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Unforgettable Fall

Delight in a season of unforgettable events, history and culture in San Antonio. Our beautiful fall weather sparks an atmosphere that’s equal parts excitement and relaxation. Explore amazing history at our Spanish colonial missions, designated as the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Texas, and enjoy pulse-pounding rides at our world-class theme parks. With the amazing cultural festivals, fun events and world-class exhibits happening this season, you’re sure to find something to celebrate.



Major Festivals & Events


Seeing Art San Antonio
Schedule varies, see website
Experience our dynamic arts scene with special events from Seeing Art San Antonio.

Art in the Garden at the San Antonio Botanical Garden
Discover the work of artist Alyson Shotz while taking in all the natural beauty.

Zoo Boo
Weekends in October
Get your costumes on for family friendly daytime trick-or-treating and games at the San Antonio Zoo.

Yanaguana Indian Arts Market
October 7 - 8, 2017
Get a glimpse into tribal tradition and contemporary native culture with handmade works of art, dancing, food and more.

October TBD
Celebrate Halloween at this family festival with a plant sale and seasonal events perfect for costumed kids.

October 6 - 14, 2017
Celebrate the region’s German heritage with music, food and dancing. And plenty of beer.

Second Sunday Jazz at the Witte
October TBD
Relax to smooth jazz under the pecan trees of the Will Smith Amphitheater every second Sunday.

Wine Down at the Garden
October TBD
Savor delicious cuisine complemented by South American wine at the beautiful San Antonio Botanical Garden.

46th Annual Witte Game Dinner
October TBD
Enjoy a delicious array of wild game and a rousing concert by The Bellamy Brothers at this fundraiser for the Witte Museum.

Monarch Butterfly And Pollinator Festival at Pearl
October TBD
Enjoy two days of arts, crafts, learning activities, a parade and bike troupe while hundreds of tagged Monarch butterflies are released for their migration.

Chipotle Sustainable Film Series at the San Antonio Botanical Garden
October TBD
Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective introduces a design method that utilizes the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems.

Dia de los Muertos
October 29-30, 2016
Celebrate the Day of the Dead with creative altars, poetry readings and calavera processions throughout the city.

Mala Luna Music Festival at Lone Star Brewery
October 28 - 29, 2017
Move your feet at this two-day music festival! Artists TBA. 

November TBD
Experience the Festival of Lights at this free Indian cultural event for the whole family, with authentic food, dance, crafts and more.

November 10 - 11, 2017
See San Antonio in a whole new light at this free downtown celebration of the arts.

Theme Park & Attraction Halloween Celebrations

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
September 16 - October 29, 2017
Experience fun by day and fright by night, with haunted houses and frightening Scare Zones sure to elicit screams and shows that will have you at the edge of your seat.

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure
Open Daily
Brave the #1 haunted house in San Antonio, featuring live actors and amazing special effects that take this multimillion-dollar attraction the next level of terror.

SeaWorld San Antonio Howl-O-Scream & Spooktacular
September 29 - October 29, 2017
Make your way through a night of terror with six scare zones, five haunted houses, creepy live entertainment and nighttime roller coaster rides that bring your nightmares to life.

Morgan’s Wonderland More Delightful Than Frightful
The perfect Halloween celebration for kids and people with special needs, More Delightful Than Frightful includes costumed trick-or-treating, face painting and fully accessible fun rides.

Free Museum Admissions and Museum Highlights

Our incredible galleries and museums make it easy to add some culture to your trip with free admission offers.


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