A boat floats on the San Antonio Rive Walk in the evening

San Antonio

San Antonio’s heritage of fortitude, culture, and diversity embodies Texas spirit at its best—from the Alamo defenders to the Chili Queens to the beloved Spurs.

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Upcoming Events

Commemoration of the Battle of the Alamo

Feb. 23-March 6

Join the Alamo to honor the anniversary of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo with 13 days of special even...

Barbecue Cookoff and Festival

Jan. 24-25

Featuring some of the world's best competitive barbecue teams, live music, family activities, a trad...

Celine Dion in Concert

Jan. 30

The pop music legend brings her world tour to San Antonio, singing hits like "My Heart Will Go On" a...

Western Heritage Parade and Cattle Drive

Feb. 1

Step back in time and celebrate Texas at this kick-off to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. The ...

Stampede 5K Run/Walk

Feb. 1

An event for the whole family, the Stampede 5K Run/Walk ends at historic La Villita, where participa...

San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

Feb. 6-23

Established in 1949, the annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo has grown to be one of the largest ...

Texas Trail Roundup

Feb. 21-23

Put on your walking shoes and get ready to explore San Antonio on foot. This three-day event offers ...

8-Bit Block Party

March 28

Guests experience a unique pop culture event featuring vendors, artists, food vendors, professional ...

Armed Forces River Parade

May 16

A free parade dedicated to the men and women in all branches of the United States Armed Forces, this...

Fiesta of Gems

March 14-15

Shop for rocks, minerals, and fossils from 26 dealers. There is a silent auction, lucky wheel, and d...

Texas Trails and Active Transportation Conference

March 25-27

The biennial Texas Trails and Active Transportation Conference brings together those involved with b...

San Antonio Boat and Outdoor Expo

March 27-29

As one of San Antonio's largest outdoor lifestyle events, this expo features hundreds of boats, RVs,...

Fiesta San Antonio

April 16-26

Alamo City's oldest and biggest festival of the year offers more than 100 events around town, includ...

"Texas Women: A New History of Abstract Art"

Feb. 7-May 3

San Antonio Museum of Art presents the first large-scale exhibition to focus on women abstract artis...

"America’s Impressionism: Echoes of a Revolution"

June 12-Sept. 6

This exhibition explores the history of American Impressionism, bringing approximately 75 works toge...

"Everett Spruce: Texas Reimagined"

Oct. 9-Jan. 3

Everett Spruce (1908–2002) was the most celebrated painter in Texas in the first half of the 20th ...

"Songs of Continuity: Recent Works by Danville Chadbourne"

Feb. 21-March 20

In conjunction with Contemporary Art Month, the Art Department of University of the Incarnate Word p...

Parade of Lanterns

Jan. 25-Feb. 8

Ten 26-feet long boats carrying enormous illuminated lanterns float throughout the downtown section ...


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