Fun Things to do in San Antonio This Summer 
We know that spring has just sprung, but there’s nothing wrong with planning ahead. Summer in San Antonio is one of the best times to get out and enjoy all that the city has to offer.
The Riverwalk becomes especially popular with people looking for great restaurants, shops, and activities. It’s an incredible area of San Antonio that you have to see to believe.
There are also many different events and activities going on around the city that are great for the entire family.
If you’re planning a trip this summer and want to get a taste of what a true Texas city is all about, then you won’t be disappointed in San Antonio.
Here are some amazingly fun things you can do in San Antonio this summer. Whether you’re here on vacation or just looking for something to do in your hometown, come on out and celebrate what San Antonio is all about!
Summer Events and Activities in San Antonio
Armed Forces River Parade
San Antonio is also known as “Military City, USA” with all the military bases located here. From basic training to retirement, thousands of soldiers and veterans make San Antonio their home. The Riverwalk in San Antonio is a great place to spend your summer evenings, and on July 2nd you’ll be able to show your support for our United States military with the Armed Forces River Parade.
Starting at 6PM you can catch decorated floats representing all branches of our military as they float down the river through San Antonio. The parade will feature military members as well as businesses and nonprofits that honor and support active and retired military members.
Come show your support!
Bud Light Pride River Parade and Celebration
The 2nd annual Pride River Parade will come through San Antonio on Saturday June 10th this year. Celebrate inclusion and support of the LGBTQ+ community by enjoying two showings of the pride parade on the river. The parade will arrive downtown at 4PM and then at Museum Reach at 7PM. There will also be live on-stage entertainment at La Villita’s Arneson River Theatre from 1-5PM.
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Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark & Resort
Just outside of San Antonio you’ll find the Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark and Resort. This is a great place to take the whole family if you’re looking for a way to beat the heat.
Summers in San Antonio can get pretty toasty, but this waterpark features some of the largest and most eclectic water rides in the world. You’ll find lazy rivers, waterslides, rides, and chutes spread throughout the property.
And if you’re looking for a nice local vacation, the resort offers a number of different rooms and accommodations that are perfect for kids and adults alike.
For more information visit their website.
Natural Bridge Caverns
If you’re looking to see the wonders of the natural world, then the Natural Bridge Caverns are something you won’t want to miss.
Natural Bridge Caverns offers a number of different cave tours that are great for the novice cave explorer all the way up to the more adventurous souls. These natural caves are the largest show caves in all of Texas and allow you to experience one of the great natural wonders of the world.
In addition to the caves and cave tours, you can also take advantage of the attractions outside of the caves on the property. These include zip lining and high ropes courses, a 5000 square foot maze, gem and fossil mining, and more.
Natural Bridge Caverns offers more than just cave tours. Spend an entire day on the property and experience everything that Natural Bridge Caverns has to offer.
For more information visit their website.
Saturday Night Rodeo
Head on down to the Tejas Rodeo Company on Saturday nights to experience a true Texas rodeo.
Here you’ll find a family friendly rodeo experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. From bull riding and team roping to a calf scramble and barrel racing, this rodeo has it all. If you’ve never been to a rodeo and want the full experience, Tejas Rodeo Company delivers.
Looking for food or drink while at the rodeo, then be sure to check out the Tejas Steakhouse and Saloon where you’ll find the famous KC steak. Nothing says Texas quite like a rodeo and a steak.
San Antonio Summers
While the temperatures can get quite hot during the summer months in San Antonio, there are always things happening and places to visit. The events and activities above are just a sample of what you’ll find in our great city this summer.
Whether you’re coming to town for a couple’s trip or a family vacation, you can be sure that there will be something to do for everyone.
We can’t wait for you to visit this summer to see what our great city is all about.