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SeaWorld Spooktacular

October 4 - 6: 10 AM - 10 PM

October 11 - 13: 10 AM - 10 PM

October 18 - 20: 10 AM - 10 PM

October 25 - 27: 10 AM - 10 PM

Location: 10500 SeaWorld Drive San Antonio, TX 78251

This Halloween experience SeaWorld Spooktacular in a new way. We've got the perfect day planned for you and your little goblins!


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Zoo Boo

October 5 - 6: 10 am - 6 pm

October 12 - 13: 10 am - 6 pm

October 19: 10 am - 6 pm

October 26 - 27: 10 am - 6 pm

October 31: 10 am - 6 pm

Location: 3903 N St. Mary's St, San Antonio, TX 78212

San Antonio Zoo® hosts it's family-friendly, non-spooky Halloween celebration, Zoo Boo!


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Monarch Butterfly migration season in San Antonio

October 12, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Time: 4:55PM - 4:55PM

Location: various locations for each event

Annual Monarch Butterfly migration season is here, experience the majesty of nature!


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Mad Dog’s Restaurant Group Presents: Halloween Madness Pub Crawl

October 18, 2019 | 7:00PM - 12:00AM

Get spooky with the best Halloween pub crawl coming to you on October 18! 


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Dave and Buster’s: Pumpkin Carving and Cookie Decorating Extravaganza!

October 23, 2019 | 4:00PM - 7:30PM

Location: Dave & Busters's 440 Crossroads Blvd San Antonio, TX 78201

Please join us for a Pumpkin Carving and Sugar Cookie Decorating Party!


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Margaritaville’s Taco & Tequila Dinner

October 24, 2019 | 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Location: 849 East Commerce Street

Join our Tequila & Taco Dinner on Thursday, October 24th at 7PM. We will be serving five courses; each paired with a different tequila.


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Haunted River

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

Location: Arneson River Theatre in La Villita, 418 Villita St. 78205

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

Click Here to Ride on a Parade Float ...


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Haunted River, Jr.

October 25, 2019 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Shops at Rivercenter, 849 E. Commerce St., San Antonio, TX 78204

Grab your little ghouls and goblins and bring them to a free night of family-friendly Halloween fun including trick-or-treating!


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Halloween Bash at the Tower of the Americas

October 25, 2019 | 7:00PM - 11:00PM

Location: 739 E Cesar Chavez, San Antonio, Texas 78205

Have a spooktacular time at our Halloween Bash!


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Day of the Dead, Parade & Festival

October 25, 2019 - November 16, 2019
Time: 8:00PM - 12:00AM

Location: Dates, times, and locations vary based on activity

A community-wide celebration to reflect on the lives of loved ones; emphasizing the deep connections to deceased ancestors— an appreciation and celebration of life!


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Mala Luna Music Festival

October 26, 2019, Noon

October 27, 2019, Noon

Mark your calendar for the most unique music festival in San Antonio!


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Hallowine

October 26, 2019 | 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Location: 15900 La Cantera Pkwy

The Hallowine Run is your chance to Halloween – Culinaria style


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Lil’ Monstars Breakfast

October 26, 2019 | 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: 111 W. Crockett Street, Suite 101 San Antonio, Texas 78205

Big Fun for Little MonSTARS! Let your Little Monstars go wild with the best Halloween Breakfast Bash event this side of a full moon, featuring rocking giveaways, hands-on crafts...


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Dia De Los Muertos at The Pearl

November 1, 2019 | 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: 303 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, Texas 78215

The Historic Pearl honors the lives of lost loved ones with the third annual celebration of Día de los Muertos on November 1 and 2 from 5 to 9 p.m! Commemorate the rich,...


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Diwali San Antonio Festival of Lights

November 2, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Time: 5:00PM - 12:00AM

Location: 630 E. Nueva St, San Antonio, Texas 78205

Time to celebrate Diwali in the most colorful way! 


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Armed Forces River Parade Syndication

November 11, 2019

Watch the 9th annual Armed Forces River Parade filmed on the River Walk, It's aired throughout the U.S. through Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, 2019. Check this listing for when it airs...


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Watch on TV, Ford Holiday River Parade

See schedule for dates and times in your area, starting Nov. 29

The Ford Holiday River Parade is aired across the U.S. by 1 million people. USA Today voted it #4-holiday parade in the nation. Tune-in & enjoy the beauty of the River Walk.


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Holiday Lights on the River Walk

November 29, 2019 - January 13, 2020
Time: 5:30PM - 6:30AM

The world-famous holiday lights on the River Walk are turned on each year the day after Thanksgiving and remain on from dusk to dawn daily until after the first of the New Year


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Ford Holiday River Parade

November 29, 2019 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: 2 1/2 mile route, downtown River Walk

Ring in the holidays with this iconic night parade filled with lights, costumed float riders & music. The last 3 years sold-out. Tickets are on sale now.


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Ford Holiday River Parade - Dinner Packages

November 29, 2019 | 6:00PM - 10:00PM

Location: River Walk

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RAFFLE: 2-year lease, 2019 Ford Ecosport

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

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


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Holiday Night Market at The Pearl

December 5, 2019 | 4:00PM - 8:00PM

December 12, 2019 | 4:00PM - 8:00PM

December 19, 2019 | 4:00PM - 8:00PM

Get ready for Holiday nights with live music, shopping, culinary favorites and so much more!


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Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

December 5-22, 2019 | Monday-Thursday: 6-8:15 p.m. Friday-Sunday: 6-9:30 p.m.  

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

Sing in the holiday by caroling with friends and family from a boat on the River Walk. Celebrate the timeless tradition of caroling with a San Antonio twist. Charter an affordable...


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Ford Fiesta de las Luminarias

December 6-8th, 2019

December 13-15th, 2019

December 20-22nd, 2019

Location: Downtown River Walk

Experience the holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 2,000 Luminarias at night.


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25th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza Concert

December 7, 2019 | 7:30PM - 11:00PM

Location: 900 E Market St. San Antonio, Texas 78205

Holiday Artisan Show

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

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

Shop along the banks of the beautiful River Walk for unique handmade merchandise such as pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more fine art.


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Posada at Pearl

December 18, 2019 | 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Location: 303 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, Texas 78215

Inspired by the Mexican tradition of Las Posadas, The Historic Pearl hosts its third annual traditional Posada on Wednesday, December 18 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. 


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New Year’s Eve on the River Walk

December 31, 2019

Ring in the New Year on the world famous River Walk with fireworks at midnight and a variety of offers!


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Valero Alamo Bowl

December 31, 2019 | 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Who's ready for the biggest game in the Alamo? Find out more about the Valero Alamo Bowl and grab your tickets for the December 31 game!


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Draining of the River Walk

January 3rd-6th 

Location: Main Channel ONLY, Downtown will have water!

Time for a little maintenance on the Main Channel of the River Walk. It's business as usual in the Downtown section.


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Parade of Lanterns

January 25, 2020 - February 8, 2020
Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: San Antonio River Walk, downtown area

Ten 26-ft. long boats carrying enormous illuminated lanterns will float throughout the downtown section of the River Walk. Enjoy the spectacular lantern show for free each night.


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Mardi Gras Artisan Show

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020
Time: 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Location: River Walk Extension (near San Antonio Chamber of Commerce)

Meet artisans and see their work while enjoying the ambiance of shopping on the banks of the River Walk.


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Royal Mardi Gras Masquerade Gala

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

Location: TBA

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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Mardi Gras Festival & River Parade

February 22, 2020 - February 23, 2020
Time: 1:00PM - 6:00PM

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

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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St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade

March 14, 2020, Noon-8pm

March 15, 2020, Noon-6pm

Location: La Villita- 418 Villita Street / Arneson River Theatre

Enjoy two-days of Irish music, dance, food & loads of free family-friendly fun.


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Dyeing of the River Walk Green

March 14 & 15, 2020, 1-3 p.m.

Location: 2 1/2 mile route, downtown River Walk

Since 1968 the River Walk is magically transformed into the River Shannon in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The transformation occurs March 14 & 15.


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Armed Forces River Parade

May 16, 2020 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: San Antonio River Walk & Arneson Theatre

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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