Fun Things To Do in San Antonio this Weekend of May 20 include SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Fest, Opening Night of ‘She Loves Me’ at Public Theater, & more!

Seven Seas Food Festival In San Antonio

Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend | Seven Seas Food Festival | Image Credit – SeaWorld San Antonio Facebook Page

Our top picks for Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend (May 20 – May 22) include the Seaworld Seven Seas Fest, Annual San Antonio Book Festival, Outdoor Movie Series: Dune, and more!



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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend – FRIDAY, May 20, 2022

Opening Night of She Loves Me at The Public Theater

Get ready for the fan-favorite She Loves Me by The Public Theater of San Antonio! This timeless story is set in a 1930s European perfumery, where you will meet shop clerks Amalia and Georg, who, more often than not, don’t see eye to eye. After both respond to a “lonely hearts advertisement” in the newspaper, they now live for the love letters that they exchange, but the identity of their admirers remains unknown.

Join Amalia and Georg to discover the identity of their true loves… and of all the twists and turns along the way!

When: Opening night on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Where: 800 W Ashby Pl, San Antonio, TX 78212
How Much: Ticket prices vary

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Foodie Cinema

Sometimes you just need a night out where you can relax to the max. Enjoy bites inspired by Tortilla Soup while watching the film!
When: Friday, May 20 | 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX
How much: $65


Seaworld Seven Seas Fest 

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It’s almost the end of the Seven Seas Festival!! Get your ticket to sip and sample throughout the park. It’s all the seafood you can imagine.
When: Friday, May 20 | 110:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX
How much: $59.99


Movie at the Main Plaza 

Cinema Night at Mission Marquee Plaza

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Feeling like a movie night? If you haven’t seen Sing 2, watch it for free at Main Plaza where there will also be pre-movie activities and food!
When: Friday, May 20 | 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 100 N Main St, Boerne, TX
How much: Free

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YMCA Summer Camps Are Among the Best Summer Camps in San Antonio!

YMCA Summer Camp

Summer camp at the Y invites youth to be inspired through creative play, field trips, sports, and more. It is an opportunity for young people to stay engaged socially and academically. The Y’s door is open to all, regardless of age, ability, faith, gender, or income, will have the opportunity to experience camp. The Y offers financial assistance to families who may otherwise not be able to afford to send their child to camp.

Get more information about YMCA of Greater San Antonio Summer Camps for 2022! 

Get our full curated list of Summer Camps in the San Antonio area! 

Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend – SATURDAY, May 21, 2022

Annual San Antonio Book Festival 

SA Book Festival

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Take part in the 10th anniversary of the San Antonio Book Festival! If you like to read, it’s perfect for buying books, listening to panels, and meeting different authors!
When: Saturday, May 21 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: 600 Soledad St, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free


Mission Marquee Plaza Farmers & Artisan Market 

Farmers Market at Mission Marquee Plaza

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Who doesn’t love a weekend of checking out the farmers markets? Enjoy community fitness classes, fresh and local food, or shop at pop-up vendors.
When: Saturday, May 21 |9:00 a.m.
Where: 3100 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free


Texas Toy Soldier Show 

The Menger Hotel in Downtown San Antonio

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Returning to the Menger Hotel, the Texas Toy Soldier Show will be on display for two days! Check out mini-figures displayed as if they were in battle and learn about the rich history of Texas.
When: Saturday, May 21 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: 204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free


Outdoor Movie Series: Dune

Dune was a hit film when it premiered. If you have waited to see it, head out to Mission Marquee Plaza with blankets, chairs, snacks, or drinks, for a fun outdoor movie night. There will also be food trucks on site and pets are welcome.
When: Saturday, May 21 | 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 3100 Roosevelt, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free


Beer Run: Longtab Brewing Company 

runners at brewery

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Will you run for beer? Sign up for this 5K fun run that starts and ends at local taprooms in San Antonio. Swag included.
When: Saturday, May 21 |10:00 a.m.
Where: 4700 Timco W Suite 105, San Antonio, TX
How much: Up to $45

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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend – SUNDAY, May 22, 2022

Brunch Bingo 

Get five in a row and win the round! Bingo is that easy. Give it a try while catching up with friends over Sunday brunch.
When: Sunday, May 22 | 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: 5215 UTSA Blvd, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free

Sunday Funday Bowling 

Group bowling at Bowlero SA

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End the weekend, or start the week, with a fun night of bowling. Bowling is an easy way to unwind or make it a competitive game with a group of friends or the family.
When: Sunday, May 22 |8:00 p.m.
Where: 13307 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX
How much: $4.89 and up

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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend

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Find the best fun, entertainment, events, and things to do in San Antonio this weekend with our curated weekly round-up.

Things to do in San Antonio This Weekend For Couples

Are you looking for the ideal date in San Antonio? There are plenty of exciting activities to do in San Antonio for couples, whether it’s your first date or your 500th.

What’s the best part? To have a good time, you don’t need to spend a lot of money. You can have a memorable night without breaking the bank.

One of San Antonio’s most gorgeous locations is always free to visit. Take a stroll along the River Walk, which is lit up with beautiful lights. Boat rides are inexpensive, ranging from $5 to $10. It’s difficult to top when it comes to cheap date ideas in San Antonio!

And when you are ready for dinner, check out our list of the Best Affordable River Walk Restaurants which include Casa Rio, Ostra, Biga on the Banks and more.

Another fun date idea in San Antonio is to visit one of the missions around San Antonio! They’re also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and they’re FREE- take your date to see them all!

Check out the full list of 50 Date Ideas for San Antonio! 

Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend – Parks & Playgrounds

With Texas’ pleasant weather all year (not everyone agrees), visiting San Antonio’s parks, playgrounds, and gardens is always a smart idea. There are many of large and small parks to select from. We have a list of the parks that have the best amenities and vistas.

There is the Phil Hardberger Park that offers nearly 5 miles of paved and unpaved trails. This park is great for getting out and exploring with your family.

There is also Brackenridge Park. There is lots to do in this 343-acre park located below the San Antonio River’s headwaters, including various easy walking routes, more than 100 picnic, and grilling spaces, and convenient access to the San Antonio Zoo, Witte Museum, and DoSeum. There are also playgrounds, bird watching, fitness courses, and other activities available.

Check out our full list of Best Parks in San Antonio

Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend – Museums

San Antonio is home to some of the best museums in the world. Whether you are looking for history, science, arts, culture or anything else, there is surely a museum that you will enjoy.

The Witte is one of the top museums in Texas and the surrounding areas for learning about nature, science, and culture. With such a wide layout, you may quickly lose yourself in the hands-on activities and spend many hours studying. The Witte Museum in San Antonio is absolutely worth a visit, whether you’re a resident or visiting from another city.

Check out our Complete Guide to the Witte Museum with details on hours, exhibits, tickets, discounts and more!

The Briscoe Western Art Museum, located on the Riverwalk, gives a perspective on the unique history and art of the American West.

Check out our article on the Best Attractions in San Antonio which includes Museums, Theme Parks, and lots of other interesting places.

Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend With Family

San Antonio has some excellent options for activities you can enjoy on the weekend with your family. The DoSeum is a unique, 2-story museum promoting learning & discovery through interactive exhibits & creative programs. They often have a lot of great activities that can engage the entire family.

If your family is interested in Wildlife, there is the San Antonio Zoo & the San Antonio Aquarium.

There are also some world-class theme parks in San Antonio including the SeaWorld Aquatica and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Free Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend

There are plenty of great options for things to do in San Antonio without breaking the bank. If you are looking for outdoor activities, there are some great cheap and even free options.

Visit one of the many lakes and water bodies in the San Antonio area is an excellent choice for a weekend activity. The Medina River is a great option because it is a natural nature area that has roughly seven miles of trails. This river is great for fishing, camping, or even going for a small swim.

There is also the Elmendorf Lake located on the west side of San Antonio. This hidden gem has a vast lake making for a perfect day outside. Along with the bird sanctuary where ducks swim, people can kayak in the water, kids can play on the jungle gym, and more.

For a complete list of water bodies check out our post – 10 Best Lakes in the San Antonio area! 

There are also lots of cheap things to do in San Antonio at night! The River Walk, arguably one of the best attractions in San Antonio, is great for both locals and tourists. Entrance to the Riverwalk is free and nighttime is the best time to enjoy their twinkling lights and silvery water.

The Blue Star Arts Complex located in Southtown, is one of the better-known open galleries in the area. The eclectic mix of bars, restaurants, galleries, and shops always has fun events on the weekend. You can also visit nearby Gallista Gallery and the South Flores Arts District.

For additional information check out the Best Free and Cheap things to do in San Antonio at night! 

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