Life of Pi at Will's Plaza in San Antonio

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend – Movie at Will’s Plaza

Our tops for this to do this weekend in San Antonio with kids (March 11 – March 13) includes Life of Pi on Will’s Plaza, Magik Theatre Performance, a Classic Car Show, and more!


Top Pick: It is Pay-what-you-wish Performance – The Snowy Day and Other Stories at the Magik Theatre

Snowy Day at Magik Theatre San Antonio


What: The Snowy Day and Other Stories is coming soon to the Magik Theatre, San Antonio!!! The musical play is a loving and playful depiction of the beautiful moments of a child’s world. Drawing from three of Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved works—The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Googles! and A Letter to Amy—all of the stories reflect that wonderful moment of eye-opening discovery and innocent awe that any child who is enchanted by a snowy landscape experiences. Get all the details on The Snowy Day at the Magik Theatre, San Antonio

When: Saturday, March 12 | 2:00 p.m.

Where: 420 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 

How much: Donation (Pay-what-you-wish)

It’s recommended to get your tickets to The Snowy Day at Magik Theatre in advance of the show!


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

Family Storytime at The McNay  

Outdoor storytime

Image credit: McNay Art Museum

If you have a child 12 years or younger, take them to the McNay grounds for a free storytime flow! Children and their parents can move and flow through read-a-loud storytime and are welcome to tour the garden after.

When: Friday, March 11 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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

How much: $15 for adults


Life of Pi on Will’s Plaza 

Will Naylor Plaza at the Tobin Center

Image credit: The Tobin Center

Ring in Spring Break with a movie night! Life of Pi will be playing on a 32-foot LED video wall. Bring a chair, blanket, or whatever else you need to enjoy the film!

When: Friday, March 11 | 7:00 p.m.

Where: 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


Movies by Moonlight in the Garden 

When was the last time you and the family went to see a film? Watch a double feature at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Films include Encanto and Little Shop of Horrors!

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

Where: 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX

How much: $13 and up


Best Events & Activities For Families in San Antonio This Weekend – SATURDAY


Grab-N-Go Nature Lesson 

things to do this weekend with kids in san antonio Children playing the park

Image credit: Phil Hardberger Park Conservacy Facebook

Have a child that enjoys nature or playing outside? Stop by the Children’s Play Area in Phil Hardberger Park to pick up a grab-n-go kit with activities that will help you and them explore the park!

When: Saturday, March 12 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


Magik Theatre – Pay What You Wish Performance

The Magik Theatre hosts many amazing shows and performances. As their way to give back to the community, this day allows the family to experience theatre by paying a donation amount.

When: Saturday, March 12 | 2:00 p.m.

Where: 420 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 

How much: Donation


Movie in the Park 

Soul is a film about a teacher chasing his dreams. Beloved by many, you can see the movie free under the Tower of the Americas! Grab a blanket and catch a seat.

When: Saturday, March 12

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

How much: Free


15th Annual Fest of Tails  

things to do this week in san antonio kite festival

Image credit: Fest of Tails

This one is for the furry friends! Celebrate spring fun with a kite festival and dog fair. There will be a bike ride along the Salado, family kite flying, and more. Check the website for details on what to bring and where to meet in the park.

When: Saturday, March 12 | 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: 13102 Jones Maltsberger Rd

How much: Free


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

Painting with a Twist 

Test the artist in everyone at this 15 and up Painting with a Twist Class. You’ll make a buffalo check ribbon with sunflowers. Perfect for Spring weather!

When: Sunday, March 13 | 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: 1248 Austin Hwy Suite 217, San Antonio, TX

How much: $40 and up


Six Flags Fiesta Texas 

People at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Image credit: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Why not go all out and head to Six Flags! There are tons of rides and entertainment for everyone.

When: Sunday, March 13 | 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: 17000 W I-10, San Antonio, TX

How much: $34 and up


Car Show 

Things to do this weekend in san antonio with kids car show

Image credit: Cavendar Car Quest

Walk around this Sunday morning and check out some classic to modern cars at the Cavendar CarQuest Autoshow! There will be food and ice cream trucks and entries to win some raffles!

When: Sunday, March 13 | 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: 5830 Bandera Rd, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


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