Woman and Child at King William Fair

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend | Image credit: King William Fair

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend (April 8 – April 10) include the Battle of the Flowers Parade, the King William Fair, A Day in Old Mexico, and more!

 

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

Battle of the Flowers Parade

Battle of the flowers parade downtown san antonio

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Don’t miss out on the founding event of Fiesta! Head out to the Battle of the Flowers Parade to get a good spot of floats and entertainment.

When: Friday, April 8 | 9:30 a.m.

Where: 2611 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78215

How much: $20 and up

 

Glitter & Slime Workshop 

 

Every kid usually loves to get messy. Roll up your child’s sleeve and drop them off at this glitter and slime art class. After all, it is no school day!

When: Friday, April 8 | 1:00 p.m.

Where: 21803 W Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX

How much: $40

 

Movie Night on Will’s Plaza 

things to do this weekend in san antonio movie in travis park

Image credit: Slab Cinema Facebook

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a movie on a 32-foot LED video wall! The film showing is Minari.

When: Friday, April 8 | 7:30 p.m.

Where: 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

SAAACAM Fiesta Family Blues Festival 

Things to do this weekend in san antonio with kids fiesta blues festival

Image credit: SAAACAM Facebook

If blues are good in your tunes, check out this Fiesta Family Blues Fest. This is going to be a party like no other.

When: Friday, April 8 | 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 1174 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX

How much: $45 and up

 

Carfest 2022

Do cars, trucks, or bikes sound like a good pastime? This three-day event is full of family activities, food trucks, vendors, and more. Go see some cool cars the entire weekend!

When: Friday, April 8 | 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 3201 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

Family CHEF Workshop 

Substitute family dinner and opt-in for some healthy Fiesta-inspired dishes. From corn tacos to an agua fresca, everyone will love the hand-made meal!

When: Friday, April 8 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX

How much: $15 and up

 

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

Fiesta De Animales 

Things to do this weekend with kids in san antonio family at the san antonio zoo

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While tradition and culture is celebrated during Fiesta, don’t forget about the animals! Festival De Animales highlights animals native to Central and South America and the conservation efforts in the areas.

When: Saturday, April 9 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX

How much: Standard Zoo Admission

 

Easter Egg Hunt 

If you celebrate Easter, take the kids to this outdoor egg hunt. Children through grade 5 are welcome to participate.

When: Saturday, April 9 | 10:00 a.m. to 111:30 p.m.

Where: 16245 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

Movie in the Park

Is Saturday night the night you let the kids stay up? Get out and watch The Croods: A New Age under the stars at the Tower of the Americas.

When: Saturday, April 9 | Sunset

Where: 739 E Cesar Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

King William Fair 

Woman and Child at King William Fair

Image credit: King William Fair

Located in the King William District, the King William Fair is a funky parade with art and craft vendors and lovely music. If you haven’t been, check out this great family event.

When: Saturday, April 9 |8:00 a.m.

Where: 122 Madison St, San Antonio, TX

How much: 12 and under Free

 

United Way Kids Festival 

Kids at united way kids festival

Image credit: United Way Kids Festival

The United Way Festival will have games and activities that promote child

development and community resources for parents to take advantage of!

When: Saturday, April 9 |11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: 5033 Lord Rd, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

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

A Day in Old Mexico Charreada 

Things To Do This Weekend with kids in San Antonio Charro Event

Image credit: Asociacion De Charros San Antonio

All are welcome to check out this Charro association event! From folkloric ballet performances to an American Rodeo, this will surely be a Sunday Funday event.  

When: Sunday, April 10 | 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: 6126 Padre Dr, San Antonio

How much: $20

 

Visit The Doseum 

Children at the Doseum

Image credit: The Doseum Facebook

The Doseum is a fun and interactive museum just for kids

if you have yet to go! Check out their exhibits and specific experiences while they’re still around.

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

Where: 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

How much: $14

 

Picture Your World Photography Program 

things to do this weekend in san antonio with kids Children at photography event

Image credit: Green SATX

Have a child that can’t put the camera down? The McNay Art Museum is hosting the Green Spaces Alliance and Picture Your World on Sunday to have ages 8 to 18 photograph the ground.

When: Sunday, April 10 | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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

How much: $10

 

Ballet Folklorico

Ballet Folklorico

Image credit: Ballet Folkorico Mexico de Amalia Hernandez

Check out a lively and talented performance at the Tobin Center. Dance traditions from Mexico and folklore music are not a combo you want to miss!

When: Sunday, April 10 | 7:00 p.m.

Where: 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX

How much: $29 and up

 

Photos with the Easter Bunny 

Before the Holiday is over, don’t forget to capture memories with the Easter Bunny. You can also try to plan for the family pet to be in the picture!

When: Sunday, April 10 | 11:00 a.m.

Where: 7400 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX

How much: Price Varies

 

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