Things to do in San Antonio this weekend | Zoo Boo!

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend | Zoo Boo! | Image credit: San Antonio Zoo

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of October 28, 2022, include Zoo Boo!, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Fest, Bark in the Park, BOO Brunch at The Good Kind, 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 entertainment venues in the San Antonio, Austin, and Waco areas.

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! 


Zoo Boo!

Zoo Boo!

Image credit: San Antonio Zoo

If your kids scare easily and would prefer a non-spooky Halloween, come to Zoo Boo! There will be live music, Halloween fun activities, free trick-or-treating, and of course, costume parties!

When: October 28, 2022, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: San Antonio Zoo 3903 N. St. Mary’s St. San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
How much: From $18.57, free for members

Eddie And Vinnie Field Trip Performance

Watch the Magik Theatre world premiere show Eddie and Vinnie as Eddie, a boy with dyslexia, and with the help of Vinnie, his pet gecko tries hard to do good in school so that he can play basketball. This field trip to the theatre offers the students the opportunity to appreciate the performing arts and the world around them.

When: October 28, 2022, 9:45 am – 1:00 pm
Where: The Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
How much: $5.50 – $15

Deal Alert – Check out Current discounts on Kids’ activities in San Antonio

Deals on Kids Activities in San Antonio

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! 

Be sure to always check out this list before making your plans and Save BIG on Kids’ Activities in San Antonio!!!


Cavern Fall Fest

Cavern Fall Fest

Image credit: Natural Bridge Caverns

Visit Natural Bridge Caverns this weekend to see the Cavern Fall! This event is geared toward families and will include a variety of free activities, including a mini-hay maze, live music, entertaining picture opportunities, new seasonal menu items, and a free maze ticket for anyone wearing a family-friendly costume. The Cavern Crew will also offer trick-or-treating in the park’s Discovery Village area.

When: October 29, 2022, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Where: Natural Bridge Caverns, 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Road, Natural Bridge Caverns, TX 78266 United States
How much: Free

Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza!

Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza!

Image Credit: Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo

Join our furry and scaly friends for the famous Howl-O-Ween event at Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo! Get up close and personal with your favorite critters in the creepy crawly station, or find your way out of the corn maze. There will be face painting, trick or treating, and of course, a costume contest.

When: Saturday and Sunday, October 29-30, 2022, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: 5640 S Interstate 35 New Braunfels, Texas 78132
How much: From $15

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Fest

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Fest

Image Credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden

Experience the magic and mischief in the San Antonio Botanical Garden as you celebrate the 4th Annual Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Fest. You and your little ones will get to walk down fairytale lane and go trick-or-treating for lots of candy! There will be photo ops with different characters, live animals and stage shows, musical performances, and so much more! Children under 2 are free with adult ticket purchase.

When: October 29, 2022, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX
How much: From $40

Bark in the Park

Come to Sunken Garden Theater for the 8th Annual Thomas J. Henry Bark in the Park. San Antonio’s Bark in the Park is a pet costume competition and expo that benefits the city’s SA Pets Alive and Animal Defense League of TX animal shelters. Bark in the Park will include family-friendly entertainment and activities such as a kid’s zone, pet expo, adoption drive, and, of course, our Pet Costume Contest with prizes up to $1,000!  

When: Saturday, October 29, 2022, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Sunken Garden Theater, 3875 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much: Free

2022 Dia De Los Muertos: Celebrando Las Misiones

Witness the Cycle of Life and Death at the Mission San Jose Granary and feast your eyes on some ofrendas (altars), join in educational workshops, and watch a dance and drum procession to Marquee Plaza! This event is jam-packed with family-friendly activities such as live music and dancing, face painting, art workshops, and pop-up vendors, and is going to be an epic celebration of the Day of the Dead!

When: Saturday, October 29, 2022, 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214 United States
How much: Free

Deal Alert: San Antonio Full-Day Historic City Tour at $109 for 2!

San Antonio Full-Day Historic City Tour

Discover the historic highlights of San Antonio on a tour that takes you to Mission Concepcion as well as downtown markets, parks, squares, eateries, and more. A great introduction to the city for first-time visitors, this tour gives you a chance to learn your way around San Antonio with a guide to navigate and narrate the journey. That way, you don’t have to worry about getting lost or missing any of the historic details.

Hurry and grab this deal now as this is likely to sell out – San Antonio Full-Day Historic City Tour!


BOO Brunch at The Good Kind

Sundays are made for brunches! And the Boo Brunch at the Good Kind is perfect for Halloween weekend. There will be Halloween Beer Buckets, $2 off Drunk With Cocktails, and a Safe Trick or Treating space for the little ones.

When: October 30, 2022, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: 1127 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78210
How much: FREE to attend, brunch menu here

SpiritLandia Day Of The Dead Festival

SpiritLandia Day Of The Dead Festival

Image source: Day of the Dead

Be a part of San Antonio’s stunning Dia de Los Muertos festival of remembrance, Spiritlandia, the best and largest Day of the Dead celebration in the country, as it honors more than 3,000 years of solemn tradition and vibrant culture. 

This vibrant festival lasts for four days and features music, gastronomic delights, and artistic creations, and culminates in an evening river parade that is magnificently lit and is a moving feast for the eyes, heart, and soul: a magical spectacle unlike any other.

When: Sunday, October 30, 2022, 5 pm
Where: 418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States
How much: Free

La Vernia UMC Fall Fest

Join us for a family-friendly, totally free Fall Fest! A Trunk-or-Treat will take place, along with games, activities, music, hot dogs, and lots of FUN! Bring the kids and their friends!

When: October 30, 2022, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: La Vernia UMC, 210 Bluebonnet Rd. La Vernia, TX 78121 United States
How much: Free

Deal Alert – Scenic San Antonio Night Tour at $109 for 2!!!

Scenic San Antonio Night Tour

Explore the lights of San Antonio with this guided tour that includes a driving tour, as well as a River Walk Cruise. You’ll also get to visit the Tower of the Americas and go to the top. The River Cruise is narrated so you can learn about all you pass by, including Old Mill Crossing, and the vehicle tour is also narrated, so you can hear all about the history of the area.

Get more information and book your Scenic San Antonio Night Tour TODAY!!!

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

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