It doesn’t matter if you just PCSed to Alamo City or have been here awhile, summer in San Antonio is all about beating the heat. Whether you are out with the family, with girlfriends, or just hitting the pavement solo, read below to find out how to beat the summertime blues San Antonio style!

Out and About San Antonio- Summer Edition

Family Fun

Zoorassic Park

Daily 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., through August 26 – San Antonio Zoo – 3903 N. St. Mary’s St., San Antonio, TX 78212

Visit the San Antonio Zoo this summer with the family and see their newest attraction- Dinosaurs! Come face to face with these huge lifelike lizards, while exploring everything that the San Antonio Zoo has to offer. Going to the zoo is the perfect way to spend the day with the family but remember it’s a hot one. Don’t forget sunscreen, hats, and good walking shoes.

Celebrate! Summer Night Show

June 2, 2018- August 26, 2018 – Six Flags Fiesta Texas – 17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX 78257

Hit Six Flags for a day of fun for the whole family. Ride rides, see sights, cool off in the fabulous and refreshing water park and then end your Six Flags adventure with the Celebrate! Summer Night Show. This fireworks show isn’t just for the 4th of July- so check out the calendar on their website to see what the best nights are to catch this pyrotechnic feature show.

Fourth of July Fireworks in the Garden

Wednesday July 4th – San Antonio Botanical Garden – 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX 78209

Get there early to get a primo spot for the best San Antonio Fourth of July show! Gates open at 5:30 and the show starts at 9:00. Don’t forget your picnic blanket and of course your red, white, and blue!

Fun with Friends!

Electric Ocean

June 15, 2018- August 12, 2018 – SeaWorld – 10500 Sea World Drive, San Antonio, TX 78251

See Sea World like never before! This popular family destination is getting made over into a dance club, complete with lights shows, deep electronic music, and  nightly fireworks celebrations.

Click here to get your tickets to this one of a kind Sea World Party!

American Spirit Run

7 A.M.- 9 A.M. – July 1, 2018 – John James Park – 3910 Rittiman Rd., San Antonio, TX 78234

Sponsored by non-profit organization, the American Spirit Alliance, this 5 man relay between Fort Sam and Camp Bullis is open to both military members and civilians. The race is run in honor of those who served in World War 2 and the Korean War. Find out more about the race and enter by visiting the American Spirit Alliance website.

Float Fest 2018

July 21 & 22 2018 – Cool River Ranch – 601 Dupuy Ranch Rd. Martindale, TX 78655

Leave the kiddos at home and join Float Fest 2018 in nearby San Marcos and see world famous performers like Modest Mouse, Snoop Dogg, The Toadies and more all while on a floating down the cool San Marcos River.

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