Free San Antonio Events This Winter
The winter season in San Antonio is all about celebration! It is that time of the year to hit the streets, to purchase gifts, and to enjoy the company of others during San Antonio’s events. This year, there are plenty of events to enjoy in the San Antonio area that cater to anyone and everyone. Here are just some of the events you can enjoy this winter down south.
Have your children been begging you to get a photo with the big man himself? Santa’s Wonderland (as part of the Bass Pro Shop) offers free photos of Santa with children. Bring your child down, have them hop up on Saint Nick’s knee, and snap the photo of a lifetime.
Diwali San Antonio
This event celebrates Diwali, the Indian "festival of lights," is an exciting free event in downtown San Antonio. There will be live entertainment, fireworks, floats, food, and lights of all kinds. Come on down and celebrate.
Holiday Gift Market At Pearl
Looking to find a unique, special, and handmade gift this Christmas season? The Holiday Gift Market at Pearl has everything you need, with a selection of artisanal products to satisfy anyone on your shopping list. The event is free in San Antonio, and also provides live entertainment.
Light The Way 2015
One of the biggest events of the season, where the University of the Incarnate Word hosts a massive Christmas lighting over their entire campus. Enjoy a walk through the million twinkling Christmas lights, and the free entertainment provided. Don’t miss this time honoured San Antonio event of ringing in the holiday season.
26th Annual International Peace Market
A collection of over 100 artisans will give shoppers an opportunity to purchase a variety of gifts this holiday season. This San Antonio event is focused on creating a sense of community, and emphasizing the importance of togetherness and strength amongst friends and neighbours. For 26 years, the Esperanza Peace and Justice centre has been hosting this event, and welcomes you to attend this year to become apart of the tradition.
Enjoying San Antonio this winter is easy, with the amount of events hosted in the community. You can also learn more about what it means to live in our community, not just in winter, but the whole year ‘round.
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