The famous holiday lights on the San Antonio River Walk are turned on each year the day after Thanksgiving and remain on from dusk to dawn daily till just after the first of the New Year. This year the lights will remain on until January 7th. Experience the spectacular display of 100,000 lights (2,250 strings of light) draped over the towering bald cypress trees that line the River Walk. Visiting the River Walk to enjoy the spectacular holiday lights is free. The River Walk is a public park and is open every day of the year, 24 hours a day. Boat tours and taxi information is available on gorio.com.