things to do in San Antonio with Kids this weekend of July 8 2022 | The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at Magik Theatre

things to do in San Antonio with Kids this weekend of July 8 2022 | The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at Magik Theatre | Image credit: Magik Theatre Facebook Page

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend (July 8 – July 10) include Party on the Plaza, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Grab N Go at Phil Hardberger Park, and more!


Plan for Summer Fun at a Discount! Save Big on San Antonio Area Attractions with POGO Pass

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

Check out the POGO pass and SAVE Big on San Antonio Attractions! 

Best Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend – FRIDAY, July 8, 2022

Party on the Plaza at the Tower of the America’s

Band playing at Party on the Plaza

Image credit: Tower of the Americas Facebook

Bring the whole family to enjoy the local sounds of San Antonio musicians. Tonight’s musical guest is RockCastle, a country-pop variety blend.

When: Friday, July 8 | 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

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

How much: Free


Fiesta Noche del Rio at the Arneson River Theatre

Under the Texas sky, the entire family can watch performers put on a mesmerizing performance. Get ready to make some memories filled with singing and dancing!

When: Friday, July 8 | 8:30 p.m.

Where: 418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX

How much: $8 and up


Bohemian Rhapsody on Will’s Plaza 


Did someone say movie night? This film shows the years leading up to his live appearance at the Live Aid concert in 1985. Sit back and watch his journey unfold on the 32-foot screen outside Will’s Plaza.

When: Friday, July 8 | 8:00 p.m.

Where: 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

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

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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 9, 2022


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at Magik Theatre

Performance of the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Image credit: The Magik Theatre

It’s the first showing of the Hungry Caterpillar Show! This adaptation of the popular book features 75 lovable puppets and plenty of adventures. Don’t miss out on this performance!

When: Saturday, July 9 | All Day

Where: 420 South Alamo, San Antonio, TX

How much: $20


Fredericksburg Peach Festival 

Spend a day with the family out in the country! The annual Peach Festival features live music, vendors, kids’ activities, and plenty of peaches for the family!

When: Saturday, July 9 | 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: 7905 Old San Antonio Rd, Fredericksburg, TX

How much: $10 and up


Ghostbusters Afterlife at Universal City Park 

It’s another movie in the park opportunity. Tonight the film is the new Ghostbusters Afterlife which connects to the original Ghostbusters. It’s no doubt a film the whole family will love.

When: Saturday, July 9 | 7:00 p.m.

Where: 305 North Blvd, Universal City, TX

How much: Free


Grab N Go: Beat the Heat at Phil Hardberger Park 

Things to do this weekend in San Antonio with Kids Children completing Phil Hardberger Grab N Go Kit

Image credit: Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy

No doubt it’s hot outside! But this is a great way to teach your child how animals stay cool in the heat. Drop by to pick up a kit filled with activities.

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

Where: 8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

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 10, 2022

San Antonio Missions Baseball Game 

People Cheering at Mission Baseball Game

Image credit: San Antonio Mission Baseball Club Facebook Page

Take the family to cheer on those who are stepping up to the plate at the Missions Baseball game. Baseball is always exciting, especially to watch live. Do you think the SA Missions have what it takes to win this game?

When: Sunday, July 10 | 6:00 p.m.

Where: 5757 US-90 W, San Antonio, TX 78227

How much: $10 and up


Fitness & Yoga for Family & Friends at Chicken N Pickle 

Get in a fun workout with the kids! This workout class will be led by instructors that will show the entire family how to breathe, stretch, and work on their fitness together.

When: Sunday, July 10 | 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Where: 5215 UTSA Blvd, San Antonio, TX

How much: $10 and up


Frida Fest 2022 at Rolling Oaks Mall 

Things to do this weekend in San Antonio with kids Child Dressed as Frida for FRIDA Fest

Image credit: Que Retro Arts Facebook Page

F.R.I.D.A. Fest is meant to empower the community to celebrate the art and history of women and the lantix community. If your child likes to make art, take them to this informative, fun, and inspiring fest!

When: Sunday, July 10 | 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: 6909 North Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

Save Big at Sea World San Antonio

Image 5: Up to 18% Off Admission to SeaWorld San Antonio

What: One Single-Day Ticket to SeaWorld San Antonio: Valid Through 01/03/2023. Attractions include roller coasters, up-close sea life interactions, and world-class shows at one San Antonio’s largest amusement parks.

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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Mirella Gonzales