Summer San Antonio Events Near Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

Summer in San Antonio brings sun, fun, and plenty of exciting events for the whole family to enjoy.

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk is right in the middle of the action, offering easy access to art, river races, and a variety of musical and comedy performances.

July 4th Arts & Crafts ShowJuly 1st-4th – Celebrate Independence Day by exploring San Antonio’s vibrant art scene along the placid San Antonio River Walk. You can purchase hand-made merchandise such as jewelry, pottery or fine art to decorate your home with authentic local crafts.

Alamo City Entertainment Year-round – Catch inspiring performances of classic theatre, side-splitting comedy and everything in between at the historic Majestic and Empire Theatres this summer. July and August shows include George Lopez, An Evening with Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra, Chicago, and Merle Haggard.

Contemporary Art MonthJuly – If the July 4th Arts & Crafts Show isn’t enough for you, San Antonio art comes alive for the full duration of July. The nation’s lone month-celebration of contemporary art includes more than 400 exhibitions in more than 50 venues.

Annual San Antonio Conjunto ShootoutJuly 23rd-24th This event showcases one-on-one battles between groups of Conjunto musicians. The performers play on opposite stages facing one another as the list of the best bands in San Antonio is whittled down over the course of the festival. The free event at Market Square also features food, refreshments and street dancing.

Ford Canoe ChallengeAugust 13th, 7 a.m.-11 a.m. – Watch as more than 90 canoe teams jockey for position as they race through the waters of the River Walk in timed heats. When you stay at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk, you’ll be just feet from the wet and wild race day action.

For more information on San Antonio events and occasions at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk and the surrounding area, please visit our San Antonio River Walk calendar of events.