Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of December 26 include Celebrate SA New Years Eve Countdown, A Magical Cirque Christmas, Jim Brickman: A Very Merry Christmas, Cena De Nochevieja, and more!
Deal Alert – Canyon Lake Pontoon Boat Tour – Lowest Price Guarantee!
Enjoy a fun-filled and active excursion out on the water with this private pontoon boat and tubing experience. Make your own way to the dock on Canyon Lake, meet your guide, and hop aboard your vessel. The flexible itinerary is entirely up to you: you can relax on board and soak up the sun, can head to an island beach to sunbathe, can go lake swimming and fishing—and even go tub-towing.
Bring the kids along on this family-friendly excursion A private tour gives you the freedom to customize your schedule. Choose to swim, relax, fish, sunbathe, and go tub-towing. This pontoon boat tour makes it easy to soak up the scenery’
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Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 26, 2022 – Monday
It’s the last week of Alamo Lights!
Want to enjoy the holidays in a special and fun way? For a genuinely unique experience, go to the Alamo! Take a serene stroll through the Alamo grounds, which are decorated for the season with lights that shine on the Christmas tree in Alamo Plaza and twinkle in the gardens. Discover the grounds’ fascinating exhibitions, as well as the string lights added to the live trees that create a magnificent ambience. Join us after hours this Christmas season for a very unique experience of the Alamo!
When: Monday to Monday, December 26 to January 2, 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
How much: From $3
Treat your family to a night of magic at The Magicians Agency Theatre, featuring The Magic Of Scott Pepper. Enjoy a night of enchantment, with some pre-show activities including close-up magic, free popcorn, and the new “Crack the Code Challenge”, a fun scavenger hunt that will take you around the historic building. After the show, browse the all-new magic shop and take home some of the magic.
When: Monday, December 26, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 217 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States
How much: Starts $36.99
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 area.
Perfect for families, the Pogo Pass gives both adult and child pass-holders 50+ visits to some of the best things to do that San Antonio, Austin and Waco have to offer. The Pogo Pass nearly pays for itself with a visit to one or two venues alone!!!
Pass Features the following Attractions in San Antonio
- 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
Check out the POGO pass and SAVE Big on San Antonio Attractions!
Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 26, 2022 – Tuesday
Every Tuesday at The Good Kind beginning at 7pm, Jessica Gordan Conrad will quiz you on various topics! Play some trivia under the tent while you dine from our extensive food and bar menu! There will be awards for first and second place winners so bring your thinking hats with you!
When: Tuesday, December 27, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78210
The most unique pep rally in college football is held on the San Antonio River Walk. The school bands and the rest of the players thrill the crowd by making a dramatic entry on river cruisers as the head coaches, team captains, and cheerleaders participate in a lively pep rally at the Arneson River Theatre on the River Walk.
When: Tuesday, December 27, 2022, 5 pm – 6 pm
Where: 418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States
How much: Free
The best performers in the world come together for the enthralling and amazing holiday play, A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Discover the magic of Christmas as Magical Hostess Lucy Darling guides you through an evening of stunning cirque artists and performers while playing live renditions of your favorite holiday songs. With this festive delight that is ideal for the whole family, get into the holiday spirit.
When: Tuesday, December 27, 2022, 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: Majestic Theatre, 224 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: $65
Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 26, 2022 – Wednesday
This holiday season, Jim Brickman, the multi-Grammy nominated songwriter, and piano wonder, is back with his yearly tour, “A Very Merry Christmas.” It’s going to be a magical evening honoring music, love, and family. As sounds of faith and love lift spirits and unite family and friends for anything but a silent night, Brickman will warm the hearts of all.
When: Wednesday, December 28, 2022, 7:30 pm – 9 pm
Where: Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater at The Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX 78205 United State
How much: $49.50
Deal Alert – Haunted Ghost Bus Tour of San Antonio
See the haunted side of San Antonio on this ghost-themed bus tour. Your guide, a sinister fellow who proclaims to be in tune with the afterlife, leads you on a chilling exploration of the city’s famed haunted sites including the Menger Hotel, the old Red Light District, the former Bexar County Jail, a historic cemetery, and more.
Get more information and book your Haunted Bus Tour of San Antonio TODAY!!!
Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 26, 2022 – Thursday
Join us from 7-11 p.m. for a 100% probability of snow flurries and yeti sightings with surprises. Follow the joy as unexpected surprises are teased LIVE from the event in the weather report, including pop-up performances and seasonal freebies.
When: Thursday, December 29, 2022 , 7:00 pm to 12:00 am
Where: Travis Park, 301 E Travis St San Antonio, TX 78205
Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 26, 2022 – Friday
Join the Cena De Nochevieja at Hotel Havana as the new year arrives! Kirk, the chef at Ocho, has created a unique four-course evening that family and special loved ones can enjoy together.
When: Friday to Saturday, December 30-31, 2022, 6 pm
Where: Hotel Havana, 1015 Navarro, San Antonio, 78205
How much: Starts at $85
Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, December 31, 2022
Celebrate SA, the City of San Antonio’s Official New Year’s Eve Celebration in downtown SATX hosted by Michelob Ultra, is where you can ring in the New Year on Saturday, December 31. Thousands of partygoers will be “Dancing In The Streets,” the 2022 theme for the yearly festival, which is organized by the San Antonio Parks Foundation and the City of San Antonio.
When: Saturday, December 31, 2022, 6 pm – 12 am
Where: 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States
How Much: Free
Have a “blast” exercising on Christmas Eve by following Live And Stay Toned (BLAST)! In this FREE community fitness session led by BLAST w/ Judy, get your body moving in preparation for the onslaught of holiday events.
When: Saturday, December 31, 2022, 10 am – 11 am
Where: Yanaguana Garden, 434 S. Alamo St., San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Free
Deal Alert – Get the lowest price on San Antonio River Walk Cruise + Tower of Americas Tour
Combine two great tours, plus admission to an iconic landmark, for a comprehensive look at the city of San Antonio. First, enjoy a relaxing boat cruise along the San Antonio River. Then explore the most popular sites in San Antonio on a hop-on hop-off, double-decker bus tour. Select a pass, then board at any of the 19 stops to get to know the city in custom fashion with live, onboard commentary. Finally, enjoy a spectacular view of Alamo City from the top of the Tower of the Americas. Take a sightseeing cruise along the San Antonio River Get to know San Antonio on a hop-on hop-off bus tour Enjoy live commentary on board a double-decker bus Head to the top of the iconic Tower of the Americas for a spectacular view
Get more information and book your San Antonio River Walk Cruise + Tower of Americas Tour!!!
Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 26, 2022 – Sunday
Head over to The Hayden for a New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch Party on January 1st from 9am to 3pm. Roll out of bed, put on your favorite onesie or pajamas, and join this nice brunch after donning your slippers. They will serve the entire weekend brunch menu for everyone to enjoy!
When: Sunday, January 1, 2023, 9 am to 3 pm
Where: 4025 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209, United States
How Much: $14
Spend a few moments of Christmas Day at the Rotary Ice Rink Presented By Valero. Enjoy gliding on the ice with a special someone as you marvel at the wonders of Christmas! Make sure that you reserve in advance by purchasing a timed ticket(s) online
When: Sunday, January 1, 2023, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Runs until January 16, 2023
Where: Travis Park, 301 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: $14
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