Kick Off the Holiday Season at 5 Festive Thanksgiving Events Around San Antonio

(November 07, 2017) / by Jean Jones

Thanksgiving Events Around San AntonioWhen it comes to the holidays, San Antonio has a variety of entertaining activities for all ages. Celebrate Thanksgiving at these lively events near our Springs San Antonio luxury apartment communities.

1. Shop Live Oak 5K
Live Oak Pool and Clubhouse
7901 Shin Oak Dr, San Antonio
210.653.9140
0.4 miles from Springs at Live Oak

Shop Live Oak 5K is a fun way to support local small businesses as the holiday shopping season begins. The November 18 event opens with a Mascot Dash featuring local restaurant mascots, followed by the 5K run/walk at 8 a.m. Finish up with a brisk Polar Plunge if you dare! Registration is $30 ahead of time and $35 the day of the race. Fee includes the Polar Plunge, which is $5 for non-runners/walkers.

2. Ford Holiday River Parade
San Antonio River Walk
210.227.4262
19.5 miles from Springs at Alamo Ranch

San Antonio puts its unique stamp on the classic holiday parade with literal floats that travel alongside the city's iconic River Walk. This year's theme is "Christmas at the Movies," and the parade starts off on its 2.5-mile route at 6 p.m. on November 24. Visit the website for seating selection and tickets.

3. Dickens on Main
Historic Downtown Boerne
830.248.1617
21.2 miles from Springs at Bandera

Enjoy the charm of an old-fashioned holiday at Boerne's 18th annual celebration of Dickens on Main. The family-friendly two-day event includes live entertainment, food vendors, horse-drawn carriage rides and ice sculpture shows. Dickens on Main takes place November 24 – 25, and admission is free for all visitors.

4. Roast & Toast the Holidays
Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre
290 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels
830.627.0808
5.2 miles from Springs at Creekside

Get traditional holiday music with a side of Texas blues at this unique show featuring Carolyn Wonderland and Guy Forsyth. Wonderland is a singer-songwriter from Houston who has appeared on Austin City Limits, while Forsyth is a musician who has opened for artists such as Ray Charles, Robert Cray and Lucinda Williams. Showtime is 8 p.m. on November 24 and tickets are $25 – $55.

5. Thanksgiving Feast
Faust Hotel & Brewing Co.
240 S Seguin Ave, New Braunfels
830.625.7791
4.9 miles from Springs at Creekside

Why not leave the cooking to the pros this Thanksgiving? Historic Faust Hotel is serving a sumptuous Thanksgiving feast from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on November 23. Main dishes of turkey with gravy and ham are complemented by side dishes such as green bean casserole, glazed sweet potatoes and corn bread pudding. If you still have room, choose from a dessert of pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie or brownies. Price is $30 for adults and $15 for kids ages 6–10, while ages 5 and under eat for free. Reservations are required.

For some Thanksgiving fun close to home, don't miss the "Gobble 'til You Wobble" resident potluck and social hour and turkey hand painting at our Springs San Antonio luxury apartment communities. Check with a friendly member of our onsite management team for dates and times.New Call-to-action


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