October 17, 2019

5 Very Cool Fall Things to Do in San Antonio


Photo Source: The San Antonio River Walk
Photo Source: The San Antonio River Walk

As temperatures drop, it is the best time to get outdoors and explore the Alamo City. From historic haunted houses to weekend farmers’ markets, fall in San Antonio is the time to explore them all!

Farmers’ Market

The cooler, comfortable weather means being outside on the weekends and checking out all the farmers’ markets around town! Some favorites to check out are the Pearl Farmers’ Market (right outside the doors of The Culinary Institute of America!), Deerfield Farmers’ Market, Alamo Heights Farmers’ Market, Salado Creek Market and Legacy Farmers’ Market. You’ll bound to find everything you need for a delicious fall feast or speedy snack!

Photo Source: American Planning Association
Photo Source: American Planning Association

Tour the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Spend the day surrounded by history as you explore The Alamo and four of San Antonio’s southernmost colonial missions—Concepción, San José, San Juan, and Espada. Together they were named the first World Heritage Site in Texas by the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO). Bring your cameras, you’re going to want to take lots of pictures!

Photo Source: Visit San Antonio
Photo Source: Visit San Antonio

Haunted side of San Antonio

Considered the most haunted city in Texas, ghost stories are plentiful in San Antonio with ghost sightings taking place all over the city. Every ghost story must have a haunted location, so here are just a few places you can go to get scared! They include: The Alamo, The Spanish Governor’s Palace, The San Fernando Cathedral, and The Menger Hotel—which is known for more than 43 different ghost sightings!

Photo Source: Haunted Bedrooms
Photo Source: Haunted Bedrooms

Cheer on the Spurs!

It’s basketball season and that means going to a Spurs game and supporting our local team! 5-time NBA Champions, the players and the games are as exhilarating to cheer for the crowd is entertaining to watch! You won’t find more devoted fans than Spurs fans. So, come join in the fun!

Photo Source: NBA - Spurs
Photo Source: NBA – Spurs

The Riverwalk Ablaze with Holiday Lights

You know it’s holiday season when the lights at the Riverwalk are lit. More than 100,000 lights adorn the trees, cascade from buildings, and drape over the Riverwalk, creating a most magical show overhead and on the surface of the river’s waters. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported to an enchanted place.  

Photo Source: The San Antonio River Walk
Photo Source: The San Antonio River Walk