Embrace the Vibrant Spirit of June: Exploring the Best of San Antonio
As June arrives, San Antonio, Texas, emerges with a delightful array of experiences and attractions, ready to captivate both residents and visitors alike. With the sun shining brightly and a joyful ambiance in the air, this vibrant city offers an abundance of opportunities to create unforgettable memories. From cultural celebrations to outdoor adventures, June in San Antonio promises a month filled with excitement and exploration.
Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Alamo and embark on a journey through time. As you delve into the captivating tales of bravery and resilience, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for the city's heritage. While you're there, be sure to take a leisurely stroll along the iconic River Walk, where the gentle breeze carries the aroma of blooming flowers, and the lively energy of the city envelops you.
June is also the perfect time to immerse yourself in San Antonio's thriving arts scene. Discover the local talent at art festivals and gallery exhibits, where you can marvel at stunning masterpieces and connect with the creative spirit that fills the city. Let your senses be inspired by the diverse expressions of artistic vision and explore the vibrant tapestry of San Antonio's cultural landscape.
For food enthusiasts, June in San Antonio presents a delectable feast of flavors. Delight your taste buds at food and drink festivals that showcase the city's culinary prowess. Indulge in mouthwatering Tex-Mex cuisine, savor the tangy spices, and relish in the harmonious blend of flavors that define this region's gastronomic identity. Accompany your meal with a refreshing margarita, and let the vibrant flavors transport you to the heart of San Antonio's culinary heritage.
If you're a nature lover, embrace the great outdoors by venturing into the scenic wonders of the nearby Hill Country. Lace-up your hiking boots or hop on a bike and explore the breathtaking trails that wind through this picturesque landscape. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature as you bask in the warm June sun, surrounded by the beauty of rolling hills and lush greenery.
June in San Antonio also brings a celebration of diversity and unity. Join in the festivities of Juneteenth, a commemoration of emancipation and an opportunity to honor African American history and culture. Experience the vibrant music, captivating performances, and heartfelt celebrations that pay tribute to the enduring spirit of freedom and equality.
As June unfolds, San Antonio invites you to embrace the warmth of the season, the richness of its culture, and the endless possibilities for adventure. Whether you're seeking historical discoveries, artistic inspirations, culinary delights, or outdoor thrills, this captivating city has it all. And don't forget to celebrate Pride the San Antonio way!
Here are some events you don't want to miss:
Antarctic Dinosaurs At The Witte Museum
Come along on a dramatic adventure to Antarctica—one of the most isolated and dangerous environments on Earth—and dig into a breathtaking discovery: dinosaurs! Antarctica today can be a harsh land of ice and snow, but 200 million years ago it was a bountiful, forested habitat where dinosaurs thrived. In Antarctic Dinosaurs, you’ll step back in time to discover the dinosaurs that ruled these now-fossilized forests. Click here for more info
San Antonio Zoo’s Summer Event: Wild World Records
It’s time to break world records with San Antonio Zoo’s new summer event: Wild World Records! featuring Guinness World Records this unbeaten experience takes zoo guests on a quest to break Guinness World Records all over the zoo.
You can compete with the tallest, fastest, longest, and strongest Guinness World Record holders. Learn about record-breaking animal traits, conservation initiatives, and many other unsurpassed facts as you explore and compete for each wild world record around the zoo. With plenty of fun and challenging activities for guests of all ages, this must-visit event will make your summer one for the record books!
So, take the L.E.A.P. (Love, Engage, Act, and Protect) wildlife this summer at San Antonio Zoo’s Wild World Records! featuring Guinness World Records. - Click here for more info
“Soy De Tejas: A Statewide Survey Of Latinx Art” At Centro De Artes Gallery
The City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture presents Soy de Tejas: A Statewide Survey of Latinx Art, a dynamic art exhibition featuring over 100 works by 40 contemporary native Texas and Texas-based Latinx artists representing the seven regions and 15 cities. The exhibition, held at the Centro de Artes Gallery (101 S. Santa Rosa St., in Historic Market Square) opens on Thursday, Feb. 9 and runs through Sunday, July 2, 2023. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023, from 6 to 10 p.m.
Soy de Tejas is curated by Rigoberto Luna, Co-Owner and Director of Presa House Gallery in San Antonio, Texas. Click here for more info
Between Yesterday And Tomorrow: Perspectives From Black Contemporary Artists Of San Antonio
Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: Perspectives from Black Contemporary Artists of San Antonio showcase the multifaceted talents of Black artists in the greater San Antonio community. Our diverse Texas city is rich in creative expression. Through this exhibition, these local artists share their culture and life experiences through their work. Contemporary art is made for the present time, and often speaks to ideas, concerns or experimentation of materials and methods. Artists were selected from across generations, bringing their voices together in the intimate space that is the City of San Antonio’s Culture Commons Gallery. The 18 artists presented in this exhibition are actively engaged in their artistic practices, and each brings their unique perspective; covering topics of Black history and identity, family dynamics, social connections, personal human experience, spirituality, and resilience. The artworks include drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, digital media, assemblage, sculpture, and quilting. Their compositions are a cross-section of reflective approaches to “the now” as expressed through their aesthetic, voice, and vision. Click here for more info
Curated by Barbara Felix
Featured Artists: Carmen Cartiness Johnson, John Coleman, Kaldric Dow, Kwanzaa Edwards, Anthony Francis, Alain Boris Gakwaya, Deborah Harris, Edward Harris, Paul Hurd, Alethia Jones, Theresa Newsome, Wardell Picquet, Calvin Pressley, Don Stewart, Naomi Wanjiku, Angela Weddle and Bernice Appelin Williams.
Join the River Pride Parade - The Official San Antonio Pride Celebration
The San Antonio Pride Parade is an annual celebration that brings together the LGBTQ+ community and its allies in a colorful display of love, acceptance, and unity. This vibrant event takes place in the heart of the city, filling the streets with a sense of joy and celebration. As participants and spectators gather to watch the parade, they are greeted with dazzling floats, lively music, and exuberant marchers adorned in rainbow colors. The Pride Parade serves as a powerful symbol of inclusivity, promoting equality and fostering a sense of belonging for all. It is a time for the community to come together, celebrate diversity, and honor the progress made toward LGBTQ+ rights while acknowledging the work that still lies ahead. For more info, click here.
Go to one of San Antonio's many Farmer's Markets
San Antonio's farmer markets offer a delightful and vibrant experience for both locals and visitors alike. These bustling markets are a haven for fresh, locally sourced produce, artisanal goods, and a sense of community. Strolling through the market stalls, you'll be greeted by the sight and aroma of foods, handcrafted products, and a wide array of delectable treats. From farm-fresh eggs to organic honey, from artisanal cheeses to fragrant herbs, the farmer markets in San Antonio showcase the region's rich culinary diversity. Beyond the delectable offerings, these markets provide an opportunity to connect directly with local businesses, makers, and artisans who pour their passion into their craft. Whether you're a food enthusiast seeking fresh ingredients or simply looking to immerse yourself in the local culture, a visit to the farmer markets in San Antonio promises a delightful experience filled with flavors, stories, and the vibrant spirit of the community. Click here for a list of Farmer's Markets to visit
Yoga At The Good Kind
Bring your favorite mat and join us for yoga in our garden every Sunday!
Class runs from 10 am-11 am, followed by brunch and tunes by DJ Ira, at The Good Kind from 11 am-3 pm.
Dream Tomorrow Today
Let’s Design The Future Together! In The DoSeum’s new summer exhibit, Dream Tomorrow Today, you’ll learn how you can positively impact the future and become empowered agents of change through fun, immersive experiences. Become a STEM recruit in a gamified Future Lab where you’ll slide into the future, complete problem-solving activities, build inventions in a Maker Space, and design your future city. A bright future depends on you – are you ready?
Supported By A Museums For America Grant From The Institute Of Museum And Library Services. Click here for more info
Bud Light Pride River Parade & Celebration
Are you ready for our 2nd Annual Pride River Parade & Celebration?
The Bud Light Pride River Parade was created by Visit San Antonio to promote the city’s inclusion, encouragement, and support of the LGBTQ+ community to live openly with equal rights.
Bud Light Pride Celebration & Stage Entertainment | 1-5PM
Join us at La Villita’s Arneson River Theatre, for an afternoon of live on-stage entertainment from DJs, bands, impersonators, dancers, and more.
Bud Light Pride River Parade | Saturday, June 10 | 4 - 5 PM (Downtown) | 7 - 8 PM (Museum Reach)
The Bud Light Pride River Parade will have two showings, each with more than 17 colorful river barges. The first on the Downtown Reach of the San Antonio River Walk will serve as the closing event for the Celebration festival at La Villita. The encore presentation, on the River Walk Museum Reach, provides an additional opportunity to be part of the community. Click here for more info
Madagascar The Musical
Get ready to move it, move it – join Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria as they escape New York Central Park Zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. Based on the Dreamworks® movie, Madagascar The Musical will have audiences of all ages cheering and dancing as the crack-a-lackin’ friends find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Featuring new songs written for the stage, a bevy of dancing menagerie, es, and even some puppets, Madagascar The Musical is an out-of-this-zoo fun experience of friendship and more!
An Evening With George Takei
George Takei is known around the world for his role in the acclaimed original TV series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the starship Enterprise. But Takei’s story, which includes an acting career that spans six decades, goes where few have gone before. From a childhood spent with his family wrongfully imprisoned in Japanese American internment camps during World War II to becoming one of the country’s leading ﬁgures in the ﬁght for social justice, LGBTQ+ rights and marriage equality, Takei remains a powerful voice on issues ranging from politics to pop culture. Click here for more info
ACRAZE At 1902 Nightclub
1902 Nightclub, PowerGate & Disco Donnie present ACRAZE at 1902 San Antonio Friday June 30th, 2023. ACRAZE brings his unique beats and electrifying energy straight from his Las Vegas residency to downtown San Antonio for this 18+ event. Relaxed Dress Code. For more information & table reservations, call 210-639-2208
2nd Annual DASHI DAQ-OFF Cocktail Competition
ARE YOU READY for the 2nd Annual DASHI DAQ-OFF Cocktail Competition?! The cocktail throwdown we’ve all been waiting for. On Monday, June 26th, DASHI hosts the industry cocktail showdown where 8 teams from San Antonio’s best bar programs congregate and compete before a panel of all-star/celebrity judges (including Chilled Mag) and cocktail lovers to make the ultimate daiquiri in Texas. 1st Place wins $300 + 2 tickets to Tales of the Cocktail, 2nd place wins $150. Tickets on Sale May 1. Competing must have 2 members and be associated with a Bar/Restaurant/Hotel, with up-to-date TABC Handler Certificates. Fill out the form in the link below for a spot at the competition – only 5 spots left! Click here for more info
Bonsai Weekend at the San Antonio Botanical Garden
Featuring bonsai collections from the San Antonio Bonsai Society
Saturday, June 3, 2023, | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 4, 2023, | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This exhibition will showcase the complex and beautiful Japanese art of bonsai with a variety of bonsai species on display in the Garden. This exhibition is presented by the San Antonio Botanical Garden in partnership with the San Antonio Bonsai Society which will be onsite to demonstrate the art of bonsai and answer questions. Bonsai trees will be available for purchase.
Fee: Included with Garden admission and membership. Click here for more info
2023 SA Juneteenth Block Party/Fair
We are excited about the 3rd Annual SA Juneteenth Block Party & Fair. The purpose is to provide the Black community an opportunity to come together and celebrate freedom, love, and respect for our heritage with friends, family, and the community as a sign of unity.
Last year's event was a success in so many ways with an estimated attendance of 2,500. We have set a goal of 5,000 in attendance this year.
Our goal is to highlight opportunities and resources that are relevant to the Black community in the areas of education, business, and health with the help of our community partners, vendors, and sponsors.
A portion of the funds raised will go to support the educational and community efforts of the Dream Big Scholarship Fund, Inc.
This is a FREE event. You MUST reserve your tickets
See attached images for event details. Click here for more info
San Antonio FC vs. San Diego Loyal SC
Go watch some soccer and support the local San Antonio Team! Doors open one hour before game time.
San Antonio FC
San Diego Loyal SC
5106 David Edwards Drive, Toyota Field,
San Antonio, United States
Want more things to do, check out this comprehensive Google list of everything that's going on in and around San Antonio during June, Click Here
In the vibrant city of San Antonio, June brings a myriad of experiences and attractions that are sure to enchant both residents and visitors. With the sun shining brightly and an atmosphere filled with joy, this lively city offers countless opportunities to create unforgettable memories. From exploring the rich history of the Alamo and strolling along the iconic River Walk, to immersing oneself in the thriving arts scene and indulging in the city's culinary delights, San Antonio has something for everyone. Additionally, nature lovers can venture into the scenic wonders of the nearby Hill Country, while celebrations like Juneteenth honor diversity and unity. As June unfolds, San Antonio invites you to embrace the warmth of the season, the richness of its culture, and the endless possibilities for adventure. So, come and experience the vibrant spirit of June in San Antonio!
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