Things to do in San Antonio with kids this Weekend of September 22: FlowaPalooza, Rail Safety Day, & more!

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this Weekend of September 22 FlowaPalooza, Rail Safety Day, & more!

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this Weekend of September 22 FlowaPalooza, Rail Safety Day, & more!

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of September 22, 2023, include the FlowaPalooza, Rail Safety Day, Girl Scouts Badge Day 2023, Dream Tomorrow Today Exhibit, and more!


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Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of September 22, 2023 – Friday

Dream Tomorrow Today Exhibit

Dream Tomorrow Today Exhibit

Image credit: The Doseum

The children are our future. The DoSeum’s new summer exhibit will teach them and you how to positively impact the future and become the change the world needs. All this will happen through fun and immersive experiences.
When: Saturday, September 22, 2023, 10 am | Until September 24, 2023
Where: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209


Party in Your Park

Four times a year, Party in Your Park visits different neighborhood parks and brings a family party.

There are tons of activities everyone can participate in, like yard games, listening to live music, and just all-out family fun!

When: Friday, September 22, 2023, 5 pm to 8 pm
Where: Franklin Square Park, 1902 N Bishop St, San Marcos, TX 78666
How much: Free


Parent & Child Create Night – Succulent Garden (5-12 Years)

Spend time with your kids in an evening of messy fun and succulents.

The both of you will let your creativity flow and express yourselves as you create your own succulent garden. With these colorful plants, you’ll design a living work of art. And with an adorable mushroom figure, add a touch of whimsy.

By the end, you’ll. have something special to take home.

When: Friday, September 22, 2023, 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Where: Kidcreate Studio, 21803 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257
How much: 
$49


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Best Things to Do in San Antonio with Kids on Saturday, September 23, 2023

Dripping Springs Pumpkin Festival Weekend 1

Over six weekends, experience unique themes and unlimited fun! Play over 50 fall-inspired games, participate in several activities, check out the attractions, and enjoy live music presented by iHeart’s KASE 101 and Anne Hudson.

Plus, there’s going to be a courtyard marketplace that will feature family-friendly products and an array of seasonal food and beverages.

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023, 10 am | Until October 29, 2023
Where: The Pound House Farmstead Museum, Founders Park Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
How much:
Free


Girl Scouts Badge Day 2023

Girl Scouts Badge Day 2023

Image credit: Science Mill Facebook

Calling all Girl Scouts! Go to the Science Mill for Badge Day! Bring your family and enjoy all-day activities that can earn you a badge. These activities are Model Car Design, Naturalist-Bugs, and Balloon Car Design.

For something extra, they can check out Badge Workshops, which include How Robots Move and Programming Robots.

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Science Mill, 101 S Lady Bird Ln, Johnson City, TX 78636
How much: Free for Girl Scouts & Troop Leaders; Included with admission


Saturday with a Scientist: Eclipses & Equinoxed

Learn from a real-life scientist all about eclipses and equinoxes! Professor of astrophysics at UTSA, Dr. Chris Packham will be there during the Fall Equinox to tell you all about them and answer your space questions.

Head over to the second floor of the Susan Naylor Center for a day of learning about something really cool.

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Included with admission


Meet the Trucks

Kids, kids at heart, and truck enthusiasts come to Landa Park this Saturday! You have the opportunity to check out some massive cool trucks up close.

Kids can even touch them and get behind the wheel. Plus, meet the people responsible for building, serving, and protecting the community.

Look in awe as giant autos, like emergency vehicles, construction equipment, and garbage trucks, are displayed on Playground Drive in Landa Park.

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Landa Park, 164 Landa Park Dr, New Braunfels, TX 78130
How much: Free


Rail Safety Day

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Texas Transportation Museum Facebook

The Texas Transportation Museum is dedicating today to promoting Rail Safety Week.

There will be booths with materials for kids and adults to highlight rail safety and the easy steps to prevent accidents at crossings and tracks. Children will get some awesome freebies too!

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023, 9 am – 4 pm
Where: Texas Transportation Museum, 11731 Wetmore Rd, San Antonio, TX 78247
How much: Included with admission


FlowaPalooza

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark Facebook

Celsius and Epic Waters are partnering up to give you a fun two-day festival. Head to the Grand Lawn of Epic Central for live music, food trucks, games, activities, and a market.

Wax hands, Zorb Ball racing, rock climbing, laser tag, and Robo surfing are the thrilling activities you can expect to do in this event. You can even watch the spectacular Epic Circus!

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023, 12 pm | Until September 24, 2023
Where: Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark, 2970 Epic Place, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
How much: Free


Check out the highly-rated Hopscotch Immersive Art Experience!

hopscotch immersive art experience in San Antonio

Discover a one-of-a-kind 20,000-square-foot immersive art experience in the heart of downtown San Antonio. On our patio, you can enjoy fourteen collaborative displays, specialty cocktails, and rotating food trucks. Hopscotch enables artists to showcase their work in innovative and sustainable ways, encourages them to be inspired by new mediums, and enables them to reach new audiences.

Get all the details and book your Immersive Art Experience TODAY!!!


Best things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of September 22, 2023 – Sunday

“Farmyard Fun” Garden Railroad Fun Day

The Houston Area “G” Gaugers (HAGG) model train club will meet to run their special trains on the track of the Garden Railroad Exhibit. So, if you and/or your kids are fascinated by these track-running vehicles.

From steam engines to circus trains, you never know what will pop up!

The museum will also host some fun seasonal activities the kiddies will love.

When: Sunday, September 24, 2023, 1 pm – 4 pm | Every fourth Sunday
Where: Rosenberg Railroad Museum, 1921 Avenue F, Rosenberg, TX 77471
How Much: Free – $10


Deal Alert – Dino Safari – San Antonio: Discounted Any Day Flex Admission

Enjoy discounted admission any day, any time for Dino Safari: A Walk-Thru Adventure! Feel the thrill of standing next to giant moving dinosaurs from all over the world on a walk-through expedition for the whole family. Great for gifts!

Get more information and check out the Dino Safari – San Antonio: Discounted Any Day Flex Admission TODAY!!!


Also, check out our 20 Top Things to Do with Toddlers & Kids in San Antonio.

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Splash pad fountain at The Pearl in San Antonio

Looking for things to do in San Antonio this weekend with family? We have you covered.

San Antonio is a great city to raise kids. In fact, we are consistently regarded as one of the most family-friendly in the country.

Apart from a number of great schools, there are always so many different events that kids and families can participate in. But, with so many things to do with kids in San Antonio, how can you know which ones are truly worthwhile?

We’ve put together a list of the best activities and events this weekend that will be entertaining for the whole family.

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids & Toddlers

things to do in san antonio with kids

Keeping children and toddlers entertained is no easy task.

You’ll run yourself ragged if you don’t get out of the house and take advantage of all of the awesome parks, attractions, and businesses around town.

Don’t sweat it, we’ve done the work for you.

Check out 20 Things to do in San Antonio with Kids & Toddlers

Cheap Family Things to do in San Antonio

Having fun with the family should not be expensive and luckily there are plenty of affordable options in and around the Alamo City.

Cheap & Free Museums in San Antonio

There are a lot of great museums that you and your children can enjoy in San Antonio. And the best part is that a number of the museums have slots or days where entry is absolutely FREE!

Museums on Us  is a special program that allows one free general admission on the first weekend of every month to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit card with photo ID to gain one free general admission to a participating cultural institution.

In San Antonio, the McNay, Briscoe, Witte, San Antonio Museum of Art and the DoSeum participate in this program.

You can visit the Witte Museum for free every Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Check out our Full guide on the Witte Museum and make plans today!

The state-of-the-art DoSeum hosts Free Family Night on the first Monday of every month from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

For a full list of discounts, check out our Free Days & Virtual Tours at San Antonio area Museums

Kids Eat Free in San Antonio

Eating out is everyone’s favorite! And it does not have to break the bank, especially if you are smart about it.

Luckily for us, there are some excellent restaurants in the San Antonio area that let kids eat free on certain days of the week.

For example, Kids Eat Free at Beto’s Alt Mex on Mondays. EZ’s Brick Oven and Grill is a great place where kids can eat free on Wednesdays!

For a full list check out our post on Kids Eat Free in San Antonio


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