Let the spirit of the season move you to plan a trip to San Antonio. Holiday season visitors experience the city at its finest, adorned with twinkling lights and jam packed with family-friendly food, shopping, and cultural events. Our local attractions mean serious business this magical time of year, and serious fun. Book your next holiday getaway today and come see what we mean.
Homemade tamales. Need we say more? In San Antonio, we bring flavor to every festival, and that’s especially true for holiday tamale events around town. For generations, the unique San Antonio tradition of tamale making has captivated people of all ages. Create your own – and taste for yourself! – at La Tamalada at the Witte Museum and at La Gran Tamalada at Market Square.
The holiday season is the season of giving but don’t forget about shopping. In San Antonio, you’ll find something for everyone on your list. From upscale, local boutiques, to shopping malls, to outdoor markets, check all the names off your list with ease. Enjoy Pearl’s Holiday Night Markets, consider a visit to Hecho a Mano at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center or Kristkindlmarkt, a German Christmas Market at Beethoven Halle und Garten for unique gifts from local, regional and national artisans.