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Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
October 20/2017

September 15 - October 31

Prepare yourself for the biggest, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 25 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

San Antonio Botanical Garden Grand Opening
San Antonio Botanical Garden Grand Opening
October 21/2017

9:30am - 5:00pm

The Garden has grown! Join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the new 8-acre expansion. Be the first to explore the Culinary Garden, outdoor CHEF Teaching Kitchen, and the Family Adventure Garden. Connect with nature and discover the value of plants, water, freshly grown food, and the outdoors. Enjoy hands-on activities, culinary demos, performances, food trucks, lawn games and plant giveaways (while supplies last). Tickets will be available for purchase online at sabot.org.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
October 21/2017

September 15 - October 31

Prepare yourself for the biggest, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 25 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
October 22/2017

September 15 - October 31

Prepare yourself for the biggest, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 25 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Bud Light Haunted River
Bud Light Haunted River
October 27/2017

6pm-10pm

Music, costume contest, parade and adult beverages combine for a goulish good time. Professionally decorated floats with costumed participants travel along the 2 1/2 miles Downtown River Walk area.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
October 27/2017

September 15 - October 31

Prepare yourself for the biggest, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 25 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Alamo City Comic Con: Halloween Edition
Alamo City Comic Con: Halloween Edition
October 27/2017

October 27 - 29 

ACCC Halloween Edition takes over The Alamodome for a Terrifying good time October 27-29, 2017. Join us for a family friendly event for all ages to celebrate all things Halloween. Ghouls and Goblins come out to play as we host interactive events such as Interview with a Vampire, Thriller Showcase, Miss GOREgeous Halloween Queen Pageant, Conival, Monster Movie Madness, Fortune Telling, Houdini Style Magicians and Freak Show, Tattoo Expo, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Special Celebrity Guest, Special Effect Class and so much more!

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
October 28/2017

September 15 - October 31

Prepare yourself for the biggest, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 25 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Alamo City Comic Con: Halloween Edition
Alamo City Comic Con: Halloween Edition
October 28/2017

October 27 - 29 

ACCC Halloween Edition takes over The Alamodome for a Terrifying good time October 27-29, 2017. Join us for a family friendly event for all ages to celebrate all things Halloween. Ghouls and Goblins come out to play as we host interactive events such as Interview with a Vampire, Thriller Showcase, Miss GOREgeous Halloween Queen Pageant, Conival, Monster Movie Madness, Fortune Telling, Houdini Style Magicians and Freak Show, Tattoo Expo, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Special Celebrity Guest, Special Effect Class and so much more!

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
October 29/2017

September 15 - October 31

Prepare yourself for the biggest, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 25 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Alamo City Comic Con: Halloween Edition
Alamo City Comic Con: Halloween Edition
October 29/2017

October 27 - 29 

ACCC Halloween Edition takes over The Alamodome for a Terrifying good time October 27-29, 2017. Join us for a family friendly event for all ages to celebrate all things Halloween. Ghouls and Goblins come out to play as we host interactive events such as Interview with a Vampire, Thriller Showcase, Miss GOREgeous Halloween Queen Pageant, Conival, Monster Movie Madness, Fortune Telling, Houdini Style Magicians and Freak Show, Tattoo Expo, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Special Celebrity Guest, Special Effect Class and so much more!

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
October 30/2017

September 15 - October 31

Prepare yourself for the biggest, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 25 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
October 31/2017

September 15 - October 31

Prepare yourself for the biggest, scariest, and more terrifying Fright Fest ever in the 25 years of Six Flags Fiesta Texas. There's no escaping the Frights By Night when the monsters come out to play and you have nowhere to hide. Fright Fest includes themed scare zones bound to make you scream in addition to haunted houses, but that's not all; enjoy your favorite coasters in the dark or see some of the world-class shows exclusively at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Diwalia SA
Diwalia SA
November 04/2017

5pm - 11pm

Join us for the 9th Annual City-Wide Celebration of Diwali San Antonio: Festival of Lights! Experience the festive tradition of India that symbolizes the victory of good over evil. This free event includes entertainment, Diya Floats, a fireworks display, Indian cusine for purchase, and more! 

Luminaria: Contemporary Arts Festival
Luminaria: Contemporary Arts Festival
November 10/2017

In November 2017, Luminaria celebrates with San Antonio's 10th annual contemporary arts festival The FREE night festival will be Friday, November 10th, with ticketed events (including artist brunches, a closing party, and a special VIP experience) throughout the holiday weekend. Luminaria's curatorial approach maximizes artistic balance and ensures excellence by showcasing all forms of art throughout the festival.

Luminaria: Contemporary Arts Festival
Luminaria: Contemporary Arts Festival
November 11/2017

In November 2017, Luminaria celebrates with San Antonio's 10th annual contemporary arts festival The FREE night festival will be Friday, November 10th, with ticketed events (including artist brunches, a closing party, and a special VIP experience) throughout the holiday weekend. Luminaria's curatorial approach maximizes artistic balance and ensures excellence by showcasing all forms of art throughout the festival.

Ford Holiday River Parade
Ford Holiday River Parade
November 24/2017

Ring in the holidays with a local tradition featuring 26 illuminated floats, live music & the lighting of the River Walk.

Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
November 26/2017

Nov 26 - Dec 2

A week-long mariachi music festival that draws the world’s top mariachi artists. The Extravaganza is the largest and longest-running mariachi music festival in Texas, and is known for presenting world-class artists.

Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
November 27/2017

Nov 26 - Dec 2

A week-long mariachi music festival that draws the world’s top mariachi artists. The Extravaganza is the largest and longest-running mariachi music festival in Texas, and is known for presenting world-class artists.

Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
November 28/2017

Nov 26 - Dec 2

A week-long mariachi music festival that draws the world’s top mariachi artists. The Extravaganza is the largest and longest-running mariachi music festival in Texas, and is known for presenting world-class artists.

Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
November 29/2017

Nov 26 - Dec 2

A week-long mariachi music festival that draws the world’s top mariachi artists. The Extravaganza is the largest and longest-running mariachi music festival in Texas, and is known for presenting world-class artists.

Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
November 30/2017

Nov 26 - Dec 2

A week-long mariachi music festival that draws the world’s top mariachi artists. The Extravaganza is the largest and longest-running mariachi music festival in Texas, and is known for presenting world-class artists.

Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
December 01/2017

Nov 26 - Dec 2

A week-long mariachi music festival that draws the world’s top mariachi artists. The Extravaganza is the largest and longest-running mariachi music festival in Texas, and is known for presenting world-class artists.

Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
December 02/2017

Nov 26 - Dec 2

A week-long mariachi music festival that draws the world’s top mariachi artists. The Extravaganza is the largest and longest-running mariachi music festival in Texas, and is known for presenting world-class artists.

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