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

San Antonio

Travel Region

South Texas Plains

Population

1.5m

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.

Upcoming Events

Camerata San Antonio String Quartet

Jan. 18-19

Various locations

Grammy-nominated Camerata San Antonio is a flexible classical chamber music ensemble serving San Antonio and the surrounding Hill Country. This month's performance, titled "Contrasts," includes compositions by William Grant Still, Béla Bartók, and Beethoven. Performances take place at Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit (Feb. 18) and Diane Bennack Concert Hall at University of the Incarnate Word (Feb. 19).

cameratasa.org

"Schoolhouse Rock Live"

April 15-June 4

Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo St.

Catch the musical that wowed audiences nationwide. "Schoolhouse Rock Live" follows Tom, a nervous schoolteacher who is anxious about his first day of teaching. He tries to relax by watching TV and discovers that his favorite show comes to life on the set. Together with the Schoolhouse Rock gang, Tom realizes how fun learning can be. Enjoy classic songs such as "Just a Bill," "Interjections," and "Conjunction Junction" at this retro revue.

magiktheatre.org/schoolhouse-rock-live

Water Fest

April 22

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Road

Come see how water has shaped the past, present, and future of San Antonio’s largest natural area and the role it plays in helping protect our most precious resource. Learn tips and techniques on how each of us can be part of shaping and protecting the next 100 years of reliable, fresh water.

tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/government-canyon

Siesta Half Marathon 10K and 5K

April 30

Mission County Park, 6030 Padre Drive

Starting in Mission Country Park, this out-and-back course gives you a chance to see your biggest competitors as they try to close in on you or you try to close in on them. The finish is the after party with a Fiesta San Antonio theme. The entire race is on the River Walk.

scallywompus.com

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