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Get your dose of vitamin D at San Antonio’s Memorial Day weekend events

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May 22, 2017

Get your dose of vitamin D at San Antonio’s Memorial Day weekend events

Vitamin D provides many important health benefits, including helping your body build and repair bones and teeth. Although you can get it from some types of food, the most common source of vitamin D is the sun. There are plenty of outdoor San Antonio Memorial Day weekend events coming up, so why not enjoy all the area has to offer while you soak up some vitamin D?!

Colorful and vibrant image reading ‘Tejano Conjunto Festival En San Antonio 2017’ for the San Antonio Memorial Day weekend event.

Tejano Conjunto Festival

Enjoy music and dancing as well as food and beverages at the 36th annual Tejano Conjunto Festival. Around 30 Conjunto bands will perform at this family-friendly event, which is organized by the Guadalupe Arts Center. It will be held at Guadalupe Theater and Rosedale Park on May 24-28.

Tray of tortilla chips and bowl of salsa on wooden table.

Texas Salsa Festival

Few things are spicier than an entire festival dedicated to salsa. To get in on the action, sample a wide variety of different salsas on tortilla chips and vote for your favorites in several categories. While you’re at the festival, you can listen to live Latin music, play interactive games and participate in activities for all ages. What’s more, salsa dancing demonstrations will be held,local vendors’ authentic dishes will be available for purchase and kids can enjoy cooling off ata splash pad. The festival is free to attend and will be held on May 27 from noon to 6 p.m. at Hemisfair Park in San Antonio.

Close up of people walking and their shadows against the pavement.

Witte Museum 5K and Dino Dash

Get your exercise as well as some vitamin D as you support the Witte Museum’s 5K and Dino Dash on May 27. The 5K course starts and ends at the museum,traveling through Brackenridge Park along the way,and the 1K race for younger runners comes complete with a fun dinosaur theme! Runners will also get to see a sneak peak of the museum’s latest whale exhibit after the races.

View of the restaurants and colorful umbrellas that line the water at the San Antonio River Walk.

Memorial Day Artisan Show

As you stroll along the River Walk,why not browse through handmade treasures including jewelry, pottery and fine art? Artisans will be set up along the River Walk Extension from May 26-29, so you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the show and make some purchases.

Close up of clean baseball sitting on a dirty base.

San Antonio Missions

The Missions play at home over Memorial Day weekend, so why not commemorate the holiday by taking in a minor-league baseball game? For maximum sun exposure, head to the Monday game, which has a 2:05 p.m. start at Wolff Stadium. Don’t forget your sunscreen!

Event image reading ‘River City Rockfest’ and listing the bands playing at the San Antonio Memorial Day weekend event.

River City Rockfest

Rock out with over 20 bands on three stages at the River City Rockfest, which will be held outside of the AT&T Center. Popular ‘80s band Def Leppard is still going strong and will headline the event on May 27.For a prime spot in the crowd, keep in mind that gates open at noon.

We hope you enjoy these San Antonio Memorial Day weekend events as you soak up the sun! If you’re interested in taking steps toward creating a healthier you beyond ensuring your daily doses of vitamin D, contact BMI of Texas.