Things to Do This Month in San Antonio

There are always a ton of free and cheap activities happening around San Antonio and we’ve made a quick reference guide for the best of the month! Mark down your favorites from our list of the Top Things to Do in San Antonio this month (February 2020), and head out to enjoy them.

 

EVERYDAY FUN

There are some things you can do in San Antonio this month any day of the week you choose! Here are a few of our favorites:

San Antonio Aquarium
The San Antonio Aquarium is one of the city’s best family attractions. Experience over 8,000 animals and a ton of interactive opportunities, including feeding stingrays, sharks, and more. And with this special deal, tickets start at just $5!

San Antonio Zoo
The San Antonio Zoo is home to more than 3,000 animals from all over the world, and it’s one of the best family-friendly destinations in the city. Get your tickets now online and skip the line.

San Antonio Bus Tour
See all the most popular San Antonio sights with a city sightseeing tour. The hop-on, hop-off service allows you to explore at your own pace. See the River Walk, the Hemisfair Park and all the most important monuments. Tickets start at $38.

 

TOP THINGS TO DO IN SAN ANTONIO THIS MONTH: FEBRUARY 2020

 

FAMILY FLASHLIGHT NIGHT AT THE SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN

Bring your flashlight and experience the nocturnal side of the garden with the family. Explore night-blooming plants, find your way through the light maze, and get a taste of delicious CHEF recipes. Activities provided by the Bat Conservation International, Compost Queens, William R. Sinkin Eco Centro, and San Antonio River Foundation. Food will be available for purchase from Mi Taquito SA food truck.

When: February 7, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: 555 Funston Place, 78209

Cost: General admission fees apply | Free for members

PORCH PICKING BLUEGRASS JAM IN BOERNE

Bring your instrument and play along or just come to listen to the Bluegrass Jam at The AgriCultural.

When: February 8, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: 102 City Park Rd., Boerne, 78006

Cost: Free admission but donations are welcome

BE INTERNET AWESOME PARENT WORKSHOP

Raising children in the age of technology can be amazing, but the Internet is not always a friendly place for families. As parents, are we doing enough to prepare the next generation to be smart, kind, and confident explorers of the online world? Google’s Be Internet Awesome initiative helps families create healthy digital habits through a number of interactive resources, including the Family Link app and the Interland game.

When: February 11, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: 1213 Iowa St., 78203

Cost: Free admission but parking fees may apply.

HAPPY HEARTS & ART WITH GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHWEST TEXAS

Join the Girl Scouts at the West Side Girl Scout Leadership Center in honor of Valentine’s Day! Bring those you love to enjoy fun activities with us. There will be painting, creation stations and light refreshments. BONUS – girls will receive a free patch, while supplies last.

When: February 13, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: 5622 Cesar Chavez Way, 78237

Cost: Free admission but registration by 2/12 required

STRONG MINDS & HAPPY HEARTS: CONVERSATION ABOUT CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH

Join Clarity Child Guidance Center to learn about warning signs, how to find help, how to work with your school, and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with community organizations and learn about great resources, participate in table conversations and hear from experts during breakout sessions.

When: February 13, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: 5111 USAA Boulevard, 78240

Cost: Free admission 

MILBERGER’S RODEO WEEKEND CELEBRATION

2020 Rodeo Tomato will be announced and available for sale. All proceeds from the sales of the 2020 Rodeo Tomato on 2/15/20 will be donated to Bexar County Master Gardeners to benefit the Youth Gardens Program. Free Chili Fritos and Drinks from 11 a.m. until the pot runs out, South Texas’ Own The Texas Weather Band, playing the very best of traditional country music and balloon artist & free face painting f’til 3 p.m.!

When: February 15, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: 3920 North Loop 1604, 78247

Cost: Free admission

SNOWFEST & CARNIVAL IN UNIVERSAL CITY

The Snowfest & Carnival will be on Ball Fields at Universal City Park. All night long, your ticket allows you unlimited access to the snow areas and slides, carnival rides, climbing walls and inflatables! Some rides may have height restriction but there is something for everyone. Food booths available and will accept cash and credit cards.

When: February 15, 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where: 305 North Blvd., Universal City, 78148

Cost: $10 Child (ages 2 & under are free) | $5 Adults (21 & over) | Admission includes all rides, amusements and entertainment.

AN EVENING FOR EDUCATORS AT THE WITTE MUSEUM

Join the Programs team at the Witte Museum for an evening of education and fun! All Witte school programs are TEKS-aligned and built to enhance what you are teaching in the classroom. For this evening, we will be focusing of Nature & Science programming. The program includes a visit to Backyard Adventures, the Witte’s spring exhibit. Backyard Adventures emphasizes the importance of staying healthy and active by showing visitors how much fun awaits outdoors and demonstrating that there is much more to our backyard than we imagine. We’ll also have an Animal Encounter with one of the Witte’s native Texas critters.

When: February 19, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: 3801 Broadway St., 78209

Cost: $10

RIVERWALK MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION

Come on by and enjoy a stroll along the Riverwalk, be part of the Mardi Gras celebration, enjoy a variety food and drinks, and most importantly support local vendors.

When: February 21, 11:00 a.m.

Where: 110 Broadway St., 78205

Cost: Free admission

CHERRY TOMATOES AT RAINBOW GARDENS (THOUSAND OAKS)

Keith Amelung, local tomato grower will get you excited about tomatoes. Keith has a vast knowledge of organics and heirloom and cherry tomato varieties, when you put these things together with a passion for tomatoes you get a fantastic seminar. Join us and get ready to plant, the 2020 growing season is on!

When: February 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: 2585 Thousand Oaks, 78232

Cost: Free admission

RODEO ROUND-UP AT HISTORIC MARKET SQUARE

It’s the end of Rodeo season in San Antonio. Come check out our Rodeo themed event. Live music, working artists, petting zoo, food booths and more!

When: February 22 & 23, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: 514 W Commerce St., 78207

Cost: Free admission

LA GRAN MARCHA DEL EJERCITO MEXICANO

February 1836, Mexican troops arrive in San Antonio en masse. While it would take many days for the entirety of the Army to arrive, February 23 is the moment at which the Texians and Tejanos realize that they are outnumbered and ill-prepared. Witness the arrival of the Mexican Army.

When: February 23, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: 300 Alamo Plz, 78205

Cost: Free admission

SUNDAY JAZZ FEST ON THE RIVERWALK

Head on down to the Riverwalk for an afternoon of live jazz at the Arneson River Theatre’s outdoor stage. This year’s events will include a salute to beloved local jazzman Jim Cullum (1942-2019), who used his national fame to serve as an ambassador for the Riverwalk.

When: February 23, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Where: 110 Broadway St., 78205

Cost: Free admission

Any other things to do in San Antonio this month that you’re excited about? Let us know!