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Recreation, Leisure & Transportation

This section gives you all the information you need on San Antonio's many recreational and leisure activities. From golf to theme parks, camping to amateur sports, you will find it all here, plus how to get there using local transportation.

Labor Day Events in San Antonio
The dog days of August are over, the kids are back in school--but not for long! Just days after school goes back in gear, the kids get a three-day weekend for Labor Day. It's usually the last big thing that most families do together before the holidays come, so most people want to do something special. Here are the events going on in San Antonio and the surrounding area for September 3-6, 2010. …

Fourth of July Celebrations in San Antonio
With the 4th of July being on a weekend this year, there are more celebrations and parties than usual. This is fortunate since so many more people will be off work to help do the celebrating. Here is a list of the best events San Antonio has to offer for Independence Day.

Cinco de Mayo-San Antonio Cinco de Mayo Events
There are plenty of things to do on Cinco de Mayo in San Antonio, so here is a list and a little bit on the history of the day, which is mistaken for a very different holiday by many.

Fiesta Carnival-Fiesta San Antonio 2010 Carnival
The carnival is one of the biggest events during San Antonio's annual Fiesta celebration. It generally is one of the first events to begin the events and one of the last to close up. It is open each day during Fiesta and can provide hours of entertainment for not just kids, but adults, too. Here is a rundown of location, ticket, entertainment, and ride information.

Fiesta San Antonio 2010 Parades
There are three major parades each year during Fiesta San Antonio - they are commonly known as the day, night, and river parades. Here are the official names and how much tickets are, along with where to purchase them.

St. Patrick's Day in San Antonio
A list of all the celebrations and events around San Antonio for St. Patrick's Day.

Fiesta San Antonio 2010 Updates and Press Releases
Want the latest news about Fiesta San Antonio 2010? From the Miss Fiesta pageant to the Carnival, merchandise and parade tickets to NIOSA, all breaking news about Fiesta San Antonio is listed here.

What's Open on Christmas Day
Need a last-minute gift for an unexpected guest? Christmas dinner ruined and you have no backup? Or maybe you just ran out of liquid refreshments. Whatever the case may be, there are a few businesses that are still open on Christmas Day-- though their hours may be limited. Here is a list:

What to do on Halloween in San Antonio
If fall is your favorite time of year, then Halloween may just be your favorite holiday (or at least rank high up there). Halloween is now officially the no. 2 holiday behind Christmas in terms of merchandise and events, and San Antonio has no shortage of any of them.

San Antonio Ghost Tours
There are several walking or driving ghost tours you can take in San Antonio. All of them come complete with a guide who will walk you through and give you the chills as they tell tales of haunted houses, ghost sightings and other paranormal activity.

San Antonio Halloween Information
October brings so much to the Alamo City. Oktoberfest, cooler temperatures, and Halloween! With the rich history of San Antonio comes many ghost stories and tales of haunted houses. These plus the best events and costume shops are all covered here.

Costume Shops in San Antonio
Need a costume? Don't wait until the last minute to get one! Visit one or all of these premiere costume shops in San Antonio. Some are open year round and will even take appointments to save you time and effort of searching on your own for that perfect costume.

San Antonio Airport-San Antonio International
An overview of the San Antonio airport that includes links to flight information, parking, terminals, arrivals, departures and airlines that fly in and out of the airport.

Oktoberfest 2009 San Antonio Rundown
Oktoberfest is a large, two-week festival held each year in Germany, generally from late September to early October. Since many people of German ancestry can't make it all the way to Europe for the festivities, many celebrate here in the U.S. Because Texas has such a large German population and heritage, it is only right that there be lots of Oktoberfest celebrations here. San Antonio has many su…

August 2009 San Antonio Calendar of Events
The steaming month of August brings lots of fun opportunities for families before the kids head back to school towards the end of the month. Get the fun in while you can!

July 2009 Calendar of Events
The sun is scorching but the list of summer events is just barely heating up! See what there is to do all month here.

Things to Do
A list of all the places to see and things to do in San Antonio, Texas including profiles of parades, seasonal events, festivals and more.

June 2009 San Antonio Calendar of Events
The kids are out of school, but luckily there are plenty of events that are free or budget-friendly to keep them occupied so they don't become couch potatoes. Lots of grown-up things going on too as summer officially gets started in San Antonio.

May 2009 San Antonio Calendar of Events
April showers bring May flowers, and since there were plenty of showers in April, the flowers are soon to bloom, along with a very large assortment of new events to keep you occupied all month long.

Schedule for the 2009 Fiesta San Antonio Carnival
As soon as the Easter celebrations are over, it is time for San Antonio to gear up for the biggest party of the year -- Fiesta! The 2009 Fiesta Carnival begins on April 15, one day before the official kickoff of Fiesta 2009.

April 2009 San Antonio Calendar of Events
April is a big deal in San Antonio. You have all the events of Fiesta, Easter celebrations, the Starving Artists show and much more. Here is a list of all of those and much more to do in this jam-packed month.

March 2009 San Antonio Calendar of Events
Though the Alamo City has had mostly Spring weather throughout what passes for Winter here, March is generally a month where the temps begin to click slightly upwards -- and the plants and foliage outside your window begin to show signs of life again.

February 2009 Events Calendar
With the Rodeo in town, the celebration of Black History Month and Valentine's Day amongst us, the shortest month of the year is still very busy and packed with plenty of things to do in San Antonio. Here is a February 2009 San Antonio Events Calendar.

January 2009 San Antonio Calendar of Events
After the bustle of December, the San Antonio January events calendar may seem a little slim as people take a well-earned rest from the harried Holidays. There are still plenty of good concerts and museum openings to go to, though in case you get cabin fever.

December 2008 San Antonio Calendar of Events
There likely won't be a White Christmas in San Antonio, but there are still plenty of events across the city that get into the spirit of the Holidays.

November 2008 Calendar of Events
With the Holiday season about to begin, there are lots of big events and fun things to do for all ages in San Antonio during November. This month's calendar is also chock full of wine events all month as the New World Wine and Food Festival begins.

All the big events happening in the Alamo City for October 2008
With the cooler winds of October comes not only a much-needed break from high temperatures but a slew of cultural and Halloween-themed events as museums reveal their fall exhibits and theaters begin their fall runs.

Alamo City Events for September 2008
With labor day and a new school year among us, there are several events happening in San Antonio that change the focus from scorching hot summer to a cooler fall.

Downtown San Antonio Picture Tour
A picture tour of downtown San Antonio landmarks and places to see. Includes venue information and links to relevant information.

VIA Metropolitan Transit - Public Bus Service
Many San Antonio residents don't own cars, so a solid public transportation system is a must. The VIA Metropolitan Transit website discusses fares, routes and assistance in finding out which buses will get you from point A to point B.

San Antonio Traffic
With the city growing by leaps and bounds and lots of construction taking place across San Antonio, traffic can become a big issue, particularly if you need to get to work during rush hour. The WOAI traffic site is a great resource to check before you leave the house to check out any potential problem areas.

December Events in San Antonio
A guide to San Antonio area events in December

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