Events and festivals that you don’t want to miss in October near our apartments on Vance Jackson

The reasons to love living at our luxury apartments on Vance Jackson are nearly endless. From our gorgeous units with chef-inspired kitchens and vaulted ceilings to our on-site amenities like our shimmering pool and bark park, there are so many incredible perks. Not to mention, when you feel like going out and doing something fun, there are tons of awesome events and festivals happening this fall. Here are some activities and events near Canyon Creek that you definitely don’t want to miss.


Everybody’s Favorite BBQ & Hot Sauce Festival

When: Friday through Sunday, October 7th – October 10th

Where: Rosedale Park, 303 Dartmouth St, San Antonio, TX 78237

Details: Highlighting America’s best barbecue vendors, the Everybody’s Favorite BBQ & Hot Sauce Festival is a multi-cultural outdoor event tours around the country and is headed to San Antonio. Happening just 20 minutes from our apartments on Vance Jackson, you’ll enjoy eating incredible BBQ, tasting an array of hot sauces, and listening to fantastic live music.
Tickets: Range from $0-$75. Purchase tickets and learn more here.


Fall Festival at Travis Park

When: Saturday, October 15th from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Where: Travis Park, 301 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Details: Fall isn’t complete without attending the Fall Festival at Travis Park. Bring the entire family for a day filled with autumn festivities like games, face painting, a petting zoo, food, drinks, and more. There is also a costume contest for both adults and children with cash prizes.

Tickets: Free. Learn more here.


Bark in the Park

When: Saturday, October 29th from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Where: Sunken Garden Theater, 3875 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212

Details: Pack up your pooch and participate in Bark in the Park this year. “Bark in the Park is a pet costume contest and expo benefiting San Antonio animal shelters San Antonio Pets Alive (SAPA) and Animal Defense League of Texas (ADL),” it says on the event’s website. The 1st place prize is $1,000 cash, with other prizes ranging from $100 to $750.

Tickets: Registration – $7. Learn more and register here.


5th Annual Monster Dash

When: Sunday, October 30th from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Where: Eisenhower Park, 19399 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78257

Details: Start your Halloween off by running, walking, or rolling for a good cause at the 5th Annual Monster Dash. The funds raised will aid in spinal cord research as well as for athletes that have been killed or severely injured while training, specifically cyclists and runners in TX. There are 1 mile, 5K, and 10K options for races. Don’t forget to wear your best costume!

Tickets: Registration ranges from $30 to $40, depending on race. Learn more and register here.


Skylight Balloon Fest

When: Friday through Saturday, October 21st – October 23rd

Where: River City Community Church, 16765 Lookout Rd #3809, Selma, TX 78154

Details: You’ll only need to drive less than half an hour from our Vance Jackson apartments to watch hot air balloons take flight at the Skylight Balloon Fest. In addition to watching the marvelous balloons, there will be the Skylight Market Days, food trucks, attractions, live concerts, and lots of fun family fun activities.

Tickets: Children under 2 are free, children under 12 – $5, adults – $10. Learn more and purchase tickets here.


Fall River Walk Artisan Show

When: Friday through Sunday, October 14th – October 16th

Where: Downtown River Walk, 602 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Details: Featuring over 40 handmade artisan booths, food, and other activities, the Fall River Walk Artisan Show is the best fall experience to get outside and support local artists. Vendors range from pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more.

Tickets: Free to attend. Learn more here.


San Antonio Halloweekend Bar Crawl

When: Saturday, October 22nd, Saturday, October 29th, and Monday, October 31st from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Where: Various venues

Details: Put on your spookiest costume and join in on some seriously fun festivities during the San Antonio Halloweekend Bar Crawl. You’ll receive discounted drink prices and bar promotions as you visit the city’s hottest bars and pubs. Show up with all your friends and plan on making new ones!

Tickets: $9.99. Learn more and purchase tickets here.


Summer might be over but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! There are so many fun activities and festivals happening near our apartments on Vance Jackson that your calendar will be packed. Stop by Canyon Creek today to tour our stunning property.

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