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10 great places to visit for Thanksgiving

By: Josh Lew on Nov. 10, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
San Antonio Riverwalk at Christmas

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Texas Thanksgiving in San Antonio

San Antonio is a great place to enjoy Thanksgiving celebrations that have a unique flair. The city's downtown Riverwalk area is lit with holiday lights and a boat parade takes place on the water on the day after Thanksgiving. During the parade, more than two dozen illuminated barges make their way slowly down the river. There is live music and appearances by local celebrities. Some restaurants along the water offer dinner packages during the parade.

To provide an alternative to shopping on Black Friday, the San Antonio Museum of Art holds a "free day" on the day after Thanksgiving. Other area attractions such as Seaworld San Antonio host holiday-themed celebrations as well.