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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.

 

 

Summer Savings

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Exciting Events and Grand Openings


NEW! Three New Thrill Rides at Six Flags Fiesta Texas: Now Open
Experience high-adrenaline thrills as you loop, spin and soar on the new Fireball, Hurricane Force 5 and Spinsanity.


NEW! Discovery Point at SeaWorld San Antonio: Now Open
Observe dolphins above the surface and playing in an underwater viewing area at this interactive dolphin lagoon.


NEW! Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed: Now – September 5
Discover unforgettable history when the Witte Museum hosts the largest traveling exhibition about the Maya ever displayed in the U.S.


Fiesta Noche del Rio: Now – August 13
Enjoy musical nights full of entertainment on Friday and Saturday at the historic Arneson River Theatre.


Summer Dance Hall Series at Pearl: Wednesdays through August 24
Cut a rug to live music at the return of the infectiously energetic Dance Hall Series at Pearl Stable benefiting Boot Campaign.
 

Mathletics: Now – September 5
Get kids moving while they explore mathematical concepts at The DoSeum’s training camp that keeps both minds and bodies fit while encouraging healthy competition.


Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008: Now – September 11
Celebrate America’s most iconic amusement park at the McNay with this exploration of 150 years of inspirational, influential and entertaining history.

Party on the Tower Plaza: Now - October 28
Enjoy free family fun every Friday from 7-11 p.m. with live entertainment from top local musicians, delicious food & drinks, a bounce house and much more.


San Antonio Restaurant Week: August 13 - 27
Celebrate the city’s best dining with custom three-course lunch and dinner menus at some of San Antonio’s favorite restaurants.


Treasure Island: August 20 - September 17
Experience an all-ages adventure full of pirates, sword fights and lost treasure with Jamie Hawkins, Long John Silver and more at The Magik Theatre.

 

 

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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