Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 17

Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 17 | Image credit: Old Settler’s Music Fest

Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of April 17 include Old Settler’s Music Festival 2023, 26th Annual TX Alamo Aloha FiestavalBe Well: Dance at the Park, Fiesta® Carnival, and more!


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Top Pick – 26th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval in San Antonio

26th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval in San Antonio

26th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval in San Antonio

Now in its 26th year, Aloha Fiestaval is one of the most popular events at Traders Village San Antonio. The festival features acts and vendors that fly in from Hawaii, as well as local talents and artisans that bring the sights, sounds, and flavors of the islands to San Antonio. From traditional hula dancers to Polynesian craft vendors, there’s something for everyone at Aloha Fest.

Plus, kids will love riding the 11 amusement park rides all day for only $11.99.

Admission to Aloha Fest is free, with parking available for only $5.

Make sure you don’t miss this fantastic event, only at the 26th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval at Traders Village San Antonio on April 22-23, 2023!

 


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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 areas.

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

Check out the POGO pass and SAVE Big on San Antonio Attractions! 


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 17, 2023 – Monday

Howie Mandel

One of Hollywood’s biggest names is coming to San Antonio. Howie Mandel, a man with too many projects to mention, is here to show his talents and prove why he’s been a constant force in show business for over three decades.

When: Monday, April 17, 2023, 7 pm & 9:15 pm
Where: Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club, 618 Northwest Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216
How much:
Starts at $70 per table


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 17, 2023 – Tuesday

Trivia Tuesdays

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: The Good Kind Southtown Facebook

Rack your brain for some of the weirdest pieces of information, and you just might win a cool prize.

Drop by The Good Kind on Tuesdays for a fun trivia night!

When: Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78210


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 17, 2023 – Wednesday

Be Well: Dance at the Park

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: The McNay Art Museum

Working out has never been this fun! With fast movements that leave you breathless, this Zumba class will work out your whole body– from a cardiovascular workout to flexibility exercises to calorie-burning moves.

Dance to an array of upbeat tunes inspired by Latin rhythms and modern music. This dance in the park is open to all. So, bring water and a whole lot of energy!

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 6 pm to 7 pm
Where: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Free


Women & Wine Wednesday

Two of the best things in one room: wine and women. Join in and listen to a discussion with two unique women-owned Texas Brands: RE:ROOTED & Majek Wines. Plus, enjoy a few glasses and relax for the night.

Jennifer Beckmann and Lynne Majek will be offering their wines paired with cheese, Charcuterie, and locally made desserts from Ooyoo Pan. 

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Re:Rooted 210 Urban Winery, 623 Hemisfair Blvd STE 106, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: $20


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 17, 2023 – Thursday

Old Settler’s Music Festival 2023

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: Old Settler’s Music Fest

Get ready for four days of all-out outdoor fun! From camping to amazing music to plenty of activities, you’ll find something to enjoy at Old Settler’s Music Festival.

 Bring the whole family!

When: Thursday, April 20, 2023, 12 pm | From April 20 to 23, 2023
Where: 1616 FM3158, Dale, TX 78616
How much: Starts at $75


Fiesta® Carnival

“Fun” doesn’t even begin to describe this event. Rides scattered all over the grounds, amazing food everywhere you look, and so many activities everyone of any age will enjoy!

Drop by and celebrate San Antonio’s Fiesta season.

When: Thursday, April 20, 2023, from 5 pm to 11 pm
Where: Alamodome, 100 Montana St, San Antonio, TX 78203
How much: 5 Tickets for $7; 30 Tickets for $35; Wristbands for $30


Forest Therapy Walk

Did you know that Forest Bathing has been scientifically proven to have plenty of health benefits like boosting your immune system, reducing stress, and improving cognitive functioning?

Plus, it deepens your connection to nature. This guided walk will do just that.

Inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku, Forest Bathing will make you slow down and carefully observe the world with all your senses.

When: Thursday, April 20, 2023, 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Senator Frank L. Madla Jr Natural Area, 9780 Menchaca Rd, Helotes, TX 78023
How much: Free (Registration required)


Check out the highly-rated Fredericksburg Small-Group Wine Tour from San Antonio

Restaurants open New Years Day in San Antonio - Fredericksburg Wine Tour from San Antonio

Venture into Texas Hill Country with a local guide. Your escort is not only an expert oenophile but a storyteller who shares history and insight about the region. After two tastings at local wineries (where you’ll also take a behind-the-scenes tour of the production facilities), spend time in the charming town of Fredericksburg. Have lunch, browse the shops, or experience additional wine tastings.

Check out all the details and book your Fredericksburg Small-Group Wine Tour from San Antonio TODAY!!!


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 17, 2023 – Friday

Fiesta® Oyster Bake

Fiesta® Oyster Bake

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With so many fiesta celebrations, it can be tough to choose where to go. Well, the Oyster Bake is probably one of the best ones.

It’s going to be two days of great music by more than 35 bands, over 100,000 oysters, and an all-around great time.

Come prepared to party and with space in your tummy.

When: Friday, April 21, 2023, from 5 pm to 11 pm
Where: St. Mary’s University Campus, 1 Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228
How much: Starts at $25


Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, April 22, 2023

Top Pick – 26th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval in San Antonio

26th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval in San Antonio

26th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval in San Antonio

Now in its 26th year, Aloha Fiestaval is one of the most popular events at Traders Village San Antonio. The festival features acts and vendors that fly in from Hawaii, as well as local talents and artisans that bring the sights, sounds, and flavors of the islands to San Antonio. From traditional hula dancers to Polynesian craft vendors, there’s something for everyone at Aloha Fest.

Plus, kids will love riding the 11 amusement park rides all day for only $11.99.

Admission to Aloha Fest is free, with parking available for only $5.

Make sure you don’t miss this fantastic event, only at the 26th Annual TX Alamo Aloha Fiestaval at Traders Village San Antonio on April 22-23, 2023!


Earth Day Celebration

This coming Earth Day, celebrate it at the Center for Creative Reuse with fun, interactive activities!

There will be screen printing, just bring your own shirt. The kiddies will enjoy the Kids Inventor’s Table make-and-take activity. Lastly, everyone can have their face painted.

When: Saturday, April 22, 2023, 12 pm
Where: Spare Parts, 13491 Wetmore Rd, San Antonio, TX 78247


Things to do in San Antonio this week of April 17, 2023 – Sunday

A Taste of New Orleans

A Taste of New Orleans

Image credit: Fiesta San Antonio

You don’t have to go all the way to NOLA to enjoy their treats.

In this event, indulge in a myriad of New Orleans-style food, like gumbos, shrimp creole, etouffee, fresh crawfish, boudin, alligator, of course, beignets.

To add to the vibe, enjoy authentic New Orleans-style music! Expect a great mix of zydeco, cajun, jazz, brass bands, and blues.

When: Sunday, April 23, 8:30 am to 2 pm
Where: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: $17 – $35


Check out the highly-rated Go City: San Antonio Explorer Pass – Choose 2, 3, 4, or 5 Attractions

Set your own pace as you go sightseeing with the San Antonio Explorer Pass by Go City, valid for 60 days after your first use. Select two, three, four, or five top attractions, tours, or activities and get incredible savings of up to 45 percent compared to buying individual tickets. Enjoy the freedom to choose and visit popular sites such as the Texas Ranger Museum, San Antonio River Cruise, or Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Get more information and book your Go City: San Antonio Explorer Pass – Choose 2, 3, 4, or 5 Attractions TODAY!!!


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