Spring Events that Prove San Antonio is Worth the Visit
Those who live in San Antonio, Texas know that it’s the place to be for spring and summer activities.
There is no shortage of fun and exciting things to do for people of all ages (and most of them are very affordable). So whether you live in this great city or are just staying for a little while, here are a few events you shouldn’t miss this year:
The Battle of Flowers Parade
This is the oldest and largest parade in San Antonio and attracts more than 350,000 people. It is also the only parade in the United States produced entirely by women, all of whom are volunteers. You can pick these ladies out of the crown by their head to toe yellow clothing. Be sure to get your tickets and come watch this parade of beautifully decorated floats, antique cars, and uniformed cavalcades performing routines.
Culinaria Festival Week
All you foodies out there are familiar with the quote “I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food” by W.C. Fields, but what you may not be aware of is the incredible food festival happening May 19th, 2016 in San Antonio. Come and celebrate all things food. From the best food trucks around to barbeque and beer. Don’t miss this extravaganza.
Fiesta Especial Royalty 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk
Lace up your running shoes, dress in your finest fiesta wear, and get ready for some good old fashioned fun. This all ages event is on Saturday, April 23rd, so bring your family down to the Windcrest City Hall to enjoy some fresh spring air and excitement. Costumes are encouraged, so adorn yourself in the brightest of brights and floral head pieces. After you complete the 5k or the 1 mile walk you and your family can kick back, relax, and enjoy the parade.
San Antonio Book Festival
Whether you are a lover of the written word by others or want to submit a book of your own into the fiction contest, the San Antonio book festival is the place for you. Come to the beautiful downtown Central Library on April, 2nd and celebrate national and local authors. This event is free and is definitely a gift to the visitors and citizens of the great city of San Antonio.
Join the happy masses this spring in the beautiful city of San Antonio and enjoy the great events and activities it has to offer.
Whether you are passing through on a quick trip, or extending your stay in San Antonio, check out a few of these springtime events and start the season off on the right foot.