Things To do In San Antonio this weekend with kids McNay event

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend | Image credit: McNay Art Museum

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend (April 1 – April 3)  include the Children’s Texas History Forum,San Antonio Grappling & BJJ Championships, Free Family Day Art, and more!

Top Pick – Enjoy $5 Movies at Newly Remodeled Westlake Theater!

Throwback Pricing at Westlakes Theater

Great news for movie lovers! Santikos has refurbished the theater in Westlakes (used to be Alamo Drafthouse) and the newly renovated theater is opening on the 31st of March, 2022. After a successful New Braunfels theater renovation, Santikos is looking to take a fresh approach with Westlakes including a spacious new bar and an arcade featuring almost 30 games.

Adding new seats, new projectors, and a much-needed deep cleaning, no detail seems too small. There is a great slate of movies on the horizon and there is a lot to look forward to for San Antonio movie fans.

Check out all the details of the newly renovated Santikos Westlakes Theater!

When: Different showtimes
Where:  1255 SW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78227
How Much: $5 for The Karate Kid or The NeverEnding Story. Ticket prices for other movies vary by showtimes.

 

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend – FRIDAY 

Children’s Texas History Forum 

Women Presenting Class to Children

Image credit: Casa Navarro State Historic Site Facebook

It’s time for all the fun Fiesta events that the entire family has waited for! Take the kids back in time by watching reenactors present San Antonio and Texas history. This Fiesta event is a great way to teach children TX history.

When: Friday, April 1 | 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: 228 S Laredo St, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

Pixar Putt 

Take advantage of a fun pop-up mini golf down at the Tobin Center! Pixar Putt is the mini-golf experience all children and families can enjoy. From Toy Story to Coco, you will see some familiar faces.

When: Friday, April 1 | 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 125 N Flores St, San Antonio, TX

How much: $27

 

Fiesta Oyster Bake 

One of the greatest events of Fiesta is happening tonight. Get family or friends together and check out Oyster Bake! Baked and raw oysters, tons of food vendors, games, and live music.

When: Friday, April 1 | 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 1 Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX

How much: $20 and up

 

Fi-Fri at The Good Kind 

Want to listen to live music without the big crowd of Fiesta? Head to the Good Kind for some live music. Children are welcome to attend.

When: Friday, April 1 | 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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

How much: Free

 

Taste of New Orleans 

Perfomers at a taste of new orleans

Image credit: San Antonio Zulu Association

Looking for some great family fun? A Taste of New Orleans has all the New Orleans style-food, music, and fun. From carnival rides to face painting, everyone will be entertained!

When: Friday, April 1 | 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where:  3875 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX

How much:  $12

 

Parent’s Time Off at Kidcreate 

Need a break from the kids? Drop them off at this Kidcreate class for a little break! Kids will get to express themselves through forms of art, and you’ll be able to get that needed alone time to accomplish errands or relax.

When: Friday, April 1 | 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where:  21803 W Insterstate 10, San Antonio, TX

How much: $39

 

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Photography Session

It’s the most beautiful time of the year! Get out with your family and enjoy the crisp weather. And if you have been thinking about a photo-shoot, be sure to check out the fantastic offer from a highly rated local professional! 

On-Location photoshoot with the business owner herself. Jen Z is bringing her easy-going roots to San Antonio and just in time to capture your precious memories. Service radius within 20 miles of zip code 78254. Available only for outdoor session.

Get a 45 minute photo shoot for just $39!!!

 

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids This Weekend – SATURDAY

 

25th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval 

Things To Do This Weekend in San Antonio with Kids Aloha Event

Image credit: TX Alamo Aloha Festival Facebook

Wish a Hawaii vacation was on the calendar? Don’t miss out on this fun Hawaii-themed experience. From vendors to food, it’s as close as it gets while still staying in San Antonio.

When: Saturday, April 2 | 10:00 a.m.

Where: 9333 SW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX

How much: $5 and up

 

San Antonio Grappling & BJJ Championships

The NAGA Grappling Championship is heading to San Antonio. Don’t miss out on one of the largest mixed grappling tournaments. Whether this is your child’s dream one day, or you know someone competing, it’s sure to be a blast.

When: Saturday, April 2 | 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: 6903 S Sunbelt Dr, San Antonio, TX

How much: Ticket Price Varies

 

Fiesta De Los Ninos 

Things to do this weekend in san antonio kids fiesta de los ninos parade

Image credit: Fiesta De Los Ninos Facebook

Check out some technological exhibits, interactive STEM activities, rides, food vendors, and more at this Fiesta event. The event will kick off with a kids parade!

When: Saturday, April 2 | 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: 102 Mabry Dr, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

Mission Reach Flotilla Festival

Things to do this weekend in San Antonio river race

Image credit: San Antonio River Foundation

Glide down the SA River at this Fiesta event. Equipment will be supplied, so grab the kids and go through an obstacle course or just paddle while enjoying the view!

When: Saturday, April 2 | 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: 6030 Padre, San Antonio, TX

How much: $20

 

El Rey Fido Coronation 

El Rey Fido is taking place at a new location in San Antonio! Head over to Hops and Hound for this feel-good spin of Fiesta royalty. Pets are welcomed!

When: Saturday, April 2 | 10:00 a.m.

Where:  1383 Jones Maltsberger Rd, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend – SUNDAY

Free Family Day: Art for Earth 

Things To do In San Antonio this weekend with kids McNay event

Image credit: McNay Art Museum

Creativity can be inspired by anything. Check out this early Earth Day celebration by making art from recycled materials at the McNay!

When: Sunday, April 3 | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Fiesta Del Vaquero

This is a new Fiesta event. Located at Chicken N Pickle, all ages can enjoy live music, food and even compete in a pickleball tournament! Kids 12 and under free.

When: Sunday, April 3 | 10:00 a.m.

Where: 5215 UTSA Blvd, San Antonio, TX

How much: $7

 

Trail Blazers Vs. Spurs

Spurs Players

Image credit: San Antonio Spurs

Don’t miss out on the home games! Take the crew to see live basketball, and of course, cheer on the Spurs while you’re there.

When: Sunday, April 3 | 6:00 p.m.

Where: 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX

How much: $10 and up

 

Pearl Farmers Market 

Mother and child eating ice cream at the pearl

Image credit: The Historic Pearl

The Pearl is a staple of Downtown San Antonio. Make it a relaxing family day by checking out the vendors and playing in the grassy knoll!

When: Sunday, April 3 | 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX

How much:  Free

 

Locals Day at the Briscoe 

 

Never know when to visit the local museums? Why not check them out during locals day! Bexar County residents are welcome to enjoy a free day of art and culture on the first Sunday of each month!

When: Sunday, April 3 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where:  210 W Market St, San Antonio, TX

How much:  Free

 

 

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