If you’re not in the market for the airfare, accommodations, and dining costs that a spring break trip abroad demands, take heart—San Antonio is a wonderful place to spend your vacation. You’ll find plenty of fun things to do, and you won’t have to travel far to find them.
From exploring the local attractions or enjoying the diverse restaurant scene to simply spending time in the great outdoors, there’s something for everyone to enjoy over Spring Break. We’ve taken the time to create a list of our favorites.
The San Antonio Zoo gets even wilder during spring break during the Jungle Boogie Break. Home to thousands of animals from around the world, the zoo boasts exhibits from gorillas and giraffes to lions, tigers, and bears. (Oh my!) The zoo isn’t only for kids—adults will enjoy getting up close to some of the world’s most fascinating creatures. People of all ages can spend time getting in touch with their wild side. Have a roaring good time and enjoy live music, dance parties, animal interactions, food and drinks.
If you’re looking for a day- or weekend-long adventure during Spring Break, Six Flags Fiesta Texas is the answer. There’s something for everyone at Six Flags, which is constantly updating its rides and attractions. From the classic wooden roller coasters and new thrill rides to more family-friendly attractions, you and yours will be sure to enjoy your time at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Don’t forget about the food! There are plenty of places to grab a bite, so you’ll find fare from burgers and fries to funnel cakes and ice cream.
Mission Marquee Plaza Farmers & Artisans Market
Join the Mission Marquee Plaza for the 2022 Farmers and Artisans Market. The markets are held every first and third Saturday of the month from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. The markets will kick off with free Community fitness classes at 9 A.M. You can find fresh, locally-sourced foods and explore the handmade crafts and products from local pop-up vendors. The San Antonio Food Bank Mobile Mercado mini-grocery store will host healthy cooking demos and nutrition education sessions. The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department will host seasonal Tree Adoptions. Trees will be given away on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning at 10 a.m. Enjoy live music, food trucks, fun family activities, and more.
Mountainfilm On Tour
Join the San Antonio River Foundation at Confluence Park on Friday, March 4th, for Mountainfilm On Tour-San Antonio. This film festival features a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed, and awe-inspiring documentary films handpicked from the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado. Presented by the San Antonio River Foundation, this film festival will galvanize stewardship and awaken your love of nature.
15th Annual Fest Of Tails – Kite Festival & Dog Fair
Celebrate spring with family fun in the park at the 15th Annual Fest Of Tails, a free kite festival and dog fair set for Saturday, March 12th from 10 AM – 4 PM at McAllister Park. In honor of their 15th year, San Antonio Parks Foundation will be introducing the “Tour de Tails,” a bicycle ride along the Salado Creek Greenway that ends at Fest Of Tails. There will also be a pooch parade and costume contest presented by H-E-B. Fest Of Tails is free to the public.
VIDA San Antonio
If you’re looking for a unique and relaxing way to spend your future Spring Breaks or in the market for a new home in the area, consider VIDA San Antonio. Whether you want to spend your day in the tranquil parks, hiking on a trail, or shopping at the Town Center, there will be something for everyone at VIDA. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, relax in nature, and enjoy all that San Antonio has to offer in a new, vibrant community coming later this year.
No matter how you prefer to spend your Spring Break, South Side San Antonio has something for everyone. With plenty of attractions, restaurants, and activities to choose from, you’re sure to have a wonderful time. Get out there and explore all that South Side San Antonio has to offer.
For more recommendations on how to spend your spring break in San Antonio or to inquire about our diverse neighborhood, contact the staff at VIDA San Antonio.