San Antonio, Texas is a vibrant city with plenty of events to keep locals and visitors entertained throughout the year. From festivals to rodeos, there is something for everyone in this diverse city. Whether you’re looking for outdoor activities or cultural experiences, here are some of the best annual events in San Antonio that you won’t want to miss.
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The Best Annual Events and Festivals in San Antonio
The spring season brings with it a variety of exciting events in San Antonio. In February, Rodeo San Antonio takes place at the AT&T Center and features bull riding, barrel racing, and more. If you enjoy contemporary art, March is Contemporary Art Month (CAM) featuring over 400 exhibitions at more than 50 venues throughout San Antonio. The Battle of Flowers Parade is held every April as part of Fiesta San Antonio, a 10-day celebration featuring parades, carnivals, live music and more.
The summer months bring plenty of fun events to San Antonio. Every June, celebrate all things Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival at the University of Texas San Antonio’s Institute of Tax Cultures at Hemisfair. July marks the start of Fiesta Noche del Rio at La Villita Historic Arts Village which features traditional Mexican music and dance performances throughout the summer months. And don’t forget about Restaurant Week in August when local restaurants offer special prix-fixe menus at discounted prices!
Fall brings with it a variety of exciting events in San Antonio including Oktoberfest at places like Bier Garten Riverwalk and Kunstler Brewing which celebrates German culture with food, beer tastings, live music and more. October also marks Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations which honor loved ones who have passed away with colorful altars filled with offerings such as flowers and food items. And don’t forget about the Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony! The parade is the Friday after Thanksgiving and the parade takes place on the River Walk where illuminated floats parade down the river while fireworks light up the night sky.
Wintertime brings plenty of festive cheer to San Antonio including December’s Christmas celebrations all over San Antonio. Our favorite is the Christmas on the River Walk lighting ceremony. January also marks New Year’s Eve celebrations along the River Walk where revelers can enjoy live music performances followed by fireworks displays over the river!
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