STAY Wed on the eighth-foor terrace of Mokara Hotel for box-seat views of the San Antonio River. After a day with your maids at the city’s most awarded spa, take the elevator to the rooftop pool for lunch, sun and bubbly. Rooms from $260; weddings from $75 per person. At La Cantera, a Destination Resort, just 15 miles from town and freshly reno’ed in early 2015, gardens, fountains and stone terraces give way to 550 acres of Hill Country.
Set atop one of the highest points in the area, this spot ofers vistas of rolling hills, city lights and a freworks display every night at 9 p.m. at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Rooms from $269; weddings from $105 per person.
PLAY Planner Diana Boucher welcomes guests at Mi Tierra, the city’s most festive Tex-Mex resto. Late night, steer the revelers in your group to Blue Box Bar in the historic entertainment district for craft cocktails.
PARTY Pearl Stable hosts barn weddings in the revamped structure. Blake Shelton married Miranda Lambert in the barn at Don Strange Ranch; you can too.
LOCAL COLOR Papel picado bright banners made of laser-cut tissue paper add a Mexican fourish to San Antonio shindigs.