San Antonio, Texas is a vibrant city with plenty to see and do throughout the year. However, March is a particularly exciting month as the city comes alive with a range of events and activities to suit all interests. Whether you're a history buff, foodie, art lover, or simply looking for a fun day out, San Antonio has something for everyone. From cultural festivals and outdoor adventures to unique dining experiences and live music, here are some of the top things to do in and around San Antonio in the month of March.
Celebrate St. Patricks Day at the River Walk:
Visit San Antonio – River Walk Operations and The Harp & Shamrock Society of Texas for a fun-filled weekend festival. Activities include dyeing of the River Walk, Artisan Show, Live Entertainment, and so much more! For a full article on the activities, click here
March 2nd is the 45th Birthday of the Enchanted Rock Natural Area. Enjoy the outdoors and celebrate the wonderful park we have within driving distance from San Antonio.
San Antonio Folklife and Dance Festival
The SAFDF steering committee will hold its 65th annual SAFDF — the beloved tradition of international folk dance teaching, music, parties, and camaraderie!
This year they are hosting an in-person festival in their traditional dance space
Running, do a 3k, 5k, or half a marathon this month:
Running is a popular and accessible form of exercise, and for those who love the thrill of competition, participating in 5K runs and marathons can be an incredibly rewarding experience. In San Antonio, Texas, there are numerous events throughout the year that cater to runners of all levels, from beginners to seasoned athletes. Whether you're a local resident or visiting the area, there's no shortage of opportunities to get active and enjoy the beautiful scenery that San Antonio has to offer.
Alamo Observance Day - Texas Independence Day:
The Grand Lodge of Texas will honor the freemasons who perished at the Alamo. The Grand Master will lay a wreath in front of the Shrine and speak about the history of freemasonry in Texas.
Date - Time: Saturday, March 4, 2023
9:00 a.m to 10:30 a.m.
Valero Texas Open Golf Tournement
Love golf? The Valero Texas Open is an annual professional golf tournament held in San Antonio, Texas. The tournament, which is currently part of the PGA Tour, has a rich history dating back to 1922. Over the years, the event has seen some of the world's top golfers compete for the title, including the likes of Arnold Palmer, Ben Hogan, and Tiger Woods. The Valero Texas Open has become a beloved staple of the Texas golf scene and attracts both locals and visitors alike to witness the best golfers in the world compete for the championship.
Inaugural San Antonio Cigar Festival on St. Patrick's Day in Historic South Town. Wear your Lucky green and enjoy a casual environment for Cigar, Brew, & Spirit Enthusiast in the city. Meet Alamo City Cigar retail owner and top Cigar makers offering their finest premium Cigar and great deals. Live Music, Food, Beer, *Stein Hoisting Competition, and much more
Friday, March 17, 5-10 p.m.
Go Watch the San Antonio Spurs:
Attend the Atlanta Hawks vs San Antonio Spurs game played on March 19, 2023. The San Antonio Spurs have a storied history in the NBA, having won five championships and produced some of the greatest players in the game. Watching them play at home in the AT&T Center is an experience unlike any other, with fans decked out in black and silver cheering on their team with passion and intensity. Whether you're a die-hard Spurs fan or just a casual observer, catching a game in person is sure to be an unforgettable experience. Buy Tickets here.
Attend a musical! Hairspray the Musical at the Majestic Theatre
Check out Hairspray at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio on March 11, 2023. Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960’s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world? Featuring the beloved score of hit songs including “Welcome to the 60’s,” “Good Morning Baltimore” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat,” HAIRSPRAY is “fresh, winning, and deliriously tuneful!” (The New York Times). This all-new touring production reunites Broadway’s award-winning creative team led by Director Jack O’Brien and Choreographer Jerry Mitchell to bring HAIRSPRAY to a new generation of theater audiences. The HAIRSPRAY company is led by Andrew Levitt aka Nina West (from “RuPaul’s Drag Race”) as Edna Turnblad. Don’t miss this “exhilaratingly funny and warm-hearted musical comedy” (The New Yorker).
Buy Tickets here
And finally, if you want to keep it weird this year, make sure you check SXSW Music Festival in Austin
South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual event that takes place in Austin, Texas, and is known for its unique combination of music, film, and interactive media. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people from around the world flock to the city to experience the excitement of this world-renowned festival. The music portion of the festival, known as the SXSW Music Festival, features thousands of artists from all genres and has become one of the largest and most influential music events in the world.
If that's not enough things to do, make sure you check out this list of everything that's going on in and around San Antonio during March, Click here
San Antonio is a dynamic and exciting city with something for everyone. Whether you're interested in history, art, music, or sports, San Antonio has plenty of events and attractions to keep you engaged and entertained. From the famous St. Patrick's Day River Walk Parade to the Valero Texas Open and the San Antonio Spurs, there is always something going on in this lively city.
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