The holiday season brings even more things to do for San Antonians and it can be overwhelming to find the ones that fit your families desires. With our list of the Top Things to Do in San Antonio in December, you’ll have a quick reference of unique things going on all month long.
HOLIDAY HOME TOUR – KING WILLIAM
Have you ever wanted to look at the historic homes in the King William area? This is your chance! The walkable Holiday Home Tour features six homes on King William and Madison Streets, two museums and the KWA Office in the Historic District. There will be refreshments provided at the KWA Office.
When: December 1, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: 122 Madison, 78204
Cost: $25 per ticket
SUNDAY MASA AT ST. PAUL SQUARE
Sunday Masa is back for their 2nd annual celebration of the holiday season with tamales, local holiday vendors, pan dulce, hot chocolate, pictures with Santa and so much more!
When: December 2, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: 1174 E Commerce St., 78205
Cost: $5 for General Admission | $10 for VIP Admission
THE CHRISTMAS TOWN
The Christmas Town was created as a gift for families to step out of the bustle and step into a peaceful, merry town in the beautiful Texas hill country. Boerne welcomes you to remember the joy of Christmas – from building the walk-through “Town of Bethlehem” on the night of Christ’s birth to carefully choosing the smaller details of unique and delicious foods.
When: December 7, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 43360 IH-10 W Boerne, 78006
ILLUME: MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT
San Pedro Creek Culture Park celebrates the holiday season with Illume – a free, dynamic one-night event highlighting the food, dance, music, and art of our diverse and festive community! The event will feature food trucks and vendors with cuisines from around the world, a beer and wine garden, cultural performances from Brazil, Spain, Japan and India, and music by DJ Steven Lee Moya.
When: December 8, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 715 Camaron St., 78207
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT THE HYATT REGENCY
Have breakfast with Santa and make some crafts in the Springhouse Café! Enjoy an exclusive meet and greet with Old Saint Nick and indulge in a traditional breakfast buffet with all the fixin’s!
When: December 8, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: 9800 Hyatt Resort Dr., 78251
Cost: $24.95 for Adults | $9.95 for Children (6 – 12 years) | Free for Children (5 and under)
**Tax and gratuity not included. First come, first served.
JINGLE TRAILS 5K
Kick off the season with some fun! This family-friendly holiday 5K takes place in one of San Antonio’s favorite parks! All runners will get a long-sleeve tee and a finisher’s mug.
When: December 15, 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Where: 19399 NW Military Hwy., 78257
Cost: $25 for the 5K (price increase after Nov. 30) | $15 for the 1K (price increase to $20 on race day)
ANNUAL CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT AT LA VILLITA
Soak in and spread Christmas spirit at the 16th annual Carols by Candlelight event hosted by the Mission Point Christian Church. This free concert will highlight some of your favorite seasonal carols at the Arneson River Theatre.
When: December 16, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: 418 Villita St., 78205
KIDS COUNTDOWN TO 2019 AT THE DOSEUM
2019 is approaching at the speed of light! Join The DoSeum for Kids Countdown and have an astronomical time as they ring in the “noon” year. There will be a ball drop, jet packs, face painting, music, and space treats. The event sells out, so purchase your tickets early!
When: December 31, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 2800 Broadway St., 78209
Cost: $25 for Children | $15 for Adults
BASKIN-ROBBINS CELEBRATE 31!
Head to your closest Baskin-Robbins to buy a scoop for only $1.50! There’s no better way to say goodbye to 2018.
When: December 31, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Multiple Locations Across San Antonio
Cost: $1.50 scoops*
Know of any other great things to do in San Antonio in November? Comment below to let us know!