Retama SpringFest is the Biggest Party of the Season!

Retama SpringFest at Retama Park in San Antonio is sure to be a family favorite. And you can enjoy it all for just $5.00 admission per person! Including live music from major acts in the country, pop, Tejano and conjunto music scene, the largest carnival in the United States, a shopping expo, chihuahua races, pig races, race horse displays, fireworks on Saturday nights and so much more!

Largest Carnival
in the U.S.

Fly high – spin around – play games – win prizes – have fun at the largest carnival in the United States.

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Live music performances every day. 5/7 –  Bobby Flores + the Yellow Rose Band. 5/8 – Finding Friday.

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Food, Drinks,
Food Trucks

Enjoy margaritas, beer, favorite foods from the carnival as well as incredible fare from an international food truck expo.

The Hansen

High-speed juggling. An 8-year old aerial sensation. Death-defying trampoline acrobatics and more from the Hansen Family each day!

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Shop the expo for arts and crafts, coffee from around the world, jewelry, home accessories, beauty products and unique finds.

Many More Activities

You won’t believe the wild-world of Chihuahua Racing – yes you read that right! It happens at 6:30pm Monday – Friday and at 12:30, 3:30 and 6:30 on Saturday and Sunday.

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Both Saturday Nights of SpringFest, enjoy a Fireworks Spectacular Display at 9:30pm! See it from anywhere at the festival.

Learn more about the horses at Retama Park with a Horse Racing Display at the Courtyard as well as an Equine Educational Tour of the horse barns. See the Events Page for times.

The Kentucky Derby is May 7th, and we’re at a horse racing track, so naturally we’ll add to the excitement. See a simulcast of the Derby in the park,  sign up for special dining packages and more.

Bring the kids to take a whack at the piñatas at our Piñata Station. Happening multiple times a day throughout the entire SpringFest. Find times on our Events Page.

You’re sure to love the Swifty Swine. These little pigs will delight young and old as they race each other around the track at breakneck speeds and make death-defying leaps into their piggie pool!

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Everyone loves snakes! See an indoor exhibit from South Texas Amphibian & Reptile Society in the Main Building on May 6th, 7th and 8th.