Drift & Dine
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Drift & Dine

Check-in is from 5-6 p.m. 

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



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Experience a night to remember as you slowly ‘Drift & Dine’ along the River Walk. Discover new restaurants and revisit old favorites. Relax in good company with music to hear, a sunset to watch, food to savor, and a feeling of bliss. Go with the flow, savor the flavor! 

Beautifully decorated boats carrying 16-20 passengers each will float along the river making six restaurant stops during their journey. Delicious food at each restaurant stop is included in your ticket price. Drinks will be available for purchase at each stop. The culinary voyage takes place on three individual nights:

TUESDAY 9/24
RESTAURANT DISH SPECIALTY DRINK
Boudro's Duck Wings Confit River Breeze
Dorrego's,  Valencia Hotel
Masa & Queso/Beef Empanada Guachito Gil
Iron Cactus Lobster Tacos The Iron Cactus Margarita
Landry's Seafood
Shrimp Enbrochette and Lobster Bisque Sangria
On the Bend Oyster Bar & Lounge
Jumbo Gulf Shrimp w/ Stone Ground Texas Grits TBD
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
Veal Osso Buco Ravioli Gambler's Old Fashioned, Broad Street Hurricane
Texas de Brazil
Brazilian Sausage, vinaigrette & bread
Tiff's Treats
Warm Delicious Cookie
WEDNESDAY 9/25
RESTAURANT DISH SPECIALTY DRINK
Bier Garten Oktoberfest Sliders Margarita
Born & Raised, Marriott Riverwalk
Shrimp & Grits Award-winning Margarita
Gourdough's Big Cheez Bites & Pork My Belly Skewers Gourdough's Margarita
Ostra,  Mokara Hotel
Applewood Smoked Salmon, sweet corn puree Summery Impatience
The Original Mexican Restaurant
Cheesecake TBD
Zocca Cuisine D'Italia, Westin Riverwalk
Shrimp Scampi Stuffed Ravioli, Garlic, Lemon, & Butter Sauce Italian Margarita
Tiff's Treats
Warm Delicious Cookie
THURSDAY 9/26
RESTAURANT DISH SPECIALTY DRINK
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
Shrimp Mac N Cheese Lt. Dan's Pomegranate Punch
Dick's Last Resort
Pulled Pork Sliders Trailer Trash Punch
Fogo de Chao Prime Meat Sampler, Polenta Fries, Mashed Potatoes Caipirinha
Las Canarias, Omni La Mansion del Rio
Spicy Chili-Lime Shrimp Mimosa 75
Mad Dogs Savory Cottage Pie TBD
The Republic of Texas Restaurant
Hog Wings served w/ Red Chili Hog Sauce Tequila Drifter
Tiff's Treats
Warm Delicious Cookie

  • Tickets on sale NOW. Individual tickets: $75,  Boats of 16 - $1125, and Boats of 20 - $1425.
  • No refunds are offered for this event. Rain dates will be on the same day (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) of the following week. Tickets may be transferred to another person without notifying event organizer, however, transferred guests must check-in under initial purchasers name.  
  • Call 210-227-4262 ext. 100 during weekdays with questions regarding your ticket purchase.
  • Immediately after purchase, please locate the purchase confirmation email in your inbox. If not there, check your email junk or spam folder.  This is strictly a confirmation and information email, and you won't be asked to present your confirmation at check-in.

Thanks to Bud Light for sponsoring another wonderful event on the River Walk!

Check-in reception each night is held from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on the River Walk at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. To make event parking easier, boats will launch and end at the same location. Enjoy live music during check-in. Participating restaurants are different each night and are subject to change.  Participating restaurants will be listed on this event page as confirmed.

Drift & Dine