Events

April 27, 2018

Six Flags Mardi Gras Celebration

Returning in April 2018! Our Mardi Gras Festival is back and this year we are introducing an all-new nighttime parade. Plus, more entertainment more food more fun and of course...


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May 11, 2018 - August 11, 2018
Time: 8:30PM - 10:00PM

Location: Arneson Theatre

Fiesta Noche Del Rio

The Alamo Kiwanis Club Charities proudly presents the 62nd Annual Fiesta Noche del Rio featuring a cultural cavalcade of artists. 


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Buy tickets:  www.fiestanochesa.com

Ticket information is as follows:

• Adults: $20.00

• Seniors: $15.00

• Children ages 6-14: $8.00

• (Children under 6 are free!)

• Groups of 10 to 25 people: $15.00/person

• Groups of 26 or more: $12.00/person

• Active & Retired Military: $15.00

May 19, 2018

Seaworld’s Sesame Street Party Parade

Catch this colorful, musical, show-stopping parade this summer at Sea World San Antonio, featuring 10 larger-than-life themed floats including Sesame Street favorites such as Mr....


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Best Admission Deal – Flex Ticket

The best deal to experience all the Sesame Street Parade fun is with a $69 2-Park Flex Ticket. This limited-time offer allows guests unlimited admission to both SeaWorld and Aquatica San Antonio water park for up to 5 consecutive days. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit SeaWorldSanAntonio.com

May 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018
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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June 9, 2018 | 8:00AM - 8:00PM

Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center 900 E. Market St.

Yoga for Warriors-Free Yoga Conference

Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.

Join this journey with us on the

4th International Day of Yoga 


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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-international-day-of-yoga-festival-san-antonio-tx-tickets-45233699212

June 17, 2018

Celebrate Father’s Day

Discover fun places to celebrate Dad on his big day!


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June 29, 2018 - July 2, 2018
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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To register as an artisan please contact Javier Gonzalez at [email protected].

June 29, 2018 - July 4, 2018
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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July 27, 2018 - July 29, 2018
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 Gonzalez 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.

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 31, 2018 - September 2, 2018
Time: 10:00AM - 12:00AM

Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

San Japan XI: Magical Universe

Immerse yourself with 3-days of Japanese anime, culture, costume, gaming events and other fan-run events in downtown San Antonio!


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August 31, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Time: 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Labor 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 your...


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

Email Javier Gonzalez 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.

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 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018
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 26, 2018 | 6:00PM - 10:30PM

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

Bud Light Haunted River

Roam the River Walk...if you dare. Eerie sounds, roaming ghouls, and zombies, combine with music, dancing, an adult costume contest, haunted river parade, and trick or treating...


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Costume contest  is sponsored by Dick's Last Resort.  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. Couple or group costumes will be considered one entry. Registration for the costume contest is the day of the event,  from 6:00PM-6:45pm. Costume contest begins at 7:00pm.

This event is FREE to attend. 

November 23, 2018 - January 4, 2019
Time: 5:30PM - 6:30AM

Holiday Lights on the River Walk

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


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November 23, 2018 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

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

Ford Holiday River Parade

Ring in the holidays with this iconic night parade filled with lights, costumed float riders & music. 2016 and 2017 were a sell-out so get your tickets early, tickets go on sale...


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Interested in volunteering at this event, click here to sign-up and for more info.

November 30- December 21, 2018  from 6:15PM - 9:30PM nightly

Location: Starts at Embassy Suites (River Level). Barges will make 1 lap around the River Walk horseshoe bend.

Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

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


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