10 Fun Things To Do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend of May 20, 2022 include Rat King Cole at Japanese Garden, Barnyard Buddies Workshop, and more!

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend | Rat King Cole at the Japanese Tea Garden in San Antonio

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend | Rat King Cole at the Japanese Tea Garden in San Antonio

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend (May 20 – May 22) include Barnyard Buddies Workshop, the Annual San Antonio Book Festival, a Pickleball Tournament, and more!


Top Pick for Summer Camps in San Antonio – Kids and Teens Summer Series at Sur La Table

Sur La Table Summer Camps in Houston

Kids and Teens Summer Series by Sur La Table calls on all young chefs to get ready for five fun-filled days of cooking, learning, and laughter at the Sur La Table kitchens.

The classes will be small and hands-on allowing for plenty of mixing, prepping and cooking. The instructors are both talented chefs and teachers, and they will make sure that everyone has a great time. Young cooks will explore menus full of exciting discoveries, from how to prepare favorite dishes to new twists on classic desserts.

Students receive a certificate of completion, a free apron (colors may vary) and a coupon good for 10% off an in-store purchase while class is in session! 

Location: Shops at La Cantera- 15900 La Cantera Parkway, #19120, San Antonio
Dates: Various 4 day and 5 day camps between May 31st and August 19
Cost: Varies

Check out our full list of Summer Camps 2022 in San Antonio


Best Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend – FRIDAY, May 20, 2022

Jazz in the Garden 

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend | Rat King Cole at the Japanese Tea Garden in San Antonio

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend | Rat King Cole at the Japanese Tea Garden in San Antonio

Don’t miss the last concert in the Jazz in the Garden concert series! Rat King Cole is a ska-jazz ensemble straight from San Antonio. Enjoy some live music, bring your pets, family, or friends, and listen to sounds fill the garden.
When: Friday, May 20 | 6:30 p.m.
Where: 3853 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free

 

Barnyard Buddies Workshop 

Kids at Kidcreate Art Studio in San

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend| Image Credit – Kidcreate FB Page

If your child is between 3 to 6 years old, sign them up for this workshop! Baby farm animals are the inspiration for these 3D barnyard scenes. Details on their website.
When: Friday, May 20 | 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: 21803 West Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX
How much: $39

 

Movie at the Main Plaza 

Have you and the kids seen Sing 2? If you haven’t, watch it for free at Main Plaza where there will also be pre-movie activities and a bounce house.
When: Friday, May 20 | 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 100 N Main St, Boerne, TX
How much: Free


Fun Things to do in San Antonio with Kids This Weekend – SATURDAY, May 21, 2022

Annual San Antonio Book Festival 

Take part in the 10th anniversary of the San Antonio Book Festival! Reading is a great way to spend time with children. It’s perfect to buy a new book and teach them how great reading is.
When: Saturday, May 21 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: 600 Soledad St, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free

 

Drum Circle

Drum event at the tobin center

Image credit: Tambo Rhythms Facebook Page

Dance to drum beats at this community drum circle. If your child plays an instrument already or just wants to get some energy out, this a great way to do it!
When: Saturday, May 21 | 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where: 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free

 

Children’s Storytime at Barnes & Nobles 

Sit down at this afternoon storytime at your local Barnes and Nobles. This weekend story is a picture book about a strong but mighty Viking girl.
When: Saturday, May 21 | 1:00 p.m.
Where: 321 NW Loop 410 #104, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free

 

Comicon in the Alley 

Superheros and animated characters is what you’ll see come to life if you stop by Peacock Alley this weekend. Come dressed with your child as a cosplay to compete in a costume contest or go for some comic fun! Peacock Alley always has something going on.
When: Saturday, May 21 |4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 110 Broadway, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free


Check Out Summer Camps at Drama Kids International

Drama Kids International Summer Camps are among the best summer camps in the San Antonio area. 

In the Super Heroes Camp at Drama Kids International, kids will perform mighty feats of strength and cunning as they write, solve, and act up in plays – created, directed, and performed entirely by THEM!

Campers will use all their superpowers to create a plot, characters, stage movement, songs, and more as they work together to save the planet (or whatever else they may wish to save). Campers will bring the house down during their end of camp DKI Playhouse Presentation, performing a play created by their team! 

We have rounded up the best summer camps in the San Antonio area. Drama Kids International is one of them. There are camps in areas of Sports, Outdoors, STEM and more! 

Check out our full list of the Best Summer Camps for 2022 in the San Antonio area!


Fun Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend – SUNDAY, May 22, 2022

Family Workshop at The DoSeum 

Dive into a world of amphibians at this family workshop! A real salamander will be present for the entire family to dissect. Everything is provided.
When: Sunday, May 22 | 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX
How much: $65 and up

 

Pickleball Tournament 

things to do this weekend in san antonio with kids family at chicken n pickle san antonio

Image credit: Chicken N Pickle SA Facebook Page

Sign up for a Spring Pickleball tournament! This fundraiser benefits a local foundation in San Antonio, so you and the family will be supporting a good cause even if you just go to watch. All skills welcome. There will be raffles and more!
When: Sunday, May 22 | 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: 5215 UTSA Blvd, San Antonio, TX
How much: $25 and up

 

Tejano Conjunto Festival 

Band playing at Tejano Conjunto Festival

Image credit: Tejano Conjunto Festival Facebook Page

It’s the last day of the largest Tejano festival in Texas. Grab a ticket to watch a student showcase with special musical guests. This event is perfect to see something new that won’t be back until next year!
When: Sunday, May 22 |1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 1301 Guadalupe St, San Antonio, TX
How much: $10


 

Also, check out our 20 Top things to do with toddlers & kids in San Antonio

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