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Grandparents Day Activities & Things to do with Grandparents in San Antonio: Photo by Phillip Goldsberry on Unsplash

While we should show love to our grandparents every day of the year, there’s a day that’s just for them! Grandparents Day 2021 is coming up quickly, and if you’re wondering what to do for grandparents day this Sunday, then we’ve got you covered. Check out our idea for activities for grandparents day.

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We know how much kids love visiting the Zoo, SeaWorld, Six Flags and other popular attractions in and around San Antonio. But going with family including grandparents can quickly become expensive. 

GoCity Pass and POGO Pass  are 2 great options to save on multiple attractions in San Antonio & South Central Texas including San Antonio Zoo & Aquarium, theme parks like SeaWorld, Six Flags and museums like the Witte Museum and Buckhorn Museum and many more attractions!

Activities For Grandparents Day in San Antonio


seaworld san antonio couponsSeaWorld is the total ocean life experience. With park rides and even a water park based around the animals, you’re sure to make great memories with your grandparents. Make sure to go early to beat the heat!
Remember to check out the latests deals and discounts at SeaWorld.
Where: 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251

Six Flags Fiesta Texas 

Six Flags Fiesta Texas may remind your grandparents of when they were young. The park has great things to do with grandparents, there are many family rides and live shows.
Where: 17000 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257

The Pearl Farmers Market

Pearl Farmers Market

Image courtesy: The Historic Pearl

Every weekend the Pearl has a free Farmers Market. If your grandparents like to get their steps in or prefer to shop locally, take them to experience this friendly family environment on Sunday.
Where: 312 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215

Tower of the Americas

Tower of the Americas TicketsThe Tower of the Americas overlooks a huge span of San Antonio. They do have a restaurant, but they also have a Flags Over Texas Observation Deck. This is perfect for beautiful photographs and learning about the six flags that once flew over Texas.  Remember to check for the latest discounts at the Tower of Americas.
Where: 739 E Cesar E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205

San Antonio Museum of Art

San Antonio Museum of ArtSan Antonio residents on Sunday can get free admission to the museum. If you or your grandparent are residents, then this could be a fun activity. The San Antonio Museum of Art is the perfect place to stroll and spend time together while still being inside.
Where: 200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215

Things To Do With Grandparents in San Antonio

If you can’t make it out to do activities for grandparents day, there are always other things to do on any given day of the week.

San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio Zoo Giraffe

Image courtesy: San Antonio Zoo

The San Antonio Zoo is the third largest zoo in the nation. There are plenty of live encounters with animals, a section for toddlers and kids, and more things that you and your grandparents can enjoy.
Where: 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212

Main Event

If you like to do fun things with your grandparents, Main Event has it all. There’s bowling, arcade games, skee ball, pool, and dining. Challenge your grandparents to a fun game and see if they still got it.
Where: 1911 N Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX 78232

Mini Golfing

mini golf san antonioThere are many golf courses in San Antonio if your grandparent likes to golf. While golfing might seem boring there is also the option to try out a mini-golf course instead!
Where: 500 Embassy Oaks, San Antonio, TX 78216

GO RIO San Antonio River Cruises 

Going Downtown to the Riverwalk is never a bad idea. It’s lined with shops and restaurants which are great for walking and talking. But, if you want to catch a break, you can always try one of the GO RIO river cruises and learn about the city.
Where: 809 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Dining Options

kid friendly restaurants san antonioWhile it is fun to do an activity with grandparents, sometimes the movement or time commitment may be too much. Taking your grandparents out to dine at one of the many delicious restaurants in San Antonio can be the perfect activity. Check out our Food & Drinks page for all kinds of cuisine options at the best restaurants in San Antonio.


After all, all grandparents want is some company and quality time. If your grandparents are older, many of these activities and dining spots offer a senior discount so, don’t forget to ask!


For a comprehensive list, check out our things to do with Kids and Toddlers in San Antonio

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Mirella Gonzales