San Antonio comes to life in the spring and promises to deliver fun festivals that can be enjoyed by the whole family! What events are we looking forward to? We’ve got you covered with our picks for the best spring festivals in San Antonio this April & May.
Cuisine of Modern Mexico: March 10, 2015 – May 6, 2015 Nao Restaurant at Culinary Institute of America. Calling all foodies! Nao Restaurant brings you a new menu inspired by a different Latin American country every six weeks. Experience new world flavors at this tasty event.
Poteet Strawberry Festival: April 10, 2015 – April 12, 2015 in Poteet TX, just south of San Antonio. This festival includes concerts, dancing, rides, gunslingers, rodeo performances, and the star of the show, strawberries! Spend your weekend in Poteet for this sweet, family friendly festival. Buy tickets online now!
Fiesta San Antonio: April 16, 2015 – April 26, 2015; everybody loves fiesta! Packed full of over 100 unique events, Fiesta! will satisfy every taste and interest. More than half events are free! We’re most excited for Viva Botanica in the Botanical Gardens, the Fiesta Oyster Bake at St. Mary’s University and La Villita’s “Night in Old San Antonio.” What fiesta events will you attend?
Texas History Days at Fort Martin Scott: April 24, 2015 – April 26, 2015 at Fort Martin Scott. This event brings Texas history to life in the 19th century through Military, Ranger and Civilian living history interpretations. There will be period arts, crafts, music and storytelling. This is fun and educational for the whole family.
Crawfish Festival of New Braunfels: April 25, 2015 at the Comal County Fairgrounds. This is the second annual Crawfish Festival of New Braunfels. There will be three stages with live music, a children’s area, a Battle of the Roux gumbo cook-off, a 5K Crawdaddy Dash and of course, CRAWFISH! There will also be vendor booths and food offerings for people who don’t want crawfish. Buy tickets online!
Hill Country Film Festival: April 30, 2015 – May 3, 2015 at the Fritztown Cinema. This four day independent film festival is in Fredricksburg, Texas. This festival celebrates filmmakers from Texas and around the world. There will be 100 independent films, as well as hosted filmmaker Q&A’s, discussion panels, a filmmaker’s lounge and festival parties. Check out the schedule of events and buy tickets online!
Culinaria – A Wine and Culinary Arts Festival: May 13, 2015 – May 17, 2015 at various locations. This festival is perfect for any foodie in your life. There are events for all tastes and palates! Check out the burger events, attend tequila happy hour, enjoy flavors at the “best of mexico” event and enjoy the food truck event. Buy tickets online now!
Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio: May 14, 2015 – May 16, 2015 at Rosedale Park. This music festival features performances by more than 20 of the best musical groups from traditional conjunto to progressive Tejano. This is a fun cultural event! Buy your tickets online now.
Fiesta Noche Del Rio: May 15, 2015 – August 15, 2015 Arneson River Theatre in La Villita. This summer tradition brings you performances on the River Walk. Music features songs and dances from Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Spain. Opening night is at 8:30pm on Friday May 15th and runs until August 15th. Bring the whole family!
What are you looking forward to this spring? Let us know what your favorite festivals are in San Antonio! Leave us a comment and tell us what you think!