Things to Do in San Antonio in January

Hey Alamo City! Let’s talk about things to do in San Antonio in January. The holidays have wrapped up and The New Year is here, and you’re probably looking for some events to keep that festive spirit going. Whether you’re a sports fanatic, an art enthusiast, or just someone looking for a good time, San Antonio’s got you covered. Let’s dive into ten fantastic things to do in the city this January – it’s a mix of action, culture, and outdoor fun that’ll kick off your year on a high note!

San Antonio Spurs Home Games

Photo of a San Antonio Spurs player dunking a basketball

Get ready to cheer, shout, and jump out of your seat as the Spurs hit the court for eight home games at the Frost Bank Center. Whether you’re a basketball buff or just love the energy of live sports, the Spurs games are a blast for everyone.

Riverwalk Artisan Show

Photo of Riverwalk Artisan event

Take a leisurely stroll along the iconic Riverwalk and discover the local art scene at the Artisan Show. From handmade crafts to unique jewelry, you’ll find treasures from talented local artists. It’s not just a shopping spree; it’s a chance to support our creative community.

LOCATION: Downtown River Walk near Chamber of Commerce and Shops at Rivercenter

ADDRESS: 602 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205

January 12-14, 2024

Friday & Saturday: 11 AM – 11 PM
Sunday: 11 AM – 8 PM

Movie in the Park at Tower of the Americas

Tower of the Americas Free Movie in the Park Photo

Picture this – a movie night under the stars, with the Tower of the Americas as your backdrop. Grab your coziest blanket and enjoy a family-friendly film with your crew. It’s a perfect way to unwind and soak up the city lights. This month’s flick is on the 13th and is featuring Space Jam.

Rotary Ice Rink

Photo of ice skating at Travis Park

Who says winter fun is only for the north? Put on your skates and hit the Rotary Ice Rink at Travis Park. It’s a winter wonderland right in the heart of San Antonio, and whether you’re a skating pro or just starting, it’s all about having a good time. Get in on the fun before the season ends on January 15th!

Hikes in San Antonio

Photo of 3 kids hiking at Garner State Park

Escape the city buzz and embrace nature with a hike. Whether you’re up for a challenge at Friedrich Wilderness Park or a scenic stroll at Government Canyon, San Antonio’s trails offer a breath of fresh air and a break from the daily grind. Check out the best places to hike in San Antonio HERE.

Dream Stage at Pearl

Dream Stage at Pearl event info graphic

Immerse yourself in the magic of live performances at the Dream Stage at Pearl. From music to theater, the Dream Stage offers a diverse range of entertainment that will transport you to a world of dreams and creativity. Get ready for three days filled with incredible performances at the Amphitheater featuring Jazz, DJ sets, soul, and more.

January 12-14

Historic Pearl, San Antonio, TX

All American Bowl

Photo of football player at San Antonio All Star Football Game

Football fanatics, rejoice! Catch the All American Bowl and witness the next generation of stars in action. It’s a glimpse into the future of football, and the energy at the game is contagious.

January 6, 2024

Alamodome, San Antonio, TX

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monster Jam

Photo of a monster truck at monster jam alamodome

Brace yourself for Monster Jam, where colossal trucks take center stage in a jaw-dropping display of power. The Alamodome becomes an arena of excitement, and it’s not just for the kids – everyone can appreciate the thrill of roaring engines and gravity-defying stunts.

January 13-14, 2024

Alamodome, San Antonio, TX

First Friday Artwalk

Photo of First Friday San Antonio

Let your inner art enthusiast loose during the First Friday Artwalk in historic Southtown. Galleries, studios, and local businesses open their doors to showcase diverse art forms. It’s not just an art show; it’s a street party celebrating creativity.

Jan 06, 2023, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Blue Star Arts Complex, 1414 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210, USA

Fishing – Rainbow Trout Restock

Calling all fishing aficionados! It’s the time of year that brings the restocking of rainbow trout in local waterways. Grab your gear and head to spots like the Guadalupe River or Canyon Lake for a peaceful day of fishing – whether you catch anything or not, the experience is priceless.

Make Memories!

So there you have it! This list should definitely get your creative spark flowing with things to do in San Antonio this month. The January lineup is all about making memories, trying new things, and enjoying the city’s diverse offerings. So, gear up, gather your crew, and let’s make this January one for the books in the fantastic city of San Antonio! Feel free to leave me a comment with what you’re getting into this month!

By: Jennifer Welch