San Antonio Events

San Antonio EventsThe city of San Antonio is home to numerous entertaining events throughout each year. Some of these include Culinaria, which is a wine and culinary arts festival, the Military River Parade, San Antonio Summer Art and Jazz Festival, a Fourth of July celebration, San Antonio Beer Fest, Contemporary Art Month, Martin Luther King Jr. March, and El Dia de los Muertos, or the “day of the dead” festival. Below we will highlight a few more of the exciting, fun, educational, and cultural events that can be enjoyed in San Antonio.

San Antonio Cocktail Conference - This event is modeled after the well-known Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans and also the Manhattan Cocktail Classic. Top bartenders from all over the state of Texas show up to showcase their talents. This four-day event also features seminars, tastings, and lots of fun parties.

Asian Festival – A family-friendly event, the Asian Festival is full of music, cultural performances, fashion, crafts, and Asian cuisine. Over fifteen food vendors offer Japanese, Thai, Laotian, Korean, Chinese, and Philippine food, as well as other Asian food. Traditional Asian dance and musical performances are also featured at this fun and educational event that celebrates Asian culture.

San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo – Country, rock and roll, and Latin musical artists entertain the masses at this event that also features over 20 rodeo events, shopping, and a carnival. Some artists that have performed include Reba McEntire, Kip Moore, OneRepublic, Eli Young Band, and Lady Antebellum.

Poteet Strawberry Festival – This festival that celebrates the strawberry is one of the oldest and most popular events in the state of Texas. It is also the largest agricultural festival in Texas and it features concerts, dancing, rides, fireworks, parades, over 100 food and craft vendors, rodeo performances, and lots and lots of strawberries.

Fiesta San Antonio – Featuring more than 100 entertaining events, this festival attracts thousands of visitors from around the world each year. It recognizes and celebrates the diverse cultures of San Antonio through parades, festivals, concerts, and art exhibits. The event honors the memory of heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto.

Texas Folk Life Festival – This three-day event celebrates the Texas culture and takes place at The Institute of Texan Cultures. At this large celebration of the Texas heritage, more than 40 ethnic groups take pride in showcasing their unique food, music, dance, and crafts.