October 04, 2019

20 Fall Date Ideas in San Antonio That Are Actually Good

Lots of folks look forward to fall – whether it's because of the spooky happenings or seasonal treats like PSLs. Wherever you fall into the mix, fall is a great time to go on a lot of cute dates! No matter whether you have a new fling from Tinder, are in the honeymoon stage of your relationship or are happily married, we've rounded up some pretty good date ideas you should definitely make happen this season.
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Take in the fall colors during a hike in the Hill Country
While most of Texas doesn’t get to experience the change in foliage of the fall season, many spots in the Hill Country are fortunate enough to see this change. You’ll want to spend the full day hiking around Enchanted Rock or exploring the beauty of Lost Maples. Just remember to take lots of cute pictures with your hiking partner for the ‘gram.
Photo via Instagram / peterbnyrenphoto
Take in the fall colors during a hike in the Hill Country
While most of Texas doesn’t get to experience the change in foliage of the fall season, many spots in the Hill Country are fortunate enough to see this change. You’ll want to spend the full day hiking around Enchanted Rock or exploring the beauty of Lost Maples. Just remember to take lots of cute pictures with your hiking partner for the ‘gram.
Photo via Instagram / peterbnyrenphoto
Coordinate your Halloween costumes with your bestie/S.O.
Now this is one you can do with your lover or your platonic bestie. Whether you want to go timeless (salt and pepper, apples and oranges) or go with something trendy to this year (Julian Castro and Beto O’Rourke would be hilarious), this idea is fun from start to finish.
Photo by Jaime Monzon
Coordinate your Halloween costumes with your bestie/S.O.
Now this is one you can do with your lover or your platonic bestie. Whether you want to go timeless (salt and pepper, apples and oranges) or go with something trendy to this year (Julian Castro and Beto O’Rourke would be hilarious), this idea is fun from start to finish.
Photo by Jaime Monzon
Taste the new flavors at a local brewery
Fall is the season of beer, so you’ll be smart to treat you and bae to a few date nights exploring what’s new on tap. Whether new brews or new (to you) drinking spots, this is a solid way to spend quality time with your date without it getting too expensive. Plus, it’s super fun!
Photo via Instagram / mradrian1234
Taste the new flavors at a local brewery
Fall is the season of beer, so you’ll be smart to treat you and bae to a few date nights exploring what’s new on tap. Whether new brews or new (to you) drinking spots, this is a solid way to spend quality time with your date without it getting too expensive. Plus, it’s super fun!
Photo via Instagram / mradrian1234
Get lost in a corn maze
Start here, and good luck.
Whether you’re good at solving puzzles or not, you and your date will have a blast figuring your way out of the maze. And that’s only half of the fun! Most of these mazes have other activities on-site, so you can have a full day of fall fun.
Photo via Instagram / michellearaiza_
Get lost in a corn maze
Start here, and good luck.
Whether you’re good at solving puzzles or not, you and your date will have a blast figuring your way out of the maze. And that’s only half of the fun! Most of these mazes have other activities on-site, so you can have a full day of fall fun.
Photo via Instagram / michellearaiza_
Get boozy at the San Antonio Beer Festival
$45+, Saturday, Oct. 19, 1:30pm, Dignowity Park, 701 Nolan St, sanantoniobeerfestival.com
Back for a 13th year, the annual San Antonio Beer Festival lets you have an entire day of beer-guzzling – which is super romantic if you ask us. Walk around the grounds hand in hand and take your pick from more than 400 premium and craft beers from more than 125 breweries around the world! The event is ideal for both casual beer drinkers and craft snobs alike.
Photo via Instagram / sabeerfestival
Get boozy at the San Antonio Beer Festival
$45+, Saturday, Oct. 19, 1:30pm, Dignowity Park, 701 Nolan St, sanantoniobeerfestival.com
Back for a 13th year, the annual San Antonio Beer Festival lets you have an entire day of beer-guzzling – which is super romantic if you ask us. Walk around the grounds hand in hand and take your pick from more than 400 premium and craft beers from more than 125 breweries around the world! The event is ideal for both casual beer drinkers and craft snobs alike.
Photo via Instagram / sabeerfestival
Make an altar for Dia de los Muertos
If you and your partner have been together for awhile, you’ve likely opened up about loved ones you’ve lost. Take the opportunity to get even closer and build ofrendas together. It’s not only a beautiful experience to share with one another, it’s also puro as heck.
Photo by Matt Buikema
Make an altar for Dia de los Muertos
If you and your partner have been together for awhile, you’ve likely opened up about loved ones you’ve lost. Take the opportunity to get even closer and build ofrendas together. It’s not only a beautiful experience to share with one another, it’s also puro as heck.
Photo by Matt Buikema
Spend some time with local ghostly spirits
These spots are promising.
With a city as old and historic as ours is, there’s lots of spots to get your fix of ghostly fun. From established tours and overnight sleep-ins to exploring your own “haunted” sites, you and your date will have lots to talk about if you go this route.
Photo via Instagram / erikjongustafson
Spend some time with local ghostly spirits
These spots are promising.
With a city as old and historic as ours is, there’s lots of spots to get your fix of ghostly fun. From established tours and overnight sleep-ins to exploring your own “haunted” sites, you and your date will have lots to talk about if you go this route.
Photo via Instagram / erikjongustafson
Explore some new local restaurants
Find inspiration here.
While you wait for all the new restaurants set to open this fall, you and your dinner date can make your way through all the restaurants, bars and more that opened this summer. Prepare to be eating good and drinking just as well.
Photo via Instagram / lannyfaye803
Explore some new local restaurants
Find inspiration here.
While you wait for all the new restaurants set to open this fall, you and your dinner date can make your way through all the restaurants, bars and more that opened this summer. Prepare to be eating good and drinking just as well.
Photo via Instagram / lannyfaye803
Count how many pitchers of beer you can take down at Wurstfest
Friday, Nov. 1-Sunday, Nov. 10, 178 Landa Park Dr, New Braunfels, wurstfest.com
To be a true Texan, you’ll have to head up to New Braunfels to celebrate “the best ten days in sausage history.” The long-running sausage fest celebrates German culture right in the heart of Texas. On top of your fill of wursts, you can also expect other great foods, music, dancing, carnival rides and games. Oh, and LOTS of beer. Now that’s what we call a date night. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this one.
Photo via Instagram / shannnn_03
Count how many pitchers of beer you can take down at Wurstfest
Friday, Nov. 1-Sunday, Nov. 10, 178 Landa Park Dr, New Braunfels, wurstfest.com
To be a true Texan, you’ll have to head up to New Braunfels to celebrate “the best ten days in sausage history.” The long-running sausage fest celebrates German culture right in the heart of Texas. On top of your fill of wursts, you can also expect other great foods, music, dancing, carnival rides and games. Oh, and LOTS of beer. Now that’s what we call a date night. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this one.
Photo via Instagram / shannnn_03
Pour one out at the ghost tracks
2902 Shane Road
Ok, so this urban legend has been debunked as not even have happened in San Antonio and the site has been restructured to not be physically possible for your car to roll over the tracks. But that totally hasn’t stopped locals from claiming it and keep believing. Stay local with your favorite sidekick and hit up the "ghost tracks" if you love spooky thrills. Grab some baby powder and head on over to the South Side to experience SA’s claim to fame.
Photo via Instagram / sndp341
Pour one out at the ghost tracks
2902 Shane Road
Ok, so this urban legend has been debunked as not even have happened in San Antonio and the site has been restructured to not be physically possible for your car to roll over the tracks. But that totally hasn’t stopped locals from claiming it and keep believing. Stay local with your favorite sidekick and hit up the "ghost tracks" if you love spooky thrills. Grab some baby powder and head on over to the South Side to experience SA’s claim to fame.
Photo via Instagram / sndp341