As 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
The 28th Annual Gruene Music & Wine FestOctober 09 to October 12
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.