things to do in san antonio new years eve

When it comes to fun, family-friendly ways to ring in the New Year, the Alamo City never disappoints. Which of the fiestas below will you and your family attend on New Year’s Eve to welcome 2021 in San Antonio?

Here’s our guide to New Year’s Eve fun in San Antonio for families, including fireworks shows, daytime celebrations, and more!

 

Things to Do New Year’s Eve in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO AQUARIUM

The Aquarium is hosting a Noon Year’s Eve celebration for kids and families! All the fun of NYE without missing your bedtime.  Enjoy an afternoon of fun for the whole family. Aquarium hours will be from 10 am to 7 pm, times may be subject to change.

 

ZOO LIGHTS

The San Antonio Zoo Lights event continues until January 3, and it’s a great way to start your NYE evening! Have hot cocoa while strolling through a magical winter land of lights. Right now you can get your tickets for $8 each when you use the code SENSIBLY at checkout. You do NOT want to miss it!

 

THE SAN ANTONIO RIVERWALK

Dinner on the Riverwalk is one of the best ways to enjoy the fireworks over San Antonio. Admission is usually free and many of the local restaurants and hotels are offering special packages, dinner menus, and more. 

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE VIRTUAL FIREWORKS SHOW

The San Antonio Parks Foundation and Bexar County are teaming up to put on their annual fireworks show, but this year’s edition won’t take place in person. Instead, it will broadcast live on NBC News 4 from 10 pm until 12:30 am.

 

SIX FLAGS FIESTA TEXAS

Take advantage of all the great rides and entertainment at Six Flags this NYE. The park is hosting its New Year’s Ignite the Night! event with fireworks, dancing fountains, video features, and more. Takes place at 10 pm.

 

BOWLERO’S NEW YEAR’S EVE

Start off the New Year with a strike at Bowlero’s! They have multiple NYE packages available, including unlimited bowling, special food menus, party favors, and more!

 

MEATBALL COMEDY CLUB

Enjoy dinner and a stand-up comedy show at Little Italy’s Meatball Comedy Club. The club promises the show will feature “top comedians and surprise guests”. Dinner starts at 7, and the show gets underway at 8.

 

Know of any other things to do on New Year’s Eve in San Antonio? Let us know by commenting below.