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Houston Street Food

Houston Street Food

Date: May 31, 2015   Time: 11:30AM - 2:00PM

Enjoy outdoor dining on Houston Street with gourmet picnic baskets from top local restaurants.

Proceeds from the event beneift the Summer Food Program of the San Antonio Food Bank.

Purchase a basket online at www.HoustonStreetFood.org



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Fourth of July Arts & Crafts Show

Fourth of July Arts & Crafts Show

Date: July 2, 2015 11:00AM - July 5, 2015 8:00PM

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!



Ford Canoe Challenge

Ford Canoe Challenge

Date: August 1, 2015   Time: 7:00AM - 11:00AM

Local celebrities, corporate teams, general public teams and Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts compete in timed heats through the downtwon area of the River Walk. It is the only event that allows people to canoe the downtown River Walk.  This event is fun to watch and even more fun to participate in!  Details and registration on-line.



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FordNews 4 WOAI

Click the links below to download the forms:

General Public Registration Form

Corporate Canoe Registration Form

Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show

Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show

Date: September 4, 2015 11:00AM - September 7, 2015 8:00PM

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 home, wardrobe or garden.



Event Sponsors

Click HERE for vendor application.

Bud Light- The Taste

Bud Light- The Taste

Date: September 8, 2015 6:00PM - September 10, 2015 8:30PM

The Taste is an event that brings the local San Antonio crowd to Houston Street and The River Walk to sample culinary offerings from over 35 participating establishments over a three day period.



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Bud LightNews 4 WOAIPepsiFox 209CW 35

Fall Arts & Crafts Show

Fall Arts & Crafts Show

Date: October 10, 2015 11:00AM - October 12, 2015 8:00PM

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!



Bud Light Halloween Fest

Bud Light Halloween Fest

Date: October 31, 2015   Time: 7:00PM - 11:00PM

The best FREE party on the river walk featuring a wicked costume contest, enchanting live music, an eerie river parade, and much more!

Bars open at 6pm with costume registration. Music from 7pm to 10:00 and the parade starts at 8:30pm, constume contest at 9pm



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Bud LightDick’s Last Resort

Costume contest registration is from 6pm-8pm at the Arneson River Theater. 

To pre-register, send your name, phone number, e-mail, and a brief description of your costume to [email protected] with the title "Halloween Contest"  

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. Couple or group costumes will be considered one entry.

Full details HERE

Free to the Public. The parade will make 2 laps around the River Walk, beginning at the International Building traveling through Restaurant Row, the horseshoe bend, the River Walk Extension, Rivercenter Mall and through Arneson River Theatre.

Ford Holiday River Parade & Lighting Ceremony

Ford Holiday River Parade & Lighting Ceremony

Date: November 27, 2015   Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

The 34th Annual Ford Holiday River Parade is a San Antonio tradition drawing 1/4 of a million people annually. It offers a spectacular one-hour parade along the San Antonio River Walk featuring 26 illuminated floats decorated for the  2015 theme. Parade participants include celebrities, bands and lavishly-costumed people.   The parade goes on RAIN OR SHINE. Children 2 years of age or older will need a ticket. Tickets are non refundable.

FORD Holiday River Parade

November 27, 2015, 7-9PM,   Arneson Theatre & a 4 mile route on the River Walk

5pm, gates open

6pm-7pm, Christmas Music Concert, Youth Orchestra of San Antonio

7pm, Lighting of the River Walk, by the Mayor of San Antonio

7-8pm, Televised Parade, KABB/CW35, Santa on last float

7-9pm, Parade on the River Walk for attendance in person

Ticket go on sale mid-September: sold on-line www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com / PURCHASE & PRINT tickets on your own printer and bring with you to the parade

Arneson $40 floor seats, $30 Grandstand seats, $20 Top level seats
Anywhere else on the River Walk Parade route-Front Row $25, Other seating $20, $15, $10
Free seats on the parade route (bring your own chair)

from North of Martin St. to Lexington St. Bridge and North St. Mary’s St. to Lexington St)  

Majority of restaurants on the River Walk offer packages of seating and meals-check with them directly.

 


 



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Drury Plaza HotelFordFox 209CW 35Bud LightMacysOne Main FinancialSan Antonio Police Officer’s AssociationRio San AntonioTraders VillageMaddogsSACVBstarbucksNews 4 WOAIHEB

Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

Date: December 2, 2015 6:15PM - December 20, 2015 8:30PM

Throughout the 2 1/2 miles in the downtown area of the River Walk four or five boats float on the river each night carrying a different group each hour performing live Christmas Carols. More than 185 school, church, company, and civic choral groups participate each year. Joyous caroling fills the evening air along the San Antonio River Walk. The public is invited to stroll on the banks of the river or sit outdoors in a restaurant to enjoy the caroling.



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Ford

Ford Fiesta de las Luminarias

Ford Fiesta de las Luminarias

Date: December 4, 2015 7:00PM - December 20, 2015 10:00PM

Experience the Holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 6,000 Luminarias. Warmly glowing candles in sand-filled bags line the walkways to symbolically mark the "lighting of the way" for the Holy Family. This century’s old tradition begins at dusk Friday, Saturday & Sunday only December 4-20, 2015



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Ford

Winter Arts & Crafts Show

Winter Arts & Crafts Show

Date: December 11, 2015 11:00AM - December 13, 2015 11:00PM

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 home, wardrobe or garden. Participating vendors display 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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Click HERE for Vendor Application.

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