Free in San Antonio - March & Spring Break 2018

2018 is flying by but the weather is starting to warm up and the outdoors are calling so that means it’s time for Free in San Antonio: March 2018! Take advantage of all the awesome things on our list of Free in San Antonio.

We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make changes without notifying us. We recommend contacting them before visiting to be 100% sure that their free offerings are still available.

And, don’t miss our other Spring Break post: 50+ Things To Do During Spring Break in San Antonio:

50+ things to do during Spring Break in San Antonio with your family in the Alamo City!

Recurring Free Events in San Antonio

Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, San Fernando Cathedral, Main Plaza, 115 N. Main, 78205, at 9:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
San Antonio | The Saga. This free video art installation, created by Xavier De Richemont, plays three times a night, weather permitting, on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on the facade of San Fernando Cathedral.

Wednesdays, 20079 Stone Oak Pkwy, Ste 3120, 78258 OR 22211 IH 10 West, Ste 1107A, 78257, 6:00 p.m.
Free weekly group run with iRun. Strollers and/or dogs welcome. Each location has a route with 3 to 5 mile turnarounds, but runners can choose any distance they want.

Fridays, The Twig Book Shop, 306 Pearl Parkway, Suite 106, 78215, 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Miss Anastasia’s Wild and Wacky Pre-weekend Twiglet Storytime is held twice on Fridays during the summer. Enjoy a wild and wacky story time session with Miss Anastasia and make a delightful craft. All ages welcome.

Saturdays, 2602 NW Loop 1604, BLDG 1, Ste.106, 78248, 6:30 a.m.
Free weekly group run with iRun. Strollers and/or dogs welcome. Each location has a route with 3 to 5 mile turnarounds, but runners can choose any distance they want.

Free in San Antonio this March

Thursday, March 1: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Thursday, March 1: San Antonio River Walk, 110 Broadway St., 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Magically-illuminated 26-ft. lanterns will float throughout the downtown River Walk. Lanterns include a dragon, panda bear, the Texas star, umbrellas and more. Enjoy the spectacular Lanterns on the Water. Enjoy the magically illuminated floats from anywhere along the downtown portion of the River Walk. This is a new free event. Witness the beginning of a new River Walk tradition.

Friday, March 2: Creative Creatures, 1420 S. Alamo St., 78210, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Creative Creatures Presents: Artflix. Free and all ages welcome.

Friday, March 2: Crockett Park, 1300 N. Main, 78212, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Coco. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Friday, March 2: The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, 78205, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is The Alamo. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Friday, March 2: San Antonio River Walk, 110 Broadway St., 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Magically-illuminated 26-ft. lanterns will float throughout the downtown River Walk. Lanterns include a dragon, panda bear, the Texas star, umbrellas and more. Enjoy the spectacular Lanterns on the Water. Enjoy the magically illuminated floats from anywhere along the downtown portion of the River Walk. This is a new free event. Witness the beginning of a new River Walk tradition.

Saturday, March 3: Phil Hardberger Park West (Urban Ecology Center Gathering Hall), 8400 N.W. Military Highway, 78231, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Kids of all ages will love Dinosaur George, also known as George Blasing. The world renowned paleontologist will present an amazing program on Texas dinosaurs complete with a wide variety of fascinating props. No registration is required. Free to attend but a donation of $3 per person or $5 per family is appreciated.

Saturday, March 3: Acequia Park, 8500 Mission Pkwy., 78223, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Free Family & Kids Fishing Clinic come out and spend time with us on the beautiful San Antonio River, enjoy our basic angler fishing clinic to include fishing on site. We have all materials, tools, rod & reels and bait so just show up and enjoy the outdoors.

Saturday, March 3: Home Depot locations around San Antonio, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
FREE, once-a-month workshops for kids, ages 5 – 12 at participating Home Depot stores. This week, your child will build a Periscope. Kids’ workshops are on a first come/first served basis. Register your child online ahead of time to make sure there is room available.

Saturday, March 3: The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
First Saturday at The Alamo! On the first Saturday of every month, the grounds of the Alamo are transformed back in time to the 1830s. Join us for a full day of living history fun that the whole family will enjoy. Learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.

Saturday, March 3: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Farmers & Artisan Market! Guests will be able to purchase fresh goods from locally-sourced farmers. The San Antonio Food Bank Mobile Mercado will be on-site hosting healthy cooking demos and nutrition education sessions. Browse through a variety of local artisan vendors. Enjoy live music performances, food trucks, fun family activities, plus much more! In partnership with the YMCA, the Markets will offer FREE Community Fitness Classes.

Saturday, March 3: San Antonio Public Library, 600 Soledad St., 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Join us for POP CON at the San Antonio Public Library. Our first library comic con will be a celebration of popular culture and will include:
artists, authors, Anime, Manga, TV, movies, panels, cosplay contest, art contest, games, crafts and more! Entry is free and the Mayor of San Antonio will be kicking off the event.

Saturday, March 3: The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Alamo presents its ever-popular Fiddle Fest, a FREE event on the Alamo grounds will feature a day full of live music from renowned fiddlers, including the Celtaire String Band, Roadside Libby, Mario Flores and the Soda Creek Band, Big Joe Walker, the Bret Mullins Band, and Jason Roberts. Refreshments available for purchase.

Saturday, March 3: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Work up a sweat, get fit and bust a move with a FREE Zumba class from MIX FIT SA. You’ll love this high energy dance workout.

Saturday, March 3: Confluence Park, 310 W Mitchell St., 78204, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Confluence Park has transformed a former Southside industrial laydown yard into a unique, interactive learning and recreational space. Join us for the Confluence Park Opening Celebration. The celebration will begin with multiple “vignettes” to showcase cultural, educational, ecological and recreational opportunities at Confluence Park. It will also include a series of speakers from city, county, San Antonio River Foundation and San Antonio River Authority leadership as well as the park’s major donors and supporters.

Saturday, March 3: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Garden Wind Chime.

Saturday, March 3: Hemisfair, 434 S. Alamo St., 78205, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Super Fun Saturday – Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere! Join us for interactive art, story time, coloring and children’s musician Will Parker on the Great Lawn. In partnership with Trinidad Realty Partners.

Saturday, March 3: San Pedro Library, 1315 San Pedro Ave., 78212, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, March 3: Semmes Library, 15060 Judson Rd., 78247, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, March 3: Parman Library, 20735 Wilderness Oak, 78258, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, March 3: San Antonio River Walk, 110 Broadway St., 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Magically-illuminated 26-ft. lanterns will float throughout the downtown River Walk. Lanterns include a dragon, panda bear, the Texas star, umbrellas and more. Enjoy the spectacular Lanterns on the Water. Enjoy the magically illuminated floats from anywhere along the downtown portion of the River Walk. This is a new free event. Witness the beginning of a new River Walk tradition.

Sunday, March 4: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Friday evening fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Sunday, March 4: Confluence Park, 310 W Mitchell St., 78204, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Confluence Park is partnering with the San Antonio River Foundation to offer a six week beginner yoga series at San Antonio’s newest riverside landmark. These classes are being offering complimentary to the community – but you’ll need to register. These classes will focus on the fundamentals of yoga with a practice designed specifically for first time and beginner yogis. Grab your own mat and meet for a morning of breath, movement, connection and community under the beautiful concrete petals in the heart of the park.

Sunday, March 4: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy free general admission at the McNay every first Sunday of the month courtesy of the Dickson-Allen Foundation! If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will still apply to adults.

Sunday, March 4: Leon Valley Public Library, 6425 Evers Rd., 78238, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Join us for a free 8 week series Introduction to Yoga! We will be introducing students to the multiple limbs of yoga including phihlosophy, breath and postures.

Monday, March 5: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, March 6: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Story Time at the Book Garden: Come for a story under the big shady trees, stay for a creative activity, and walk away with a book from our FREE Book Garden!

Tuesday, March 6: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Tuesday, March 6: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, March 6: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, March 6: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, March 6: Pearl Park, 312 Pearl Pkwy., 78215, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Join EnergyX Fitness for Fitness in Pearl Park! After class enjoy specials in the Bottling Department from The Good Kind and the Bottling Department Bar! All classes are free and open to the public. Please sign up in the ticket link.

Tuesday, March 6: Travis Park, 311 E Travis St., 78205, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Take your workout outdoors every Tuesday in January for Travis Park’s Fitness in the Park Boot Camp. Classes include a variety of activities geared towards increasing endurance, power, strength, stamina, and speed. Don’t forget your own reusable water bottle! Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 6: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, 78209, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Free admission to The DoSeum on the first Tuesday of every month! Only the first 1,500 guests will be admitted so arrive early. Parking is free but limited – another good reason to be there early. Remember: no outside food allowed and umbrella strollers only inside the museum. The cafe will be open with food and drinks for sale.
PLEASE NOTE: the times have changed back to 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, March 7: Travis Park, 311 E Travis St., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join St. Marks on select Wednesdays in March for Music in the Park. Grab a complimentary bowl of soup and a biscuit at the church and enjoy live music in Travis Park from local bands.

Wednesday, March 7: Krispy Kreme (1117 North Loop 1604 East, 78232 | 12328 IH 10 West, 78230 | 2703 S.E. Military Dr., 78223), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Family Night at Krispy Kreme: donut decorating, crafts, and games for all ages.

Friday, March 9: Stinson Airport, 8535 Mission Rd., 78214, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is The High and Mighty. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Friday, March 9: 100 Auditorium Circle, 78205, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
H-E-B Cinema on the Plaza. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to the Plaza under the glow of the Tobin Center and enjoy FROZEN! The plaza will open an hour before the movie starts. No outside food or drinks are allowed, but concessions will be available for purchase- including full bar service. No Pets Please.

Saturday, March 10: Cibolo Nature Center, meet at Visitor’s Center, 140 City Park Road, Boerne, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join Cibolo Nature Center for their 2nd Saturday Volunteer Day of Service. Volunteers will be doing projects around the center. If you have gloves, bring them. Also, wear sturdy shoes.

Saturday, March 10: San Antonio Water System, 2800 US Highway 281 N, 78212, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Spring Bloom is SAWS’ FREE gardening event featuring local gardening and landscape experts to guide you to gardening success while saving water. Past events have included food trucks, a children’s area, gardening demonstrations and a plant sale. And of course, the first 1,000 participants get a free plant! A list of speakers and more detailed information will be added closer to the event.

Saturday, March 10: Phil Hardberger Park West, 8400 N.W. Military Highway, 78231, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
National Kite Flying Day at the Park – This family friendly program provided by the Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy will provide recycled materials to make a kite. You may also bring your own kite and join the fun! Meet at the PHP-West fields behind the playground. No registration is required. Free to attend.

Saturday, March 10: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hemisfair’s Saturday Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-12. Each workshop features a fun, themed art activity. Please dress to dance comfortably outdoors. Parental supervision required, seating provided. Please allow extra time for parking, as the workshop begins promptly at 11 am. To find us once you arrive, just follow the “Art in the Park” signs!

Saturday, March 10: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a What’s Next? Clock.

Sunday, March 10: Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free admission on the second Sunday of each month. Explore Texas Freedom Colonies through engaging family presentations, activities and more. The day will include a lecture and slideshow on Texas Freedom Colonies.

Saturday, March 10: Eisenhower Park, 19399 NW Military Hwy., 78257, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
What’s to see in the Spring skies? Observe the night skies with the San Antonio Astronomical Association and learn about the planets and the moon at this Star Party. Fun for families of all ages! During inclement weather, be sure to check the calendar as this program may be cancelled. Suggested donation: $3 per person or $6 per family. For more information, please call 210-207-3782 or email [email protected].


Free in San Antonio during Spring Break!

The following events/activities are free for families during Spring Break in San Antonio. And, don’t miss our popular post:50+ things to do during Spring Break in San Antonio with your family in the Alamo City!

Sunday, March 11: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Friday evening fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Sunday, March 11: Confluence Park, 310 W Mitchell St., 78204, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Confluence Park is partnering with the San Antonio River Foundation to offer a six week beginner yoga series at San Antonio’s newest riverside landmark. These classes are being offering complimentary to the community – but you’ll need to register. These classes will focus on the fundamentals of yoga with a practice designed specifically for first time and beginner yogis. Grab your own mat and meet for a morning of breath, movement, connection and community under the beautiful concrete petals in the heart of the park.

Sunday, March 11: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Sunday, March 11: Leon Valley Public Library, 6425 Evers Rd., 78238, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Join us for a free 8 week series Introduction to Yoga! We will be introducing students to the multiple limbs of yoga including phihlosophy, breath and postures.

Monday, March 12: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, March 13: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Story Time at the Book Garden: Come for a story under the big shady trees, stay for a creative activity, and walk away with a book from our FREE Book Garden!

Tuesday, March 13: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 10:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Spring Break Family Day at the San Antonio Museum of Art is free for all ages. (Note: there is a surcharge for the San Antonio 1718 exhibit)

Tuesday, March 13: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Tuesday, March 13: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, March 13: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, March 13: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, March 13: Travis Park, 311 E Travis St., 78205, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Take your workout outdoors every Tuesday in January for Travis Park’s Fitness in the Park Boot Camp. Classes include a variety of activities geared towards increasing endurance, power, strength, stamina, and speed. Don’t forget your own reusable water bottle! Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 13: Pearl Park, 312 Pearl Pkwy., 78215, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Join EnergyX Fitness for Fitness in Pearl Park! After class enjoy specials in the Bottling Department from The Good Kind and the Bottling Department Bar! All classes are free and open to the public. Please sign up in the ticket link.

Wednesday, March 14: Travis Park, 311 E Travis St., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join St. Marks on select Wednesdays in March for Music in the Park. Grab a complimentary bowl of soup and a biscuit at the church and enjoy live music in Travis Park from local bands.

Wednesday, March 14: The Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy., 78256, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join us for Spring Jazz at La Cantera and enjoy the music, the restaurants and the shopping! This outdoor event showcases and fosters an appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performances. Enjoy our stellar range of Spring jazz performers with shows. Free admission. No outside coolers, please. Chair placement allowed starting one hour prior to show. Schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, March 15: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17: Arneson River Theater and La Villita Way
The Luck o’ the Irish festival is Saturday and Sunday (and, includes a festive river parade in downtown San Antonio on Saturday)! Enjoy this free, family-friendly festival in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day:

March 16 at 1pm & March 17 at 1pm, Dyeing of the River Walk Green (transformed into the River Shannon)

March 16, festival is from Noon – 8pm
March 17, festival is from Noon – 8pm

March 16-18, St Patrick’s Day Artisan River Walk Show, booths are located along the River Walk extension close to the Shops at Rivercenter

Saturday, March 17: McAllister Park, 13000 Jones-Maltsberger Rd., San Antonio, 78247, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The FREE 12th Annual ‘Fest of Tails’ Kite Festival & Dog Fair, a San Antonio family (and dog!) favorite event, includes a sky full of kites, dogs of all sizes and breeds, live music, food, arts and crafts, and more. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to watch the gorgeous air show with stunt kite flyers and you can also participate in a community flying exhibition. And bring your dog in costume for the Pooch Parade.

Saturday, March 17: Phil Hardberger Park West, 8400 N.W. Military Highway, 78231, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join Debbie Reid, Technical Adviser for the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance, for an informative presentation about how a rain garden can improve water quality and create a habitat for wildlife in your own yard. Kid friendly activity included. No registration is required. Free to attend but a donation of $3 per person or $5 per family is appreciated.

Saturday, March 17: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks every third Saturday. Build whatever is in YOUR imagination. All budding Engineers and Architects welcome!!

Saturday, March 17: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Farmers & Artisan Market! Guests will be able to purchase fresh goods from locally-sourced farmers. The San Antonio Food Bank Mobile Mercado will be on-site hosting healthy cooking demos and nutrition education sessions. Browse through a variety of local artisan vendors. Enjoy live music performances, food trucks, fun family activities, plus much more! In partnership with the YMCA, the Markets will offer FREE Community Fitness Classes.

Saturday, March 17: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Work up a sweat, get fit and bust a move with a FREE Zumba class from MIX FIT SA. You’ll love this high energy dance workout.

Saturday, March 17: McAllister Park, 13102 Jones Maltsberger Rd., 78247, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join us for this awesome Fitness in the Park cardio concert in collaboration with Parks and Recreation’s Take Note Youth Band. Enjoy a new experience with a fitness boot camp and a live band on stage as you burn those calories off. Event is open to the public and the event will be near the dog park.

Saturday, March 17: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hemisfair’s Saturday Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-11. Each workshop features a fun, themed art activity. Please allow extra time for parking, as the workshop begins promptly at 11 am. To find us once you arrive, just follow the “Art in the Park” signs!

Saturday, March 17: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Spring Time Finger Puppets.

Saturday, March 17: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
St. Patrick’s Fun Day for a great celebration. For the adults, green beer will be sold at the ice houses. Kids will enjoy free mechanical bull riding, face painting, animal balloons and free admission to the petting zoo. There will be music,lots of green beer, and good eats and treats.Join us under the Brown Expo for this fun event.

KIDS ACTIVITIES
12:30 to 4:30
Petting zoo will open at no charge
Face painting
bull riding
balloon animals

Traders Village, where the fun never stops and you can always shop for the best deals in Texas. So come for the shopping or just for the fun of it. Admission is always free and parking is only $4!


Sunday, March 18: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Friday evening fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Sunday, March 18: Confluence Park, 310 W Mitchell St., 78204, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Confluence Park is partnering with the San Antonio River Foundation to offer a six week beginner yoga series at San Antonio’s newest riverside landmark. These classes are being offering complimentary to the community – but you’ll need to register. These classes will focus on the fundamentals of yoga with a practice designed specifically for first time and beginner yogis. Grab your own mat and meet for a morning of breath, movement, connection and community under the beautiful concrete petals in the heart of the park.

Sunday, March 18: Leon Valley Public Library, 6425 Evers Rd., 78238, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Join us for a free 8 week series Introduction to Yoga! We will be introducing students to the multiple limbs of yoga including phihlosophy, breath and postures.

Monday, March 19: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, March 20: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Story Time at the Book Garden: Come for a story under the big shady trees, stay for a creative activity, and walk away with a book from our FREE Book Garden!

Tuesday, March 20: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Tuesday, March 20: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, March 20: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, March 20: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, March 20: Travis Park, 311 E Travis St., 78205, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Take your workout outdoors every Tuesday in January for Travis Park’s Fitness in the Park Boot Camp. Classes include a variety of activities geared towards increasing endurance, power, strength, stamina, and speed. Don’t forget your own reusable water bottle! Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 20: Pearl Park, 312 Pearl Pkwy., 78215, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Join EnergyX Fitness for Fitness in Pearl Park! After class enjoy specials in the Bottling Department from The Good Kind and the Bottling Department Bar! All classes are free and open to the public. Please sign up in the ticket link.

Wednesday, March 21: Travis Park, 311 E Travis St., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join St. Marks on select Wednesdays in March for Music in the Park. Grab a complimentary bowl of soup and a biscuit at the church and enjoy live music in Travis Park from local bands.

Wednesday, March 21: The Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy., 78256, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join us for Spring Jazz at La Cantera and enjoy the music, the restaurants and the shopping! This outdoor event showcases and fosters an appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performances. Enjoy our stellar range of Spring jazz performers with shows. Free admission. No outside coolers, please. Chair placement allowed starting one hour prior to show. Schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, March 22: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Thursday, March 22: Palo Alto College Performing Arts Theater, 1400 W. Villaret Blvd, 78224, 7:00 p.m.
Come see a free-admission, family-friendly chamber concert featuring musicians of the San Antonio Symphony conducted by Noam Aviel in a one-hour performance of delightful music by Mozart and Richard Strauss. No reservation required!

Friday, March 23: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl., 78209, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is TBA. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday, March 24: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Head on out to Trader’s Village for an Easter Eggtravaganza! 4 egg hunts | 20,000 eggs | door prizes | pictures with the Easter Bunny! Free event, parking is $4.

Saturday, March 24: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Be a Bird Watcher! Binoculars.

Saturday, March 24: Edgewood Theater of Performing Arts, 402 Lance St., 78237, 3:00 p.m.
Come see a free-admission, family-friendly chamber concert featuring musicians of the San Antonio Symphony conducted by Noam Aviel in a one-hour performance of delightful music by Mozart and Richard Strauss. No reservation required!

Saturday, March 24: Maverick Plaza, 418 La Villita St., 78205, 3:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
India Association of San Antonio presents the Festival of India! Experience India right here in San Antonio! There will be authentic Indian cuisines, entertainment, clothing, henna, Saree wrapping and so much more.

Sunday, March 25: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Friday evening fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Sunday, March 25: Confluence Park, 310 W Mitchell St., 78204, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Confluence Park is partnering with the San Antonio River Foundation to offer a six week beginner yoga series at San Antonio’s newest riverside landmark. These classes are being offering complimentary to the community – but you’ll need to register. These classes will focus on the fundamentals of yoga with a practice designed specifically for first time and beginner yogis. Grab your own mat and meet for a morning of breath, movement, connection and community under the beautiful concrete petals in the heart of the park.

Sunday, March 25: Leon Valley Public Library, 6425 Evers Rd., 78238, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Join us for a free 8 week series Introduction to Yoga! We will be introducing students to the multiple limbs of yoga including phihlosophy, breath and postures.

Monday, March 26: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, March 27: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Story Time at the Book Garden: Come for a story under the big shady trees, stay for a creative activity, and walk away with a book from our FREE Book Garden!

Tuesday, March 27: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Tuesday, March 27: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, March 27: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, March 27: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, March 27: Travis Park, 311 E Travis St., 78205, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Take your workout outdoors every Tuesday in January for Travis Park’s Fitness in the Park Boot Camp. Classes include a variety of activities geared towards increasing endurance, power, strength, stamina, and speed. Don’t forget your own reusable water bottle! Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 27: Pearl Park, 312 Pearl Pkwy., 78215, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Join EnergyX Fitness for Fitness in Pearl Park! After class enjoy specials in the Bottling Department from The Good Kind and the Bottling Department Bar! All classes are free and open to the public. Please sign up in the ticket link.

Wednesday, March 28: The Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy., 78256, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join us for Spring Jazz at La Cantera and enjoy the music, the restaurants and the shopping! This outdoor event showcases and fosters an appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performances. Enjoy our stellar range of Spring jazz performers with shows. Free admission. No outside coolers, please. Chair placement allowed starting one hour prior to show. Schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, March 29: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Friday, March 30: Alamodome, 100 Montana St., 78203, 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fans can watch all the Final Four teams practice on the Final Four court, hear from each head coach and stay for the Reese’s Final Four Friday College All-Star Game to see top senior players from around the country participate. It’s free – including parking!

Friday, March 30: 100 Montana St., 78203, 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
March Madness Music Festival is the loudest 72 hours of music, right in the heart of San Antonio. Enjoy the sounds and sunshine in downtown San Antonio March 30 – April 1. Pack your sunglasses and sandals for this must see festival. Brought to you by NCAA Corporate Champions and Partners, March Madness Music Festival typically starts in the late afternoon and will jam on into the evening. The music fest is FREE and open to fans of all ages.

Friday, March 30: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, 78209, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Does your teen love art? Then they’ll love the McNay Art Museum’s FREE Teen Art Night, this Friday, March 30. (Note: this event is for high school students only.) There will be teen-led tours of the museum, performances by teen bands, and lots of art-making opportunities. Register online to attend this free event.

Saturday, March 31: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Be Inspired! Bracelet.

Saturday, March 31: 100 Montana St., 78203, 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
March Madness Music Festival is the loudest 72 hours of music, right in the heart of San Antonio. Enjoy the sounds and sunshine in downtown San Antonio March 30 – April 1. Pack your sunglasses and sandals for this must see festival. Brought to you by NCAA Corporate Champions and Partners, March Madness Music Festival typically starts in the late afternoon and will jam on into the evening. The music fest is FREE and open to fans of all ages.

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