Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of September 16 include Super Fun Saturday with H-E-B, Magik Theatre San Antonio Presents Selena Maria Sings!, Frontline Heroes Appreciation, Casa De Harry Pop-Up Experience, and more!
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!
BEST THINGS TO DO IN SAN ANTONIO WITH KIDS THIS WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER 16, 2022, FRIDAY
Witness an inspiring story of passion unfold as Magik Theatre San Antonio brings to life Selena Maria Sings — a story of music, family, immense love, and the strength it takes to be yourself. Selena Maria Sings is a masterpiece by Miriam Gonzales, with a mix of different genres and original music by Daniel French. This is in co-production with Childsplay in Phoenix, AZ.
When: Friday, September 16 – 6:30 PM | Saturday, September 17 – 2:00 PM | Sunday, September 18 – 3:00 PM
How much: Adults: $23.50 | Child: $18.50
Rent a kayak or SUP and enjoy kayaking along MUSEUM REACH, the northernmost section of the renowned San Antonio River Walk! The San Antonio River’s “Venice of America” stretch is well worth visiting. As you paddle along the river, you may witness several art installations, including F.I.S.H. and The Grotto.
When: Friday to Sunday, September 16-18 |8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
How much: $35
A night of music at Pearl will mark the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. Viva Dieciséis at Pearl is a free celebration of Mexican Independence Day that will include Loteria games and prizes, a grito competition, mariachi performances all across Pearl’s grounds, and more.
When: Friday, September 16 | 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
How much: Free
During Frontline Heroes Appreciation Month, San Antonio Zoo is giving all Texas physicians, nurses, law enforcement personnel, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians free entry. These frontline warriors can enter for free from September 1 through September 30, and four more guests can receive a 50% discount on an Any Day ticket on the day of their visit.
When: Friday to Sunday, September 16-18 | Runs the entire month of September 2022
How much:Adult (Ages 12+) – $23.50 | Child (Ages 3-11) – $18.57 | Children under 3 – FREE
Do you want to spend the day with the little ghouls and monsters? Family-friendly fall activities are available all in one location at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, with no frights and only enjoyable delights. With unique daytime activities like a trick-or-treat trail, a kid-friendly Haunted House walkthrough experience, traditional park rides with Halloween-themed decorations, and entertaining family entertainment, you will get into the Halloween spirit.
When: Friday to Sunday, September 16-18; runs until October 31
Where: 17000 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257, United States
How much: One-day pass starts at $59.99. More ticket options and deals are here.
BEST THINGS TO DO IN SAN ANTONIO WITH KIDS THIS WEEKEND – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2022
This Saturday at Hemisfair, get WILD because the theme for this month is “Animals, Animals, Animals.” There will be performances by Zoomagination animals and music by The AM Project and San Antonio Sound Garden. Enjoy fun activities including an animal ring toss, face painting by Sparrow Face Painting, making your own animal mask to color, and more!
When: Saturday, September 17 | 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: 630 E Nueva St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
How much: Free
Are you a fan of Harry Styles? Then make sure to visit and experience the Harry Styles pop-up event at Feliz Modern! Enjoy Harry-themed food, merchandise, music, and more.
When: Saturday, September 17 | 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
How much: Free
Join in on this fun community drum circle. TamboRhythms is a group committed to encouraging FUNctional life through rhythmic expressiveness. A mixture of drums and hand percussion will be available for your use; all ages are welcome!
When: Saturday, September 17 | 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
How much: Free
ZOO BOO at the San Antonio Zoo will provide free trick-or-treating pumpkin spice lattes and other lovely things this Halloween season. With zoo-lightful activities including live music, costume parties, numerous realms of Halloween fun, a daily FREE trick-or-treating hour, and thrilling encounters for tiny ghouls, goblins, and ghosts!
When: Starts on Saturday, September 17, 2022, | Runs until October 31, 2022
How much: Adult (Ages 12+) – $23.50 | Child (Ages 3-11) – $18.57 | Children under 3 – FREE
Treat your family to a night of magic at The Magicians Agency Theatre, featuring The Magic Of Scott Pepper. Enjoy a night of enchantment, with some pre-show activities including close-up magic, free popcorn, and the new “Crack the Code Challenge”, a fun scavenger hunt that will take you around the historic building. After the show, browse the all-new magic shop and take home some of the magic.
When: Saturday, September 17 | 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 217 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States
How much: Starts $36.99
BEST THINGS TO DO IN SAN ANTONIO WITH KIDS THIS WEEKEND – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022
A weekend of celebration with music on multiple stages featuring Tejano, Mariachi, and other traditional music. Food vendors with various antojitos as well as cultural artisan vendors.
When: Sunday, September 18 | 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
How much: Free
Make your Sunday mornings more meaningful for your body and soul with a community yoga practice at the iconic Confluence Park in San Antonio. This weekly class is in partnership with Mobile Om and the San Antonio River Foundation. Everyone is welcome to attend, and donations are highly appreciated as this would 100% support SARF and the sustainability of free community programming.
When: Sunday, September 18 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
How much: Free
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 San Antonio’s largest amusement parks.
Where: Sea World San Antonio – 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251
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