Events

Events

02/17/2019 - 04/12/2019

San Antonio Commanders Season Schedule

Check out the full schedule for a look into the team's inaugural season.


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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 10, 2019 | 5:00PM - 7:30PM

Location: Hard Rock Cafe San Antonio 111 W Crockett St, San Antonio, Texas 78205

South Bank Medal Stroll

Join us for our 3rd Annual South Bank Medal Stroll! Guests will stroll the South Bank of the River Walk as they purchase all of the fun fiesta medals our vendors will be selling.


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April 12, 2019 | 10:00AM - 7:00PM

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

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

San Antonio LEGOLAND Discovery Center's grand opening is April 12.  For a limited time, exclusive discounted single day tickets are available!


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April 18, 2019 | 7:00PM - 11:00PM

Taste at the Tower

Kick off your fiesta at our first annual Taste at the Tower event on Thursday, April 18. Join us at the base of the Tower for an evening the whole family will enjoy.


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April 21, 2019 | 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Easter fun around town

Celebrate Easter week at some of these fun events around town!


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April 22, 2019 | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Texas Cavalier’s River Parade Dining Packages

Many River Walk restaurants offer dinner packages for this popular Fiesta river parade.


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April 22, 2019 | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Texas Cavaliers River Parade

The 75th Texas Cavaliers River Parade theme for 2019 will be It’s SHOWTIME in San Antonio! The Honorary Grand Marshal is the legendary Rodeo Entertainer and Bull Fighter Leon...


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https://www.texascavaliers.org/river-parade/tickets

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.

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 Joshua Reyes, 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 luminarias that last through the holiday.


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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 Joshua Reyes, 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.

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 Josh Reyes, 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 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.

Date: September 24, 2019 - September 26, 2019
Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Starts & Ends: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 E. Market Street, 78205 (River Level near Ruth's Chris Steakhouse)

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 are needed at this event, click here to sign-up 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 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.

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 5-23, 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 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 Kat Fisher 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.