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The San AntonioReview

Explore the sights and sounds that Crockett staffers consider among San Antonio's best. From music fests to city-wide celebrations to landmark attractions, these experiences just can't be beat.

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    Fore!

    June 03

    Tiger Woods is back with his historic 15th Major victory at the 2019 Masters Tournament. 

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    You've Got a Golden Ticket

    May 06

    Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is one of the most beloved family films of all time, and Gene Wilder’s performance as the titular candy maker is legendary.

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    Fiesta San Antonio

    April 01

    The very first Fiesta San Antonio took place in 1891 when local women decorated their horses and carriages and paraded by the Alamo in remembrance of those who bravely fought at the Battle of San Jacinto and The Alamo. 

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    Spring has Spring

    March 04

    Even if the weather has not been cooperating, Spring is right around the corner. 

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    See One of Shakespeare's Best

    February 04

    In his long and successful career, William Shakespeare wrote at least 37 plays that scholars can mostly agree on.

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    New Year, New You

    January 06

    Now that the holidays are over and the new year has begun, it is time to start following through on those New Year’s resolutions.

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    Light Up the Night

    December 03

    It may seem impossible, but 2018 is rapidly coming to a close. Before we ring in the New Year, there are still plenty of holiday events to enjoy. 

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    A Holiday Classic

    November 05

    November is officially here which means that we have officially entered the holiday season.

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  • Hockey Season is Here

    October 01

    San Antonio is home to the Rampage, the top affiliate for the St. Louis Blues NHL team.

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  • All That Jazz

    September 03

    Jazz lovers and fans of live music will want to join all of the fun and festivities at the Jazz ‘SAlive 2018 music festival on September 21 and 22.

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  • A Perfect Night Awaits

    August 06

    Ed Sheeran has become one of the most famous and popular singer/songwriters in the entire world. 

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  • Take Me on a River Cruise

    July 03

    One of the most interesting and exciting ways to see the sights that San Antonio has to offer is on the water with a Go Rio San Antonio River Cruise.

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  • Celebrating 300 Years

    June 04

    From June 15-September 16, The Pearl will be celebrating San Antonio’s 300th anniversary with an event called Ole, San Antonio.

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  • The Play's The Thing

    May 09

    What happens when a group of strangers on a bus trip get trapped in a snowstorm and spend the night in a 24-hour diner getting to know each other?

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  • Splash Your Way to Fun

    April 02

    It may be hard to believe, but summer and summer vacation are right around corner now that it is officially spring.

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  • McNay Art Museum

    March 04

    San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum specializes in American and European Art from the 19th and 20th centuries, though some pieces and exhibits stretch all the way to Medieval times.

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  • Andrew Lloyd Webber's Greatest Hits

    February 05

    From February 23- March 18, 2018, the Woodlawn Theatre in San Antonio will be presenting “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.”

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  • Escape!

    January 05

    You and your team have less than an hour to find all the clues, answer all the riddles, and solve the mystery in order to escape the room at Great Room Escape in San Antonio.

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  • A SeaWorld Christmas

    December 03

    Did you know that SeaWorld San Antonio has the largest display of Christmas lights in the entire state of Texas?

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  • Spurs Basketball

    November 05

    The NBA season has just begun, and the hometown San Antonio Spurs are off to a solid 5-4 start.

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  • The Natural Bridge Caverns: Adventures Fit for the Whole Family

    October 06

    Located just outside the city of San Antonio, the Natural Bridge Caverns are the largest publicly accessible caverns in all of Texas, with a variety of tours to suit every visitor’s desires.

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  • Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

    September 03

    As thousands of people across Texas and Louisiana are still coming to terms with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, we at the Crockett Hotel have been very moved by the outpouring of support from across the country for victims of this disaster.

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  • Mission San Jose: A Fortification Fit for a Queen

    August 09

    We’re guessing you remember the Alamo, but have you heard of the Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo? Spanish missions, like Mission San Jose, were not simply churches, but rather entire communities centered on a church. 

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  • The Pearl Brewery: More than Just Beer

    July 01

    The centerpiece of San Antonio’s burgeoning “southern Midtown,” the Pearl Brewery bears the namesake of Pearl Beer, a beloved Texas and Oklahoma brew that dates back to 1883.

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  • Double-Decker Days

    June 02

    For folks new to San Antonio, we highly recommend the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour as a handy and fun way to hit all the major sites without the hassle of navigating unfamiliar terrain. Bus drivers are very friendly and knowledgeable, and the tour starts just a short walk from the Crockett Hotel at Alamo Plaza.

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  • The Alamo: Historical Battle and American Myth

    May 01

    The quintessential Texas symbol of liberty, courage, and sacrifice, the Alamo is just a few minutes walk from our historic downtown hotel. Here are five things to consider doing when you visit the spot where a tiny group of determined Texans held fast against General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna for almost two full weeks in 1836.

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  • An Artful Start to San Antonio Spring

    April 01

    Find yourself immersed in this border city’s intercultural festivities.

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  • Musing Alongside San Antonio's River

    March 05

    Culture in San Antonio is as diverse as the city’s history.

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  • Three Nights of Opera and Starry Skies

    February 05

    This month brings lovely, thoughtful treats for the eyes and ears.

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  • Sip, Brew Bar & Eatery

    January 09

    First, you must stuff yourself with San Antonio's legendary BBQ and extraordinary Tex-Mex. Then, when you're looking a meal on the lighter side, head to the Sip, Brew Bar & Eatery, a cafe less than a five minute's walk from the Crockett Hotel.

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