Is the River Walk open now?

The River Walk is open daily 24/7 including Christmas and New Year’s Day. Most businesses are open during this time, and following all CDC & River Walk Safe guidelines.

Where is the best part of San Antonio Riverwalk?

The best part of the Riverwalk is not the shop/restaurant/bar stretch, but the part that ambles along the upper reach of the San Antonio River’s passage through the city. The part that skirts the King William district is particularly nice, as is the Museum Reach.

How long is the San Antonio Riverwalk decorated for Christmas?

The San Antonio River Walk Christmas lights will be turned on from dusk ’til dawn every night from November 29, 2019, through January 13, 2020. This amazing spectacle of holiday lights features 2,250 strings with over 100K lights draped over the tall, beautiful cypress trees which line the area.

Why is the River Walk famous?

The Riverwalk is famous for hosting river parades throughout the year. San Antonio’s favorite way to celebrate, river parades invite citizens to line the banks of the Riverwalk while river barges are decorated as parade floats and navigate the river. The most unique parade may be the St. Patrick’s day parade.

Is San Antonio Riverwalk area safe at night?

Riverwalk is very safe at night. Yes most of the restaurants will be open at 9 pm.

How long is the River parade in San Antonio?

approximately 1 hour
The parade is approximately 1-hour in length from when you see the first float to the last float. 11 am start. The parade is approximately 1 hour long from when you see your first float along the 2 1/2 mile parade route on the downtown portion of River Walk (see map in photo gallery).

Can you swim in the Riverwalk?

Swimming in that river is illegal. “There is a city ordinance that doesn’t allow swimming in the San Antonio River,” said Melissa Bryant, environmental sciences manager for San Antonio River Authority. Swimmers who are caught can be fined up to $500. That is not the only reason to stay out of the river.

How much is the Riverwalk boat ride?

General tickets cost $13.50 with discounts for local Bexar residents $11.50; Children ( ages 1-5) $7.50; Seniors * (Age 65+) $10.50; Military $10.50 (*Photo ID may be required for any transaction.)