Free family events in San Antonio through April 27, 2014

Free in San Antonio is published each week on It’s not an exhaustive list but, rather, a curated list of free events and activities families will enjoy. Check back throughout the week as more free events and activities may be added!

There are LOTS of free, family-friendly activities at Fiesta through Sunday, April 27. Check out this post with all of the free Fiesta fun!

Two chances to win free summer camps
Enter before midnight on April 23 for a chance to win a one week stay at a Girl Scout summer resident camp (Camp La Jita) for your favorite girl from San Antonio Mom Blogs and the Girl Scouts of South Texas. Winner announced on April 23.

Visit this San Antonio Children’s Museum Facebook post for details on how to enter to win one free week of Discovery Camp for your child. Winner will be announced on April 28.

Tuesday, April 22, Free Earth Day events from the San Antonio River Authority (SARA):

Earth Day Wildflower Walk along the Mission Reach, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Confluence Park , 310 W. Mitchell St. and Earth Day Wildflower Walk in Jackson Nature Park, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., 9284 CR 401 in Wilson County

Friday, April 25, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Fiesta San Antonio on Broadway, 2611 Broadway
Legends of Oz Tour: This event, a benefit for the San Antonio Public Library, provides free crafts, activities, readings, a photo booth, a character meet and greet, and giveaways, all to introduce attendees to the upcoming release of the new film, Legends of Oz. Bring a book to donate!

Saturday, April 26, dusk, The Croods Woodlawn Lake
Free outdoor screening of The Croods from Slab Cinema

Saturday, April 26, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Institute of Texan Cultures
Free Fiesta Family Day at the Institute of Texan Cultures. This free event offers activities including creating your own Fiesta hat and medal, making cascarones, participating in a scavenger hunt, and meeting Miss Fiesta, all while learning about Fiesta history and traditions.

Saturday, April 26th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., 200 Queen Anne Ct, 78209
Inspire Art’s free grown-up art day. Three instructors demonstrate various art techniques and provide participants with supplies to create their own masterpieces. Ages 14+. Call 210-829-5592 with any questions.

Sunday, April 27, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Texas A&M University San Antonio Main Campus, One University Way, 78224
Festival de Cascarones: music by the Spazmatics, Mario Flores, and DJ TonyC, with a Fiesta Kid Fun Zone, food, and more. Free admission and free parking.