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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

Get great savings on everything from hotel packages to attraction tickets. See Deals >


Exciting Events and Grand Openings

NEW! A Renaissance of The Witte Museum
Open March 2017 -- The Witte has undergone more than 170-thousand square feet of renovations and expansion including massive new exhibitions on dinosaurs, People of the Pecos and Texas Wildlfie!

NEW! Splashed at Six Flags Fiesta Texas
To celebrate the park's 25th anniversary, Six Flags Fiesta Texas will open America's first rocket blast water coaster, Thunder Rapids!

NEW! Thrilling Rides at SeaWorld San Antonio
The Wave Breaker will be a one-of-a-kind coaster, custom-built to replicate the adrenaline rush of a watercraft animal rescue mission.

NEW! Explore more at the San Antonio Botanical Garden
The garden will feature eight new acres to discover, including the Culinary Garden and Outdoor Kitchen, Family Adventure Garden and more!

NEW! Waterpark Fun at Morgan's Wonderland
This will be the world's first ultra-accessible splash park featuring a River Boat Adventure ride, plus water cannons, a tipping bucket and more!

Party on the Tower Plaza: June - October
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.

Jungle Boogie Nights at the San Antonio Zoo: Friday Nights in June, July & August
Enjoy late nights at the San Antonio Zoo with cooler weather, live music, food and local vendors!

The Summer of Tech at The DoSeum: June 4 - Sept. 5
This summer The DoSeum will bring to life a digiPlaySpace, an exhibit that will inspire children to actively engage with the world of technology so they can take part in the innovative future of San Antonio.

Texas Folklife Festival: June 9-11
Experience the authentic food, traditional music and dancing of over 40 different cultures. 

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

Balcones Heights Jazz Festival: Wednesdays in July
This free concert series takes place in a beautiful outdoor setting.

Ford Canoe Challenge: August 5
Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and local celebrities compete on the San Antonio River. 

San Antonio Restaurant Week: August 12 - 26
Celebrate the city’s best dining with custom three-course lunch and dinner menus at some of San Antonio’s favorite restaurants.

Getting Around San Antonio:

Ride the VIVA by VIA: See everything that interests you during your trip to San Antonio by taking advantage of the three distinct VIVA routes by VIA! Shopping, culture, popular spots and more are accessible using this service!



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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