The Official Website of the San Antonio River Walk
The Paseo del Rio Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1968 to promote, protect and preserve the San Antonio River Walk, the number one tourist attraction in Texas. The Association accomplishes this through the production of special events along the River Walk throughout the year and through the publication of Rio Magazine, a monthly visitor magazine. The Association serves as an advocate, facilitator, and moderator among the business, civic, and governmental communities on matters concerning the River Walk. Become a member NOW
Date: October 9, 2015 11:00AM - October 11, 2015 8:00PM
Some of the most unique handmade merchandise available anywhere. Whether its jewelry, pottery or fine art you are interested in, you are sure to find what you’re looking for!
Date: October 31, 2015 Time: 7:00PM - 10:30PM
The best FREE party on the River Walk featuring a $1,000 wicked costume contest, enchanting music & an eerie river parade!
The party kicks off at 7PM. Costume contest registration 7-7:45PM. Costume contest 8-9PM. Parade 9-10:30PM.
Costume contest sponsored by the good folks at Dick's Last Resort.
Costume contest is sponsoree by Dick's Last Resort. Registration begins at 7:00pm at the Arneson River Theater.
The Contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older. Participants must have a valid Social Security number in order for payment to be processed. Costumes must be in good taste. Judges will determine eligibility and have sole authority and discretion. No Risqué or profane images or language incorporated in or on the costume. Couple or group costumes will be considered one entry.
Full details HERE
Free to the Public. The parade will make 2 laps around the River Walk, beginning at the International Building traveling through Restaurant Row, the horseshoe bend, the River Walk Extension, Rivercenter Mall and through Arneson River Theatre.
Date: November 27, 2015 Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Tickets on sale NOW! Buy early for best selection.
The 34th Annual Ford Holiday River Parade is a San Antonio tradition. It offers a spectacular one-hour parade on the San Antonio River Walk featuring 28 illuminated floats decorated for the 2015 theme; Holiday Memories. Lavishly decorated floats include celebrities, music and festive-costumed participants. This years' Grand Marshall is the Honorable Julian Castro, former San Antonio Mayor and homegrown son who resigned as mayor in 2014 to take a Cabinet position in Washington D.C.
Don't forget to pick up your 2015 holiday snowflake ornament at participating River Walk business beginning parade day. This is the first piece of officially-licensed merchandise with the new River Walk logo and sure to be a collector's item.
In additon to title sponsor, the Ford Dealers of South Texas, we are pleased to announce presenting parade sponsor: OneMain Financial.
ALL Tickets must be purchased online. PLEASE VIEW OVERALL EVENT ROUTE MAP TO DETERMINE AREA YOU WISH TO SIT BEFORE PURCHASING TICKETS.
Date: December 2, 2015 6:00PM - December 20, 2015 8:15PM
Throughout the 2 1/2 miles in the downtown area of the River Walk four or five boats float on the river each night carrying a different group each hour performing live Christmas Carols. More than 185 schools, churches, companies, and civic choral groups participate each year. Joyous caroling fills the evening air along the San Antonio River Walk. The public is invited to stroll on the banks of the river or sit outdoors on a restaurant patio to enjoy the caroling.
Date: December 4, 2015 Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Bring your camera and take photos with the "real" santa. This free photo-op is early enough to take a family holiday portrait! Enjoy free holiday music and the famous River Walk Christmas lights shining. This is a new River Walk event sure to become a family tradition.
Date: December 4, 2015 7:00PM - December 20, 2015 10:00PM
Experience the Holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 6,000 Luminarias. Warmly glowing candles in sand-filled bags line the walkways to symbolically mark the "lighting of the way" for the Holy Family. This century’s old tradition begins at dusk Friday, Saturday & Sunday only December 4-20, 2015