Couple walking

New year, new adventures along the San Antonio River Walk! If you’re planning a trip to the Alamo City in 2024, you can’t miss out on exploring this iconic gem. Fun fact: We proudly hold the title of Texas’s #1 visited attraction! No matter the month, the San Antonio River Walk offers a blend of cultural experiences, entertainment, and scenic beauty throughout the year. Check out our quick guide to a calendar jam-packed with activities, ideas, and inspiration that are sure to steal your heart:



  • Take advantage of the cooler weather for strolls and sightseeing along the Downtown River Walk, Museum + Mission Reach.
  • Shop local from 40+ vendors at our Winter Artisan Show!
  • Head to Pearl to experience DreamWeek and its Dream Stage.



  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day with romantic riverboat cruises and dinners at riverside restaurants.
  • Let the good times roll and experience our Mardi Gras Day Parade along the Downtown and Museum Reach section of the river. 
  • Explore the Love Lock Bridge or Marriage Island with that special someone!
  • Experience our Mardi Gras Artisan Show along the downtown River Walk.



  • Welcome the spring season with a kayaking tour along the river.
  • Join in the festivities of St. Patrick’s Day with themed events like our annual festival, parade, and river dyeing!

Enjoy patio weather and sip a cocktail at Elsewhere Bar & KitchenTokyo Cowboy, Domingo, and so many more!

Texas Cavaliers River Parade


  • Embrace the sunshine and explore the River Walk Public Art Garden.
  • Let’s Fiesta with our Texas Cavaliers River Parade + Fiesta Artisan Show.
  • Get active and take a FREE yoga class at Confluence Park along the Mission Reach.





  • Celebrate love at our annual Pride Parade along the Downtown River Walk and Museum Reach section.
  • Visit Pearl and dance the night away at its Sound Cream Sunset Sessions. 
  • Experience the Mission Reach via bike ride, bird watching, and fishing. 

Thompson Hotel San Antonio River Walk
Photo by Thompson Hotel San Antonio River Walk






  • Explore the oldest neighborhood in San Antonio and visit La Villita, located right along the river.
  • Experience the ultimate foodie event with our annual Drift & Dine event. 
  • Embrace the autumn leaves and marvel at the massive cypress trees along the downtown River Walk.

Pearl holidays
Photo by Pearl




  • Kick off the holiday season with our Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony. 
  • Explore the King William District and shop locally at Bluestar Arts Complex.
  • Indulge in our culinary scene and travel the world at these five River Walk restaurants.



  • Immerse yourself in the magical holiday spirit with 100,000 dazzling lights along the River Walk.
  • Attend Pearl’s Holiday Night Market + the Holiday River Walk Artisan Show. 
  • Experience a unique hot cocoa cruise along the Downtown River Walk and a Christmas tree light show at Museum Reach’s Lock and Dam. 

BONUS: Take a look at our reel that showcases the River Walk and its beauty every month!