Fall is possibly the best time to visit San Antonio, TX. The temperature cools off and the weather turns mild, bringing people outside for a fun and relaxation. San Antonio’s River Walk is a 15-mile urban waterway providing a serene, picturesque way to navigate the city. It’s lined with many shops and attractions that attract visitors from around the world.
This fall, if you’re in the San Antonio River Walk area, you should definitely check out the Fall Artisan Show in San Antonio. This year’s show will be October 11–13 from 11 AM to 11 PM each day. It will be held at the Downtown River Walk near the Chamber of Commerce.
Every year, this event brings in some of the area’s best craftspeople and artisans. It is a fun event, and the artisans are more than willing to share their knowledge about their craft as you browse the pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more.
You can find unique one-of-a-kind pieces for your wardrobe, garden, and home. It is also a great place to get a little Christmas shopping in and support local makers. Best of all, admission is totally free.
Other Things to Do
San Antonio is a great place to visit, and in the fall, there is plenty to do. You can have an immersive history experience at the Alamo as you explore Texas’ fight for independence. This is one of the most well-known attractions and is a good way to explore some important local history of the area.
Of course, it would not be a trip to Texas without trying some excellent border cuisine. Just a few steps from River Walk is Acenar. This restaurant offers a modern twist on Tex-Mex regional dishes. It is a trendy, friendly, casual place where you can enjoy fresh Gulf fish, shrimp, crab, fresh guacamole and sizzling parrilladas. It is a local favorite and one that you should try during your stay.
The County Line is another restaurant that is located on the River Walk. This one is located right next to the Hard Rock Café. It features Texas barbeque that you can enjoy in the open air of the patio. It has a roadhouse feel, and you can even rent a private party barge.
Sometimes, you just want some good Italian. If this is you, Zocca can satisfy your cravings. It features Italian cuisine and is also located on the River Walk. It has a scenic patio on the river and features a contemporary, casual atmosphere. They also have an excellent selection of wines and authentic Italian dishes served with a warm feeling of hospitality.
As you can see, you can enjoy the River Walk Fall Artisan Show and then treat yourself to plenty of fine cuisines close to the show. When you are finished exploring San Antonio by the river, you’ll want a hotel that’s close so you can easily come back to your room for even more relaxation.
One of the best hotels near San Antonio Riverwalk is the Hyatt Place San Antonio-Northwest/Medical Center. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, 24/7 dining options, and an outdoor pool to catch some rays and get a few laps in. Click here to head over to their website.
The Omni La Mansión del Rio RiverWalk is another travelers’ favorite. Its Spanish colonial style gives off an authentic vibe and a trip to its full-service spa is a great way to start your day off.