Experience exciting San Antonio TX events at the Crockett Hotel
Check in here to see a calendar of events at the Historic Crockett Hotel and the downtown San Antonio area.
FIESTA San Antonio - April 18-28
More than 100 unique events satisfy every taste and interest and draw spectators from around the city, nation and world.
Poteet Strawberry Festival - April 12-14
More than just a celebration of the strawberry, this festival is one of the oldest, most popular events in the state and is recognized as the largest agricultural festival in Texas. Get Details.
First Saturday at The Alamo - April 6
First Saturday is an inter-active living history event that is designed to give visitors a glimpse of life at the time of early Texas. Visit www.thealamo.org
11:00 - Firing Demonstration
1:00 - Firing Demonstration
2:00 - Firinng Demonstration
3:00 - Firing Demonstration
Splashtown - Season Opens April 27
Splashtown San Antonio is 20 landscaped acres of cool, clean water excitement just three minutes North of downtown on IH-35 at the Splashtown exit.
Schlitterbahn Water Park Resort - Season Opens April 28
The original Schlitterbahn, in New Braunfels, just 20 minutes north of San Antonio, wins recognition, year after year, as the world's top waterpark. With over 65 acres of tube rides, water slides and uphill water coasters there is plenty of fun for the whole family.
Local Festivals & Events
Seaworld San Antonio - Opens Feb. 2 for 2013 Season
SeaWorld San Antonio’s combination of unique animal attractions, entertaining shows that combine artistry, emotion and marine animals into amazing performances, the thrill of its state-of-the-art coasters and educational experiences for all ages make this park an exciting place to be! Admission. Get Details
San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo - Feb 7-24
Features great entertainment with star-studded country, rock 'n' roll and Latin artists during all 20 PRCA rodeo performances. This spectacular of fun also includes shopping, a carnival and livestock centers. AT&T Center. Admission. Get Details
Six Flags Fiesta Texas - Opens Mar. 2 for 2013 Season
Let the fun begin. Check out themed rides, thrilling roller coasters, attractions and shows for every age, including opportunities to meet the Looney Tunes characters throughout the visually stunning 200-acre park. Admission Get Details.
Fiesta San Antonio - Apr. 18-28
More than 100 unique events satisfy every taste and interest and draw spectators from around the city, nation and world. Since 1891 when the first Fiesta event, the Battle of Flowers, honored the memory of our Texas heroes, Fiesta has expanded the initial commemoration to include the recognition and celebration of San Antonio's rich and diverse cultures. Come celebrate Fiesta San Antonio! More than half of the events are FREE. Get Details
Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio - May 14-19
Features live performances by more than 20 of the best musical groups from traditional Conjunto to progressive Tejano. Rosedale Park. Admission. Get Details
CULINARIA Culinary and Wine Arts Festival - May 16-19
Giving wine and food aficionados one more thing to be thankful for this May, the Festival will showcase the Alamo City's finest restaurants and chefs as well as celebrity guests from Mexico, Miami, Manhattan and all over Texas as it celebrates San Antonio as a premier wine and food destination and an important culinary and cultural gateway to Mexico and Latin America. Get Details
San Antonio Arts & Jazz Festival - May 31, June 1-2
One of San Antonio’s best Jazz Festival returns for the 11th season! The San Antonio Summer Art & Jazz Festival is a free, three-day event featuring an outstanding line-up of local and nationally known jazz artists, an arts & crafts fair, and delicious local foods. Get Details
Fiesta Noche del Rio - May thru August
A San Antonio tradition, this performance features songs and dances of Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Texas and occurs Friday and Saturday evenings at the River Walk’s historic Arneson River Theatre.
Texas Folklife Festival - June 7-9
Join in the celebration of all things Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival. Hosted at The Institute of Texan Cultures, this three-day cultural extravaganza brings more than 40 ethnic groups together in one place to showcase their authentic food, traditional music and dance and authentic crafts. Come celebrate your heritage and share in a Texas tradition. The Institute of Texan Cultures is located in HemisFair Park, a short walk from the Alamo and the River Walk. Get Details.
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Scorpions - Official Hotel Sponsor
Crockett Hotel - Official Hotel Sponsor
Scorpions FC 2013 Season Home Opener -April 14
The Scorpions FC, San Antonio's new professional soccer team playing the North American Soccer League.
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Soccer for A Cause
Scorpions' profits go directly to Morgan's Wonderland, a 25-acre family fun park catering for those with specials needs. Morgan’s Wonderland is open to people of all ages with and without disabilities. It's a totally-wheelchair-accessible park, featuring more than 25 rides, playscapes and attractions.
Shopping in San Antonio
RIVERCENTER MALL - located across from the Crockett Hotel. Indoor mall provides a convenient location right on the River Walk and gives you easy access to major brands like Macy's, Gap, Victoria's Secret, Express, Chico's and more. Rivercenter Mall also offers casual restaurants, movies theatres, including IMAX theatre and a comdey club.
ALAMO QUARRY MARKET - Less than 8 miles from the Crockett Hotel. Open Air shopping, was once the Alamo Cement Plant is now the Alamo Quarry Market, blending some of the finest shopping and dining in the area. The market itself is planned around the factory's smokestacks, creating a historic setting. This open-air venue features over 60 national stores and restaurants minutes from downtown.
NORTH STAR MALL - Less than 8 miles from the Crockett Hotel. This indoor mall offers over 200 specialty shops and restaurants give it international acclaim. Mall is conveniently located next to the San Antonio International Airport and minutes from downtown.
PEARL BREWERY- NEWEST ADDITION TO SHOPPING IN SAN ANTONIO! Access from Riverwalk or quick 5 minute drive from Crockett Hotel. EAT and SHOP at the Historic Pearl Brewery. Get details.
THE RIM - Open-Air: A 3-million-square-foot open-air retail center anchored by Bass Pro Shops' Outdoor World, the largest Bass Pro store in Texas and fourth largest in the country. Upscale discount houses include Saks Fifth Avenue OFF FIFTH and Nordstrom Rack. Other stores include Target, Best Buy, DSW Shoes and JC Penney.
THE SHOPS AT LA CANTERA - Open-Air: A retreat as well known for its gorgeous architectural design as it is for its terrific collection of upscale brand shopping. Greenery, subtle water features and distinctive storefronts lend a garden-like feel; more than 150 shops and restaurants, a children’s play area and personal shoppers further paint La Cantera as a shopper’s oasis.
SAN MARCOS PREMIUM OUTLETS - Open-Air: More than 140 stores including Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5TH, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Gucci, Fendi, Victoria's Secret, Tory Burch, True Religion, Ed Hardy, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, Coach and more all at savings of 25% to 65% every day.
TANGER OUTLETS - Open-Air: More than 100 of the world' s most popular brand name and designer outlet stores such as: Calvin Klein, American Eagle Outfitters, Banana Republic, Seiko, Eddie Bauer, Champion, Disney Store, Fossil, Old Navy, Tommy Hilfiger, Nautica, Kenneth Cole, Skechers and many more! Voted as the Official Best Outlet Mall in Texas-2010 by Media USA.
Spooky San Antonio Adventures
Gather in front of the Alamo nightly at 8:15 PM and follow your guides, dressed in period costumes, as they light your way with lanterns through an informative tour of San Antonio’s most haunted sites. An alternative program begins with dinner at the Menger Hotel, one of the city’s well-known harbors of ghosts, then continues with a nightly ghost tour around downtown.
Search out spirits using tour-supplied ghost hunting equipment as you visit 13 haunted locations in the city center. Alamo City Ghost Tours provides knowledgeable guides who bring the past to light seven days a week, beginning at 9:00 PM in Alamo Plaza. If you have a group of 30 or more, arrange to take an air-conditioned bus ride to San Antonio’s oldest graveyards and learn the intriguing stories of some of the city’s long-departed citizens.
Your journey begins with a ride in an old coffin cage, and then….. Ripley’s Haunted Adventure takes you on a spooky adventure featuring live actors, animatronics and special effects sure to send shivers up your spine. Located across from the Alamo, this unnerving attraction is open daily.