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Dates: 12/17/2017 - 12/17/2017
City / State: San Antonio, TX
Event Name: Christmas Lights River Walk IV
Event Type: Night Walk
Event ID: 110470 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10/6 km - 1A
Description: At Christmas time, the historic streets and the famous San Antonio River Walk will treat you to dazzling light displays and breathtaking holiday arrangements. The Starting Point is at the stately VFW Post 76, the oldest VFW Post in Texas. You can enjoy the serenity of the famous San Antonio River Walk which will be guided by more than 6,000 luminaries. San Antonio gives you millions of twinkling reasons to make this your new holiday tradition. Please BRING A FLASHLIGHT to read the Walk Directions.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 5:30pm to 7:00pm.
Location: Front Porch @ VFW Post 76
Start Point / Driving Directions: 10 10th ST, San Antonio, TX 78215. VFW Post 76 is located on the North side of downtown San Antonio. It is 1½ blocks west of BROADWAY. Parking is very limited inside the VFW compound. Use on-street parking. WESTBOUND on I-35: Take Exit-158C and go to second traffic light, BROADWAY. Turn LEFT on BROADWAY. After first traffic light go one block and turn RIGHT onto 10th ST. Find on-street parking. EASTBOUND on I-35: From I-10/US-90 take I-35/I-10 North/Eastbound. Always follow LOWER LEVEL. Take Exit-157C. At end of ramp turn RIGHT onto ST MARY’S ST. At first traffic light continue straight ahead onto JONES AVE. Construction along road. Go RIGHT onto AVE B for one block to 10th ST. Find street parking. NOTE: If you miss AVE B, continue on JONES ST one block to BROADWAY and turn RIGHT. Go one block and turn RIGHT onto 10th ST. SOUTHBOUND on US-281: After crossing over I-35, take first Exit-141C. At bottom of ramp turn RIGHT onto BROOKLYN. Go to second traffic light, BROADWAY. Turn RIGHT on BROADWAY and go three blocks to 10th ST. Turn LEFT onto 10th ST. Find parking. NORTHBOUND on I-37: After crossing over I-10 take Exit-141. Get in RIGHT lane. At traffic light, cross COMMERCE ST and bear RIGHT onto CHESTNUT ST. GO LEFT at HOUSTON ST (Traffic light) and continue on HOUSTON to sixth traffic light (BROADWAY). Right onto BROADWAY and go seven blocks to 10th ST. LEFT on 10th ST. Find on-street parking.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This is the fourth in a series of annual Christmas Lights Walks during the Holiday Season in Southwest Texas. This walk will be operated like a "Featured YRE" with NO checkpoints and a 90-minute Registration/Start Window. All record books will be immediately stamped after registration and before you walk. This will permit you to enjoy the Christmas lights along the San Antonio River without any time restraints and afford an opportunity for you to have an enjoyable dinner or refreshments at one of the famous restaurants on the river. Complimentary bottled water will be offered.
Host Club: LoneStar Walkers
Contact: Heinz Johnson (830) 980-5723
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: lonestarwalkers@gvtc.com