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SATXtoday: Alamo Observance

Alamo Observance submitted by reader.

Photo submitted by Bridgett P.

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The votes are in for the SATXtoday 2023 Picture of the Year contest. Check out the finalists below, including the winner that you, our readers, voted for.

Winner: Alamo Observance by Bridgett P.

Congrats to reader Bridgett P. for taking 30% of the vote with this stunning and unique capture.

Do you remember the Alamo? Multiple times a year, wreaths are placed at the site to remember + honor the people who died at the Battle of the Alamo. Check out the next wreath laying ceremony on Sunday, March 17.

SATXtoday: UTSA football entrance

UTSA Football Entrance submitted by reader.

Photo submitted by John S.

Finalist: UTSA Football Entrance

Let’s go 210. If you’ve been to a UTSA Football game at the Alamodome, you can feel the energy in this photo. The team finished the 2023 season with a bowl win at the Scooter Coffee’s Frisco Bowl against the Marshall Thunder Herd.

SATXtoday: Carriqui

A photo of the restaurant Carriqui submitted by reader.

Photo submitted by Armando V.

Finalist: Finalist:Carriqui

This historic structure turned Mexican restaurant highlights the cuisine of South Texas. The rotating menu paired with beautiful views of the property make it a great place to grab a bite to eat.

SATXtoday: San Antonio Sandlot Baseball

SA Sandlot Baseball submitted by reader

Photo submitted by Christopher C.

Finalist: SA Sandlot Baseball

San Antonians love our outdoor sports — when its not 100° outside. Instead of picking flowers in the outfield, we’re getting distracted by this sunset over the Alamo City.

Take in the winter beauty with holiday lights draped over the San Antonio River.

Holidays on the River Walk submitted by reader.

Photo submitted by Stephen R.

Finalist: Holidays on the River Walk

A trip to downtown during the winter time is uniquely special because of the holiday lights, events, and festive spirit. It just feels so magical.


Dia de los Muertos photo submitted by reader

Photo submitted by Bridgett P.

Finalist: Dia de los Muertos Celebration

A big aspect of San Antonio is Latino culture, and one of the biggest events for the city is Muertos Fest — the city’s annual Dia de los Muertos celebration. This photo connects the rich heritage of the Latino community directly to San Antonio.


A Walk in December submitted by reader.

Photo submitted by Joe D.

Finalist: A Walk in December

A morning stroll along the San Antonio River is a gift. Along the way you’ll find art, historical buildings, and moments of serenity like how it was captured here.


Arbol de la Vida submitted by reader.

Photo submitted by Felix P.

Finalist: Arbol de la Vida

The structure consists of 700 hanging clay sculptures created by members of the community. What’s more San Antonio than people coming together?

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