San Antonio loves a good festival, and Cinco de Mayo is no exception. The annual celebration commemorates the Mexican Army's defeat of the invading French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Music, food, concerts and more.
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Explore the world of Texas wines at the Culinaria Wine & Culinary Arts Festival, held every May. Featuring distinguished chefs, local wines and worldwide cuisine.
Celebrate the Day of the Dead, Día De Los Muertos, a highly colorful and upbeat Mexican custom that starts around Halloween and peaks during the wee hours of Nov. 2, or All Soul's Day.
It's time to Party! Literally, Fiesta San Antonio is one big citywide celebration during the month of April. More than 3.5 million people attend over 100 events throughout the downtown area.
Say cheese! If you love photography, you need to experience FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA every September in San Antonio. Dozens of exhibits are presented in galleries, museums and art centers around the city.
Celebrate the squeeze box at San Antonio's International Accordion Festival, where musicians from Argentina to Scotland and Bulgaria to Taiwan appear. Every October you'll find workshops, concerts and fun at every turn.
Listen to smooth sounds at Jazz'SAlive in Travis Park, a free two-day festival in September featuring national, regional and local musicians. Children's activities, a champagne brunch and a starlight salute are just some of the special events.
Spectacular art exhibits and performances light up the night at Luminaria Arts Night in March. The city closes off its downtown streets to vehicle traffic and sets the stage for an arts festival like the world-famous celebrations in Paris and Madrid.
Celebrate the sweetness of spring at the annual Poteet Strawberry Festival in April. One of the oldest and most popular events in Texas, the festival also features music, entertainment acts and rodeo performances.
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Sweet! Savor the flavors of San Antonio during Restaurant Week in August and January. You'll find fine dining at delicious prices at a host of participating restaurants.
Quit horsing around and get to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. The annual event in February features top national entertainment, including country, rock and Latin artists. There's also plenty of shopping, a carnival and a livestock show to boot.
Celebrate more than 40 different cultures that shaped the history of Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival each June. Enjoy ethnic food, music, dance, arts, and crafts.