Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend of July 15 2022 | Child at Foam Glow Run

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend of July 15 2022 | Foam Flow at Nelson Wolff Stadium | Image credit: Foam Glow 5K Facebook Page

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend (July 15 – July 17) include the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival, Foam Glow, Festival Colombiano, and more!


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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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Best Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend – FRIDAY, July 15, 2022

Balcones Heights Jazz Festival 

Jazz Festival in Balcones Heights

Image credit: Balcones Heights Jazz Festival Facebook Page

This Friday is the kick-off of the yearly Jazz Festival in Balcones Heights. Take the family to see a live performance while enjoying some tasty eats from local vendors.

When: Friday, July 15 | 7:30 p.m.

Where: 4522 Fredericksburg Rd, Balcones Heights, TX

How much: Free


Mess Mania Workshop at Kidcreate Studio 

Things To Do This Weekend in San Antonio with Kids Children Painting

Image credit: Kidcreate Art Studio

Take the morning to run some errands or relax while your child makes a mess that you won’t have to clean up! This class invites children to come in their PJs to make messy paintings and play with clay. It is best for children 3 to 9 years old.

When: Friday, July 15 | 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: 21803 I-10 Suite 102, San Antonio, TX

How much: $39


Kids Cooking Class at Central Market 

Does your child ever speak about being a chef when they grow up? Sign them up for this Italian-American kitchen class where they will get the chance to make an entire meal from scratch! Best for kids 10 to 12 years old.

When: Friday, July 15 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX

How much: $55

Top Pick for Summer Camps in San Antonio – Kids and Teens Summer Series at Sur La Table

Sur La Table Summer Camps in Houston

Kids and Teens Summer Series by Sur La Table calls on all young chefs to get ready for five fun-filled days of cooking, learning, and laughter at the Sur La Table kitchens.

The classes will be small and hands-on allowing for plenty of mixing, prepping and cooking. The instructors are both talented chefs and teachers, and they will make sure that everyone has a great time. Young cooks will explore menus full of exciting discoveries, from how to prepare favorite dishes to new twists on classic desserts.

Students receive a certificate of completion, a free apron (colors may vary) and a coupon good for 10% off an in-store purchase while class is in session! 

Location: Shops at La Cantera- 15900 La Cantera Parkway, #19120, San Antonio
Dates: Various 4 day and 5 day camps between May 31st and August 19
Cost: Varies

Check out our full list of Summer Camps 2022 in San Antonio

Fun Things to do in San Antonio with Kids This Weekend – SATURDAY, July 16, 2022

Jungle Boogie Nights: Beach Bash

The San Antonio Zoo is inviting the family out to enjoy extended hours with some island vibes. Jungle Boogie Nights are a great way to experience the amazing local Zoo in a different way.

When: Saturday, July 16 | 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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

How much: Zoo Admission


Festival of Chariots at Woodlawn Lake 

It’s the 3rd Annual Festival of Chariots! This Eastern festival features local music, performances like drama and musicals, arts and crafts, and much more.

When: Saturday, July 16 | 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where:  1103 Cincinnati Ave, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


Foam Glow at Nelson Wolff Stadium 

Child at Foam Glow Run

Image credit: Foam Glow 5K

Take the family out for a fun time racing! Foam glow allows racers to beat the heat by running in the evening through the foam and black light.  

When: Saturday, July 16 |7:00 p.m.

Where: 5757 US Hwy 90 W San Antonio, TX

How much: $40


San Antonio French Festival at The Shops at La Cantera 

San Antonio French Festival

It’s a Bastille Day! Enjoy a French Festival sponsored by Sweet Paris. There will be small bites, classic cars, live French music, and even a Bocci Tournament. Perfect for the entire family!

When: Saturday, July 16 | 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX

How much: Based on Purchase

Check Out Summer Camps at Drama Kids International

Drama Kids International Summer Camps are among the best summer camps in the San Antonio area. 

In the Super Heroes Camp at Drama Kids International, kids will perform mighty feats of strength and cunning as they write, solve, and act up in plays – created, directed, and performed entirely by THEM!

Campers will use all their superpowers to create a plot, characters, stage movement, songs, and more as they work together to save the planet (or whatever else they may wish to save). Campers will bring the house down during their end of camp DKI Playhouse Presentation, performing a play created by their team! 

We have rounded up the best summer camps in the San Antonio area. Drama Kids International is one of them. There are camps in areas of Sports, Outdoors, STEM and more! 

Check out our full list of the Best Summer Camps for 2022 in the San Antonio area!

Fun Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend – SUNDAY, July 17, 2022

Youth Photography Tournament 

PhotoSA is hosting its fourth annual Youth Photography Tournament for 3 age groups. Judges will determine first and second place winners on the same day. Sign your child up and help them win this tournament!

When: Sunday, July 17 | 8:00 a.m.

Where: 1 Dominion Dr, San Antonio, TX

How much: $35


Festival Colombiano San Antonio

Things To Do This Weekend with Kids in San Antonio Festival Colombiano

If your family is Colombian or loves to learn about new cultures, check out this Colombian Festival this Sunday. The festival features artists, vendors, food, kid activities, and other fun activities centered around Colombia.

When: Sunday, July 17 | 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: 901 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX

How much: $15


Visit the Natural Bridge Caverns 

Girl Zip Lining at Bridge Caverns

Image credit: Natural Bridge Caverns

Have you made a family day out of the caverns? Here, you can find adventure and fun in one location. Whether it’s zip-lining or taking a hidden passages tour, your family will have a blast!

When: Sunday, July 17 | 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX

How much: Price varies on Purchase

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Where: Sea World San Antonio – 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251

How Much: Up to 18% discount on admission at Sea World and Aquatica, San Antonio

Also, check out our 20 Top things to do with toddlers & kids in San Antonio

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