Our picks for the best events and activities in San Antonio this long week (October 3-9) include Day of the Girl, Art in the Park: Small Sketch Walk, Black History Film Series Hosted by SAAACAM, Sunset Flow Yoga, and more!
Deal Alert – Canyon Lake Pontoon Boat Tour – Lowest Price Guarantee!
Enjoy a fun-filled and active excursion out on the water with this private pontoon boat and tubing experience. Make your own way to the dock on Canyon Lake, meet your guide, and hop aboard your vessel. The flexible itinerary is entirely up to you: you can relax on board and soak up the sun, can head to an island beach to sunbathe, can go lake swimming and fishing—and even go tub-towing.
Bring the kids along on this family-friendly excursion A private tour gives you the freedom to customize your schedule. Choose to swim, relax, fish, sunbathe, and go tub-towing. This pontoon boat tour makes it easy to soak up the scenery’
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Best Events in San Antonio this Week – MONDAY, October 3, 2022
Looking for a purposeful way to end your Monday? Head to the Botanical Garden’s entrance to begin your evening with a 50-minute purposeful flow and a 10-minute reflective walk through the serene landscapes of the garden. All yoga levels are welcome to join.
When: Monday, October 3, 2022, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
How much: Starts at $15; Registration required.
Are the kids out of school today? It’s your chance to check out the Big Blue Blocks on Hemisfair. This event is perfect for some fun learning outside the classroom, and enhance their creative learning.
When: Monday, October 3, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free
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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Things to do in San Antonio this Week – TUESDAY, October 4, 2022
If you want to try touring the SAMA for the first time, then The Museum Highlights tour is your best bet! This tour includes some of SAMA’s most stunning and exceptional works of art and is perfect for first-time visitors or anybody who wants an overview of the Museum’s extensive collection.
When: Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
How much: Free with adult admission of $20
Things to do in San Antonio this Week – WEDNESDAY, October 5, 2022
Head over to the Urban Ecology Center to take part in this amazing event. Once everyone is together, you will all get the chance to explore the park’s west side trails, where you can gain inspiration and ideas for your art. Fill your little sketchbook using various drawing tools and techniques all throughout the walk.
When: Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
How much: Free; Registration required
Deal Alert – Haunted Ghost Bus Tour of San Antonio
See the haunted side of San Antonio on this ghost-themed bus tour. Your guide, a sinister fellow who proclaims to be in tune with the afterlife, leads you on a chilling exploration of the city’s famed haunted sites including the Menger Hotel, the old Red Light District, the former Bexar County Jail, a historic cemetery, and more.
Get more information and book your Haunted Bus Tour of San Antonio TODAY!!!
Top Things to do in San Antonio this Week – THURSDAY, October 6, 2022
Weekly children’s storytime is presented in the San Antonio Botanical Garden on Thursdays until the end of October. A different nature-themed book is featured in each session with the goal of inspiring young minds and fostering a love of the great outdoors. Bring a blanket for your family to sit on during storytime. Recommend for kids under the age of 5.
When: Thursday, October 6, 2022, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
How much: Free with general admission fee. Adults – $16 | Children (ages 3 – 13) – $13 | Children under age 3 – Free | Military & Students with valid ID – $14
Things to do in San Antonio on FRIDAY – October 7, 2022
Enjoy a fun night of painting a beautiful show-stopping tree with friends or family! This event is ideal for adults, but everyone, regardless of age, is welcome to join.
When: Friday, October 7, 2022, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
How much: $10
Attend the 2022 Black History Film Series with the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM). Bring your own chairs and a blanket to enjoy this free movie on the Yanaguana Garden lawn. The movie to be shown will be Miss Juneteenth — the story of a single mother and former beauty queen, who prepares her daughter for the Miss Juneteenth pageant.
When: Friday, October 7, 2022, 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
How much: Free
Things to do in San Antonio on SATURDAY – October 8, 2022
Grab a blanket and enjoy a free family-friendly movie under the stars! This Saturday, a free viewing of Addams Family 2 will be featured!
When: Saturday, October 8, 2022 (Movie starts at sunset)
How much: Free
Deal Alert – Get the lowest price on San Antonio River Walk Cruise + Tower of Americas Tour
Combine two great tours, plus admission to an iconic landmark, for a comprehensive look at the city of San Antonio. First, enjoy a relaxing boat cruise along the San Antonio River. Then explore the most popular sites in San Antonio on a hop-on hop-off, double-decker bus tour. Select a pass, then board at any of the 19 stops to get to know the city in custom fashion with live, onboard commentary. Finally, enjoy a spectacular view of Alamo City from the top of the Tower of the Americas. Take a sightseeing cruise along the San Antonio River Get to know San Antonio on a hop-on hop-off bus tour Enjoy live commentary on board a double-decker bus Head to the top of the iconic Tower of the Americas for a spectacular view
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Things to do in San Antonio on SUNDAY, October 9, 2022
Experience fun and education activities about how to use your voice and work for the change you want to see in the world! The purpose of this series of events, which is observed globally, is to “help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.” San Antonio girl-based organizations will be commemorating the occasion city-wide as a day to unite under the same objective to highlight, discuss, and take action to advance rights and opportunities for girls everywhere.
When: Sunday, October 9, 2022, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
How much: Free; Registration required
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, October 9, 2022, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
How much: Free
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