Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fiesta Park
13575 McDermott Fwy W. I-H 10
San Antonio, TX 78249
Phone: (210) 690-5500
Fax: (210) 690-6292
The Convocation Center on the University of Texas at San Antonio campus is used as the venue to host the commencement exercises and convocation ceremonies. Besides that, it is also used for other activities. The events held here run the gamut from basketball matches, to Tailgate parties and rallies to welcome home returning sports teams. Check website for further details.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas is a seasonal theme park located in San Antonio. A visit to the park simply ensures that you are transported to a land of fun and frolic. The Lone Star Lil's Amphitheater here is one of the offerings keeping in mind the one with an ear for music. During the open season of the park, regular concerts are held here.
Santikos Northwest 10 screens old and new movies for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
One of the few black box theater in the city of San Antonio, the Sheldon Vexler Theatre presents musicals and musicals that are for the whole community. Located on the lower level of the Barshop Jewish Community Center, the theater plays a pivotal role in the cultural life of the city. Among the plays held here are 'Extremities' and 'The Arabian Nights'. For more information please see the website or call.
Having been around for quite some time under the name Planeta Mexico, the revamped and renamed Planeta Bar-Rio has stayed close to its Latino roots. Its easy to alienate party-goers when the vibe is undoubtedly south-of-the-border, with the DJ spinning largely Latino Pop and Rock. Planeta Bar-Rio balances it out well by hosting College Nights for the teen crowd, as also Salsa Nights and the usual Ladies Nights. Live Latin music in another big draw at the club and bigger the act, more the crowds the club manages to pack. Book a table in advance, dress chic and be prepared to splurge on the alcohol. Afterall, Tequila never comes alone!
Xtreme Gaming Café is a popular spot for gamers in the city. You'd be surprised with the wide age group that is attracted to the cafe. There are a number of computers hooked up with everything you could possibly need to let your gaming alter ego run wild. The cafe hosts regular events including Battlefield: Bad Company 2, a conquest tournament, Blacklight Tango Down Showcase: Xbox 360, among many other exciting games. Among the many games the cafe hosts, Tomb Raider: Legend, Hitman: Blood Money, Half Life 2, Battlefield Vietnam and Eve of Destruction for BFV are some. The cafe has daily offers like Mondays have an all day pass for just $11, while on Tuesday you can pay for 2 hours and get 1 hour free, and on Wednesdays you can play from 12pm to 5pm for only $5, although conditions apply. They also have regular events that probably bring the gaming community of the city down to Babcock Road. Do visit their website or contact them for more details about their prices and events.
Looking for a fun time at dinner? Head to Celebrity Mystery Theater. You never know when you'd bump into Marilyn Monroe, Cher, Elvis Presley, Elizabeth Taylor or even Rocky Balboa! You're are always guaranteed an eventful night here at the Celebrity Mystery Theater. You'd either be floored by a comedy act, tapping your feet to a musical or intrigued by a murder investigation. The theater is associated with a number of corporates and organize a number of events so do contact them for details. The theater was started by Bobbie Winslow, an impersonator and actor herself, she started with a modeling career that soon became an acting career. Now she is the producer and director of Celebrity Mystery Theater. The theater puts on a terrific show with impersonators who are so good that it's hard to tell real from the fake. So at Celebrity Mystery Theater think twice before you ask for an autograph to show off to your friends.
Indulge in your love for billiards or just discover its subtle joys at the Hooks Billiards. Indoor sports activities and the right crowd, guarantees one a great time. There are also pool tables made available for the sports fanatics. Challenge a friend or simply gather around the tables to yell out for your favorite player while you enjoy the sport that thrills. The place is beset for satisfying any sport craving. For further information, log on to their website.
A venue that is buzzing with events all year round, the Helotes Festival Grounds host a range of entertaining events. Located in downtown Helotes, the festival grounds is managed by the Helotes Festival Association, and is best known for the annual Cornyval festival. Spread over an area of about 44 acres (17 hectares), this venue also hosts other events like concerts, music festivals, arts festivals, community events and much more. Call for more information.
If you have too much thyme on your hands, or wish you had a little more, the annual Herb Market is the place to be. It hosts 30-plus exhibits offering everything from fresh potted herbs to herbal products and gardening tools. Several speakers are slated to cover various related topics, with a favorite subject being how to cook with herbs. The event also offers cooking demonstrations, crafts, and activities to keep the children busy while you browse. The Herb Market is a one-day event that usually takes place on a Saturday in October.
Despite its name, you won't find any feed or farm equipment for sale at John T. Floore's Country Store. This music venue has hosted many renowned musical artists and launched the careers of several others. Willie Nelson, B.B. King, Bob Dylan, and Elvis Presley have all performed here. Munch on some tamales from the cafe and sip on a Lone Star while enjoying world-class performances at this historic Texas venue.
Cinemark Movies 16 has 16 screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.