When it comes to summer in San Antonio, there are a million different things you could do. In a city as lively and energetic as San Antonio, it can be overwhelming to find just the right activity. Whether you’re a local or a tourist looking for something fun, check out these 5 things to do in San Antonio this summer!
1. Balcones Heights Jazz Festival-July 6,13, 20, 27
Jazz may be well known in nearby New Orleans, but you need to check out the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival in San Antonio! Taking place during four consecutive Friday nights in July, this jazz festival is free to the public and a fantastic place to take in the sights and sounds of San Antonio. In its 25th annual year, the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival is a must-attend event! Some of this year’s lineup include Slim Man, Joseph Vincelli, and Eric Darius!
2. Feast-Southtown, Sunday Brunch
For those that are looking for a perfect Sunday brunch experience in San Antonio, search no more! Feast is an eclectic and critically acclaimed foodie destination. Executive Chef Stefan Bowers is well known for his dedication to organic food and farm to table offerings. As a result, at Feast, there’s something for everyone! The best place to enjoy brunch is outside on their patio, where you can people watch and enjoy brunch cocktails at the same time. Our picks include the fried egg sandwich with chorizo, swiss cheese, tomatoes, green onion aioli, cilantro and breakfast potatoes. Not feeling the sandwich? Go with the Feast omelet, which is a weekly chef’s special. Feeling hungry yet?
3. The Alamo
You just can’t go to San Antonio and not visit the Alamo! This rich piece of our country’s history can be toured and explored. Learn about the famous battle and how it changed Texas’ history forever. Check out the new Fortress Alamo: The Key To Texas exhibit to see firsthand the importance of this fort in San Antonio’s long history. Guided and audio tours of The Alamo are available.
4. Natural Bridge Caverns
Spend a day exploring the Natural Bridge Caverns, a local phenomenon of San Antonio. In 1960, 4 college students stumbled upon these caverns and realized that they had to share them with the world. Inside, you’ll find miles upon miles of underground passages, built by water over time. See for yourself one of the world’s most extensive caverns, located right in San Antonio. Take a discovery tour and see all the caverns have to offer, or try out an adventure tour like the outdoor maze. No matter how you experience the Natural Bridge Caverns, you’ll never forget it!
5. The DoSeum
For the young, (and young at heart) the DoSeum is a one of a kind San Antonio attraction. Founded in 2015, this kid’s museum has become a pivotal part of what makes San Antonio so special. Kids of all ages are encouraged to play at the DoSeum, with current exhibits like Dream Tomorrow Today, Little Town, Spy Academy, and more! Ready to book your visit? Buy tickets here!
Want to get the most possible out of your summer in San Antonio? Schedule a consultation for LASIK with the South Texas Eye Institute and see the world the way it was always intended to be seen!