Special Events in San Antonio

Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally
The Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally is one of the most emotional events hosted in San Antonio every year. Thousands of people gather to honor the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Rallies, lectures and prayer vigils are held to remember the life of this tremendous man. One can also attend various lectures hosted by professors that touch on topics of race and discrimination during the march and rally.

San Antonio Cocktail Conference
For those who love cocktails and experiencing the newest margarita to hit the bar scene, the San Antonio cocktail conference is an unforgettable event. Hundreds of companies gather for this annual conference to share their latest drink recipes with local bar owners, vendors and bar tenders. This event will undoubtedly be one of the best conferences that you have ever attended. Proceeds that are earned from this event also benefit the HeartGift San Antonio Foundation. This foundation makes it possible for low income individuals to receive heart transplants.

Dawn at the Alamo
Dawn at the Alamo is an annual event that is hosted in order to remember those who died during the Battle at the Alamo. The event brings together family members of soldiers who lost their lives during this violent battle. At the Alamo, visitors will also be able to tour the museum and learn about the history behind the battle.

Fourth of July on the River Walk
If you are in Texas for the Fourth of July, then you should not miss out on all of the celebrations happening on the River Walk. You can walk along the River Walk and find sidewalk sales during the day. At night, beautiful fireworks are displayed, and you can enjoy them from the comfort of one of the bars on the River Walk. The view is incredible, and you will never forget the experience.

Taste of the River Walk
Every summer, this fair is held on the River Walk and gives visitors the chance to try out the best dishes from all of the different restaurants on the River Walk. Over twenty restaurants participate in this fun event every year. You can try everything from gourmet Italian dishes to a plate of fries and chilidogs from Dick's Sports Bar. Also, the bars along the River Walk frequently feature their own version of this festival later at night.