Play In San Antonio

Culture, Arts and History

From the Alamo to the Mission Trails and the Main Plaza, history rich and affordable attractions await San Antonio families and tourists. Check out museum specials for additional savings. Find more arts and culture at

Fort Sam Houston Museum
Pearl Brewery
Historic Sunset Station
San Antonio Conservation Society
Spanish Missions
The DRT Library of the Alamo

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Alameda Museum
Blue Star Arts Complex
McNay Art Museum
Museo Alamedo
San Antonio Children's Museum
San Antonio Museum of Art
The Southwest School of Arts and Crafts
Witte Museum

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Performing Arts
Ballet San Antonio Academy
Carver Community Cultural Center
Guadalupe Dance Company
Jump Start Performance Co
Lila Cockrell Theatre
Magik Children's Theater
The Majestic Theatre and
The Charline McCombs Empire Theatre

SA Hearts
San Antonio Opera
San Antonio Symphony
San Antonio Theater Coalition
The Renaissance Guild

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San Antonio Area Attractions

It wouldn't be San Antonio without the dozens of area attractions offered to tourists and residents alike. From a visit with Shamu to a sunset helicopter ride, a person can spend a full-calendar year exploring this city and still not do it all!

Alamo Helicopter Tours
Alamo Trolley
Buckhorn Saloon and Museum
Alamo Sightseeing Tours
IMAX Theatre Rivercenter
Rio San Antonio Cruises
Ripley's Believe It Or Not & Louis Tussaud's Wax Works
San Antonio Children's Museum
River Walk
San Antonio Attractions
San Antonio City Tours
San Antonio Tourism Council
San Antonio Tourist
San Antonio Trolley Tours
San Antonio Zoo
SeaWorld San Antonio
Schlitterbahn Water Park
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Splashtown San Antonio
Tower of the Americas
Wonder World Park

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Community Events

Cinco de Mayo
Convention & Visitors Bureau
Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony
March of Dimes
Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally
New Year’s Eve on the River Walk
Rock & Roll Marathon
San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
St. Patrick’s Day on the Riverwalk
Susan Komen Race For The Cure
U.S. Army All-American Bowl
Valero Alamo Bowl

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San Antonio is home to several natural wonders and is neighbored by a handful of charming little towns. On any given day, you can hop in the car and venture into a whole new world just minutes away from your Alamo City abode.

Alamo City Golf Trail
Brackenridge Park (more parks here)
Golf San Antonio
Enchanted Springs Ranch
Houston Street Fair and Market
Japanese Tea Gardens
Natural Bridge Caverns
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
San Antonio Parks and Recreation
San Antonio Botanical Center
San Antonio River Authority
San Antonio Zoo
Sunken Garden Theater
Texas Hill Country

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Restaurants and Bars

According to America’s Favorite Cities 2008, San Antonio is the No. 2 city for ethnic food. From the most adventurous palates to those who love down home cooking, there’s a sweet spot for everyone!

Houston Street
Night Life
River Walk

Dining Guides
San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau
San Antonio Current
San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio Restaurant Association


Take a day...take several days to scope out the many boutiques, malls and outlets that make San Antonio a shopping paradise. A short trip north to San Marcos will take you to some of the world’s most renowned designer outlet shops. Head downtown to the thriving markets to find the style that only San Antonio can provide.

La Villita
Quarry Market
North Star Mall
Rivercenter Mall
Shops at La Cantera
Huebner Oaks
The Rim
Shops at Artisan Alley
Prime Outlets San Marcos
Tanger Outlets

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Whether rooting for your favorite NBA team at the AT&T Center or keeping cool chasing the puck at an AHL Rampage hockey match, if you’re a sports fanatic, you’ve landed in the right place!

Silver Stars

Online Resources

AT&T Center
San Antonio Current
San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio Magazine
B1604/SA Metro
City Calendar
Public Library
Parks System
Historic Sites
San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau