OFFICIAL GAME PROGRAM
DECEMBER 28, 2018
What greater stage for one of college football’s premier games than San Antonio,
one of the country’s most popular vacation destinations?
Three centuries after its founding, San Antonio remains a city of bold fl avors,
exciting attractions and distinctive culture.
The Alamo City boasts one of the nation’s most desirable downtowns for major
sporting events with hotels, restaurants and major attractions like the Alamo and
the River Walk, all walkable from the recently-renovated Alamodome. Because of
its desirability, our city is experienced in hosting major conventions and sporting
events, and we hosted the 2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four, coinciding with the city’s
The world-famous River Walk is 15-miles long and has tripled in size in recent
years. It also includes access to four of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Spanish
Missions to the south, as well as the innovative culinary district, Pearl, and the
Broadway Cultural Corridor.
The Alamo began as San Antonio de Valero, a Spanish Mission, in 1718. The fi rst
mission in San Antonio, the Alamo is now the #1 most visited tourist attraction in
Texas. The city’s four southernmost Spanish colonial missions—Concepción, San
José, San Juan and Espada—are included in the San Antonio Missions National
For local fl avor and fun, Southtown has unique mix of locally-owned bars and
coffee shops, boutiques and art galleries including the Blue Star Arts Complex.
The United States’ largest Mexican market also calls San Antonio home. Historic
Market Square features more than 100 shops and restaurants and is a favorite
of locals and visitors alike.
Start exploring San Antonio today and discover why it’s one of National Geographic
Traveler’s “Best of the World” destinations for 2018 at visitsanantonio.com.