Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend of March 1: Sherwood Forest Faire, School Discovery Day & more!

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend of March 1 Sherwood Forest Faire, School Discovery Day & more!

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend of March 1 Sherwood Forest Faire, School Discovery Day & more!

Our top choices for fun things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of March 1, 2024, include the Annual Sherwood Forest Faire, School Discovery Day, 34th Annual Earthwise Living Day, Star Party and Pinball, and more!


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Friday, March 1

Mission: Astronaut

Prepare to journey across the stars at Mission: Astronaut. You will go through astronaut training and tackle STEM challenges that simulate real space missions.

In The DoSeum’s new special exhibit, everyone will learn about space exploration, the technology that makes it happen, and how it impacts life on Earth.

Each section will have interactive tasks that focus on engineering, physics, and teamwork, all things an astronaut will need to know about.

When: Saturday, March 1, 2024, 10 am – 5 pm
Where:The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $16


Saturday, March 2

Star Party and Pinball

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: What’s Brewing? Facebook

What’s Brewing Coffee Roasters is calling you for a night of stargazing and Pinball! There will be a 22-inch telescope in the parking lot you can use to look at the moon, planets, and twinkling stars.

And with 50 Pinball machines inside, everyone will have a blast!

When: Saturday, March 2, 2024, 6 pm | Every Saturday
Where: What’s Brewing Coffee Roasters, 138 W Rhapsody Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216


Alamo City LX Mopar Car Show

Car enthusiasts assemble! Alamo City LX, the oldest and largest modern Mopar enthusiasts club in the greater San Antonio area, invites you to visit this year’s car show at the Tower for a fun, family-friendly evening! Enjoy the sights of Chrysler 300, Dodge Chargers, Challengers & Magnums!

When: Saturday, March 2, 2024, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Tower of Americas, 739 E César E. Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free


Living History

Hop on the wagon and travel back to simpler times. You’ll get to experience the Frontier firsthand!

Living history interpreters will be there to show you what life was like back then. Handwekers will showcase various types of handwork projects like needlepoint, bobbin lace, embroidery, knitting, and crocheting.

So many fun things to do in San Antonio with kids!

When: Saturday, March 2, 2024, 10 am – 3 pm | Every first Saturday of the month
Where: Pioneer Museum, 325 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
How much: Included with Day Pass


Annual Sherwood Forest Faire

Annual Sherwood Forest Faire

Image credit: Sherwood Forest Faire Facebook

Take your family to the Annual Sherwood Forest Faire for a magical and fantastical weekend.

With over 150 performances in a day, there will never be a dull moment. Full-contact jousting, falconry, comedy, juggling, storytelling, magicians, and theater are just some of the thrilling entertainment you can expect to see.

Plus, there’s an artisan market with more than 170 vendors! You’ll definitely find a few cool things to take home. If you ever find yourself or the kids peckish after a full day of fun, there are plenty of weight and tasty fares to fill up on, mostly medieval treats and delicacies.

When: Saturday, March 2, 2024, 10 am – Dusk | Weekends until April 21, 2024
Where: Sherwood Forest Faire, 1883 Old Hwy 20, McDade, TX 78650
How much: Starts at $12


34th Annual Earthwise Living Day

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: City of Leon Valley Facebook

Earthwise Living Day is bringing families and friends together to promote environmental awareness and sustainability within the community.

As the longest-running environmental event, Earthwise Living Day emphasizes the significance of sustainable living practices, focusing on recycling, energy efficiency, and conservation of invaluable natural resources.

This year, activities include getting free trees (while supplies last), a blood drive, learning about safe medication disposal, children’s performances, and plenty of giveaways!

Plus, there will be a textile, e-waste, and wine cork collection. So, bring what you can bring and help save the world.

When: Saturday, March 2, 2024, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Leon Community and Conference Center Complex, 6427 Evers Rd, San Antonio, TX 78238
How much: Free


School Discovery Day Hosted by San Antonio Charter Moms

School Discovery Day Hosted by San Antonio Charter Moms

Image credit: Live From The Southside Facebook

Finding the best school for your child is an important job for parents, but it can be challenging. Fortunately, the San Antonio Charter Moms will be hosting School Discovery Day!

You’ll have the chance to meet school representatives, ask questions, fill out applications, and learn about the enrolment process. You’ll get all the information you need to give your kids the best education.

Plus, it’s not all about school searching. There’s going to be so much fun.

When: Saturday, March 2, 2024, 11 am – 2 pm
Where:Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205


Sunday, March 3

Wellness Weekend and Free Entry Days

You’re never too young to prioritize health and wellness. Bring your kids to the Mitchell Lake Audubon Center for Wellness Weekend and spend time in nature.

On top of immersing in nature, there will be tons of activities, like toga, meditation, storytime, and writing.

When: Sunday, March 3, 2024, 8 am – 4 pm
Where: Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Rd, San Antonio, TX 78221
How Much: Free


Locals Day at the Briscoe

It’s a good day to be from San Antonio and Bexar County. Enjoy a day of art and culture for free!

Now, “Full STEAM Ahead” is part of Briscoe’s Locals Day! The whole family will get to learn all about the American West through hands-on workshops and activities for all ages.

When: Sunday, March 3, 2024, 10 am to 5 pm | First Sunday of each month
Where: ​​
The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free for Bexar County residents, Active Military, and children 12 and younger


Free General Admission at the McNay

Explore the McNay with your family without having to spend a dime. Thanks the Dickinson Allen Foundation, the McNay is offering free general admission today.

If you want to check out the special exhibition, that will be $10.

When: Sunday, March 3, 2024, 12 pm – 5 pm | Every Thursday & first Sunday of the month
Where: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: Free


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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