chocolate. Our Dia de los Muertos Altar Exhibit in Galeria Guadalupe will be open from 10am - 10pm.

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Catrinas on the River

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

On November 1st we will officially kick off Day of the Dead San Antonio with “Catrinas on the River,” a river parade consisting of the city’s famous river barges dressed and decorated in Day of the Dead spirit. As the barges navigate along the San Antonio River, Day of the Dead characters will participate in La Danza de las Mojigangas at the Arneson River Theatre, including mariachis and other surprises for the audience.

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DiwaliSA

November 2

The mission of the Diwali San Antonio “Festival of Lights” is to celebrate Indian culture and traditions by featuring traditional Indian dance, entertainment, food and booths selling goods from various parts of India. In India, the Diwali celebration is akin to New Year’s Eve and it represents the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance. Currently a single-night festival, co-hosted by the City of San Antonio, it has become a popular annual event and is the…

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Elementz Fest

November 2

What is Elementz? Elementz is a day long festival presenting music, art, shared experience, community service, and education to unite and empower our community to solve local challenges and encourage sustainable behaviors through our actions. We believe real change is brought about when an enlightened community comes together towards a common goal of helping improve the lives of their neighbors, while considering the needs of the natural world we are all born from, reliant upon, and return to.

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Día de los Muertos on the Old Spanish Trail

November 2 - November 15

Centro Cultural Aztlan is pleased to present its 42nd annual Día de los Muertos exhibition, Altares y Ofrendas, with even más cultura this year, Día de los Muertos on the Old Spanish Trail. Art Installations on The Old Spanish Trail: 12:00 noon-5:00 p.m. Procession from Deco HEB to Centro Cultural Aztlan: 5:00-6:00 p.m. Community is invited to wear their traditional Día de los Muertos regalia and bring offerings for Centro Aztlan's Community Altar. Altares y Ofrendas Exhibition at Centro Cultural…

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Community Day of the Dead Altar/Ofrenda Exhibit

November 2 - November 6

Stop by the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center’s Westside space to check out the Day of the Dead altars created by community members to honor their dearly departed. The altars will stay on view after our Day of the Dead celebration so that folks can visit, learn more about this tradition, and pay their respects. We will have altars for local families, Lanier alumni, and even a community altar with photos and tributes from various people! The altar exhibit opens…

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Family Funday: Dia de los Muertos Sugar Cookies

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Come spend a day at the CIA and celebrate Dia de Los Muertos. We'll work together to make easy cookie-cutter sugar skull cookies for a fun day of designing, decorating and tasting your own colorful treats! Bring your creations home to share with your friends and family—past and present! Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult participating in the class. All adults must be accompanied by at least one child. Parents and guardians…

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Olmos Park Terrace 2019 Uptown Art Stroll

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Over twenty venues -- featuring more than 60 artists -- will be open to art lovers for the 2019 Olmos Park Terrace Uptown Art Stroll, Saturday, November 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 3, from Noon to 5 p.m. It's the 19th year for the popular Art Stroll, which has become a don't miss event for San Antonio's vibrant art scene. The Uptown Art Stroll gives visitors a chance to see and purchase original works by…

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Family Funday: Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sugar skulls are a traditional symbol of the Mexican celebration of Día de Los Muertos that capture the joy and happy memories of loved ones. Join us at the CIA for fun-filled class as we show you some tricks to exercise your creativity and create a colorful and oh-so sweet sugar skull to bring home for your Day of the Dead Celebration. Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult participating in the class.…

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Poochamania 2019

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Don't leave your dog at home! On Saturday, November 2, take your pup out for the dog-friendliest celebration in San Antonio! Poochamania™ is celebrating its fourth year benefiting the dogs and cats at the San Antonio Humane Society, and this year, it's bigger and better than ever. In partnership with Alph Media and sponsored by Gillman Subaru and Alamo Water Softeners, Poochamania is a family and dog-friendly event filled with canine costume contests, raffle prizes, doggie agility courses, music, tasty…

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Day of the Dead San Antonio

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us in celebrating Day of the Dead San Antonio in La Villita Historic Arts Village! Enjoy hands-on, family-friendly activities in Las Catrinas Plaza. Explore Día de los Muertos altars and see colorful skull sculptures. Experience culinary delights from premier chefs from Mexico and San Antonio in the Barrio Gastronomico. Have your face painted with the traditional and historic calavera design. You have never seen a Day of the Dead celebration like this before.

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Planet K Dia De Los Muertos Fireworks Festival

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A free, family/pet-friendly event that commemorates the Day of the Dead and brings the San Antonio community together to rejoice in the lives of loved ones passed. This event features numerous local artists & craft vendors selling themed creations, a special alter, a build your own skull station for kids, face painting booths, family photo booths, memorial balloon release, a classic car show, appearances by folklorico dancers and the Tehuan Band of Mission Indians, plus plenty of food trucks will…

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Water Lantern Festival San Antonio

November 2 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

San Antonio Water Lantern Festival is coming up on November 2, 2019! Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY! Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about connections. Magical nights in cities across the U.S. include food, games, activities, vendors, music and the beauty of thousands of lanterns adorned with letters of love, hope and dreams reflected upon the water. As the sun begins to set on the evening sky, Water Lantern Festival begins to…

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8th Annual Mariachi Corazón de San Antonio Festival … Celebrating Día de los Muertos!

November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Main Plaza Conservancy presents the 8th Annual Mariachi Corazón de San Antonio Festival, High School Group and All-Star Competition … Celebrating Día de los Muertos! This festival features the very best of young mariachis in our own community. Come hear area high school groups compete for the title of "Best High School Level Mariachi in the San Antonio Area,” along with a cash prize for first place High School Mariachi. These young students will be sure to amaze everyone with…

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Outdoor Film Series: Coco

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the featured film Coco (PG) on the original jumbo screen.

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Family Day: Dia de los Muertos

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Museum invites children and their families to explore the collections, create art, and share Sundays together. This Family Day is themed Dia de los Muertos!

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Silent Opera – “A Dream is a Dream is a Dream is a Dream…”

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A Dream is a Dream is a Dream is a Dream... is a new 'silent' headphone operetta, by composer Nathan Felix who is best known for his interactive and immersive works. A Dream is a Dream is a Dream is a Dream..., is inspired by and written to premiere at the McNay Museum of Art for their Picasso to Hockney exhibition.  The operetta takes characters who were involved in ballets around the time at the height of Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballet…

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H-E-B Cinema on Will’s Plaza presents: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Movie Starts at 8pm (Plaza will open at 7pm) A sweet boy from a poor family dreams of finding one of five golden tickets hidden inside chocolate bar wrappers which will admit him to the eccentric and reclusive Willy Wonka's magical factory. One after another, tickets are discovered by ghastly children - but will the lad find the last remaining one and have all his dreams come true *No outside food or drinks - Concession are available for purchase (includes…

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Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival

November 9 - November 10

Luminaria's Contemporary Arts Festival is the premier showcase event for artists of all genres. We inspire the City of San Antonio with weekend celebration of the arts. Saturday, November 9th from 7 PM to Midnight in Hemisfair is the free after-dark Contemporary Arts Festival of San Antonio, Texas. Artistic partners include Artist Foundation of San Antonio, National Association of Latino Arts & Culture, Contemporary Arts Month and the Mexican Consulate. Sunday, November 10th from 11 AM – 3 PM in…

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2019 San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk and 5k Heart Race

November 9 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Life is why we walk. By participating in the Heart Walk, you’re joining a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation raising funds for lifesaving science. Science that can teach us all how to live longer and be Healthy For Good. Take a few minutes to consider the lives you are going to help change for the better through your leadership and donations. We’re talking more moms, dads, brothers, aunts and babies' lives saved. Help keep hearts everywhere beating.…

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1st Annual Helotes 0.5K Challenge

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Helotes Chamber Foundation will be hosting the 1st Annual Helotes 0.5K Challenge "A Race for the Rest of Us" on November 9th in Old Town Helotes. We are celebrating the “Average Joe” while raising money for three area non-profits: Any Baby Can SA, Besties for Breasties, a top fundraising team of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and The Helotes Chamber Foundation. This fun and short race will parody traditional 5K runs and will have many activities along the grueling…

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MAGIC & ILLUSION STARRING JOHN O’BRYANT

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

John O’Bryant will be bringing his Family Magic & Illusion Show to the stage of Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club - San Antonio. John's high-energy show will take you on a first-class trip filled with award-winning magic, illusion, visually fun props, hilarious comedy, mind reading, thrilling escapes and stunts, and audience interaction! Fun for all ages! **Use Promo Code “MAGIC” for discount tickets!**

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Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - November 10 @ 6:00 pm

Luminaria is the only multidisciplinary contemporary arts festival of its kind in the United States. This annual arts showcase is open to the public and highlights the work of San Antonio-based, regional and international artists in a nighttime festival format. Luminaria offers a fun, immersive and inspiring arts experience. Saturday Festival | 7 - midnight Sunday Community Arts Day | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday Mission San José | 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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Sunday Jazz at the Witte: Henry Brun & the Latin Playerz

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday Jazz is back in full swing for its 15th season! Join us at the Witte Museum campus and relax under the pecan trees in the Will Smith Amphitheater and enjoy the sounds of the San Antonio Jazz. All performances are 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and food and beverages will be available for purchase. Sunday Jazz at the Witte is presented by Dr. Bob and Stephanie Girling. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome. In case of rain, the concert moves indoors to…

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Shakespeare on the River

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - November 16 @ 9:00 pm

The Magik Theatre, San Antonio’s professional family theatre, presents Shakespeare on the River – a FREE event celebrating family-friendly Shakespeare. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre returns to San Antonio for a 4th year to perform Shakespeare’s classic tale of two star-crossed lovers in Romeo and Juliet, this production is re-imagined for audiences of all ages. Plan to arrive early for their pre-show entertainment. Romeo and Juliet, performed by the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. Performances of Romeo and Juliet are scheduled for November 14,…

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Whataburger Zoo Lights

November 16 - December 31

Whataburger Zoo Lights | November 16 & November 22 – December 31 | Sunday-Friday, Noon – 9 p.m. | Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Merry and bright and a wild night! The zoo decks the halls with jaw-dropping light displays and fills the park with Christmastime activities and cheer including a choreographed light show, s’mores, ice skating, camel rides, and of course, Santa! The best way to get the most out of Zoo Lights is with a Zoo Lights…

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Nick Jr. Live!

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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You’re invited to sing, dance, clap, cheer and move to the music with your friends from Bubble Guppies, PAW Patrol, Dora The Explorer, Shimmer and Shine, Blue’s Clues and You, Blaze and the Monster Machines and Top Wing in an unforgettable musical spectacular! Nick Jr. Live! “Move to the Music” follows Dora and her PAW co-hosts, Marshall and Rubble, as they team up with their Nick Jr. friends, live on stage together for the first time ever, in a one-of-a-kind…

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UTSA vs. Southern Miss

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Watch the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners take on Southern Miss Golden Eagles at the Alamodome!

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Outdoor Film Series Double Feature: Elf and Home Alone

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza! Join us for our FREE family friendly event including; entertainment, food trucks, and a showing of the double featured films Elf (PG) and Home Alone (PG) on the original jumbo screen.

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Holiday in the Park

November 23, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Experience enchanting holiday magic for the entire family featuring Christmastime cheer like no other! From November 23 through January 5, the Six Flags Fiesta Texas is transformed into a winter wonderland with millions of colorful twinkling lights throughout the park, magical musical shows and personalized meet-and-greets with Santa Claus and his helpers.

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SeaWorld San Antonio’s Christmas Celebration

November 23, 2019 - January 5, 2020

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is back with Santa, sea lions, over 9 million shimmering lights, the Sesame Street Christmas Parade and much more. Guests can grab delicious food, enjoy delightful holiday shopping, meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends and experience sensational shows. These include the inspiring orca show, Shamu’s Christmas Miracles; the hilarious sea lion and otter show, Clyde & Seamore’s Countdown to Christmas; and A Pets Ahoy Christmas show. SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, which brings together family fun and holiday…

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UTSA vs. Florida Atlantic

November 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Watch the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners take on the Florida Atlantic Owls at the Alamodome!

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Turkey Trot

November 28 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm

Turkey Trot is our annual 5K run/walk on Thanksgiving morning. This family and pet friendly event is one of the few races through the King William District and Downtown San Antonio. Every registration provides a turkey dinner to a family in need.

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Historic St. Anthony Hotel to Serve Exquisite Thanksgiving Day Feast

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

This Thanksgiving, celebrate with an elegant, chef-prepared feast at The St. Anthony Hotel. Built by cattle barons in 1909, this architecturally grand hotel has been the home of traditions and special occasions for more than a century. The feast will be held in the hotel’s restaurant, Gallery On the Park, where floor to ceiling windows overlook Travis Park. Additional seating will be available in neighboring Peacock Alley, the hotel’s elegant social area adorned with French Empire antiques and crystal chandeliers…

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Ford Holiday River Parade

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 39 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 turned-on from sundown to sunrise everyday till shortly after New Year’s Day. Seating at Arneson River Theatre & on a 4-mile route on the River WalkSeven free…

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Ford Holiday River Parade @ Cafe Ole

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy the annual Ford Holiday River Parade from the Cafe Ole patio!

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La Gran Tamalada

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join us at La Gran Tamalada on Sunday, December 1, 2019, for a cultural culinary tradition! La Familia Cortez has partnered with the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center once again to move the event from its original home at the Guadalupe Theater to Historic Market Square for an expanded cultural experience. Learn how to make tamales and take a few of your own home with hands-on workshops or purchase your dozens of tamales for the holiday season at one of many…

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Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - December 22 @ 9:30 pm

Sing in the holidays by caroling with friends and family from a boat on the River Walk. Celebrate the timeless tradition of spreading joy with a San Antonio twist. Charter an affordable private caroling boat and bask in the glow of 100,000 Christmas lights. Boats float on the river each night carrying a different group each hour performing live Christmas Carols. More than 185 groups participate; school, church, office, nonprofit, and civic groups. Joyous caroling fills the evening air along…

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Magik Theatre Presents Frozen, Jr.

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - December 7 @ 8:15 pm

This Fall, the Magik Performing Arts Academy presents a full length, professionally staged production of Frozen Jr. for students ages 8 to 17 on December 6 and 7, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with…

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Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

December 7 - December 8

Take the streets of the Alamo City December 7-8, 2019 to participate in the 12th running of the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & ½ Marathon. With a renewed focus on the core pillars of Bringing Fun to the Run™ with great music in a community environment, runners of all athletic levels enjoyed the sights and sounds of San Antonio.

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Kristkindlmarkt: A German Christmas Market in San Antonio

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A traditional open-air German Christmas market featuring handcrafted gifts, crafts, pottery, woodworking, fine arts, fabric arts, German clothing and accessories, holiday sweets, and more. Enjoy the German Christmas atmosphere, foods, beverages, music, entertainment, shopping…the “Gemütlichkeit” of the Holiday Season.

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WinterFest & Reindeer Run 2019

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The WinterFest and Reindeer Run is a long-running community Festival where thousands of local residents come out with the family to enjoy a day of fun in the SNOW! A portion of the proceeds from WinterFest will go to help kids with disabilities or delays and their families at Brighton Center including therapy, education, support and childcare. For more information on Brighton Center please visit: www.BrightonSA.org. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7th, 2019 at North Central…

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Magik Theatre Presents A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 12 - December 15

The Magik Theatre returns with our 5th annual production of A Charlie Brown Christmas! The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation, in which Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas. When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees among everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but this proves to be…

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Whose Live Anyway?

December 13 @ 8:00 pm

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Jeff B. Davis, Joel Murray, and Dave Foley (of Kids in the Hall) will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes.

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Art Family Saturday

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join BSC for a fun afternoon of interactive projects at our free Family Saturday. Artists of all ages are invited to explore BSC’s current exhibitions Teardowns, Sea Islands, Formal Proof, and Healthy Machines with creative hands-on activities.

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CCSA Presents Making Spirits Bright

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Holidays call for singing! This December, CCSA presents your favorite pop and choral holiday classics. Our wonderful young singers are sure to make your spirits bright as they relish in the joys of family, love, and unity through song.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra

December 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) The multi-platinum, critically-acclaimed progressive rock group today announced its highly-anticipated Christmas Eve and Other Stories." TSO's show that started small, performed to 12,000 people in five cities in 1999, which then exploded onto the national scene, eventually playing to 9 million fans over the course of an incredible 12 years (through 2011), the mega-hit "Christmas Eve and Other Stories" has grossed an incredible $377 million over 1224 performances. A product of the vision and imagination of TSO's…

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SeaWorld San Antonio’s Hanukkah Celebration

December 29

The lights will shine brightly at sunset on Sunday, Dec. 29, during the 2nd Annual Menorah Lighting at SeaWorld’s colorful Sesame Street Bay of Play. Celebrants can enjoy all the traditions of the Festival of Lights and make treasured memories with family and friends. Event is included with park admission.

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Rudy’s Bar-B-Q Pep Rally on the River

December 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Rudy’s Bar-B-Q Pep Rally is one of the most exciting events of bowl week. The head coaches, football players, pep bands and cheerleaders from both teams show their colors as they face off in a spirited pep rally. This is a “must see” event during bowl week that gives fans a chance to see the players and pep bands make their grand entrance on San Antonio’s famous river barges. While fans will be wearing their favorite colors, the bands…

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Spurs Fundamental Basketball Camps

December 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Train like a NBA player for a day! Boys & Girls ages 7-14 years old can learn skills and drills on the Spurs Court and receive a tour of the AT&T Center and take photos with the championships trophies.

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PrimeSport Kickoff Luncheon

December 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Before the Big 12 and Pac-12 teams playing in the Valero Alamo Bowl hit the field, everyone will come together at the PrimeSport Kickoff Luncheon. More than 1,500 spirited football fans will come to experience the anticipation and festive atmosphere surrounding the big game. Emceed by ESPN’s broadcast crew, fans will be treated to first-hand insight from the teams’ head coaches and the team captains of each school, as well as revel in the pageantry from the cheerleaders and bands.

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Valero Alamo Bowl Fan Zone

December 31 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Before the bowl game, fans can participate in pregame festivities in the Historic Sunset Station (one block North of the main Alamodome entrance). The Valero Alamo Bowl Fan Zone includes a variety of interactive games that encourage fan participation and challenge their football skills and agility. Enjoy some great food and drink while you listen to music and prepare for the big game. Not only are there interactive games but you can also get your face painted as well as…

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Texture Culture Photo Exhibition

January 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Highlighting African American's natural hair and experiences throughout San Antonio, Texas.

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National Geographic Live! I Bought a Rainforest

January 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

A childhood obsession with kingfishers and otters marked the beginning of Charlie Hamilton James’s lifelong appreciation for the brilliance of nature. As a wildlife documentarian, passionate conservationist and award-winning photojournalist, Hamilton James has spent the last 20 years working to protect the rainforest habitat of Peru’s Manu National Park.

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Elvis Birthday Bash

January 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Autism Treatment Center for an Elvis Birthday Bash on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at La Hacienda de Los Barrios (18747 Redland Road) from 6pm to 9pm. Enjoy the music of Elvis performed by The Rick Cavender Band and win prizes playing Elvis Trivia. Tickets start at $25 per person and include dinner, entertainment and a drawing ticket. Reserved and VIP seating also available. Proceeds from this event support ATC’s programs for children and adults with autism in San…

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Wild Kratts LIVE!

January 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Wild Kratts LIVE! stage show that has kids across North America buzzing is coming to San Antonio with an ALL NEW show: “Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power!” Get ready to dive into another classic Wild Kratts adventure with the Kratt brothers as they combine live action and animation, with Martin and Chris LIVE on stage and the rest of the Wild Kratts team on screen, at the Tortuga HQ. Which creature powers will they activate and…

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Captain Scott Kelly: Lessons From a Year in Space

January 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Captain Scott Kelly’s epic Year In Space, now a New York Times best-selling book, solidified his status as one of the greatest pioneers in history. In his acclaimed speech appearances, he now brings audiences to the edge of their seats with transcendent insights that inspire and challenge them to dream big, test the status quo, and “choose to do the hard things.”

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Parade of Lanterns

January 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - February 8, 2020 @ 9:00 pm

Ten 26-ft. long boats carrying enormous illuminated lanterns will float throughout the downtown section of the River Walk. Enjoy the spectacular lantern show for free each night- new lanterns added annually. Check out the parade route map on TheSanAntonioRiverWalk.com/events

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Finding Neverland

January 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers.

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Blippi Live

February 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Blippi Live brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, audience engagement and amazing music. Children from the ages of 2 to 7 years old across the world have quickly taken a liking to Blippi’s charismatic personality and innovative teaching lessons! In the Live show they will continue to learn about the world around them while singing and dancing along with this one of a kind show.

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Call of the Wild

February 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

JACK LONDON'S CLASSIC TALE LIVE ON STAGE This multi-media adventure mixes classic story telling with projected illustrations to tell the story of Buck, the magnificent cross-bred offspring of a St. Bernard and Scottish Collie. Kidnapped from his lavish life on a California estate and sent to work as a sled dog during the great Klondike Gold Rush, Buck fights to survive and becomes the most famous dog in the whole history of the northland. Sensory Friendly Performance is on Monday,…

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STOMP

February 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show…

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Spurs Fundamental Basketball Camps

February 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend your day off school at camp!  Spurs Fundamental Camps offers basketball instruction for boys and girls ages 7-14 years old and all skill levels and features challenging drills teaching the fundamentals of the game.  The campers will participate in fun games and contests focusing on teamwork while implementing their skills in game-like situations.

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Texas Trail Roundup

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020

Join us for a 3 day walking festival in beautiful and historic San Antonio. All events start and end at the Holiday Inn - Downtown Market Square at 318 W. Cesar Chavez. Friday, 21 February 2020, features 10km and 6 km walks in downtown San Antonio; including the River Walk, the Alamo, La Villita Arts Village, Main Plaza and El Mercado. Saturday, 22 February 2020, features 4 walks: a 42 km Marathon to Mission Espada and back, a 21 km…

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Mardi Gras Artisan Show

February 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - February 23, 2020 @ 11:00 pm

Formal attire, masks, and beads will set the tone as guests dance to live music, play casino games, dine on a sumptuous buffet, sip cocktails, and bid on the silent auction to vie for great prizes. Individual tickets and tables sold online beginning in December 2019 at TheSanAntonioRiverWalk.com.

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!

February 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

“Won’t you be my neighbor?” Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard Trolley to your town with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! Along with “O” the Owl, Katerina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday, Mom and Dad Tiger and many more, Daniel Tiger will take live audiences on an interactive musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. This live theatrical production filled with music,…

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Spurs Fundamental Basketball Camps

March 9, 2020 - March 12, 2020

Speak your spring break practicing skills and drills for all levels! Spurs Fundamental Camps offers basketball instruction for boys and girls ages 7-14 years old and all skill levels and features challenging drills teaching the fundamentals of the game. Campers will receive 2 FREE Spurs game tickets with a Fan Experience included.

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CarFest

April 3, 2020 - April 5, 2020

San Antonio’s Community of Automotive Professionals (501c3) will hold its fourth annual CarFest, April 5th-7th. So far, CarFest has given away nearly a million dollars in car repairs, giveaway vehicles and money to trade schools! This free, three-day festival is open to the public and will include activities for all ages. The event kicks off Friday night with Friday Night Lights, featuring a cruise-in, live DJ, games, food trucks and the “Cars” movie on the GIANT screen! Saturday and Sunday…

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National Geographic Live! The Search for Life Beyond Earth

April 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Astrobiologist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer Kevin Hand is looking for real extraterrestrials. He is currently helping plan a NASA mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to investigate evidence of a vast subsurface ocean—a body of water that could sustain primitive forms of life on this alien world nearly 600 million miles from our planet.

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Armed Forces River Parade

May 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This free parade is dedicated to the men and women in all branches of the United States Armed Forces and features 26 patriotically-decorated and musical floats carrying all branches of military personnel and numerous businesses and nonprofits who honor and support active and retired soldiers. View the parade for free from throughout the downtown section of the River Walk. On-stage entertainment will serenade floats through the Arneson River Theatre. Break out your red-white-and-blue and let’s show ‘em we appreciate our…

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CCSA Presents Singing Our Stories

May 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The earth is in bloom! Join us for a narrated journey through life’s many stages, including a performance by our CCSA alumni. From the first blush of a lullaby to a newborn and the spirited energy of adolescence to the wisdom and reflection of maturity, our songs and stories will offer a warm and inspired take on human growth and the passage of time.

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