11 Reasons This Texas City Is My Favorite Place To Visit During Christmas

River Walk Christmas Lights

The San Antonio River Walk always shines bright with its glorious festive atmosphere and fabulous riverside restaurants, but during the holiday season, the River.

Fiesta De Las Luminarias

During this event, luminarias — paper lantern bags with a candle inside — are lit along the San Antonio River Walk at dusk.  The centuries-old tradition honors the Mexican heritage of San Antonio. 

Six Flags Holiday In The Park

The park is all aglow with millions of colorful lights, holiday-themed shows, loads of decorations, and special holiday food.  They even offer up snow at this fun event!

Christmas At The Caverns

The caverns echo with beautiful holiday carols on select dates in December.  Visitors can enjoy touring Texas’ largest underground cavern and even enjoy a surprise visit from a spelunking Santa during the annual Christmas at the Caverns event.

Christmas At The Caverns

One of the most unique holiday celebrations takes place at Natural Bridge Caverns in San Antonio.

Santa’s Railroad Wonderland

The entire museum is decorated in its holiday best as it welcomes visitors to participate in Santa’s Railroad Wonderland.

Christmas On The Ranch

Home to over 4 million lights and dozens of displays, this holiday event is definitely one of a kind. 


The San Antonio Botanical Gardens dazzles visitors during the holiday season with their annual event, Lightscape.

Ice Skating

The Rotary Ice Rink is a great way to get in some fun exercise during your holiday visit to San Antonio. 

Holiday Performances

San Antonio is brimming with a variety of holiday performances during the Christmas season, so it is always easy to find one that you and your family will love. 

San Antonio Christmas Showcase

Knock out all of your holiday shopping in one place when you visit the San Antonio Christmas Showcase. ect for holiday gifting. 

Ford Holiday River Parade

The San Antonio Ford Holiday River Parade is an annual tradition that delights both locals and visitors to the city.

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