Making a List — 5 Places to Find the Best Holiday Shopping Around San Antonio

(November 21, 2017)

Best Holiday Shopping Around San AntonioDo you think price should be no object when it comes to holiday gift giving? According to a survey published in the San Antonio Business Journal, 52% of consumers intend to use deals and special offers for their holiday shopping.

Holiday bargain hunting doesn't have to be complicated. Use these handy resources to find the best deals, discounts and shopping offered around our Springs San Antonio luxury apartment communities.

1. Pop Shop San Antonio
Venue Villita Assembly Hall
401 Villita St
San Antonio
16.9 miles from Springs at Live Oak

Support local vendors and find one-of-a-kind-gifts at Pop Shop San Antonio. This first-time event honoring Small Business Saturday features a carefully curated assortment of handmade and vintage items, art exhibits and live craft workshops. When you're ready for a break, sip on a cocktail as you listen to live music. Pop Shop takes place on Saturday, November 25 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

2. OPEN Holiday Market
140 E Houston St
San Antonio
19.1 miles from Springs at Alamo Ranch

OPEN is a unique initiative to revitalize urban areas by offering free short-term leases in vacant buildings to local entrepreneurs. Each year in December, OPEN sponsors its popular Holiday Market showcasing top local vendors in one convenient location. This year's market is scheduled for the weekends of December 8 – 10 and December 15 – 17. Hours are 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon until 6 p.m. Sunday.

3. North Star Mall
7400 San Pedro
San Antonio
12.6 miles from Springs at Live Oak

North Star Mall is home to nearly 200 of the top national names in retail, including favorites such as Aldo, Bath & Body Works, Disney Store and Victoria's Secret. Their website features a comprehensive guide to all the current sales, BOGOs and freebies so you can make the most efficient use of your shopping time. Power shoppers can download the app that offers in-mall navigation, sale notices and even parking assistance. Visit the website for mall hours.

4. The RIM
17703 La Cantera Pkwy
San Antonio
5.9 miles from Springs at Bandera

With reliable and affordable national stores such as JCPenney, Best Buy and Old Navy, The Rim is the perfect place to shop for everyone on your holiday gift list. Their website's Deals page keeps you informed about all the available discounts and specials. Current offers include 40 percent off select appliances at Lowe's and a free $20 bonus card with a $100 purchase of gift cards at Designer Shoe Warehouse. Visit the website for the center's hours.

5. Flipp

With Flipp, the best local shopping opportunities are literally at your fingertips. The mobile app lets you browse ads and flyers, find coupons for your favorite brands and create a personalized shopping list. You can even load loyalty cards so Flipp can automatically find those deals. Flipp is free for both Android and iOS.  

What's on your holiday wish list? Let us know in the comments!New Call-to-action

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