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Activities & Events

As a city of almost two million people, you can bet San Antonio is chock full of thrilling activities and endless fun—some of which are within our own front doors.

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Santa Brunch

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. | ATRIUM

Hotel Contessa invites you and your family to join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a breakfast buffet, complimentary photos with Santa (include throne, props and photographer) as well as cookie decorating and story time with Mrs. Claus activities. Click here to purchase your tickets on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/santa-brunch-photos-w-santa-tickets-214866711117

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Mules & Massages

Thursdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Ambler Atrium

Whether you’ve had a long day of planes, trains, and automobiles or an afternoon touring the city, take a moment and unwind during Sunset Skinny on the Ambler Patio. Enjoy a complimentary moscow mule and a chair massage while learning about our wellness programs with Spa Director, Gigi.

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Ambler Unplugged

Thursday & Saturday, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Ambler Patio

Kick back and sip hand-crafted cocktails on Ambler’s inviting River Walk patio, while enjoying live music performed by some of the hottest rising new musicians in San Antonio

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Ambler Agaves + Tequila Tasting

Fridays, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. | Ambler Lounge

For those who favor the finer agaves in life, join us for an agave and tequila tasting as we feature our local favorites this Friday in Ambler Texas Kitchen + Cocktails Lounge!

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Weekend Welcome

Fridays, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Ambler Lounge

Kick your weekend off the right way with Mariachi Azteca de América bringing you traditional mariachi tunes from the third floor terrace to the river level patio.

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Holiday Lights Boat Cruises

Mondays-Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 a.m. | GoRio

All aboard!  Meet us on the riverwalk level, outside of Ambler, for a complimentary hot chocolate station before boarding on your downtown lights cruise. Click here to purchase tickets through GoRio Website: https://tickets.goriocruises.com/gorio/holiday-cruises.html. $30pp

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Weekend Brunch Bar

Saturdays & Sundays, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Ambler

We believe in the power of the ‘hair of the dog’. Enjoy live music while sipping artisan morning spirits such as an Ambler Bloody Mary or refreshing mimosa in the calming, tree-shaded ambience of the Ambler Patio.

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Spa Day Surrender

DAILY | ROOFTOP LEVEL

Pamper yourself any day of the week at The Spa at Hotel Contessa. Our rooftop sanctuary is a serene oasis where innovative spa treatments is your gateway to transformational wellness.