San Antonio offers Texas-sized adventures for folks of all ages, from theme parks and water parks to caves and outdoor playgrounds. The city's hallmark 10-day celebration, FIESTA San Antonio, takes place in April. Cheer on the five-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs and numerous other sports teams in the Alamo City.


two students walk by The Alamo


Just across the street from campus, the 343-acre Brackenridge Park winds along the San Antonio River. Along with canopies of trees, walking and jogging trails, and the San Antonio Zoo, you can take a miniature train all the way around the park.

Just north of downtown and south of campus is the Museum Reach section of the River Walk, which connects with the San Antonio Museum of Art, the Pearl, and the Tobin Center for Performing of Arts. Just south of downtown is the recently completed Mission Reach section of the River Walk, which connects the city center with the Alamo and the other San Antonio Missions (UNESCO World Heritage sites).

LeeRoy the Tiger, students, and staff ride a barge in the annual Fiesta River Parade


Live music, food and wine festivals, cultural events, live sporting events and rodeos – there’s no shortage of events to experience.

Every year, travelers from near and far visit San Antonio for annual world-renowned events, including Fiesta San Antonio, Luminaria, and the Texas Folklife Festival.​​​​​​


a "Go Spurs Go" banner hangs from Murchison Tower

Sports and Recreation

From professional sports, including the five-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, to hiking and kayaking, San Antonio offers a myriad of sporting and recreational activities. Maybe it's the 300 annual days of sunlight or the more than 200 city parks-San Antonians enjoy the outdoors year-round!


Check out all that San Antonio has to offer!

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