What’s Up in San Antonio - Weekend of November 26, 2020





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City of SAN ANTONIO Services for Thanksgiving

There will be no garbage or recyclables pickup on Thanksgiving Day. City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. The COVID-19 hotline will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27 and 8 a.m. – noon during the weekend. COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Please go to the COVID-19 website for the holiday schedule. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation.


Huebner Oaks Farmers Market 9AM FREE

Located in: Huebner Oaks Center Address: 11745 I-10W


South Texas Blood & Tissue Center is struggling

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center is struggling to bring in donors as it tries to pull itself out of a blood shortage. The center had 1.78 days’ worth of blood, as of Monday morning, compared to its goal of a three-day supply. STBTC has been trying since Friday to get 500 donors per day in order to catch up on its shortage, which the center said is mostly due to a shortage of donors, though a higher need for blood has played a role. Because of COVID-19, large blood drives at high schools and other community settings have not been possible. Go on-line to register for an appointment https://southtexasblood.org/  or call Toll free: (800) 292-5534

Meet Rudolph, Santa Claus at SeaWorld San Antonio’s annual Christmas celebration

Get ready for some ho-ho-ho-liday fun at SeaWorld San Antonio. The park’s annual Christmas celebration is returning on select dates starting Nov. 20 and ending Jan. 3. Visitors will have the chance to meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa Claus. The park will be open from 1 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 20 – 22, 25 – 29, Dec. 4 – 6, 11 – 13, 18 – 20, 23 -27 and Dec. 30 – Jan. 3. There will be a fireworks finale on Nov. 21 and 28 and from Dec. 10-18 guests can experience the traditional lighting of the menorah for Hanukkah. Kwanzaa will also be celebrated this year and from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1 “guests can experience a joyous time of reflection and celebration of African heritage with the nightly lighting of the kinara,” park officials said. Due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this year’s celebration has been modified and the park’s visitor capacity will be significantly limited to help maintain physical distancing. Visitors are required to make reservations to visit SeaWorld San Antonio and are encouraged to do so as early as possible. Reservations can be made at www.SeaWorld.com/san-antonio/tickets/reservations/.

6 Flags Fiesta Texas Holiday in the Park

Our Brightest Celebration of the Season!

Experience enchanting holiday magic for the entire family featuring Christmastime cheer like no other! The park is transformed into a winter wonderland with millions of colorful twinkling lights throughout, magical musical shows, and special appearances by Santa. Presented by H-E-B® returns for select days November 21 - January 3. Enjoy millions of lights, our thrilling coasters, and special holiday treats.

44-day celebration lets you walk through 2 million holiday lights in Marble Falls

It’s about to look a lot more festive in Marble Falls as the 30th season of the Walkway of Lights returns Nov. 20. The holiday celebration will run until Jan. 3, 2021 at Lakeside Park and includes more than two million lights covering over 350 sculptures illuminating Lakeside Park. Ice skating at Lakeside Park will also be available. Cost is $10 for kids and $12 for adults with skate rentals included in the price of admission. The Walkway of Lights, which will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. daily, will be closed in cases of bad weather. There is no cost to attend, however visitors are welcome to give monetary donations to help support the event and local nonprofits. Masks are required for all activities when visitors are unable to maintain 6-foot social distancing. To learn more about the Walkway of Lights, visit www.marblefalls.org.


Windcrest opens its neighborhood for their annual festival of lights. This year’s theme “Let Freedom Ring” Honoring Our Military will begin Saturday Dec 5th at 630pm.


The AT&T Center is one of the places offering a socially distanced option to get in the spirit. The home of the Spurs is welcoming holiday revelers to the grounds for IllumiNight, the arenas first-ever holiday light display. Guests embark on a mile-long journey of more than 4 million lights in themed displays designed by Decor IQ, a local company. Visitors can enjoy the lights from the safety of their vehicles. The AT&T Center is limiting interaction between customers and employees through a touchless ticketing process. Each attendee must wear a mask or face covering when interacting with people outside of one’s party, like other guests, concessions employees or photographers. The IllumiNight app, which is available in the Apple Store and Google Play, has interactive opportunities, like trivia and a curated playlist with themed music to listen to during the drive. Admission is charged by the carload for $35.50 and must be purchase online, https://www.illumi-night.com/ticketinginfo

The event will last through Jan. 3. The lights start twinkling at 6 p.m.

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