The 25 San Antonio holiday traditions everyone should try at least once

San Antonians love to celebrate. Give us an excuse and we'll throw a parade, drink to excess or sleep overnight in the…

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Catch the Ford Holiday River Parade 
It's too late this year, but definitely pencil this one in if you haven't already witnessed brightly illumunated barges lighting up the River Walk.
Photo by Jaime Monzon
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Everything we saw at San Antonio's 40th Annual Holiday River Parade

The Ford Holiday River Parade took place Friday, marking the 40th installment of the Alamo City tradition. Here's what we saw as illuminated…

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Everything we saw at San Antonio's 40th Annual Holiday River Parade
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The 23 best places to see Christmas lights in driving distance of San Antonio this holiday season

Looking for some holiday cheer? Even the Grinchiest among us would have to admit there's something heartwarming about twinkling Christmas light displays.…

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Museum Reach River of Lights
It isn't just the downtown portion of the River Walk that gets the holiday treatment. The San Antonio River Authority's annual Museum Reach River of Lights extends the Christmas cheer further down the river, and even features a 30-foot-tall musical Christmas tree at the Museum Reach lock and dam. The lights will be on view through January 3, 2022.
Photo Courtesy of San Antonio River Authority
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We got a sneak preview of San Antonio Botanical Garden's Lightscape holiday display

A new festive event is making its Texas debut at the San Antonio Botanical Garden this year — and we got a…

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The 15 best Christmas light displays within driving distance of San Antonio

While the holiday season doesn't look or feel quite the same this year, there is one tradition that can be safely enjoyed…

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Travis Park
301 E Travis St, (210) 207-3677, travisparksa.com
The holiday season in San Antonio officially begins with the lighting ceremony of the city’s 50-foot Christmas tree on Friday, November 27. This year's festivities will be virtual, so that everyone can enjoy safely from home. Just tune in at 7 p.m. to H-E-B's YouTube channel to enjoy the lighting, which will be followed by a performance by Mariachi Las Altenas. 
Photo via Instagram / skylinedronetx
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The Best Christmas Light Displays Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

It's the most wonderful time of the year – and mostly because of the beautiful Christmas lights displays! Whether you want to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Enchanted Springs Ranch
242 State Hwy 46 W Unit C, Boerne, (210) 570-7669, christmaslightfest.com
Just up the road in Boerne you’ll be able to enjoy the Old West Christmas Light Fest. The magic of the holidays will be alive with this Texas-themed light display that’s synchronized to special tunes. There’s also other fun activities on site, from laser tag to a themed escape room. Just don’t forget to take a picture with Santa! This display opens Thanksgiving night and will run through Christmas Day.
Photo via Instagram / christmaslightfest
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The 20 Best Christmas Light Displays Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

It's the most wonderful time of the year – and mostly because of the beautiful Christmas lights displays! Whether you want to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Don Strange Ranch
103 Waring Welfare Road, Boerne, christmas.donstrangeranch.com
Just a short drive away in Boerne, Don Strange Ranch hosts a Texas-sized display with more than 3 million that you’ll have to drive through. You can also get out of the car and take another type of ride – either on a hayride or a carriage ride.
Photo via Instagram / henrylee1968
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The Best Places to See Christmas Lights in the San Antonio Area

It's the most magical time of year here in Texas. We may not be able to enjoy the beauty of snow like…

By San Antonio Current Staff

SeaWorld
Prices vary, 10500 Sea World Drive, seaworld.com
There’s more lights on display at SeaWorld than there are people living in San Antonio. Woah! With more than 8 million lights, the theme park’s Christmas celebration also includes holiday shows and festive foods. Even the chance to meet and greet Santa Claus, too! On display through January 2. 
Photo via seaworldtexas
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26 Beautiful Photos of San Antonio Decked Out for the Holidays

We love it when San Antonio is all decked out in its sparkly best for Christmas. We searched Instagram for the best…

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@jess02916
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