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Sebastián 50+ Years 100+

October 17, 2019 - May 1, 2020

The Department of Arts & Culture hosts the latest city-wide exhibit “Sebastián in San Antonio: 50+ Years / 20+ Sites / 100+ Works”. The exhibit includes more than 100 sculptures and works of the famed Mexican artist, on display through May 2020 in more than 20 locations accessible to residents and visitors alike. The featured works span the artist’s more than 50-year career. Sebastián also created the nearly two decades-old “Torch of Friendship” which stands at the intersection of Alamo…

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Mardi Gras Parade at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - March 2 @ 10:00 pm

Our New Orleans style celebration brings ornate parade floats, Mardi Gras-themed décor, festive street entertainment and classic Cajun cuisine to Six Flags Fiesta Texas! Our Mardi Gras parade Presented By North Park Volkswagen rolls through the streets nightly at 6 P.M. Featuring authentic parade floats skillfully created by one of the world-renowned New Orleans float designers, Kern Studios. The intricately designed 16-foot tall floats will represent a variety of themes, including the addition of an ALL-NEW double-decker float. The parade…

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Donation Yoga at Ranger Creek

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Come wind down after a long week with a hour-long yoga class and few drinks straight from the source in the Ranger Creek tasting room. Yoga is hosted by Samantha Clayton and San Antonio Free Yoga. The Yoga class starts at 6:30 and is donation based. $5-10 is a suggested donation. Bring your yoga mat! Yoga goers will get 10% off their drink purchases for the evening. Craft beer, whiskey, and handcrafted cocktails will be available for purchase by the…

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Movie Night at the Alamo

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Come watch The Alamo at the Alamo during the anniversary of the famous 1836 siege and battle! In honor of the film’s 60th anniversary, we will be showing The Alamo (1960), starring John Wayne. The movie will begin when the sun sets between 6:30 and 7:00 pm This event is free and open to the public. Chairs and blankets are welcome, as are snacks. No alcohol or coolers permitted.

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Canciones: Love Songs

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Pearl’s live music series returns during the month of love with a free concert by the Texicana Mamas! The powerhouse trio is made up of three of the state’s most celebrated Latina musicians—Tish Hinojosa, Stephanie Urbina Jones, and Patricia Vonne. Bring your sweetheart, friends, or family to Pearl Park for an evening of love and music.

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Mission Healthy Heart @ Mission San Jose Walk

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join the Baptist Health System and Mission Heritage Partners for a FREE 30-40 minute walk on the beautiful grounds of Mission San Jose at San Antonio Mission National Historic Park for February Heart Month. Doctors will be walking with us to answer any health-related questions. Coffee, snacks giveaways and more FREE yoga after the walk, bring your mat if interested. Registration not required but recommended - baptisthealthsystem.com/events or call (855) 771-6737. Registration is at 8:30 a.m., walk starts at 9:00…

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Texas Independence Day

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Throughout the day, the Alamo will host special events and demonstrations to celebrate Texas Independence including: Blacksmithing, Period Music, Cooking demos, Writing demo, Weaving, Weapon Display, Soldier's Pack, Remember the Defenders discussion, and the Texas Independence Day Ceremony with Alamo Mission Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

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The Immortal 32 Arrive

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

On March 1, 1836, Travis’ pleas for reinforcements is answered by 32 men from Gonzales, riding through enemy lines to join the woefully undermanned Texas garrison. Witness their arrival with this live living history event.

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Battlefield Tour of the Alamo

March 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for a guided tour as we explore the Alamo battlefield, including where the original walls stood, where significant figures fought and died, and how the Mexican Army infiltrated the fort.

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Women from History: Suffrage March

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us as we commemorate the first women’s march on Washington on March 3, 1913, in which women marched to petition their right to vote. The original Suffragettes wore white blouses and long white skirts; attendees can wear whatever white clothing they have, and Suffrage sashes will be available at the event. The march will begin in the Central Courtyard and proceed to the Ozuna Library and Learning Center, where participants will be encouraged to vote in the Texas primary…

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The Alamo After Dark

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Retrace the footsteps of the past in the solitude of an Alamo after-hours tour. Your exclusive visit will include a tour of the Battlefield, The Church, and Alamo grounds after normal operating hours. This experience also includes a Living History Firing demonstration.

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Cystic Fibrosis 11th Annual Uncork for the Cure

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an elevated experience strolling through Hemisfair while enjoying the beautiful sights, tasting flavor-filled dishes, and sipping on elegant wine, beer, and craft cocktails. This magical night under the stars will feature music by The Rick Cavender Band along with a coveted selection of both silent and live auction items. Top chefs will prepare and serve signature dishes with winners to be selected by judges Tanji Patton of Goodtaste TV, Pat Sharpe of Texas Monthly, Bruce Bowen, Deborah…

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Dawn at the Alamo

March 6 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am

Join us for Dawn at the Alamo, a somber ceremony that describes the events leading up to the morning hour of the Alamo battle.

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Commemoration Ceremonies following Dawn at the Alamo

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Following the Dawn of the Alamo ceremony, the Alamo Chapter of the Sons of the Republic of Texas and the Alamo Mission Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas will present two separate historical programs commemorating the aftermath of 1836 Siege and Battle of the Alamo and honoring the heroes of the Alamo who valiantly fought and died on March 6, 1836.

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First Friday at The Good Kind

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for First Friday at The Good Kind Southtown on Friday, March 6th from 6 pm-10 pm. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2V8wVXy - Happy Hour from 3 pm-7 pm - $6 Beer + Shot Combo - Yard Games - Family & Dog-Friendly Visit us online at www.EatGoodKind.com!

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Remember the Defenders

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This somber, reverent ceremony will honor the defenders of the Alamo who gave their lives in the name of Texas' independence on March 6, 1836.

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The Alamo Observance

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Grand Lodge of Texas will hold a public ceremony honoring the Freemasons who perished in the Alamo. The Grand Master will lay a wreath in front of the chapel and speak about the history of freemasonry in Texas.

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Jungle Boogie Break

March 7 @ 10:00 am - March 22 @ 7:00 pm

San Antonio Zoo gets even wilder during Jungle Boogie Break! The zoo will transform into a roaring good time March 7 –22. The party begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m. Come enjoy live music and fun family games!

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Saturday Night Rodeo at Tejas Rodeo Company

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tejas Rodeo Co. produces a competitive rodeo every Saturday night March through November with live bands, BBQ, and great dancing on rodeo nights. Experience professional rodeo at its finest. The rodeo takes place under our covered arena where spectators are able to witness cowboys and cowgirls compete in bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, and more! It’s the greatest show on dirt! Tejas Rodeo is fun for all ages! Hop on our mechanical bull to see if you have what…

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Saturday Night Rodeo at Tejas Rodeo Company

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Tejas Rodeo Co. produces a competitive rodeo every Saturday night March through November with live bands, BBQ, and great dancing on rodeo nights. Experience professional rodeo at its finest. The rodeo takes place under our covered arena where spectators are able to witness cowboys and cowgirls compete in bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, and more! It’s the greatest show on dirt! Tejas Rodeo is fun for all ages! Hop on our mechanical bull to see if you have what…

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11th Annual Paella Challenge Benefitting Kitchen Campus

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Watch as the quintessential dish of Spain and culinary all-stars from across TEXAS and the WORLD come together at the 11th Annual Corona Paella Challenge and 9th Annual H-E-B High School Challenge hosted by Chef Johnny Hernandez, benefitting Kitchen Campus. Sunday, March 8th - Join fellow epicureans for a beautiful afternoon featuring distinguished chefs, live entertainment, wines from Spain, and sangria on the grounds of Mission County Park from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Watch as chefs go head-to-head in…

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Kids are Culture Too!

March 10 @ 10:00 am - March 13 @ 2:00 pm

Children and families will be able to explore the role of children on the Frontier as they participate in chores, games and other activities at the ITC’s Back 40 outdoor learning area. The Hill Country Barn and the One Room Schoolhouse are open each day. Tuesday includes the Dog-trot Log House; Wednesday is the Adobe House, Thursday is the Frontier Fort, and guests can visit all the Back 40 buildings on Friday. Take lessons in a one-room schoolhouse, writing on…

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Culinaria 5k Wine Run

March 14 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Not all 5k runs are created equal and Culinaria's 5k Wine Run certainly stands out for many reasons. The 3.1-mile trek through The Shops at La Cantera with the beautiful hill country scenery is one plus to this race and the greeting at the finish line is enough to motivate you to race to the end. Cheers to a race well-done with a post-race reception featuring some of the best restaurants in town and tasty beverages to complete the morning.

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14th Annual Fest of Tails

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This event welcomes kite and dog enthusiasts from near and far! A sky full of kites, along with dogs of all sizes and breeds, fill this day of free community fun! All guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to watch the spectacular sky views and meet new furry friends. McAllister Park is a beautiful scene filled with live entertainment, various food options, carnival rides and games, a variety of vendors, and an exclusive kite vendor! Mobile…

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St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - March 15 @ 8:00 pm

St. Patrick's Day has been celebrated on the River Walk since 1968 as a joint project of the San Antonio River Walk Association and the Harp & Shamrock Society of Texas. This tradition continues today. Green Bud Light will be sold at the Arneson River Theatre along with Irish and other ethnic foods. Festival entertainment includes a family-friendly interactive activity called Passport to Ireland. Other festival activities include face-painting, henna artistry, caricatures, photo booth, Irish novelty items for sale plus…

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Dyeing of the River Walk Green

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - March 15 @ 3:00 pm

Each year since 1968 the River Walk is magically transformed into the River Shannon with eco-friendly green dye. This year it is brought to you by Maddogs. This is a very exciting time to visit the River Walk and watch the amazing transformation. A bagpiper plays on the barge as the river is transformed. Free viewing available along the entire 2 1/2 mile downtown portion of the River Walk. The color is instantly apparent and intensifies with water movement by…

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2nd Annual Collective Palette hosted by Tanji Patton benefiting the Down Syndrome Association of South Texas

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for the 2nd Annual Collective Palette benefiting the Down Syndrome Association of South Texas. The evening will be hosted by Tanji Patton from“Goodtaste with Tanji.” Many local restaurants and chefs have partnered with Collective Palette to create a culinary extravaganza! Some participating culinary artists include Paloma Blanca, Aldaco’s, Fratello’s Meadow Neighborhood Eatery and Bar, Tim the Girl, Chef Brian West, and La Hacienda. Collective Palette is not only a lavish meal but also a feast for your eyes!…

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Sesame Street® Kids’ Weekends

March 21 - March 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

During Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends, guests can join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby and all their favorite furry friends for two fun-filled weekends. Kids will enjoy hands-on activities, photo opportunities with characters, a live DJ and much more. Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends are located in the park’s Sesame Street Bay of Play area.

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Annual Brackenridge Park Gala at the Historic Low Water Crossing

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

To celebrate visionaries, Bexar County Judge Nelson W. Wolff and his wife Tracy, Founder and President of Hidalgo Foundation of Bexar County The Brackenridge Park Conservancy is proud to present the Annual Brackenridge Park Gala at the 1917 Low Water Crossing on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. at the Brackenridge Park Train Depot with train rides and sunset cocktail reception. The seated dinner from 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. will be served under…

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Noche del Sol

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Noche del Sol Dámas y caballeros, put on your best Fiesta attire and join us for our live and silent auctions and come ready to enjoy tacos, fajitas, and margaritas in an evening filled with Sunshine. We are excited to announce that on March 26, 2020, we will host the second annual Noche del Sol event at the San Antonio Country Club. Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children is holding this event to raise the funds necessary to expand our…

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San Antonio Boat & Outdoor Expo

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - March 29 @ 5:00 pm

The San Antonio Boat & Outdoor Expo launches the outdoor season with the largest display of boats, RVs and everything outdoors all under one roof at the Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall March 27th - 29th. Enjoy San Antonio’s largest outdoor lifestyle event where you’ll save time and money comparing manufacturers and dealers while learning about the latest trends in boating, water sports and all things outdoors! Find the best deals of the year on fishing boats, jet boats, pontoons, pleasure…

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Valero Texas Open’s Dash to the VTO presented by Humana Military

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lace-up your sneakers and join us for the 4th annual Dash to the VTO presented by Humana Military– your chance for a sneak peek look around the Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio, just days before the PGA TOUR pros compete at the Valero Texas Open. After the chipped race, stick around for the awards and post-race party to enjoy food, drinks, and festivities. The race entry fee includes a chipped bib, race shirt, awards presentation and post-race party, and…

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Monarch Fest

March 28 @ 10:00 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm

Mark your calendars for this year’s Monarch Fest happening March 28th & 29th. We are hosting a two-day festival celebrating all things monarchs, milkweed, and migration! Receive free native milkweed and native nectar plant seeds, participate in fun games and crafts, and learn how you can help end the extinction of the monarch butterfly. What is Monarch Fest? In 2017 the city of San Antonio was named the first Monarch Champion City by the National Wildlife Federation. As a Monarch…

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Valero Texas Open

April 2 - April 5

144 of the world’s top PGA TOUR professionals will take on the AT&T Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio and compete for their share of the $7.7 Million purse. Walter Hagen, Byron Nelson, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Ben Crenshaw, Lee Trevino, Nick Price, Justin Leonard, Zach Johnson, and Adam Scott have all been crowned Texas Open champions. Who will be the next to put on the Champion’s boots? Children 15 & under are free. Military ID cardholders (Active, Guard, Reserve,…

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AH09 5K

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us on April 4th as we kick off the 4th Annual AH09 5K A Great Place to Walk/Run here in the beautiful City of Alamo Heights. This will be a timed course but all participants have the option to run or walk. Remember to register early to secure your “swag” which includes a t-shirt, water bottle w/retractable metal straw, and finisher’s medal! The event will also include Fitness Fun activities for the kids.

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Taco Fest: Music Y Más

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Taco Fest: Music Y Más is San Antonio’s premier taco and music festival. This year's event will take place on Saturday, April 4 at its new home at The University of Texas at San Antonio Downtown Campus. This year’s music lineup will feature more than 20 musicians and bands, including headlining performances by iconic GRAMMY Award-winning singer Lila Downs and a special reunion performance by beloved San Antonio band Girl In A Coma. The 2020 food lineup will showcase more…

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Viva Botanica

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Viva Botanica is a family Fiesta event celebrating the world of plants. See the beautiful Botanical Garden at the height of spring, with fun Fiesta-themed activities for the kids. Shop for San Antonio-friendly plants at the plant sale. The San Antonio Botanical Garden Society Inc. supports the San Antonio Botanical Garden in inspiring people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in our lives. Admission is $12 for adults and $9 for children (3-13 years…

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Fiesta San Antonio

April 16 - April 26

Fiesta® San Antonio started in 1891 as a one-parade event to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. That historic commemoration still takes place, but for more than a century, Fiesta® has grown into a celebration of San Antonio’s rich and diverse cultures and today is one of this nation’s premier festivals, featuring over 100 events with an economic impact of more than $340 million. Funds raised by official Fiesta® events provide…

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Fiesta Oyster Bake

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - April 18 @ 11:00 pm

104 Years and Counting For a third of San Antonio’s history, the Oyster Bake has been part of the fabric of the community. What started as a St. Mary’s University alumni gathering with a handful of people in 1916 on the banks of the San Antonio River downtown has grown to a premier Fiesta San Antonio event with over 70,000 patrons and more than 7,000 volunteers. The Oyster Bake truly is a party with a purpose. 100% of the proceeds…

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Taste of New Orleans

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come join us in the fun as we celebrate our 35th anniversary in 2020! If you want to experience unique and exquisite New Orleans food in a festive atmosphere, don’t miss this three-day fest, alive and kickin’ with the tastes and sounds of ‘Nawlins. Nowhere else can you experience mouth-watering Creole and Cajun dishes like gumbo, crawfish, shrimp etouffee, red beans & rice, boudin and many other favorite cuisines of the region. You will think you are in New Orleans…

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34th Annual Alamo Heights Night

April 17 @ 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

It’s Party Time in ’09! Alamo Heights Night 2020 will feature entertainment for the entire family. Savor food from some of San Antonio’s best restaurants. Mouthwatering choices will include chicken-on-a-stick, fajitas, Texas-style BBQ, chalupas and hot dogs just to name a few. Satisfy your sweet tooth with funnel cakes and cupcakes. Adults can enjoy a great selection of beer and wine. Live entertainment all night including Finding Friday, Hotcakes, Skyrocket, a Mariachi band and more. The carnival midway will feature…

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5th Annual Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta is the only Official Fiesta event open to the public on the San Antonio River. Attendees can expect beer, food trucks, music, and best of all an opportunity to play on the river with free kayaking and additional outdoor activities. This free event is designed to bring awareness to the beautiful Mission Reach Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation project of the San Antonio River.

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A Day in Old Mexico & Charreada

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Explore the distinctive culture that upholds the customs and family traditions of Mexican Horsemanship as a way of life. This family event features food vendors, concessions, ballet folklorico performances, and live mariachi music during the season-opening of our charreada — Mexico’s official sport predating, and inspiring, the American Rodeo. The oldest Charro association in the United States, established in 1947, aims to preserve the skill of charreria, a centuries-old tradition, and educate future generations and the general public.

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Texas Cavaliers River Parade

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

There’s nothing quite like the Texas Cavaliers River Parade. Festive music fills the air and vibrant floats pass by as thousands watch from the banks of the San Antonio River. This one-of-a-kind parade started in 1941 after a group of Texas Cavaliers witnessed boats and barges decorated with flowers in the “floating gardens” of Mexico City. This coincided with the San Antonio River bend restoration, and the Texas Cavaliers decided to bring this unique experience to our city. The first…

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A Night in Old San Antonio (NIOSA)

April 21 - April 24

“A Night In Old San Antonio®” (NIOSA®) is a four-night festival, Tuesday through Friday, April 21-24, 2020 from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the heart of downtown San Antonio that celebrates the city’s diverse cultural legacy for more than 85,000 revelers annually during the city’s Fiesta San Antonio® celebration. Through the magic of 200-plus food, drink and atmosphere booths; 14 continuous live musical acts; children’s games; decorations; souvenirs; and 10,000+ volunteers, NIOSA brings the city’s heritage alive in 15 areas.…

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Ford Mariachi Festival

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - April 23 @ 9:30 pm

This official Fiesta event features Mariachi bands and Folklorico dancers from local schools and colleges. This is the perfect time to sit outside, sip a margarita (as if you needed an excuse), and enjoy the music as it floats past you. Boats also randomly stop and play music for guests sitting outdoors. Each group wears traditional mariachi and Folklorico costumes. Free to enjoy.

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A Day in Old Mexico & Charreada

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Explore the distinctive culture that upholds the customs and family traditions of Mexican Horsemanship as a way of life. This family event features food vendors, concessions, ballet folklorico performances, and live mariachi music during the season-opening of our charreada — Mexico’s official sport predating, and inspiring, the American Rodeo. The oldest Charro association in the United States, established in 1947, aims to preserve the skill of charreria, a centuries-old tradition, and educate future generations and the general public.

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Battle of Flowers Parade

April 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Battle of Flowers® Parade is the founding event of Fiesta® San Antonio, attracting crowds of more than 550,000. It is the only parade in the United States produced entirely by women, all of whom are volunteers. The city of San Antonio owes its annual Fiesta to a small group of passionate, dedicated women who started it all with the first Battle of Flowers® Parade in 1891. What began as a patriotic celebration to honor the heroes of the Alamo, Goliad and the…

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Fiesta Artisan Show presented by Hiltons of San Antonio

April 24 @ 11:00 am - April 26 @ 11:00 pm

Experience the beauty of the San Antonio River Walk at the Fiesta Artisan Show by shopping at over 40 handmade artisan booths including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Stay closer to the action with Hilton by booking any of their 50+ branded hotels in the San Antonio area at travel.hilton.com/ArtShow.

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Taste of Fiesta Parade Viewing Party

April 25 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 pm

Enjoy exclusive private seating and amenities with up-close views of Fiesta San Antonio’s two biggest parades. Chef Brian West and fellow chefs present delicious offerings while supporting Central Texas’s biggest charitable event: Fiesta San Antonio. Start your Fiesta Parade Weekend April 24 with the Battle of Flowers Parade and an array of delicious breakfast options for every palate. Then on April 25, celebrate Fiesta at our nation’s largest illuminated parade, Fiesta Flambeau, with all your favorite Fiesta-fare-gone-upscale. $145 per person…

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King William Fair

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Approximately 35,000 visitors attend our fun-filled, family festival on the final Saturday of Fiesta® San Antonio each year. The King William Fair is the primary fundraising event for the King William Association, a non-profit organization that works to preserve and protect the oldest residential historic district in Texas and promotes the unique cultural heritage of San Antonio. Beginning with a delightfully funky parade, the day-long event offers a variety of art and craft vendors, lively music, dance, Kids Kingdom play…

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Fiesta Flambeau Parade

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - April 26 @ 12:00 am

Time to start planning for the 72nd Annual Fiesta Flambeau® Parade! This marks the second year in a row our parade has been named “best” in our budget category. Last year Best in the World by the International Festivals and Events Association and in August 2019, Best in Texas at the Texas Festivals and Events Association. Two great awards that make us proud to be Flambeau® members and Fiesta® family. The theme for the 2020 Flambeau® Parade is “Celebrating Classic…

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Yellow Ribbon Project

May 5 - May 26

Yellow Ribbon Project is a thoughtful way to honor those who serve! Yellow ribbons are hung on trees along the River Walk and displayed until May 26 as a highlight of the annual Armed Forces River Parade on May 16. Honorees names will instantly appear on the River Walk website through parade day. Proceeds from ribbon sales are used to underwrite the Armed Forces River Parade, which is free and open to the public. Ribbons purchased online at TheSanAntonioRiverWalk.com/events for…

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Armed Forces River Parade

May 16 @ 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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Sesame Street Party Parade

May 23 - August 9

Sesame Street Bay of Play will be a focal point for summer fun with a colorful, musical, show-stopping award-winning parade featuring everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends. The parade showcases 10 larger-than-life themed floats, including iconic Sesame Street favorites such as Mr. Hooper’s Store and Count’s Castle. The Sesame Street Party Parade also includes a pair of impressive, the interactive show stops. At the first stop, performers jump rope, hula hoop, and groove with their favorite Sesame Street friends and dancers.…

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Bud Light Stars, Stripes & Lights

June 30 - July 7

The River Walk will be decked out with patriotic decor this long and amusing 4th of July weekend! It's fun as usual on the River Walk with downtown bridges and trees sporting a red, white & blue motif. The perfect backdrop for photos! Don't forget to post your images on social media using #SAriverwalk.

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Fourth of July Artisan Show, presented by Hiltons of San Antonio

July 3 @ 11:00 am - July 6 @ 11:00 pm

Experience the beauty of the San Antonio River Walk at the Fourth of July Artisan Show by shopping at over 40 handmade artisan booths including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Stay closer to the action with Hilton by booking any of their 50+ branded hotels in the San Antonio area at travel.hilton.com/ArtShow.

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Summer Artisan Show, presented by Hiltons of San Antonio

July 31 @ 11:00 am - August 2 @ 11:00 pm

Experience the beauty of the San Antonio River Walk at the Summer Artisan Show by shopping at over 40 handmade artisan booths including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Stay closer to the action with Hilton by booking any of their 50+ branded hotels in the San Antonio area at travel.hilton.com/ArtShow.

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Wishing Lanterns

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

An ethereal experience of casting lanterns into the river in honor of loved ones, hopes, dreams, and wishes. Admission is free. Lanterns are $5 and can be purchased online in advance or at the event. Lanterns include one LED candle. Pens will be available at the event to personalize your lanterns. Entertainment includes festival dancing to thematic music. Lantern launch at 8:00 PM Viewing, until 10:30 PM

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Labor Day Artisan Show, presented by Hiltons of San Antonio

September 4 @ 11:00 am - September 7 @ 11:00 pm

Experience the beauty of the San Antonio River Walk at the Labor Day Artisan Show by shopping at over 40 handmade artisan booths including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Stay closer to the action with Hilton by booking any of their 50+ branded hotels in the San Antonio area at travel.hilton.com/ArtShow.

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Zoo Boo!

September 9 - October 31

The San Antonio Zoo once again hosts this family-friendly, non-spooky Halloween celebration held every weekend day September-October. The zoo will be decked out with Halloween fun complete with trick-or-treat stations, pumpkin painting, dance parties, costume contests, a hay maze, a hay slide 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. Children of all…

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36th “Animal” Zoo Run Relay & Kids Run

September 11 - September 12

Lace-up your running shoes and help the San Antonio Zoo secure a future for wildlife! This annual run includes an 8-mile relay on Friday night followed by a kids’ run on Saturday. Please ensure to register to the run or relay prior to the event at the links below.

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Drift & Dine

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - September 24 @ 9:00 pm

Experience a night to remember as you slowly Drift & Dine along the River Walk. Discover new restaurants and revisit old favorites. Relax in good company with music to hear, a sunset to watch, food to savor, and a feeling of bliss. Go with the flow; savor the flavor! Beautifully decorated dinner boats carrying 16-20 passengers each will float along the river making six restaurant stops during their journey. The culinary voyage is offered on three individual nights Tickets are…

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Brew at the Zoo

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sip on suds while supporting San Antonio Zoo during the first-ever Brew at the Zoo. This zoo-nique craft beer festival will feature beer tastings, tasty bar grub, live music, and animal encounters all set on the great lawn.

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Fall Artisan Show, presented by Hiltons of San Antonio

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

Experience the beauty of the San Antonio River Walk at the Fall Artisan Show by shopping at over 40 handmade artisan booths including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Stay closer to the action with Hilton by booking any of their 50+ branded hotels in the San Antonio area at travel.hilton.com/ArtShow.

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San Antonio Beer Festival 2020

October 17 @ 12:00 pm

This festival is jam-packed with unique casks, one of a kind collaborations, and your favorite porters, stouts, pilsners, ales, wheats, sours, Belgians, ciders, and lagers to name a few. Beyond beer, the San Antonio Beer Festival features music, games, wines, ciders, food trucks, food booths, local vendors and more. Experience the beer festival that San Antonio has loved for more than a decade. Feel free to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a beautiful fall day at Dignowity and…

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Inside Look

November 7 - November 8

Guests can go behind the scenes and visit our animal care facilities that are not open to the public. SeaWorld’s renowned veterinarians and animal experts will offer an intimate look at the day-to-day care they provide for animals large and small. This will be an excellent opportunity to meet animal experts and animal rescuers and learn about their fascinating work. These visits will take place during normal park operating hours and are included with park admission and FREE to annual…

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Whataburger Zoo Lights

November 14, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Merry & Bright and a wild night! When the animals tuck in for the evening, San Antonio Zoo decks the halls with jaw-dropping light displays and fills the park with Christmastime activities and cheer. Plus, kids can visit Santa.

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Ford Holiday River Parade

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for the 40th Anniversary of the Ford Holiday River Parade! Ticket prices range from $15-$43 and are sold on-line beginning July 7th, 2020, at www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com. Seven free seating areas are on the parade route (bring your chair) from North of Martin St. to Lexington St. Bridge and North St. Mary’s St. to Lexington St. The majority of restaurants on the River Walk offer dinner packages for your convenience. The Ford Holiday River Parade is a San Antonio tradition…

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Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

December 3 @ 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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Ford Fiesta de las Luminarias

December 4 - December 20

Experience the holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the river guided by more than 2,000 Luminarias. This century’s old tradition begins at dusk Friday, Saturday & Sunday for three weekends in December. Luminarias are a traditional Mexican Christmas lantern to light the way for the holy family. View the Luminarias under the glow of 100,000 Christmas lights overhead and listen to Ford Holiday Boat Caroling from a River Walk restaurant or bar…

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Holiday Artisan Show, presented by Hiltons of San Antonio

December 11 @ 11:00 am - December 13 @ 11:00 pm

Experience the beauty of the San Antonio River Walk at the Holiday Artisan Show by shopping at over 40 handmade artisan booths including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Stay closer to the action with Hilton by booking any of their 50+ branded hotels in the San Antonio area at travel.hilton.com/ArtShow.

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