Top Travel Questions – Answered

Are the lights on downtown San Antonio?

Are the lights up downtown San Antonio?

The San Antonio Holiday Lights on the River Walk will light up the city now through to January 10, 2022. The River Walk Holiday Lights are something of a recurring beacon of celebration in San Antonio.

Are the Christmas lights up downtown San Antonio?

The famous holiday lights on the River Walk will turn on this year on November 12th and remain on from dusk to dawn nightly now through January 10, 2022.

How long are the lights up on the River Walk in San Antonio?

It features over 100,000 lights (2,250 strings) arranged over the trees and buildings lining the River Walk. The lights on the river stay on from 6 pm to 8 am. The River Walk is a public space, and visiting the display is free.

Does San Antonio have lights?

Lights are on from dusk to dawn. We recommend you not miss San Antonio Riverwalk Christmas lights, as this is one of the most beautiful displays in town. For detailed schedules, upcoming events & activities check out our recent post on River Walk Christmas Lights 2021.

How long leave Christmas lights up?

Holiday lights are OK to go up the day after Thanksgiving.

You can take them down anytime after New Year’s Day, but before January 6th—that’s Three Kings Day and the last of the 12 days of Christmas.

How deep is the river in San Antonio?

2 to 24 feet

5 Surprising Facts About the San Antonio River Walk
Putting the obvious aside, here are five great things that might surprise you about the River Walk — and all the more reason to visit it while you’re in the Texas Hill Country! You may think it’s consistently shallow, but the river depth varies from 2 to 24 feet!

Why can’t you touch the San Antonio river?

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 safe is downtown San Antonio?

Downtown San Antonio and the Riverwalk area is a safe area to visit. It is well populated, well lighted and has a big police presence. There are many restaurants, bars and attractions you can walk to without feeling fearful. Most residents of San Antonio also agree that the downtown area is generally safe.

Can you drink in public in San Antonio?

Texas has no statewide ban on public drinking, but San Antonio is one of two dozen cities across the state that prohibits public consumption of alcohol. And in most of its city parks, alcohol is banned by the ordinance, with the exception of events with special permits.

Is the river walk free?

The River Walk is a public park and is free to visit.

Can you drink alcohol River walk San Antonio?

What types of alcohol can I drink along the Riverwalk? All types – beer, wine and liquor, as long as it is in the specialty cup. No other containers are allowed in the Riverwalk open container area.

Can a passenger drink in a car in Texas?

Can a Passenger Drink Alcohol in a Vehicle? No. In Texas, open containers are prohibited in any seating area of a vehicle, including the driver’s side, passenger side or backseat. It’s illegal to knowingly possess an open container of alcohol in a vehicle on a public highway.

What happens if you deny a breathalyzer in Texas?

While you can refuse a breathalyzer test in Texas, you will face a license suspension. How long you lose your license after your refusal depends on whether or not it is your first time refusing or failing a test. For a first refusal, you could lose your driver’s license for 180 days.

Can you walk with a beer in Texas?

Consuming Alcoholic Beverages in Public.

Contrary to popular belief, there is no general statewide prohibition on public consumption of alcohol in the Texas Penal Code. In other words, Texas law allows a person to drink a beer while walking down the street (or while standing in an alleyway) unless an exception applies.

Can you drink at 18 in Texas?

In Texas, a minor may consume an alcoholic beverage if it is in the visible presence of the minor’s adult parent, guardian or spouse. Internal possession is not explicitly prohibited.

Can you drink with your parents?

Consent from a Family Member

In general, a family member is a parent, guardian, or spouse. Many states require that the alcohol be provided by the family member directly in order for minors to legally consume it while others require that the family member be present while it is consumed.

Why are liquor stores closed on Sundays in Texas?

Texan liquor stores, much like Chick-fil-A, are closed on the Lord’s Day. This is due to what’s commonly known as “blue laws,” which forbid the sale of certain items on Sundays and started out as a way to highlight Sunday as a day of worship or rest.