August 2016 Events Around San Antonio

July 13, 2016    By: mramirez

Enjoy Your Last Days of Summer with this List of San Antonio August 2016 Events


Summer will be over soon and the kids back at school, but there are still plenty of fun things for the whole family to do and see.  Plan your end of summer fun with some of these top events taking place near new homes in San Antonio this August.

August – September 4 – Highest Heaven Exhibition at the San Antonio Museum of Art

Don’t miss the Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art collection before it leaves SAMA.  The collection was included in The New York Times’ “Spring Round Up” of the most intriguing exhibitions happening across the country. Explore the paintings, sculpture, furniture, ivories, and silverworks of the Altiplano of South America.

August 5, 12, 19, 26 – Party On The Tower Plaza: Free Concert Series

Every Friday, June – October from 7PM – 11PM enjoy a free concert on the Tower Plaza listening to the best local sounds of San Antonio. This is a great family fun event with food and drinks, bounce house, and more. Check out the calendar of events on for the performance schedule.

August 6 – Ford Canoe Challenge

This annual event has been a River Walk tradition since 1969 and the only time canoeing is allowed on the downtown portion of the River Walk.  There are three categories of registration: Boy & Girl Scouts (1/2 mile course), Corporate/Public (1/4 mile course) and the Celebrity (1/4 mile course). Enter the race or come watch.

August 11 – 14 Annual Baile International Grand Salsa Festival

This four-day salsa dancing event is packed with dance performances from around the world, concerts and music, and social dancing. And if you want to learn how to salsa you can attend workshops lead by some of the best instructors in the industry. The event it held at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

August 13 – 27 – Culinaria Presents San Antonio Restaurant Week

San Antonio Restaurants showcase the finest Alamo City Cuisine August 13-27 with special three-course prix-fixe menus for lunch and dinner throughout the city! Reservations are strongly suggested.  Choose from two tiers to experience SARW lunch and dinner. Visit for participating restaurants.

August 20 – September 17– Treasure Island at the Magik Theater

Take the kids out for an adventure on the high seas and sail aboard the HMS Hispañola with Jamie Hawkins and Long John Silver for a daring venture on Treasure Island. Audiences of all ages will love this exciting play filled with pirates, sailing ships, sword fights, and lost treasure. Visit for tickets.

August 23 – Yoga at Your Park

Mobile Om and Los Compadres bring complimentary yoga classes to the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park on the 4th Tuesday of the month. On Tuesday, August 23rd at 7AM come breathe and connect with the rich culture of the Mission Espada. 10040 Espada Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214. Learn more,
Don’t let summer pass you by without checking out some of the fun events around town this August.

While you’re out enjoying fun in the sun, be sure to make time to check out some of the new home sales events taking place this summer from San Antonio home builders, Sitterle Homes.