A Guide to the River Walk for Every Month in 2024

January 5, 2024

New year, new adventures along the San Antonio River Walk! If you’re planning a trip to the Alamo City in 2024, you can’t miss out on exploring this iconic gem. Fun fact: We proudly hold the title of Texas’s #1 visited attraction! No matter the month, the San Antonio River Walk offers a blend of cultural experiences, entertainment, and scenic beauty throughout the year. Check out our quick guide to a calendar jam-packed with activities, ideas, and inspiration that are sure to steal your heart:

🍁January

  • Take advantage of the cooler weather for strolls and sightseeing along the Downtown River Walk, Museum + Mission Reach.
  • Shop local from 40+ vendors at our Winter Artisan Show!
  • Head to Pearl to experience DreamWeek and its Dream Stage.

❤️February 

🌸March 

  • Welcome the spring season with a kayaking tour along the river.
  • Join in the festivities of St. Patrick’s Day with themed events like our annual festival, parade, and river dyeing!

Enjoy patio weather and sip a cocktail at Elsewhere Bar & Kitchen, Tokyo Cowboy, Domingo, and so many more!

🎉April 

☀️May 

🏳️‍🌈June

  • Celebrate love at our annual Pride Parade along the Downtown River Walk and Museum Reach section.
  • Visit Pearl and dance the night away at its Sound Cream Sunset Sessions. 
  • Experience the Mission Reach via bike ride, bird watching, and fishing. 
Photo by Thompson Hotel San Antonio River Walk

🇺🇸July 

🛶August 

✨September 

  • Explore the oldest neighborhood in San Antonio and visit La Villita, located right along the river.
  • Experience the ultimate foodie event with our annual Drift & Dine event. 
  • Embrace the autumn leaves and marvel at the massive cypress trees along the downtown River Walk.
Photo by Pearl

🕯October

🍂November

  • Kick off the holiday season with our Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony. 
  • Explore the King William District and shop locally at Bluestar Arts Complex.
  • Indulge in our culinary scene and travel the world at these five River Walk restaurants.

🎄December

  • Immerse yourself in the magical holiday spirit with 100,000 dazzling lights along the River Walk.
  • Attend Pearl’s Holiday Night Market + the Holiday River Walk Artisan Show. 
  • Experience a unique hot cocoa cruise along the Downtown River Walk and a Christmas tree light show at Museum Reach’s Lock and Dam. 


BONUS: Take a look at our reel that showcases the River Walk and its beauty every month!