Memorial Day events in San Antonio 2023 - fun things to do near you this weekend include ceremonies, concerts, & more!

Memorial Day events in San Antonio 2023 – fun things to do near you this weekend include ceremonies, concerts, & more!

Get ready to make this San Antonio Memorial Day weekend unforgettable! Whether you are looking forward to Memorial Day fireworks 2023 San Antonio or Memorial Day weekend concerts, there are a number of things to do on Memorial Day weekend San Antonio. Here are some fun Memorial Day festivals 2023 events to help you make the most of your long weekend! 

When is Memorial Day San Antonio weekend 2023?

The first long weekend of the summer of 2023 is almost here. Kids will be out of school and it is the perfect time to enjoy a long weekend with your family. More importantly, this three-day Memorial day weekend is a time when people across the United States honor and remember the sacrifices of the military men and women who have served the country.

Memorial Day events San Antonio happens on the last weekend of May. In 2023, Memorial Day is on Monday, May 29. So, Memorial Day San Antonio events weekend 2023 will be from Saturday, May 27 to Monday, May 29. Of course, there will already be plenty of fun things to do on Memorial Day weekend starting Friday, May 26, 2023. 

Check out our list of all the fun San Antonio Memorial Day events for 2023!

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Image 1: Pogo Pass to 35 Things to Do in Austin, San Antonio and Waco

The Standard South Central Texas Pogo Pass (San Antonio/Austin/Waco) provides admissions to 35 different entertainment venues in the San Antonio, Austin and Waco area.

Perfect for families, the Pogo Pass gives both adult and child pass-holders 50+ visits to some of the best things to do that San Antonio, Austin and Waco have to offer. The Pogo Pass nearly pays for itself with a visit to one or two venues alone!!!

Pass Features the following Attractions in San Antonio

  • One visit to the San Antonio Zoo
  • One visit to the Witte Museum
  • One visit to the Buckhorn Museum
  • One visit to Wonder World Park
  • One visit to the San Antonio Aquarium
  • One visit to Rush Fun Park
  • Six tickets to the University of Texas – San Antonio athletic events (multiple sports)
  • Two visits to Pump It Up
  • Two visits to Monster Mini Golf & Laser Tag for a round of Mini Golf

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Memorial Day Events in San Antonio – Friday, May 26, 2023

Memorial Day River Walk Artisan Show

Memorial Day River Walk Artisan Show

Image Credit: The San Antonio River Walk FB Page

Experience the beauty of the San Antonio River Walk at the Artisan Show by shopping over 40 handmade artisan booths, including pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. 
When: Friday – Monday, May 26-29,2023 | 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Where: 602 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Free

Memorial Day Weekend at La Cantera Resort & Spa

Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend in the Hill Country. The list of events and activities includes a concert by Misha Allyse, Kid’s Night Out, Little Chefs cooking lesson for kids, all-you-can-eat tacos at Primero Cantina, and a BBQ Feast at Grill 254.
When: Friday – Monday, May 26 – 29, 2o23
Where: 16641 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78256
How Much: The price starts at $28

The 8th Annual Memorial Day Metalfest

Featuring the best unsigned independent Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, and Rock and Roll bands from East to West Coast, from border to border, and everywhere in between. The Memorial Day Metalfest and the musicians performing give Tribute to the Men and Women in Uniform.
When:  Friday – Sunday, May 26 – 28, 2023 | 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Where:  Deco Ballroom and Events Center, 1906 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201
How Much: Free for Active Duty Military | Veterans – $5 per day with valid Military ID

Memorial Day Events in San Antonio – Saturday, May 27, 2023

Family Cooking on Memorial Day Weekend

Family Cooking on Memorial Day Weekend

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Bake with San Antonio Botanical Garden in the spirit of the Fantastic Beasts muggle Jacob Kowalski. They will teach you and your little one to bake a delicious treat inspired by “Kowalski Quality Baked Goods.” Before or after taking this story-themed class, participants are welcome to enjoy the Imaginary Worlds: One Upon a Time exhibition. Ages 8 and up.
When:  Saturday, May 27, 2023 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: $22 adult ($19.80 adult member) | $18 child ($16.20 child member).

Memorial Day Weekend At Historic Market Square

Join Historic Market Square for Memorial Day weekend as they remember and celebrate those who have fallen. There will be live music and entertainment, kid’s activities, food, shopping, and more.
There will be 2 designated “Remembrance Card” areas, inside the front entrance of the Farmers Market and inside the El Mercado seating area. Come by and dedicate a card to a passed military loved one.
When: Saturday – Monday, May 27 – 29, 2023 
Where: 514 W Commerce San Antonio, TX 78207
How Much: Not Stated

The Texas Soldiers Show Package

Visit the Menger Memorial Weekend for the Texas Toy Soldier Show! Shop figures, antiques, books & more. Meet living historians & take pics! The package includes room accommodations and two 2-DAY event tickets (2 per stay).
When: Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, 2023 
Where: 204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Not Stated

Memorial Day WKND | Boxing & Wrestling

Memorial Day Events in San Antonio 2023 - Memorial Day WKND | Boxing & Wrestling

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Boxing comes to Traders Village In San Antonio with an Amateur Boxing Event featuring 16 bouts of boxing including a Main Event.
When:  Saturday, May 27, 2023
Where: 9333 SW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78242
How Much: Free Admission | $5 Parking 

Memorial Day Events in San Antonio – Sunday, May 28, 2023

Memorial Day Sunday Brunch Market Hosted by Box Street All Day & The Texas Market

Box Street All Day is hosting a sip & shop market curated by The Texas Market! Enjoy local vendors, a live DJ, and a delicious brunch!
When: Sunday, May 28, 2023 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: 630 E. Nueva San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Not Stated


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Memorial Day Events in San Antonio –  Monday, May 29, 2023

Memorial Day Ceremony at The City of New Braunfels

The City of New Braunfels is hosting a Memorial Day ceremony honoring those military members who lost their lives serving their country. The ceremony will be held on May 29 at 8:30 a.m., at the New Braunfels Veterans Memorial, located at 3030 West San Antonio Street. The ceremony will include patriotic music, a rifle salute, a wreath placement, flag lowering, and comments from various speakers and elected officials.
When: Monday, May 29, 2023 | 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Where: 3030 West San Antonio St. New Braunfels, TX 78130
How Much: Free

Operation Comfort

Memorial Day Events in San Antonio 2023 - Operation Comfort

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Join Operation Comfort Memorial Day at the Helotes AG Building. Fun for the whole family vendors, silent auction, and DJ! Awards are to be given out for multiple categories, such as best paint, best engine, best interior best of the show, veterans choice,& VFW, and commanders choice.
When:  Monday, May 29, 2023
Where: 18811 FM 2252, San Antonio, TX 78266
How Much: Pre-registration is $35 per day for $40

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