Spectator Sports in San Antonio
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San Antonio Missions. Enjoy a night at the ballpark watching the San Antonio Missions the Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. The Missions play more than 50 home games a year, from April through early September, at Admission is $6.50 to $9.50, and, as with any minor-league baseball team, expect lots of promotions, giveaways, and fun on-field activities during the game. 210/675-7275. www.samissions.com.
Nelson W. Wolff Stadium (5757 Highway 90 W, West San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.).
The annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo draws about 1.3 million people to the AT&T Center over a two and a half-week period. If you're in town during this time, be sure to attend—you'll find out all about steer wrestling, team roping, and barrel racing.
San Antonio Spurs. The pride and joy of the Alamo City, the NBA's San Antonio Spurs host games at the 210/444-5000. www.spurs.com.
AT&T Center. AT&T Center from October through April. Seats are available in every price range; a seat in the rafters can be had for as little as $10—or you can sit courtside for about $900. One AT&T Center Parkway, Downtown, San Antonio, TX. 210/444-5000. www.attcenter.com.
San Antonio Silver Stars. Catch great women's hoops action when the Women's National Basketball Association's San Antonio Silver Stars play at the AT&T Center from May to September. Tickets for the Silver Stars range from $10 to $200. One AT&T Center Parkway, Downtown, San Antonio, TX. 210/444-5050. www.sasilverstars.com.
Alamodome. This 65,000-seat, $186 million sports arena is a busy place. Home of the Valero Alamo Bowl each December, featuring teams from the Big 12 and Big 10 conferences, the site hosts other sporting events as well as concerts, trade shows, and conventions. The Alamodome is the only place in North America with two permanent Olympic-size ice rinks under the same roof. If you're not here during a game, you can still visit during a behind-the-scenes tour, which must be scheduled in advance. 100 Montana St., just east of HemisFair Park, across I-37, Downtown, San Antonio, TX. 210/207-3652 or 800/884-3663. www.alamodome.com. Prices vary with events. Mon.-Fri. 8-5.
San Antonio Rampage. If hard-hitting ice hockey is your style, the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League play from October through May at the 210/444-5554. www.sarampage.com.
AT&T Center. Tickets are priced from $8.50 to $39. One AT&T Center Parkway, Downtown, San Antonio, TX. 210/444-5000. www.attcenter.com.
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