by Alex Lewis
on Friday, December 21st, 2018 at 5:48pm.
As your kids are out of school for the next two weeks, you may find yourself looking for San Antonio holiday activities and events. Whether you want to celebrate with children or entertain visiting relatives, we’ve got you covered:
Things to Do in San Antonio for the Holidays - 2018
1. Light the Way - Holiday Festival
Location: The University of the Incarnate Word
Now through Jan. 6th
The holiday lights turn on nightly at 6:30pm
Check out our Food Truck Yard, Kids’ Corner (take selfies with Santa!), munch on free cookies + cocoa, and try new activities from our friends at the DoSeum.
Location: 10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio, TX 78251
Now through January 6, 2019
Check out SeaWorld San Antonio’s Christmas shows, holiday lights, festive foods, Santa Claus and more. Guests can meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends and see the Sesame Street Christmas Parade.
Location: 226 N. St. Mary's St. San Antonio, Texas 78205
Dec. 20th - 24th, various showtimes
The 4th annual live production of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is showing at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre. Bring your family for a cherished, nostalgic play based on the classic animated television special.
10. San Antonio Botanical Gardens “Holidays in Bloom”
Location: 555 Funston Place San Antonio, TX 78209
Now through Dec. 31st
Visit the lush San Antonio Botanical Gardens for their “Holidays in Bloom” display. The year-round beautiful garden is now decorated with holiday decor. Come take memorable holiday photos and enjoy a quiet walk on one of these cool Winter afternoons.
11. Dec 28th: The 2018 Valero Alamo Bowl Game: Iowa State vs. Washington State
Location: Alamodome at 100 Montana St, San Antonio, TX 78203
December 28th, game starts at 8 PM
Come watch Iowa State and Washington State face off at the 2018 Valero Alamo Bowl Game. If the holidays and football go hand in hand for your family, then this will be an exciting game to catch. If you can’t make it to the stadium, watch it on ESPN.