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New Year’s Eve Fireworks in San Antonio – Image Credit: SeaWorld San Antonio Facebook Page

Are you ready to say goodbye to 2021? What better way to ring in the New Year than with fireworks at one of San Antonio’s several fantastic New Year’s Eve events? Bringing in the New Year wouldn’t be the same without a fireworks show, but as everyone knows, 2021 has turned our world upside down and led to the cancellation of many major events.

But don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Here are a few locations where you may light up your New Year’s Eve with fireworks.

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks in San Antonio Area

1. Celebrate SA, the City of San Antonio’s Official New Year’s Eve Celebration

Celebrate SA - San Antonio Parks Foundation

Celebrate SA – Image Credit: San Antonio Parks Foundation Facebook Page

After a pause last year owing to the COVID-19 outbreak, the city’s formal New Year’s Eve event has returned. In 2022, the city expects tens of thousands of people to visit the downtown area once more. The San Antonio Parks Foundation is hosting the event with live music and fireworks spectacular at midnight.

There will be a carnival featuring games, rides, and attractions at the corner of S. Alamo Street and César E Chávez Blvd. Along with South Alamo and Villita Way, there will be food and craft vendor stalls. DJ Catwalk, R&B vocalist Andria Rose, and party band Mélange are among the performers on the Hemisfair stage.

On the River Walk, live entertainment will be provided by the Arneson River Theatre, and Xavier the Freakin’ Rican will perform on the Vibe Stage, which is located at the corner of Villita Way and S. Alamo. And if you are looking to grab a bite before the fireworks, check out these Top River Walk Restaurants for a fantastic last meal for 2021! 

When: On the 31st of December from 6:00 p.m. onwards.
Where: Celebrate SA will take place between Market Street and Cesar Chavez Boulevard on Alamo, La Villita, and Hemisfair.
How much: Free.

Visit Celebrate SA website for additional information.


2. New Year’s Eve Observation Deck Party at Tower of the Americas

Visit the Tower of The Americas to enjoy the most magnificent night of the year. With spectacular views  from their Observation Deck, you can party under the stars and enjoy fireworks as you’ve never seen them before. They invite you to party all night and immerse yourself in the 1980s. You will be able to take photographs on the red carpet, play historic arcade games, listen to a DJ, enjoy a complimentary champagne toast, and more.

When: On the 31st of December from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. 
Where: Tower of the Americas, 739 East César E. Chávez Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States
How much: The ticket costs $99 (plus tax).

DEAL ALERT!!! – Save on admission to the Tower of the Americas (need to verify whether this can be used for the New Year’s Eve event)


There’s still time to enjoy the San Antonio Zoo Lights

San Antonio Lights Event

Image courtesy:San Antonio Zoo

From November 19 through January 2, the San Antonio Zoo lights up with a dazzling array of colorful light displays and festive holiday music to fill you and your loved ones with the holiday spirit. While taking in the splendor and beauty of the lights, visitors can also enjoy hot chocolate, roast s’mores, ride camels, visit with Santa, take selfies in special photo areas, a special dinner, and even skate. Some additional fees are required for some activities, such as camel rides, s’mores, and photos with Santa.

When: November 19 through January 2. Lights turn on between 5:30 pm and 7 pm
Where: San Antonio Zoo – 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How Much: Admission to the zoo including the San Antonio Zoo lights is $29.99 for adults and $25.99 for children. However, you can get a discount on San Antonio Zoo admission right now (till tickets run out)

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3. New Year’s Eve Dining & Fireworks at PharmTable

Join Pharm Table for a night of music, amazing food, culture, and fireworks on New Year’s Eve.  Chef Elizabeth has created an incredible New Year’s Eve dinner, and DJ Jay P will be spinning record.  Besides providing a beautiful view of the fireworks, the terrace also has heaters and serapes for your comfort.

When: On the 31st of December from 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Where: Pharm Table, 611 South Presa Street, San Antonio, TX 78210.
How much: You have the option of making a reservation ahead of time. The cost varies depending on the options offered.

Visit the PharmTable website to reserve for New Year’s Eve and for additional information.


4. New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration at SeaWorld

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Image Credit: SeaWorld San Antonio Facebook Page

As we usher in the New Year SeaWorld-style, celebrate your connection to the water, marine life, and the planet with spectacular fireworks, celebratory entertainment, and more. You can witness the stunning fireworks display from a number of viewing places throughout the park after a fantastic evening packed with fascinating shows, magnificent creatures, and thrilling rides.

When: On the 31st of December at 9:00 p.m. 
Where: 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251, United States.
How much: The ticket costs $59.99 and the ticket plus all-day dining costs$94.99.

DEAL ALERT!!! – Save BIG on admission to Sea World San Antonio 


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