The River Center MallAs the saying goes, "everything is bigger in Texas," and shopping in San Antonio is no exception! The eighth largest city in the United States, San Antonio offers an abundant variety of shops, galleries and malls containing collectibles and clothing as unique and diverse as the Texas landscape. From fine art to Western wear to spicy salsas, you can be sure no shopping list will be left incomplete.

Events & Festivals

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Jazz'SAlive

September 15 to September 16
Whether you're a seasoned jazz aficionado, or someone who just wants to witness a solid jazz performance, Jazz'SAlive is the place to be in September.
Jazz'SAlive is a FREE two-day festival featuring national, regional and local musicians. The event features national recording Jazz artists, as well as regional and local Jazz favorites. Children's activities will be featured both days from noon to 6 p.m. NO OUTSIDE COOLERS ALLOWED IN THE PARK.
Website: More info here.

The 31st Annual Gruene Music & Wine Fest

October 05 to October 08
The Gruene Music & Wine Fest began in 1987 with the purpose of promoting Texas and Americana music in a fun and relaxed setting while raising funds for the United Way of Comal County. Over the years, it has become a three day celebration not only of Texas and Americana music, but also a celebration of Texas Wine Month.

Here are some of the highlighted artists from the past few years:
2012 - Clint Black, Pat Green, Asleep at the Wheel, Stoney LaRue
2011 - B.B. King, Lucinda Williams, Los Lonely Boys, Pat Green
2010 - Jack Ingram, Tanya Tucker, Randy Rogers/Stoney LaRue
2009 - Pat Green, Joe Ely Reunion Band, Asleep at the Wheel
2008 - The Flatlanders, Leon Russell, Randy Rogers Band

Website: More info here.
Contact: 830-629-5077

Uptown Art Stroll

November 04 to November 05
The Uptown Art Stroll is a free two day art stroll through three charming San Antonio communities visiting some of San Antonio's most exciting artists. Nov. 4th 10am-5pm & Nov 5th Noon-5pm. ?Olmos Park Terrace.
Website: More info here.
Contact: diana@kerseyceramics.com

Humana Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon

December 02 to December 03
The flat and fast marathon and half marathon routes are perfect for runners and walkers at every level. The race routes will highlight the signature sights of San Antonio, including the Alamo and lush Mission Trail, home of five missions and centuries of culture. In true rockstar fashion, 70 live bands, 40 cheer teams and themed water stations will line the course to keep you entertained from start to finish.
Website: More info here.
Contact: Register Online

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