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There are numerous things to do in San Antonio that highlight its recent cultural growth—from thriving arts and culinary destinations to internationally recognized performing arts and championship sports events.

When it comes to things to do, there is no shortage of fun activities and must-see attractions in the Alamo city.

Find more things to do with the SanAntonio.com Events Calendar and Attractions Directory.

  • Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

    115 Auditorium Circle

    In addition to being an architecturally significant building in San Antonio, the Tobin Center is a world-class, multi-purpose venue that serves as a performance hall and an outdoor performance plaza that’s connected to the River Walk. This is the place to see many of the best live shows coming through the city and other events, including the San Antonio Film Festival.

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  • San Antonio Museum of Art

    200 W Jones Ave.

    Located along the River Walk, the San Antonio Museum of Art features impressive collections of ancient Mediterranean, Asian and Latin American art, Egyptian artifacts and a beautiful collection of modern art. Renowned traveling exhibits will often find their way here, as well.

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  • San Antonio Zoo

    3903 North Saint Mary's St.

    Conveniently located in Brackenridge Park, the 35-acre San Antonio Zoo has a collection of over 3,500 animals representing 750 species from around the world, including favorites like hippos, lions and an Asian Elephant. The butterfly exhibit is a popular destination along with a gorgeous carousel that was installed in celebration of the zoo’s 2004 centennial. Please note it’s best to go in the morning when it’s cooler, especially in the summer.

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  • Tower of the Americas

    601 Tower of the Americas Way

    Built back in 1968 as part of the World’s Fair, the Tower of the Americas still offers the best views of San Antonio. The 750-foot tower has an observational deck with 360-degree views, a 4D-theater ride and a revolving upscale restaurant, the Chart House.

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  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas

    17000 IH 10

    People travel from around the country to enjoy one of the biggest, most popular theme parks in the United States. It’s a great place take the whole family or just a few friends. It features dozens of thrill rides, shows and activities, such as the all-new 4D Batman wing coaster.

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  • Pearl Brewery

    200 E Grayson St.

    Located next to the newest part of the River W alk, just north of downtown, this once historic brewery has become a hub of the culinary scene in San Antonio, largely thanks to the Culinary Institute of America. The former brewery facility is now a growing community of restaurants, shops and other attractions. Every weekend, the Pearl is home to the biggest farmer’s market in San Antonio, with fantastic food vendors, live music and a vibrant, fun crowd.

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  • River Walk Boat Cruise, Bus Tour

    River Walk / Downtown

    The River Walk is a leading tourist destination in San Antonio, and one of the best ways to experience is by boat. Several operators offer tours of River Walk via boat and bus tours throughout the city are also available. For just a few bucks, visitors can enjoy a unique side of the city and learn about its rich history. Dinner cruises are also available.

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  • Visit Southtown

    Southtown Neighborhood

    Southtown, just a few blocks south of downtown, abuts the historic King William District and features an array of the hottest art galleries, restaurants and shops in San Antonio. On the first Friday of every month, Southtown plays host to a popular arts walk that brings large crowds to the neighborhood. There is also another art walk the second Saturday of every month a few blocks down along Flores Street, which is currently considered more of a grass-roots artist community.

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  • San Antonio Spurs

    1 AT&T Center Parkway

    The AT&T Center located on the East side of town is a multi-purpose indoor arena. It’s not only the home of the championship San Antonio Spurs basketball team, but is also the place to go to see ice hockey, concerts and other events throughout the year. Still, most people go here to see the Spurs win.

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