Drift & Dine

Drift & Dine

September 25, 2018 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

September 26, 2018 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

September 27, 2018 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

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

Volunteers are needed at this event, click here to sign-up for a shift. 

Drift & Dine - Sept. 25, 2018

Drift & Dine - Sept. 26, 2018

Drift & Dine - Sept. 27, 2018

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.

Drift & Dine is a three-day event running September 25-27, 2018. Twelve beautifully decorated boats carrying 16 passengers each will float along the river making seven 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 with special tiered pricing available for individuals and entire boats. Tickets on sale now and will be sold online at TheSanAntonioRiverWalk.com.   

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

(boats depart 6:00 pm-6:30 pm and return 9:20 pm-9:45 pm)

Individual- $75

Boat of 16- $1,000

Check-in is from 5:00 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. on the River Walk at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. For ease of parking, Boats will end at the launch location at approximately 9:00 p.m.

Last minute tickets will be available at the check-in location on a space-available basis. Tickets will be sold online the day of the event until noon. In the event of inclement weather, rescheduled dates are the following week. No refunds


On Tuesday after 5:00 p.m. the city-run parking garage located at 850 E. Commerce Street is free. We encourage parking on Wednesday and Thursday at the Shops at Rivercenter Garage located at 849 E. Commerce Street. Drift & Dine participants can receive a discounted parking rate of $6. To receive this discount, parking must be pre-purchased using the link listed on your ticket at checkout. 

Participating restaurants are different each night.

Below is a list of all participating restaurants* 

Tuesday, September 25             

Restaurant Dish Featured Beverage
Acenar Mexican Restaurant           
Ceviche Trio
Boudro's Texas BistroHousemade Boudin Fritters
with Arugula and Chipotle Remoulade
French 75: Gin, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Champagne, or Sparkling Wine
Casa RioTomatillo Chicken BowlHouse Margarita
Chili's Grill & BarBig-Mouth "Baby Boss" Burger
Dick's Last ResortDick's Famous Ribs and ColeslawTrashcan Punch
Mad Dogs British PubMad Dogs World Famous Fish and Chips$5 Absolut Flavors 
Market on HoustonShrimp Tacos with Chipotle Avocado Cream Sauce and Grilled Pineapple Pico

Wednesday, September 26

Restaurant Dish Featured Beverage
Bier Garten Riverwalk
Sausage & Pretzel KabobMargarita
Dorrego's at Hotel Valencia
Short Rib EmpanadaBlackberry Bramble with Citrus Vodka
Hard Rock CafeTaco Burger
Jimmy Buffett's MargaritavilleLava Lava ShrimpWhose to Blame Margarita
Landry's Seafood HouseCrawfish Crostinis and Corn & Crab BisqueReata Chardonnay Sangria
Schilo's Artisan Sandwich Bites
Zocca Cuisine D'ItaliaJumbo Lump Crabcake with Spinach, Garlic & Orange MarmaladeZocca Italian Margarita

Thursday, September 27

Restaurant Dish Featured Beverage
B.A.R, Born & Raised @ Marriot Riverwalk
Smoked Brisket Burnt End Taco 
$5 Margarita
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Skewer of Grilled Shrimp with RiceLt. Dan Pomegranate Punch
Iron Cactus Mexican Restaurant & Margarita BarSouthwest PaellaEspolón Margarita
Morton's the Steakhouse
Filet TrioPalm Beach Martini
On The Bend Oyster Bar and LoungeOyster Rockefeller with Crab Dip Topper$5 Crown Apple 
Texas De Brazil
Brazilian Sausage served with a bread roll and Brazilian vinaigrette
The Original Mexican RestaurantShredded Chicken Chile RellenoThe Firecracker Cocktail

* Restaurant schedules, dish, drinks and participating restaurants are subject to change.

Drift & Dine