One of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Texas, the San Antonio River Walk is home to a vivid assortment of shopping destinations, museums, galleries, restaurants and cafes… designed to cater to visitors of every taste and age.
Today, the River Walk is supported and maintained by the Paseo del Rio Association, which organizes a host of special events and promotions all through the year, while also preserving the unique blend of nostalgia and vivaciousness that has now come to be almost synonymous with the River Walk. Budding arts and crafts enthusiasts can showcase their skills at the Memorial Day and 4th of July Shows, while gourmet-food enthusiasts can treat their taste buds to a culinary extravaganza at the DOS EQUIS Pachanga Del Rio. If you happen to stop by San Antonio at Thanksgiving, visit the River Walk for a spectacular display of 122,000 twinkling lights, which welcome one of the most flamboyant parades in Texas.
On balmy summer days, cruise down the picturesque river on a 35-minute long boat ride, which leads you through the history of San Antonio with a captivating narrative. For a scintillating end to a long day of activity, reserve yourself a dinner ride, taking your pick from an extensive selection of cuisines and ambiences.
For further information, you can refer to the San Antonio River Walk website at http://www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com, or better still, stop by this historic locale to experience the eclectic attractions, which have attracted hoards to visitors to San Antonio all through the years!
Events at San Antonio River Walk
Mardi Gras River Parade
Most cities celebrating Mardi Gras have parades, but few have river parades.
Dyeing O’ the River Green
The famous Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas becomes a smaller version of the Emerald Isle during St Patrick’s Day weekend every year and the river itself is dyed green.
Holiday Arts and Crafts Show
Arts and crafts fans will definitely want to mark their calendars for the second weekend in December as San Antonio, Texas holds its annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show along the famous River Walk.
Fiesta de las Luminarias
Each December more than 2,500 luminarias are placed along San Antonio’s River Walk, offering a faint touch ot holiday cheer to the monumental landmark of the city.
Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show
Whether coming solely to pick up some personal gifts, getting early shopping taken care of or are just coincidentally be in the area, you must stop by the Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show.
River Walk Mud Festival in San Antonio, TX
The San Antonio River Walk Mud Festival is held every January as the San Antonio River is drained for maintenance.
St. Patricks Day Parade and Festivities in San Antonio, TX
St Patty’s Day Weekend has much in store for those who would like to celebrate including, a parade, the annual “Dying of the River Green,” and the local pub crawl.
Michelob Ultra Riverwalk Mud Festival on the River Walk in San Antonio, TX
Who would have thought routine maintenance on a river could lead to so much fun?
Fall Arts & Crafts Fair
Craft vendors from around the nation will set up shop along the River Walk this October for the Fall Arts & Crafts Fair in San Antonio, Texas.
International Accordion Festival
Located on San Antonio’s downtown riverwalk, the International Accordion Festival is a true showcase of the accordion.
Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony
If you’ll be in San Antonio, Texas during the holiday season, you won’t want to miss the Annual Holiday River Parade & Lighting Ceremony.
Ford Holiday River Parade & Lighting Ceremony on the River Walk in San Antonio, TX
Each Friday after Thanksgiving, the San Antonio River lights up for the Ford Holiday River Parade & Lighting Ceremony on the River Walk in San Antonio, TX.