Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of January 20

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of January 20 | Image credit: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of January 20, 2023, include, Mardi Gras Festival, Stories in the Stars, Family Cooking Class: The Science of Taste, Fathers & Sons Day, and more! 


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There are a lot of places for kids to have fun in the San Antonio area. Whether you are looking for indoor places like trampoline parks, museums, movie theaters, and more or you are planning for some outdoor fun such as horse-riding, paintball, and more! 

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Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of January 20, 2023 – Friday

Wish: Water Lanterns In The Garden

Inspired by the Japanese tradition of floating and hanging lanterns, Water Lantern in the Gardens will let you light the Garden as you send out your 2023 wishes.

The event aims to bring people together to appreciate the beauty of nature. It also allows you to make and set their goals and wishes for the year as you cast off the lanterns into one of the Garden’s ponds.

When: Friday, January 20, 2023, 8 pm to 2 am
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Free for kids under 3; $18 for adult non-members; $13 for adult members; $15 for kids non-members; $10 for adult members


Fathers & Sons Day

Take this weekend to unwind and spend some quality time with your kid. Take the night to have fun and enjoy playtime and activities. Plus, there’s going to be tons of pizza and ice cream!

When: Friday, January 20, 2023, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: McKenna Children’s Museum, 801 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130
How much: $7 for members; $10 for non-members


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Children can spend time actively by climbing, sliding, or jumping on trampolines, as well as socialize with other kids during games. 

Where: 14610 Huebner Rd #103, San Antonio, TX 78230 

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Best Things to do in San Antonio with Kids on Saturday – January 21, 2023

Farmers Market

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Image credit: The Farmers Market at Herff Farm

Whatever you need, you’ll find it in the Farmers Market. And the one in Herff Farm is one of the best. You can buy products directly from the local farmers, growers, and ranchers.

Here, you’ll find fresh produce and eggs, local sustainably meat, wine, baked goods, and even crafts, decor, and other fun stuff!

When you pop by, you’ll see stalls by CC Lone Star Leather, Crazy Lady Farm, Mud Magic Art, and plenty more.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 9 am
Where: Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd. Boerne, Texas 78006


Family Cooking Class: The Science of Taste

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend with kids

Image credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden

It’s never too early to get the kids started in the kitchen. And this class is a great first step.

They’ll get to explore all the different flavors and create their own food combinations perfect for their palates. More than that, they’ll learn the science behind the taste of food!

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 12:30 pm to 2 pm
Where:San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $20 for non-member adults and $10 for non-member kids; $18 for member adults and $9 for member kids


Skins, Skulls, Scales, and Scat

Get messy and learn more about wildlife.

This weekend, you’ll get to see, feel, and even smell what some animals leave behind– from skins, skulls, scales, and scat!

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 10 am – 11 am
Where: Pedernales Falls State Park, 2585 Park Rd 6026, Johnson City, TX 78636


Stories in the Stars

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend with kids

Image credit: Pedernales Falls State Park Facebook

Gaze at the stars and listen to stories about them! You’ll get to hear the legends about some of the seasonal constellations and discover the significance certain stars and planets had to humanity in the beginning.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 6:30 pm  to 7:30 pm
Where: Pedernales Falls State Park, 2585 Park Rd 6026, Johnson City, TX 78636
How Much: $6 entrance fee


Pokémon Go Community Day Classic

Gotta catch ’em all! This Community Day Classic will feature the Rock Skin Pokémon, Larvitar! But keep your eyes peeled, you might see a Shiny one too.

You can also evolve Larvitar’s Evolution, Pupitar, during the event or five hours after to get Tyranitar.

The zoo will lure all 18 Pokéstops in the park. So go have some fun and make new friends along the way.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 9 am
Where: San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How Much: Admission fee $35.99 for non-member adults; $31.99 for non-member kids; Free for members


Texas Bird Watching Guided Tour

Texas Bird Watching Guided Tour

Image credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden Facebook

Calling all bird aficionados! Head over to the San Antonio Botanical Garden and watch all resident and migrant birds.

Learn about what they eat, their nesting, and protection. The guides will even teach you about the native plants in your area that can attract them.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2022, 11 am 
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $15 for non-members; $13.50 for members


Check out the highly-rated Hopscotch Immersive Art Experience!

hopscotch immersive art experience in San Antonio

Discover a one-of-a-kind 20,000-square-foot immersive art experience in the heart of downtown San Antonio. On our patio, you can enjoy fourteen collaborative displays, specialty cocktails, and rotating food trucks. Hopscotch enables artists to showcase their work in innovative and sustainable ways, encourages them to be inspired by new mediums, and enables them to reach new audiences.


Best Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of January 20, 2023 – Sunday

Mardi Gras Festival

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend with kids

Image credit: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Experience biggest party in New Orleans right here in San Antonio!

The Mardi Gras Festival at Six Flags is happening for a whole month and there’s tons of stuff to do. Visit the Houngan House of Voodoo, indulge in delicious Cajun treats and drinks, ride all the rides, meet costumed characters, see all the performers, and collect beads in the massive Mardi Gras Parade!

When: January 22 to February 25, 2023
Where: Six Flags Fiesta, 17000 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257
How Much: $44.99, $69.99, $89.99, $149.99


Artist Workshop

Hone your child’s creativity and bring out the artist in them. Designed for kids six years and older, this workshop will teach through artistic projects, art in STEAM, and self-expression.

They’ll also learn good studio habits, like taking care of their tools, talking about their work, and exploring different materials.

When: Sunday, January 22, 2023, 3 pm to 4 pm | Every Sunday
Where: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209


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