Celebrate Christmas in San Antonio

As a city of well over a million people (and growing!), San Antonio is constantly buzzing with activity…especially around the holidays. This bustling city is so filled with attractions during the holiday season that it has been a hub for locals and even people from all over the country to come and enjoy! Whether you are entertaining family, hanging out with friends, or heading out for a festive date night be sure to check out these top 5 Christmas time activities!

5. The Nutcracker by San Antonio Ballet

Whether you’re a dance enthusiast or it’s your first time bringing your family to the ballet, this Tobin Center tradition will envelop your whole family in the warmth of the holiday season. It is sure to dazzle the hearts and eyes of many who come to enjoy it!

(Via Alexander Devora/Ballet San Antonio)

4. Incarnate Word Holiday Lights

How about putting a little pep in your step? The University of Incarnate Word hosts their annual “Light the Way” display to celebrate the start of the holiday season! A tradition that spans back over 30 years, Light the Way is an iconic San Antonio Holiday Tradition, illuminating the campus in nearly a million vibrant lights!

(Via www.uiw.edu)

3. Christmas Celebration at Seaworld

Celebrate Christmas with all the Dolphins! Seaworld pulls out all the stops with over 9 million lights on display around the park as well as the familiars like Santa Claus, festive food, Rudolph sightings and more.

(via www.seaworld.com)

2.  Zoo Lights

Every year, the San Antonio Zoo lights up in an array of twinkling lights! It’s the perfect destination to take the family to see beautiful decorations adorned throughout the park and to even see and learn about the various animals at the Zoo.

(via www.ksat.com)

1. Holiday Lights on the River Walk

The River Walk each year has 122,000 sparkling lights that stay glistening throughout the night on the gorgeous waters down below. It’s the perfect time to grab some hot chocolate and take the family for a stroll down the River! If walking isn’t your thing, try taking a narrated tour with GO RIO Cruises on the beautiful riverboats learning about the rich culture and history that is San Antonio!

(via Jack/Flickr)