Festival Info

Getting to the San Antonio Book Festival

We hope the information below is useful in helping you plan your trip to the Book Festival. Please let us know if you have any questions!

Arriving at San Antonio International Airport

San Antonio International Airport is a short, 15-minute drive from downtown.Taxi cabs are available at the outer commercial curbside at Terminal A. For assistance, please contact the Airport Ground Transportation employee (wearing red shirt). Fare to San Antonio downtown areas start at $29 (U.S.) per taxicab. (Up to 6 may share a cab, if both luggage and passengers fit safely.)

Rideshare options meet customers on the outer commercial curbside lower level Terminal A. The following rideshare service companies are approved for operations at SAT: UberLyftGet Me.


If you need to book a hotel for your trip to San Antonio, we have partnered with the Hotel ValenciaMenger Hotel, and El Tropicano to offer Festival attendees lower rates. We will continue to update this page as we establish additional partnerships with San Antonio hotels. We encourage you to book early as these partnerships are based upon availability. 

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk
Our Festival Hotel

Hotel Valencia-Riverwalk



Join us at our partner hotel! Only a short, 10-minute walk to the Book Festival, you’ll be situated in the heart of San Antonio’s downtown! PLUS our VIP after party for The Moth Mainstage will be at the Hotel Valencia. Book your tickets and party it up with us!

150 E. Houston
San Antonio, TX 78205

Room rate: $155/night

Book HERE or call (866) 842-0100 and use the group code “1904BOOK”



The Historic Menger Hotel

204 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205

Room rate: $159/night
Book HERE or 
via phone at 1-800-345-9285 using the group name “San Antonio Book Festival.”

El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
110 Lexington Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78205
Room rate: $109/night
Call or email Bea Luna to book a room: 210-277-4039 or bluna@eltropicanohotel.com 

2018 Festival Map

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