Events

Events

March 5, 2019 - May 18, 2019
Time: 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Yellow Ribbon Project

Yellow Ribbon Project is a thoughtful way to honor those who serve! Yellow ribbons are hung on trees along the River Walk as a highlight of the annual Armed Forces River Parade.


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Volunteer opportunity at this event, click here for more info. 

April 4th - September 2nd

2019 Mission Baseball Club Schedule

The San Antonio Missions are a Minor League Baseball team of the Pacific Coast League and the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. They are located in San Antonio, Texas,...


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April 23, 2019 - April 26, 2019
Time: 5:30PM - 10:30PM

Location: 227 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78205

A Night In Old San Antonio (NIOSA)

NIOSA is a four-night Fiesta festival in the heart of downtown San Antonio attracting 85,000 revelers each year.


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April 23, 2019 - April 25, 2019
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Location: San Antonio River Walk, downtown area

Ford Mariachi Festival

This FREE, official Fiesta event features Mariachi bands and Folklorico dancers.


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April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019
Time: 11:00AM - 8:00PM

Location: River Walk- Near Chamber of Commerce and Rivercenter Mall

Fiesta Artisan Show

Enjoy a stroll along the picturesque River Walk, stop to talk to our vendors who are anxious to share information about their craft, and take home an item that will enhance your...


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Please contact  Joshua Reyes at [email protected] if you are an artist interested in becoming an exhibitor at any of our artisan shows.

April 27, 2019 | 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Location: King William Historic District

King William Fair

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6PM

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 6PM

Arts San Antonio 37th Annual Floating Feastival

Join ARTS San Antonio for a tasty and fun-filled cruise on the beautiful River walk. You’ll enjoy delicious food from outstanding restaurants and great entertainment.


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You can purchase tickets here.

May 18, 2019 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: San Antonio River Walk & Arneson Theatre

Armed Forces River Parade

Join us for a free patriotic parade dedicated to the men and women who serve in all branches of the Armed Forces. Twenty-five star spangled floats carrying representatives of all...


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May 24, 2019 - May 27, 2019
Time: 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Location: River Walk near Shops at Rivercenter and the Chamber of Commerce

Memorial Day Artisan Show

Enjoy a stroll along the picturesque River Walk, stop to talk to the artisans who are anxious to share information about their craft, and take home an item that will enhance...


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July 4, 2019 - July 7, 2019
Time: 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Location: Downtown River Walk near Chamber of Commerce & Shops at rivercenter

Fourth of July Artisan Show

Shop along the banks of the beautiful River Walk for unique handmade merchandise such as jewelry, pottery or fine art.


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Interested in participating as an artisan vendor at our next show?

Email Javier Gonzalez, Vendor Manager at [email protected]

Please respond with the following information:

1) Your name and company name
2) List and describe the items you intend to sell.
3) Attach pictures of items, including one of you creating the items.

Application Process:

Not all inquiries are guaranteed entry to the show. If you are selected, a vendor application and insurance requirements will be sent to you. Completed applications will then be sent to the City of San Antonio to be vetted for final approval.

The application process takes anywhere from 1-4 weeks depending on the time of year. You will be notified by email of the final decision. (This is a one-time application process. upon approval, your application will be good for one year.)

If selected to participate you will receive further instructions to finalize your placement at the show.

Please Note: Consumable products are not permitted to be sold at the show per city regulations. This includes any pre-packaged or cooked products. Any approved vendor caught doing so will be ejected from the show and not allowed to reapply.

July 4, 2019 - July 6, 2019
Time: 8:30PM - 12:00PM

Location: Downtown River Walk

Bud Light Stars, Stripes & Lights

Kick-off your 4th of July weekend on the beautiful River Walk surrounded by patriotic flags and lights!


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Click here to sign-up and volunteer at the event.  

August 2, 2019 - August 4, 2019
Time: 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Location: River Walk extension (close to the Chamber of Commerce building and Shops at Rivercenter)

Summer Artisan Show

Artisans display and sell their beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk.


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Interested in participating as an artisan vendor at our next show?

Email Javier Gonzlaez, at [email protected]

Please respond with the following information:

1) Your name and company name
2) List and describe the items you intend to sell.
3) Attach pictures of items, including one of you creating the items.

Application Process:

Not all inquiries are guaranteed entry to the show. If you are selected, a vendor application and insurance requirements will be sent to you. Completed applications will then be sent to the City of San Antonio to be vetted for final approval.

The application process takes anywhere from 1-4 weeks depending on the time of year. You will be notified by email of the final decision. (This is a one-time application process. upon approval, your application will be good for one year.)

If selected to participate you will receive further instructions to finalize your placement at the show.

Please Note: Consumable products are not permitted to be sold at the show per city regulations. This includes any pre-packaged or cooked products. Any approved vendor caught doing so will be ejected from the show and not allowed to reapply.

August 24, 2019 | 5:00PM - 10:30PM

Location: River Walk, 600 E. Market Street (river level)

Confucius Wishing Lanterns

An ethereal experience of casting lanterns into the river in honor of loved ones, hopes, dreams, and wishes.


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Volunteer to help sell lanterns at the event, assistance is needed from 2:30 - 7 PM, click here to sign up. All volunteers receive a free lantern, meal, snacks and water.

August 30, 2019 - September 2, 2019
Time: 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Labor Day Artisan Show

Enjoy a stroll along the picturesque River Walk, stop to talk to the artisans, and take home an item that will enhance your home, wardrobe or garden.


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Interested in participating as an artisan vendor at our next show?

Email Javier Gonzalez at [email protected] 

Please respond with the following information:

1) Your name and company name
2) List and describe the items you intend to sell.
3) Attach pictures of items, including one of you creating the items.

Application Process:

Not all inquiries are guaranteed entry to the show. If you are selected, a vendor application and insurance requirements will be sent to you. Completed applications will then be sent to the City of San Antonio to be vetted for final approval.

The application process takes anywhere from 1-4 weeks depending on the time of year. You will be notified by email of the final decision. (This is a one-time application process. upon approval, your application will be good for one year.)

If selected to participate you will receive further instructions to finalize your placement at the show.

Please Note: Consumable products are not permitted to be sold at the show per city regulations. This includes any pre-packaged or cooked products. Any approved vendor caught doing so will be ejected from the show and not allowed to reapply.

Date: September 24, 2019 - September 26, 2019
Time: 6:00PM - 9:30PM
Check-in: 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Location: Starts & Ends: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, River Walk level

Drift & Dine

Experience a night to remember as you slowly ‘Drift & Dine’ along the River Walk. Relax in good company with music to hear, a sunset to watch, food to savor, and a feeling...


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Volunteers will be needed at this event. Please check back to sign up for a shift. 

This link will become active once volunteer registration is open: sign up here for a shift. 

October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019
Time: 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Fall Artisan Show

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!


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Interested in participating as an artisan vendor at our next show?

Email Javier Gonzalez at [email protected]

Please respond with the following information:

1) Your name and company name
2) List and describe the items you intend to sell.
3) Attach pictures of items, including one of you creating the items.
4) Indicate the first show you would like to participate in.

Application Process:

Not all inquiries are guaranteed entry to the show. If you are selected, a vendor application and insurance requirements will be sent to you. Completed applications will then be sent to the City of San Antonio to be vetted for final approval.

The application process takes anywhere from 1-4 weeks depending on the time of year. You will be notified by email of the final decision. (This is a one-time application process. upon approval, your application will be good for one year.)

If selected to participate you will receive further instructions to finalize your placement at the show.

Please Note: Consumable products are not permitted to be sold at the show per city regulations. This includes any pre-packaged or cooked products. Any approved vendor caught doing so will be ejected from the show and not allowed to reapply.

October 25, 2019 | 6:00PM - 10:30PM

Location: Arneson River Theatre in La Villita (418 Villita St. 78205) & Shops at Rivercenter (849 E. Commerce St. 78205)

Haunted River

Have yourself a ghoulishly good time with drinks for all ages, costume contest, river parade, and live music. Roam the River Walk...if you dare.


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Registration begins at 6:00pm at the Arneson River Theater. 

Eligibility: 

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 are allowed.

This event is FREE to attend. 

November 29, 2019 | 6:00PM - 7:00PM

RAFFLE: 2-year lease, 2019 Ford Ecosport

Enter the $20 raffle online now for the chance to win a 2-year lease of a 2019 Ford Ecosport!


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December 5th -23rd, 2019, Monday- Thursday 6 - 8:15 PM, Friday- Sunday 6- 9:30 PM

Location: Start/End at Embassy Suites (River Level). Each caroling boat makes 1 lap around downtown (see map)

Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

Decorated boats carry Christmas carolers throughout the downtown River Walk. Stroll the banks to enjoy the joyous music or even better - book a caroling boat for your own group!


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December 13, 2019 - December 15, 2019
Time: 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Location: The San Antonio River Walk

Holiday Artisan Show

Enjoy a stroll along the picturesque River Walk and view unique handmade merchandise. Whether its jewelry, pottery or fine art, you are sure to find what you’re looking for!


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Interested in participating as an artisan vendor at our next show?

Email Javier Gonzalez at [email protected]

Please respond with the following information:

1) Your name and company name
2) List and describe the items you intend to sell.
3) Attach pictures of items, including one of you creating the items.
4) Indicate the first show you would like to participate in.

Application Process:

Not all inquiries are guaranteed entry to the show. If you are selected, a vendor application and insurance requirements will be sent to you. Completed applications will then be sent to the City of San Antonio to be vetted for final approval.

The application process takes anywhere from 1-4 weeks depending on the time of year. You will be notified by email of the final decision. (This is a one-time application process. Upon approval, your application will be good for one year.)

If selected to participate you will receive further instructions to finalize your placement at the show.

Please Note: Consumable products are not permitted to be sold at the show per city regulations. This includes any pre-packaged or cooked products. Any approved vendor caught doing so will be ejected from the show and not allowed to reapply.

February 21, 2020 | 7:00PM - 10:30PM

Location: TBA

Royal Mardi Gras Masquerade Gala

Formal attire, masks, and beads will set the tone as guests dance to live music, play casino games, and dine on a sumptuous Cajun-style buffet.


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February 22, 2020 | 1:00PM - 6:00PM

Location: Arneson River Theatre & 2 1/2 mile downtown area of the River Walk

Bud Light Mardi Gras River Parade & Festival

Enjoy live jazz music on stage and a procession of decorated floats transforms the River Walk into a floating Mardi Gras celebration. Krewes of costumed revelers and live...


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Email [email protected] if you would like to volunteer at this event. 

March 13, 2020 - March 15, 2020
Time: 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Location: Extension of the River Walk, near the Chamber of Commerce

St. Patrick’s Day Artisan Show

Enjoy a stroll along the picturesque River Walk, stop to talk to artisans who are anxious to share information about their craft, and take home an item that will enhance your...


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Interested in participating as an artisan vendor at our next show?

Email Joshua Reyes the Vendor Manager at [email protected]

Please respond with the following information:

1) Your name and company name
2) List and describe the items you intend to sell.
3) Attach pictures of items, including one of you creating the items.
4) Indicate the first show you would like to participate in.

Application Process:

Not all inquiries are guaranteed entry to the show. If you are selected, a vendor application and insurance requirements will be sent to you. Completed applications will then be sent to the City of San Antonio to be vetted for final approval.

The application process takes anywhere from 1-4 weeks depending on the time of year. You will be notified by email of the final decision. (This is a onetime application process. Upon approval, you application will be good for one year.)

If selected to participate you will receive further instructions to finalize your placement at the show.

Please Note:Consumable products are not permitted to be sold at the show per city regulations. This includes any pre-packaged or cooked products. Any approved vendor caught doing so will be ejected from the show and not allowed to reapply.