From the red intensity of Travis Park’s new Christmas tree to the multicolored spotlights along the Museum Reach of the San Antonio River, that holiday glow is easy to find downtown this time of year.

The River Walk is adorned with its traditional lighted cypress trees, while the Pearl is decked out with a multitude of white lights. A huge, decorated tree occupies the central green space of the redeveloped brewery complex, while Main Plaza and Market Square have their own trees. Not far from downtown, the University of the Incarnate Word’s traditional holiday display is notable for the sheer number of lights threaded into the trees on campus.

The Riverwalk

The Alamo

Lights adorn Christmas trees at the Alamo.
Lights adorn Christmas trees at the Alamo. Credit: Bonnie Arbittier / Rivard Report

The Museum Reach

The Pearl

University of the Incarnate Word

Main Plaza

The Christmas tree at San Fernando Cathedral at Main Plaza.
The Christmas tree at San Fernando Cathedral at Main Plaza.

Market Square

The Christmas tree at Market Square.
The Christmas tree at Market Square.

Travis Park

This story was originally published on Dec. 16, 2017.

Scott Ball

Scott Ball is the Rivard Report's photo editor and a native San Antonian.