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14 THINGS TO DO IN SAN ANTONIO, TX (APRIL 02 - APRIL 11)

Bluebonnets

Bluebonnets

late February–April (best in early-to-mid April) • nature

Don't miss the blooming of the state flower of Texas

Fiesta San Antonio

Fiesta San Antonio

March 31–April 10, 2022 • event

A huge Fiesta, lasting for​ 10 days, is a celebration of the rich and diverse cultures of San Antonio

Rodeo

Rodeo

mid-January–August • activity

An undeniable part of Texas culture. Don't miss the Rodeo season and enjoy some original shows

Shrimp Season

Shrimp Season

July–November • food

Check out the opening​ ceremony of a shrimp festival and enjoy the traditions and delicious seafood

Watermelon

Watermelon

April–early September • food

There is nothing better than a cool slice of watermelon during hot summer Texas days

Kayaking and Canoeing

Kayaking and Canoeing

January–August • activity

Take a day trip on a kayak or canoe and enjoy the sound of the water and peaceful paddling on one of the thousands of scenic trails

Strawberry Season

Strawberry Season

late February–early May • food

There is no such thing as too many strawberries, especially during the Strawberry Festival

Hummingbird Migration

Hummingbird Migration

March–May | August–October (best in mid-September) • nature

Track the world's tiniest bird passing over the Lone Star State

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

late February–October | best April  • nature

Every spring, Texas countryside gets transformed with yellow, blue, purple, and red blooms

Raccoon

Raccoon

March–November • nature

These curious small creatures can quietly accompany you during an evening camping trip

Hiking

Hiking

March–May | September–November • activity

The stunning beauty and natural diversity of this state are amazing. Just choose the best trail for you!

Biking

Biking

March–May | September–November • activity

The diverse terrains of the Lone Star State offer some of the best cycling vacations

Gorman Falls

Gorman Falls

all year round | April–mid-September • nature

A wide, misty waterfall will make you feel like you are somwhere tropical

Snake Season

Snake Season

March–May • nature

Snakes have been an object of fascination, fear, and suspicion since ancient times

24 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Ford Holiday River Parade

Ford Holiday River Parade

out of rangeNovember 26, 2021 • event

A picturesque river walk in San Antonio is a must-see during the holidays

Día de Los Muertos

Día de Los Muertos

out of rangeOctober 31–November 1 • event

This colourful celebration is prepared especially for the immortal souls that come down to earth to join the living on this spec​ial day

Lavender Trails

Lavender Trails

out of rangeMay–June • nature

Smell the healing aroma while walking in the fields of lavender in the Texas Hill Country

Texas Fall Colors

Texas Fall Colors

out of rangemid-October–early November • nature

Celebrate the change of seasons by visiting the most scenic spots in The Lone Star State

Natural Pools and Springs​

Natural Pools and Springs​

out of rangeMay–September • nature

Spend hot summer days in a natural water reservoir—some of them are beautiful natural creations, others are thrilling mysterious places, but all of them will bring you fresh and cool delight

Kerrville Folk Festival

Kerrville Folk Festival

out of rangeOctober 1–11, 2021 • event

Become a part of the 18 days summer music camp full of concerts, activities, and wo​rkshops, together with thousands of others who can't imagine their life without music

San Antonio 4th of July Events & Fireworks

San Antonio 4th of July Events & Fireworks

unconfirmedJuly 4 • event

Woodlawn Lake Park hosts the largest Independence Day event in San Antonio, but the city offers lots of other entertainment

Total Solar Eclipse

Total Solar Eclipse

out of rangeApril 8, 2024 • event

Some spots on Earth wait for the moment of solar totality for hundreds or even thousands of years. To capture a spectacle, you have to be truly lucky

River Tubing

River Tubing

out of rangeJune–August • activity

When there is too much sun, cool down with a pleasant ride down the river

Fredericksburg Oktoberfest

Fredericksburg Oktoberfest

out of rangeOctober 1–3, 2021 • event

The largest celebration in the polka capital of Texas

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day

out of rangemid-March 2021 • event

Become Irish for a day during the celebrations of St.Patrick's Day all over Texas

Skylight Balloon Fest

Skylight Balloon Fest

out of rangeOctober 22–24, 2021 • event

Relish these three days full of activities, vendors, and, of course, the balloons!

River Walk Christmas Lights

River Walk Christmas Lights

out of rangeNovember 12, 2020–January 4, 2021 • event

The most magical time of the year in San Antonio

Poteet Strawberry Festival

Poteet Strawberry Festival

out of rangeOctober 30–November 1, 2020 • event

The biggest annual celebration in the strawberry capital of Texas

New Year's Eve in San Antonio

New Year's Eve in San Antonio

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

San Antonio welcomes the New Year with parties, fireworks, and plenty of entertainment

Peach Season

Peach Season

out of rangeMay–August • food

Yummy, tasty, fresh peaches are ready to be picked

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

out of rangeOctober–December • food

Try the best pie you have ever eaten on your trip to Texas

Monarch Butterfly Migration

Monarch Butterfly Migration

out of rangeOctober • nature

For just a few weeks, San Antonio becomes "the monarch motel"

Texas Independence Day

Texas Independence Day

out of rangeMarch 2, 2021 (online) • event

The best time to feel the atmosphere of the Lone Star State, witness legendary Texan patriotism, and enjoy celebrations all over the state

Chinese New Year in San Antonio

Chinese New Year in San Antonio

out of rangeFebruary 12–25, 2021 • event

Large floats with lanterns on the River Walk and lots of cultural activities across the city

Caves

Caves

out of rangeMay–September • activity

Escape the summer heat in one of these stunning caves. Beware of the bats and be ready to explore something new with every step

Alamo City Comic Con

Alamo City Comic Con

out of rangeOctober 31–November 3, 2019 • event

One of the largest events of this kind in the United States

Halloween

Halloween

out of rangemid-September–late October • event

The biggest seasonal events in San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas

Christmas Lights in and near San Antonio, TX

Christmas Lights in and near San Antonio, TX

out of rangemid-November–early January • event

See the River Walk, SeaWorld, the zoo, and the city's other attractions aglow

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