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Experience the Holidays in San Antonio

Give your loved ones the best gift this year when you book a San Antonio holiday experience. It’s a chance to enjoy a city of lights and festivities, where the spirit of the season shines bright day and night. And when you celebrate the holidays together here, you’re creating the most important gift of all: unforgettable memories.

Millions of twinkling lights spread a special holiday glow throughout San Antonio. They set the stage for a holiday season highlighted by theme park celebrations, special events, entertaining shows, lots of tamales, a visit from Santa Claus and so much more. 

New Year’s Eve

Celebrate the new year in San Antonio! Experience spectacular fireworks show, and more. 


Unforgettable Holiday Events 

San Antonio is known for being a festive city, and the holidays are certainly no exception. Celebrate the season with exciting events, caroling, tamale making and football. Experience the festivities during the Ford Holiday River Parade, Sea World’s Christmas Celebration, Six Flags Fiesta Texas Holiday in the Park, Zoo Lights!, the 25th Anniversary Valero Alamo Bowl and more! 


San Antonio Holiday Traditions

You can find holiday traditions nearly anywhere you go, but in San Antonio, we add a little more flavor to the season. For generations, the unique San Antonio tradition of tamale making has captivated people of all ages. Create your own, unique holiday trip when you experience you own tamale making at La Tamalada at the Witte Museum, and La Gran Tamalada at Market Square.  

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Holiday Shopping

Here in San Antonio, you’ll find something for everyone, from upscale boutiques to shopping malls, to outdoor markets. Enjoy a trip to our upscale outlet malls, and do all of your holiday shopping at post-holiday prices. Continue your Holiday Shopping for family and friends with traditional and contemporary pieces by local, regional and national artists during Hecho a Mano.

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