Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 24

Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 24 | Image credit: Texas Cavaliers River Parade

Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of April 24 include The Texas Cavaliers River Parade, Fiesta Frenzy 2023, A Night in Old San Antonio (NIOSA), Fiesta Especial® Celebration Day, and more!


Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the latest information. However, all information mentioned in this article is subject to change. As always, please confirm before heading out.

Also, remember to also check out our recent posts on Indoor Playground San Antonio – Best Indoor Fun Places Near You, and Summer Camps San Antonio 2023!


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Image 1: Pogo Pass to 35 Things to Do in Austin, San Antonio and Waco

The Standard South Central Texas Pogo Pass (San Antonio/Austin/Waco) provides admissions to 35 different entertainment venues in the San Antonio, Austin, and Waco areas.

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  • One visit to the San Antonio Zoo
  • One visit to the Witte Museum
  • One visit to the Buckhorn Museum
  • One visit to Wonder World Park
  • One visit to the San Antonio Aquarium
  • One visit to Rush Fun Park
  • Six tickets to the University of Texas – San Antonio athletic events (multiple sports)
  • Two visits to Pump It Up
  • Two visits to Monster Mini Golf & Laser Tag for a round of Mini Golf

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Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 24, 2023 – Monday

The Texas Cavaliers River Parade

Texas Cavaliers River Parade

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There’s nothing like a Texas Cavaliers River Parade. Extravagant and vibrant floats line the river while festive music fills the air. Get your tickets now to watch this event that the nearest thing to magic you’ll see.

When: Monday, April 24, 2023, 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: San Antonio River Walk, 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much:
$18 – $28


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 24, 2023 – Tuesday

Ford Mariachi Festival

The San Antonio River Walk is the number one attraction in Texas. The Ford Mariachi Festival highlights High School and College Mariachi Groups. The Ford Mariachi Festival highlights local kid and adult Folklorico Dancing Groups.

The River Walk department of Visit San Antonio puts on over 25 annual events on the River Walk such as river parades and festivals.
When: Tuesday, April 25, 2023 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Wednesday, April 26, 2023 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Thursday, April 27, 2023 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: San Antonio River Walk, 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: FREE

Check out our full list of Fiesta 2023 activities.


Fiesta Especial® Celebration Day

San Antonio Fiesta Events - Fiesta Especial® Celebration Day

San Antonio Fiesta Events | Image Credit: fiestasanantonio.org

Fiesta Especial is a unique combination of Fiesta experiences for children, adults, and families of all abilities. Activities include a Royal Court, one-day carnival, Inclusion 5K, and Parade.

Fiesta Especial is proud to offer family-friendly, tobacco and alcohol-free experiences that are inclusive and accessible to individuals with disabilities and families.
When: Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Where:  Alamodome Parking Lot C, ​100 Montana St, 78203
How Much: Free

Check out our full list of Fiesta 2023 activities.


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 24, 2023 – Wednesday

Fiesta Hat Contest and Luncheon

Fiesta Hat Contest and Luncheon

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Official Fiesta Hat Event held for 28 years. Hat Competition in various categories, individual Hat Competition or Group Competition. Rosette Ribbons are awarded to each participant. Luncheon with good food and friends.
When: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Where:  The Westin San Antonio North, 9821 Colonnade Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78230
How Much: $80

Check out our full list of Fiesta 2023 activities.


Fiesta Frenzy 2023

Fiesta is all about fun and color– and no one does fun and color like the gays!

It’s going to be a fabulous time with Eryca Daniels and Autumn Summers as your mistresses of ceremonies. Plus, watch performances by Chyna Cravens, Paige Taylor, Rita Andrews, Desi M. Andrews, Mehgan Iman Dlux, Victoria Rosa, Prada Hill DLux, and Kelly Kline.

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 7 pm
Where: The Public Theater of San Antonio, 800 W Ashby Pl, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much: Starts at $20


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 24, 2023 – Thursday

Fiesta® San Fernando

Fiesta® San Fernando

San Antonio Fiesta Events | Image Credit: fiestasanantonio.org

Celebration of Family, food, and fun! Sponsored by the San Fernando Cathedral, founded in 1731, rooted deep in the city’s history and where “Fiestas” started more than 260 years ago! Live entertainment daily with beautiful arts and crafts and “homemade” food.
When: Thursday, April 27, 2023 10:00 am – 12:00 am | Friday, April 28, 2023 10:00 am – 12:00 am | Saturday, April 29, 2023 10:00 am – 1:00 am | Sunday, April 30, 2023 10:00 am – 1:00 am
Where:  San Fernando Cathedral, 115 Main Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Free

Check out our full list of Fiesta 2023 activities.


10th Street River Festival

Free live music, Free local entertainment. Great local, street food and ice-cold beverages. Secure location Family-friendly.
When: Thursday, April 27, 2023 2:00 pm – 12:00 am | April 27 – 29, 2023 2:00 pm – 12:00 am | Saturday, April 29, 2023
Where:  Veterans Of Foreign Wars, 10 10th St, San Antonio, TX 78215
How Much: FREE

Check out our full list of Fiesta 2023 activities.


Check out the highly-rated Fredericksburg Small-Group Wine Tour from San Antonio

Restaurants open New Years Day in San Antonio - Fredericksburg Wine Tour from San Antonio

Venture into Texas Hill Country with a local guide. Your escort is not only an expert oenophile but a storyteller who shares history and insight about the region. After two tastings at local wineries (where you’ll also take a behind-the-scenes tour of the production facilities), spend time in the charming town of Fredericksburg. Have lunch, browse the shops, or experience additional wine tastings.

Check out all the details and book your Fredericksburg Small-Group Wine Tour from San Antonio TODAY!!!


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 24, 2023 – Friday

A Night in Old San Antonio (NIOSA)

Things to do in San Antonio this week

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Pay homage to San Antonio’s diverse culture in NIOSA. Spend the night with amazing food, fun music, and decor that transforms the village into 14 different sections.

When: Friday, April 28, 2023, 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | April 25 to 28, 2023
Where: ​​La Villita Historic Arts Village, 418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts at $20


Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, April 29, 2023

Salsa Dance | Wellness

Move your feet and sway your hips. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’re welcome to Salsa!

Come in comfortable shoes and clothes so you can move freely.

When: Saturday, April 29, 2023, 9 pm
Where: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: 
Free


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 24, 2023 – Sunday

House of Erotique: A Night of Burlesque

Sexy and fabulous. Watch these women take the stage and show their many talents. Prepare to be entertained. You’ll have your jaw on the floor and your butt at the edge of your seat.

When: Sunday, April 30, 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Brick, 108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204
How Much: $20 – $125


Check out the highly-rated Go City: San Antonio Explorer Pass – Choose 2, 3, 4, or 5 Attractions

Set your own pace as you go sightseeing with the San Antonio Explorer Pass by Go City, valid for 60 days after your first use. Select two, three, four, or five top attractions, tours, or activities and get incredible savings of up to 45 percent compared to buying individual tickets. Enjoy the freedom to choose and visit popular sites such as the Texas Ranger Museum, San Antonio River Cruise, or Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

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