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Christmas In San Antonio, TX

 

San Antonio River Walk, lit for the holidaysThe famous San Antonio River Walk puts on a great show of lights for the Christmas season. Colorful strings hang from the trees and reflect off the water. The light display was recently expanded and converted to LED lighting.

No visit to San Antonio would be complete without a stop at the Alamo. The Plaza of the historic Alamo is decorated for the holidays with lights and a large Christmas tree. The tree really looks stunning there in that setting.

Things to Do

Every weekend in December, the Fiesta de las Luminarias is a symbolic lighting of the way for the holy family. You'll see many candle-filled bags lining the Riverwalk during this celebration.

San Antonio RiverwalkSan Antonio's Market Square - El Mercado, is the largest Mexican market in the United States and a fun place to explore and do some shopping any time of the year.

SeaWorld San Antonio has a special Christmas Celebration. The park is full of winter lights and there are special holiday shows. And Six Flags Fiesta Texas celebrates Holiday in the Park with rides and special holiday entertainment.

Christmas at the Caverns - Natual Bridge Caverns hosts several weekends of special Christmas attractions, including caroling and a "Journey to Bethlehem" program in the caverns. There are also hayrides, a canopy challenge, and a Christmas Village above ground. December 10, 11 and 17 - 23, 2016. Details.

Zoo Lights - Enjoy over 300,000 LED lights, holiday music, carousel rides, holiday treats, and a visit with Santa at the San Antonio Zoo. November 18, 2016 - January 1, 2017. Details.

 

 

Hotels

Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk -  A well rated hotel within walking distance of the Riverwalk. See Rates.

The Westin Riverwalk -  Located right on the Riverwalk. Some rooms have Riverwalk balconies. See Rates.

Hotels near The Alamo - Hotels closest to the historic Alamo.

San Antonio hotels with free breakfast - Hotels that provide free breakfast for their guest.

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