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Spring Adventures

 

Experience a season of renewal in San Antonio, where refreshing spring weather brings the city to life. From amazing history at our World Heritage Site Spanish colonial missions and pulse-pounding rides at our exciting theme parks to enlightening cultural festivals and fascinating exhibits at museums, you’ll find new adventures in bloom everywhere you look.

Hotel Packages
Plan the perfect trip for any occasion with these special offers from some of the city’s finest accommodations.

 

Spring Savings
Get great savings on everything from hotel packages to attraction tickets.




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Six Flags Fiesta Texas 
Six Flags Fiesta Texas is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with new rides and events including a colorful Mardi Gras Festival (twice daily from March 24 to April 30). The visually stunning 200-acre park has exciting thrill rides, attractions and shows for every age, plus opportunities to meet the Looney Tunes characters and much more. 

SeaWorld San Antonio 
SeaWorld San Antonio’s combination of unique animal attractions, entertaining shows and thrilling state-of-the-art coasters make this park an exciting place to be! This spring don't miss SeaWorld's Wild Days with Jack Hanna, the Seven Seas Food Festival and Discovery Point's interactive swims with bottlenose dolphins, beluga whales and sea lions. 

Witte Museum
The Witte is an exciting place for the entire family this spring after some new additions that will blow you away! The new space features 170,000 square feet of renovations and expansions, including new exhibits on dinosaurs as well as People of the Pecos and Texas Wild.

The DoSeum
The DoSeum is San Antonio's museum for kids. It is a fascinating place for children to learn through exciting and interactive exhibits! The museum features a Spy Academy where "recruits" solve missions to become covert or even master spies.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort
The original Schlitterbahn, just 20 minutes north of San Antonio in New Braunfels, has over 65 acres of tube rides, water slides and uphill water coasters.

Splashtown San Antonio
Splashtown San Antonio is 20 landscaped acres of cool, clean water excitement just three minutes north of downtown. 

Morgan’s Wonderland 
With inclusion as its guiding principle, Morgan's Wonderland was designed with special-needs individuals in mind and built for everyone's enjoyment. The 25-acre, completely wheelchair-accessible park features more than 25 attractions plus coming this spring is the all new Splash Island - the world's first ultra-accessible splash park.

San Antonio Zoo
The Zoo is a San Antonio must-do! This sanctuary is home to over 750 different species meaning you can find almost any animal you are intrigued by here. Feed the giraffes, see the Komodo dragons in Gibbon forest, and spot the burrowing owl in the Hixon Bird House during your spring adventures!

San Antonio Botanical Garden
The San Antonio Botanical Garden is the perfect place to relax with the entire family. The Family Adventure Garden gives children and parents the opportunity to engage with the natural world, learn and thrive together. Enjoy family drop-in programs every second and fourth Saturday of the month!  

In Alamo Plaza, thrill seekers can explore Ripley's Believe it or Not, Ripley's Haunted Adventure, Louis Tussaud's WaxWorks, Tomb Raider 3D, and the Guinness World Records Museum. Further down Houston Street, the Buckhorn Saloon and Museum is a distinctly Texas odditorium. 

No matter what the ages, you family is sure to have a great time adventuring through San Antonio this spring! When you're in the Alamo City, don't forget to:

The excitement doesn't stop here, see more great activities, attractions and more for the entire family!


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Boeing: Above and Beyond: February 18 – May 7, 2017
Experience flight from an entirely new perspective with and unforgettable, interactive journey into air and space. 

Of Country and Culture: The Lam Collection of Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art: February 24 – May 14, 2017
This extraordinary collection showcases over one hundred objects created by Aboriginal artists since the mid-1990s.

Monet to Matisse: A Century of French Moderns: March 1 – June 4, 2017
Enjoy 65 masterpieces showcasing Modernism in France, including artwork from Matisse, Monet, Renoir, Rodin & more.

Contemporary Art Month: March
View amazing artwork during our month-long celebration of contemporary art, featuring opening exhibitions, gallery tours and more.

UIL Girl's Basketball State Championships: March 2 – 4, 2017
The top girl's basketball teams in Texas compete for the state champion title.

4th Annual Crockett Fiddle Festival: March 4, 2017
This free event takes place on the Alamo grounds and features world renowned artists such as Jason Roberts, Rick McRae, and Ron Knuth!

UIL Boy's Basketball State Championships: March 9 – 11, 2017
Watch the top high school basketball teams in Texas face-off at the Alamodome for the title of state champions!

Murphy's St. Patrick's Day River Parade & Festival: March 17 & 18, 2017
Celebrate St. Patty’s at a family-friendly festival of music, food, fun and a green San Antonio River, dubbed
“The River Shannon.”

H-E-B Big League Weekend: March 17 – 18, 2017
Check out Major League Baseball action as the Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians battle it out at the Alamodome.

Paella Challenge: March 26, 2017
Watch celebrity chefs and high school teams go head-to-head in a competition to see who can make the best Paella right before your eyes!

Maverick Music Festival: April 7 – 8, 2017
Rock out to music ranging from alternative to hip-hop and everything in between at this unique fest.

San Antonio Book Festival: April 8, 2017
Celebrate ideas, libraries and literary culture at this free all-day festival featuring more than 80 national and regional authors and fun literature-themed events.

Valero Texas Open: April 17 – 23, 2017 
Watch amazing PGA TOUR play at this tournament held in San Antonio since 1922.  

Fiesta® San Antonio: April 20 – 30, 2017
Get ready for our biggest party of the year, with more than 100 unique events to satisfy every taste and interest! Plus, more than half of the events are free.

SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival: April 21 – May 29, 2017 (select dates)
Set sail on a taste adventure with delicious international food, unique wines, craft beers and surprising pairings.

Fiesta Arts Fair: April 22 – 23, 2017
Fiesta Arts Fair brings the contemporary art of 120 artists from all over America together. The fair began as a small event, 44 years agao and has grown into one of the highlights of Fiesta!

Culinaria: Festival Week: May 18 – 21, 2017
Get a taste of the best food and wine the region offers at this celebration of all things delicious.

Armed Forces River Parade: May 20, 2017
Pay tribute to all branches of the United States Military with the annual Armed Forces River Parade, featuring 26 patriotically-decorated floats!

Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio: May 24 – 28, 2017
Enjoy live performances by more than 20 of the best musical groups from traditional Conjunto to progressive Tejano.

Alamo City Comic Con: May 26 – 28, 2017
Calling all fans of cosplay, comics and gaming - meet your favorite artists, celebs and writers at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. 

San Antonio Spurs: October through April
Enjoy NBA action at a game featuring the five-time world-champion Spurs.

San Antonio Rampage: October through April
Rampage hockey is definitely the coolest sport in town!


All Events

 

Getting Around San Antonio:

Ride the VIVA by VIA: VIA offers three distinct routes that will take you to some of San Antonio's most-visited destinations! The VIVA Culture route connects visitors to theaters, art galleries, the zoo, parts and museums. VIVA Missions brings riders to the San Antonio Missions, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. VIVA Centro takes riders on a journey through downtown San Antonio with stops at Alamo Plaza, Houston Street, Market Square and Centro Plaza! Explore San Antonio's heritage, art, entertainment and so much more when you take advantage of the VIVA routes. 

 


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Budget-Friendly Spring Fun
Discover the best free activities and attractions the city has to offer.

Outdoor Adventures
Enjoy San Antonio’s mild spring weather by exploring the breathtaking natural beauty and exhilarating outdoor activities found throughout the city.

Family Entertainment
Check out the incredible variety of attractions and events that make San Antonio the perfect family destination.

Spring Sports
Whether you’re a spectator or a participant, San Antonio is a sports lover’s paradise with sunny skies and a full roster of games and activities.

Golf Getaways
Tee off in a golfer’s paradise with more than 50 courses to choose from.

Hill Country
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