San Antonio

Annual Events

This page lists family-friendly events in the San Antonio, Texas area. Note: Details of these events can change from year to year, so please check our calendar of events for specific dates and updated information.
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Alamo City Comic Con

Fans of comics, gaming and cosplay take over the Henry B. González Convention Center to meet their favorite celebs, artist and writers.

Season: Spring
200 East Market Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Armed Forces River Parade

This patriotic parade is dedicated to the men and women of the Armed Forces. Twenty-five star spangled floats carrying representatives of all 5 branch ...

Season: Spring
La Villita- 418 Villita St. and all along the downtown River Walk, San Antonio, Texas
Asian Festival

This family friendly event at the Institute of Texan Cultures features Asian-American music, cultural performances, food, fashion, crafts and other pr ...

Season: Winter
801 E Cesar E Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, Texas, 78206
Balcones Heights Jazz Festival

This free concert series takes place each July and August on Friday evenings at the spectacular outdoor Amphitheater at Wonderland of the Americas.

Season: Summer
4522 Fredericksburg Rd, Ste A37, San Antonio, Texas, 78201
Boerne Fall Handmade Market

Boerne Handmade Market (or BHM) is a bi-annual, handmade only market. We have anywhere from 65-100 handmade vendors selling anything and everything yo ...

Season: Fall
Fall
Kendall County Fairgrounds, Boerne, Texas, 78006
Boerne Spring Handmade Market

Boerne Handmade Market (or BHM) is a bi-annual, handmade only market. We have anywhere from 65-100 handmade vendors selling anything and everything yo ...

Season: Spring
Spring
Kendall County Fairgrounds, Boerne, Texas, 78006
Carols by Candlelight

Share in the Christmas spirit with the 15th annual Carols by Candlelight hosted by the Mission Point Christian Church. This free concert will highligh ...

Season: Winter
December
418 Villita St, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Centro Cultural Aztlan - Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit

Since 1977, Centro Cultural has opened its doors to tourists and residents to take part in the biggest and oldest Dia de los Muertos Celebration payin ...

Season: Fall
November 2nd
Kids and students are free
1800 Fredericksburg Rd, Ste 103, San Antonio, Texas, 78201
Centro Cultural Aztlan - Lowrider Festival

Every first Sunday in May, Centro Cultural Aztlan presents the annual Lowrider Festival an event that welds art with culture. This one-day, authentic- ...

Season: Spring
Every first Sunday in May
1800 Fredericksburg Rd, Ste 103, San Antonio, Texas, 78201
Centro Cultural Aztlan - Superhero Exhibit

Call for artists! Our annual Superhero Exhibition is designed for students from kinder to 12th grade to create artwork that is based on Real-Life Her ...

Season: Spring
1800 Fredericksburg Rd, Ste 103, San Antonio, Texas, 78201
Centro Cultural Aztlan - Virgen de Guadalupe

On December 12, Centro Cultural Aztlan produces and presents an annual Celebracion a la Virgen de Guadalupe with one of the most beautiful exhibits an ...

Season: Winter
December 12
1800 Fredericksburg Rd, Ste 103, San Antonio, Texas, 78201
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm - Christmas at the Farm

Community wide event to celebrate the winter holidays. Families will enjoy Hay/sleigh rides, hot coco, singing carols, meeting Santa, family photos,tr ...

Season: Winter
140 City Park Rd, Boerne, Texas, 78006
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm - Fall Family Festival

Community wide event to celebrate fall and harvest season. Participants enjoy painting pumpkins, finding their way through a hay bale maze, bobbing fo ...

Season: Fall
140 City Park Rd, Boerne, Texas, 78006
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm - Moondance Outdoor Concert Series

Come enjoy our outdoor concert series, Moondance, under the oaks and evening stars at the CNC&F. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, drinks & eats (if y ...

Season: Summer
140 City Park Rd, Boerne, Texas, 78006
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm - Pioneer Days Festival

Community wide event to teach families about the history of our area in a fun and exciting way. Participants will enjoy meeting interpretive character ...

Season: Spring
140 City Park Rd, Boerne, Texas, 78006
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm - Spring Family Festival

Community wide event to celebrate spring, beginnings, and growth! Participants can watch a live dog and pony show, get their faces painted, play with ...

Season: Spring
140 City Park Rd, Boerne, Texas, 78006
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm - Summer Family Fun Festival

Community wide event to celebrate summer and good clean fun. Participants take pleasure in winning medals and trophies while competing in traditional ...

Season: Summer
140 City Park Rd, Boerne, Texas, 78006
City of San Antonio Martin Luther King Jr. March

On January 19, 1987 the Commission and the City of San Antonio held its first official Martin Luther King, Jr. March. Each year, a variety of educatio ...

Season: Winter
3501 MLK Drive, San Antonio, Texas, 78220
Contemporary Art Month

Every March, during Contemporary Art Month (CAM), San Antonio artists, performers and curators present the best our community has to offer at gallerie ...

Season: Spring
Culinaria - A Wine and Culinary Arts Festival

This festival celebrates San Antonio as a premier wine and food destination and an important culinary and cultural gateway to Mexico and Latin America ...

Season: Spring
1248 Austin Highway, Suite 106-134, San Antonio, Texas, 78209
Diwali San Antonio - Festival of Lights

Experience the festive tradition of India that symbolizes the victory of good over evil.

Season: Fall
November 4
Hours: 5 pm - 11 pm
Free
La Villita- 418 Villita St, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Fiesta Noche Del Rio

A San Antonio tradition, this performance features songs and dances of Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Texas and occurs Friday and Saturday evenings at t ...

Season: Summer
La Villita- 418 Villita St. and all along the downtown River Walk, San Antonio, Texas
Fiesta! San Antonio

Fiesta is one of America's truly great festivals. It began more than 120 years ago as a way to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Bat ...

Season: Spring
2611 Broadway St, San Antonio, Texas, 78215
Ford Fiesta de Las Luminarias

Experience the holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 2,000 Luminarias eac ...

Season: Winter
December
Downtown River Walk, San Antonio, Texas
Ford Holiday River Parade

The annual Ford Holiday River Parade is a San Antonio tradition drawing over 40,000 people annually. It offers a spectacular parade along the San Anto ...

Season: Winter
2 1/2 mile route, downtown River Walk, San Antonio, Texas
Ford River Race

A family friendly festival of music, food and fun! Floats release 110 pounds of environmentally friendly green dye into the San Antonio River, transfo ...

Season: Summer
602 E. Commerce St, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
FotoSeptiembre USA

Explore exhibits showing traditional photographs, digital images and photography based works at art centers and exhibition spaces throughout San Anton ...

Season: Summer
All September
333 West Olmos Drive #103, San Antonio, Texas, 78212
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center - Tejano Conjunto Festival

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center hosts the Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival at the historic Guadalupe Theater and Rosedale Park in San Antonio, Texas ...

Season: Spring
723 S Brazos St, San Antonio, Texas
H-E-B Big League Weekend

H-E-B Big League Weekend will bring a two-game Major League Baseball exhibition hosted at the iconic Alamodome in Downtown San Antonio. Turning th ...

Season: Spring
100 Montana, San Antonio, Texas, 78203
Historic Market Square -  Back to School Weekend Party

The kids may dread this time of year, but parents can look forward to this annual event that mixes music, arts and crafts, and food with back-to-schoo ...

Season: Summer
August
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Blessing of the Animals

If your pets are your “kids,” you won’t want to miss this one-day special event that includes a pet parade, live music, kids’ activities, food booths, ...

Season: Fall
December
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Fiesta de los Reyes

Fiesta De Los Reyes is one of the largest free celebrations within the 10-day Fiesta San Antonio event. In addition to Mexican standards like aguas fr ...

Season: Spring
April
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Fiesta Patrias

San Antonio is the best place (north of the border) to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day, and Market Square has the best party in town. Antojitos, m ...

Season: Summer
August
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Fiesta Primavera Spring Break

Welcome back warm weather in style at the Fiesta Primavera Spring Break, a three-day event sponsored by the Farmers Market Association. Local musician ...

Season: Spring
March
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Freedom Fest

Independence Day at Market Square means three days of artists, arts and crafts vendors, family activities, food, and live music. In previous years, mu ...

Season: Summer
July
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Hispanic Heritage Weekend

Also known as the Jalapeno Festival, Market Square gets muy caliente celebrating Hispanic culture. Come dance to mariachi music, dine on authentic Mex ...

Season: Summer
September
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Labor Day Celebration

To celebrate Labor Day, Market Square does what it does best: live Tejano and conjunto music, food and beverage booths, and arts and crafts. The fun l ...

Season: Summer
September
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Market Square Car Show

Classic rides from California Kustoms, Latin World Car Club, and Push Rods Car Club will be on display, alongside classic bikes from Wild Dawgs bicycl ...

Season: Summer
October
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Market Square Ice Cream Social

On National Ice Cream Day, come to Market Square to beat the heat with everyone’s favorite summertime treat, served up courtesy of local ice cream sho ...

Season: Summer
July
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Mid March Market Madness

Mid March Market Madness is Market Square’s springtime nod to Barnum & Bailey. Kids will have a blast watching the jugglers, clowns, and magicians per ...

Season: Spring
March
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Painting in the Plaza

Celebrate Contemporary Art Month in Market Square by signing up for one of these paid art sessions. A teacher will be on hand to guide you in the crea ...

Season: Spring
March
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  San Antonio Family Pride Fair

One of Market Square’s newest annual events, the fair is held to promote the community’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender programs and services ...

Season: Summer
June
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair

The biggest Tejano music event of the year, Fan Fair spans four days and includes performances by more than 100 bands from across the country on four ...

Season: Spring
March
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square -  Viva Market Square

Held the first weekend of Fiesta San Antonio, Viva Market Square is a celebration of the city’s vibrant and diverse culture. There will be three stage ...

Season: Spring
April
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square - 5 de Mayo

San Antonio’s vibrant Market Square is a festive delight to visit year-round, so just imagine what it’s like to celebrate Cinco de Mayo there, a festi ...

Season: Spring
May
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square - Market Square Rodeo Roundup

San Antonio’s AT&T Center isn’t the only place in town to cowboy up and hoedown. The yearly Market Square Rodeo Roundup features live music, singing, ...

Season: Winter
February
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square - Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

Get summer started with a bang during this three-day party at Market Square. Arts and crafts for kids takes place on Saturday, with live music and foo ...

Season: Summer
Memorial Day Weekend
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square - Mother’s Day Weekend

Spend the day with the most important woman in your life at Market Square. There will be food, live music, and crafts aplenty to buy, so you can treat ...

Season: Spring
May
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square - Primer Sabado Chocolate Festival

Dark, white, or, milk ... no matter what your favorite style is, you’ll find loads of sweet confections at the Market Square Chocolate Festival. Sampl ...

Season: Winter
February
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
Historic Market Square - Salsa Street Fest

If you’re wondering whether this event features the food or the dance, the answer is ... yes. On Saturday, root for your favorite entry in the salsa-m ...

Season: Summer
August
514 W. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205