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Summer Thrills in San Antonio

Give your family an unforgettable summer in thrilling San Antonio. With new attractions at theme parks, up-close encounters with exotic animals and fun festivals and events for the whole family, San Antonio is the place to be this summer.

Exciting Events and Grand Openings


NEW! Splashtown San Antonio Opens for 2015 Season: May 2
Enjoy 20 acres of excitement, including Splash Island, our new 4-story, 6-slide complex.

NEW! Batman™: The Ride Opens at Six Flags Fiesta Texas: May 23
Experience one-of-a-kind thrills on this 4D Free Fly Coaster loaded with special effects.

NEW! Pacific Point Preserve Opens at SeaWorld San Antonio: May 23
Celebrate sea lions and their antics with up-close views of these famously fun animals.

San Antonio Summer Art & Jazz Festival: June 5-7
Discover amazing jazz, beautiful arts and crafts and plenty of delicious food at this free three-day event.

NEW! The DoSeum - San Antonio's Museum for Kids Grand Opening: June 6
Explore our new children’s museum, where fun activities trigger critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Texas Folklife Festival: June 13-14
Learn about the state’s cultural history at this three-day event featuring the food, music, dance and crafts of more than 40 ethnic groups.

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See all of the thrills this summer! One lucky sweepstakes winner and their family will get a world-class San Antonio experience sure to entertain everyone! Learn more


The Most Amazing Family Vacation Ever!

Dive into local exclusives and behind-the-scenes adventures the whole family will enjoy. Go face-to-face with deep-sea giants, take VIP tours of elite museums and enjoy the exciting sounds of Fiesta Noche del Rio. Nobody does family time like San Antonio. Learn more


Get your kids excited with our fun activity page.


Summer Savings

  Get exclusive deals on attractions, restaurants, tours, shopping and hotels from SAVE,
  and download the SAVE in San Antonio app for great offers on the go.  

Now's the time to plan for a week or a weekend getaway. Summer Hotel Packages >

Budget-Friendly Summer Fun

San Antonio was recently named the third most budget friendly city in the country. Peruse local museums, walk through a Japanese tea garden, tour the Alamo and more, all for free.   Read more

Cool Indoor Fun for Families

Enjoy the warmth of the sun, then head inside to see some art, play laser tag, catch a movie or explore the largest cavern in the state.   Read more

Cool Eats

Learn how to find the most refreshing treats around San Antonio. It’s easy if you know what to look for, like raspas, palettas and, of course, margaritas of all sizes and colors.   Read more

After-Dark Activities

After seeing the sights during the day, check out entirely new ones at night. Watch a concert under the stars, take a ghost tour or have some old-school fun at a drive-in theater.   Read more

Summer Swimming Holes

San Antonio is full of places to get your feet wet, from the pool at your hotel to serene Hill Country resorts to theme parks full of water slides and wave pools.   Read more

Summer Learning

With our cities multiple art museums, unique mix of cultures and nearly 300 years of history, you’ll learn something new around every corner.   Read more

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