April Happenings in San Antonio

 In events, Lifestyle, Neighborhood, San Antonio

April is here and spring has sprung in San Antonio. There are plenty of reasons to get outdoors and active throughout the month of April 2018, no matter where your passions and interests lie. In fact, thanks to Fiesta® San Antonio, April is one of the busiest months in the city. Here’s a rundown of some of the hottest events San Antonio has to offer this April.

Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018

The Valero Texas Open is one of the premier charitable tournaments on the PGA Tour, one that San Antonio is proud to host. All told, 156 of the PGA’s top professional golfers will compete for $6.2 million at the AT&T Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio. Legends such as Lee Trevino, Nick Price, and Arnold Palmer have all boasted ownership of the Texas Championship in the past. Who will follow in their footsteps this year?

Fiesta® San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018, Through Sunday, April 29, 2018

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Fiesta® San Antonio is one of, if not the, premier cultural event in the Alamo City every year. This event dates back to 1891 as a celebration of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. These days, it brings over $340 million into the city annually, as one of the biggest cultural events in the State of Texas and, indeed, the whole United States. The roots of the celebration remain; however, Fiesta® San Antonio has become so much more than that over the years, attracting visitors from around the globe.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Woodlawn Pointe, April 6 Through April 18, 2018

Killer Productions opens its third show of the season, William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream as part of Fiesta®.  This production of one of Shakespeare’s most endearing comedies boasts a multicultural cast. One of the Bard’s most accessible works, this is a perfect place to begin introducing your children to the most accomplished playwright in the English language.

Sunset Boulevard at San Antonio Botanical Gardens, April 13, 2018

Sunset Boulevard is one of the undisputed classics of American cinema, detailing an aging Hollywood silent film star’s descent into madness. You can catch it for free at dusk at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens. Bring a place to sit and some snacks.

Redbud Artisan Market at Dripping Springs Ranch Park, April 21 and 22, 2018

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Redbud Artisan Market is a place where the artisans of Greater San Antonio show off the best handmade arts and crafts the city has to offer. Several times a year, the area’s artisans come together in a juried show. The air-conditioned setting allows you to interact with the artists, who will be on hand to answer any questions you might have. A kid’s area lets the little ones play or make a simple craft of their own. The $1 adult admission goes toward supporting local food banks.

Chips N Salsa 2018: Havana Nights at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, April 21, 2018

Every Texan loves their chips and salsa. Chips N Salsa, however, is a charity poker and casino event to raise money for at-risk youth in the San Antonio area. This year is pegged to be one of the most extravagant Chips N Salsas on record. Salsa dancers and a band will be there among the casino tables. Entry fees range from $150 to $10,000, meaning this is a perfect event for high rollers and big dreamers alike.

Fiesta Artisan Show at River Walk, April 27 to April 29, 2018

The River Walk is perfect no matter what’s going on there—or nothing at all. The Fiesta Artisan Show, however, enhances the River Walk allowing the artisans of San Antonio to show off their handmade pottery, jewelry, and fine art. Come find out why San Antonio is quickly becoming the premier arts destination for Texas.

Battle of Flowers Parade at Downtown San Antonio, April 27, 2018

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This year, San Antonio will play the host of the 127th Annual Battle of Flowers Parade. This year’s theme is “300 Timeless Treasures,” as 2018 is the 300th anniversary of the founding of the city of San Antonio. This is the only parade in the United States produced by a staff comprised entirely of women, all of whom are also volunteers. The parade will be televised across the nation, as well as on armed forces bases around the world. The Grand Marshall this year will be the entire Familia Cortez from Mi Tierra Restaurant.

There’s always something happening in San Antonio, but April is without a doubt one of the biggest months of the year. When you live at The Broadway you’ll be right in the center of all of it, able to take in the rich cultural attractions the city has to offer. Talk to us today or schedule a private tour at your convenience, to find out how you can make your home at one of the most attractive locations in San Antonio.

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