Mardi Gras Parade, Winter Dragon Race Among 10 Things To Do in San Antonio This Weekend with Kids

Things to do in San Antonio - Parade at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Things to do in San Antonio With Kids This Weekend – Image credit: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Our picks for things to do this weekend in San Antonio with kids  (January 21 – 23) include Kid’s Growing Up Wild Class, Hiplet Ballerinas Performance, the Winter Dragon Race, and more!

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND WITH KIDS IN SAN ANTONIO – FRIDAY

Family Movie Night

Load up the car and take a drive up North to take the kids to see Raya and The Last Dragon at the McKenna Events Center. This Disney film captured the hearts of many, and you can watch it for free!

When: Friday, Jan 21 | 5:30 p.m.

Where: 801 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130

How much: Free

 

Live Music at the Good Kind

Group Gathering at the Good Kind

Image credit: The Good Kind Southtown

Want to get down this evening? Check out a live performance by Bexar Brass at The Good Kind. The children or family pets are also welcome to get their share of dancing in the garden.

When: Friday, Jan 21 | 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 1127 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78210

How much: Free

 

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND WITH KIDS IN SAN ANTONIO – SATURDAY

Family Time at Painting with a Twist 

Family at Painting with a Twist in San Antonio

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Do your kids love to paint or draw? Check out this family Painting with a Twist session where everyone will get to make their own Kawaii popsicle. Talk about a fun way to spend the afternoon!

When: Saturday, Jan 22 | 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: 555 W Bitters Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216

How much: $33 per person

 

Growing Up Wild: Tree Houses

Childrens Class at the Park

Image credit: Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy

In part of a Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy series, children will get the chance to learn about trees and the habitats they provide. Be sure to dress for the outdoors!

When: Saturday, Jan 22 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: 13203 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216

How much: Free

 

6th Annual Six Flags Mardi Gras Parade

Parade at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Image credit: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Fat Tuesday is approaching quickly! Don’t miss out on getting in the Mardi Gras celebration by heading to Six Flags to see the parade and performers entertain visitors. From a house of voodoo to tasty New Orleans treats, the entire family will have a grand time!

When: Saturday, Jan 22 | 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: 17000 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257

How much: $39.99

 

Hiplet Ballerinas 

Does your child like to dance? Maybe they even take ballet after school. If so, take them to this live performance that touches on classical and hip-hop, and urban dance styles. The performers will blow everyone away!

When: Saturday, Jan 22 | 8:00 p.m.

Where: 226 N Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78202

How much: $34 and up

 

Musket Firing at the Alamo 

Downtown San Antonio Musket Firing

Image credit: The Alamo

Did you know the Alamo performs a 15-minute presentation about the history and use of flintlock firearms? This tutorial is done by the Alamo Living History staff and is always fun to watch.

When: Saturday, Jan 22 | 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205

How much: Free

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND WITH KIDS IN SAN ANTONIO – SUNDAY

Picture Your World Youth Photography Program 

Taking photos is a great pastime. This San Antonio Zoo program allows children to discover zoo efforts and provides the chance for children to snap photos while connecting with nature. Cameras and instruction will be provided. Must register.

When: Sunday, Jan 23 | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: 3903 N St Marys St #039, San Antonio, TX

How much: $25

 

Visit the Natural Bridge Caverns

Don’t forget about the beautiful nature that is right in your backyard! Plan the day for the family to check out the Natural Bridge Caverns. There’s plenty to do and see.

When: Sunday, Jan 23 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX 78266

How much:

 

Winter Dragon Race 

Child at Race in San Antonio

Image credit: Winter Dragon Race

Check out this Winter Dragon Race, an all-age race at Pearsall Park. Start the year off by getting outside and participating in this fun way to spend some energy! Food and drinks will be available after the run.

When: Sunday, Jan 23 | 8:00 a.m.

Where: 5102 Old Pearsall Rd, San Antonio, TX

How much: $40 and up

 

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

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