Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20

Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20 | Image credit: Pat O’Briens San Antonio Facebook

Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20 include, Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Party, Kenan Presents, National Margarita Day, Sidewalk Sale, and more!

Also, remember to also check out our Valentine’s Day posts on Valentines Day Activities San Antonio, Valentine‚Äôs Day Restaurants San Antonio, and Date ideas in San Antonio! 


Deal Alert – Get the lowest price on San Antonio River Walk Cruise + Tower of Americas Tour

Combine two great tours, plus admission to an iconic landmark, for a comprehensive look at the city of San Antonio. First, enjoy a relaxing boat cruise along the San Antonio River. Then explore the most popular sites in San Antonio on a hop-on hop-off, double-decker bus tour. Select a pass, then board at any of the 19 stops to get to know the city in custom fashion with live, onboard commentary. Finally, enjoy a spectacular view of Alamo City from the top of the Tower of the Americas. Take a sightseeing cruise along the San Antonio River Get to know San Antonio on a hop-on hop-off bus tour Enjoy live commentary on board a double-decker bus Head to the top of the iconic Tower of the Americas for a spectacular view

Get more information and book your San Antonio River Walk Cruise + Tower of Americas Tour!!!


Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20, 2023 – Monday

Beer, Bugs, & Blues – Biggest Mardi Gras Party Around!

Join the biggest Mardi Gras celebration in San Antonio! Willie’s Grill & Icehouse is giving you a six-day party with delicious cocktails, massive crawfish boils, and a fantastic live music lineup.

Each day at 6 pm– 5 pm on Sunday– an amazing performer will take the stage. On E7 Band will take the stage on Thursday, Hamilton Loomis on Friday; Finding Friday on Saturday; Groove Doctors on Sunday; and Finding Friday again on Fat Tuesday.

It’s going to be the biggest Mardi Gras party in town. So don’t miss it!

When: February 20 – 21, 2023,  10 pm 
Where: Willie’s Grill & Icehouse, 15801 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78232


Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20, 2023 – Tuesday

Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Party

Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20

Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20 | Image credit: Pat O’Briens San Antonio Facebook

It’s going to be a grand celebration! Drop by Pat O’Brien’s to party on Fat Tuesday.

There’s going to be live music, DJs, dueling pianos, and HURRICANES!

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2023,  5 pm
Where: Pat O’Brien’s, 121 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205


Gumbo Cook-Off

New Orleans is giving a taste of what it is to San Antonio. In the first-ever Annual Gumbo Cook-off competition on Fat Tuesday.

Witness as 18 celebrity chefs compete to see who has the best take on a Cajun classic: gumbo.

Admission will grand you a sample of gumbo from each chef and the chance to cast your vote for your favorite. TGK will also provide a cash bar for beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks. So, it’s going to be a grand time!

If you want to see the full list of chefs and participants, check this.

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2023,  6 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78210
How much: 
$50


Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20, 2023 – Wednesday

Kenan Presents “The Live Performance Showcase”

From being on All That to being a cast member on Saturday Night Live, Kenan Thompson has made his name in comedy.

Now, he’s searching all over the country for the next set of comedic icons. If you think you have what it takes to stand on a stage and make people laugh, try out!

If you just want to sit back, watch, and have a good time, buy your tickets now.

When: Wednesday, February 22 & 23, 2023, 7 pm & 9:30 pm
Where: Upstage Comedy Lounge, 4441 Walzem Rd, San Antonio, TX 78218
How much: $15 and $25


National Margarita Day

Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20

Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20 | Image credit: The Good Kind Southtown Facebook

Just because it’s Wednesday doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Celebrate National Margarita Day at The Good Kind Southtown! You can get their Margaritas at half the price all day long!

Check out other deals for National Margarita Day here.

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 11 am – 9 pm
Where: The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78210

Check out our post on National Margarita Day San Antonio: Verified deals for 2023!


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 Hopscotch Immersive Experience in San Antonio TODAY!!!


Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20, 2023 – Thursday

Ask Me About… Gardening 101

This series of lessons will teach through experience a combination of innovative ideas and extensive garden information for all levels of gardeners.

This week, you’ll learn how to select plants that fit your site and style. Then, you’ll learn all about design, from forming a concept to planning.

When: Thursday, February 23, 2023, 12 pm to 10 pm
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $15 for non-members; $13.50 for members; or $40 for all sessions


Sidewalk Sale

Sidewalk Sale

Image credit: Niche at Pearl

If you can’t resist a good deal, you’ll want to stop by the Sidewalk Sale at the Historic Pearl.

You’re definitely going to find some cool, cute, and unique stuff you’ll want to take home. Some of the participating stores are: Niche, Curio, Larder, LeeLee, Adelante, Ruby Road Gems, and more!

When: February 23 – 24, 2023, 9 am
Where: Historic Pearl, 200 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215 


Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20, 2023 – Friday

Family Flashlight Night

Family Flashlight Night

Image credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden

Experience the Garden like you’ve never before. Tell the whole family to bring some lights and explore its nocturnal side. Find your way through the light maze, listen to campfire stories, and bask in the moonlight in the Garden.

When: Friday, February 24, 2023, 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: Included with Garden admission and membership


Singles Night: Urban Cowboy

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden

Are you looking for love or just a good time?? This might be the place you’ll find your forever.

Join and socialize with like-minded people– nature-buffs, country folk, foodies– and people with good hearts. Spend the night with a bit of culinary fun, country music, and a different kind of adventure.

You’ll get to make nice treats and garden cocktails in the Culinary Garden. Even if you don’t find who or what you’re looking for, you’ll still have a great time.

When: Friday, February 24, 2023, 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much:
$60 for non-members; $54 for members


Deal Alert – Get the lowest price on the General admission ticket to the Saturday Night Rodeo Bulverde

Experience a real, live rodeo right in the heart of Texas at the Tejas Rodeo Company just north of San Antonio. Your general admission ticket grants you access to all the fun on Saturday nights. Guests can watch the opening ceremony, the longhorn cattle entrance, bull riding, barrel racing, and much more during the evening. After the rodeo, enjoy a live country and western band at the covered pavilion.

Get more information and book your Rodeo Bulverde tickets TODAY!!!


Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, February 25, 2023

New Orleans Night with The Dirty River Jazz Band

The Mardi Gras celebrations continue! Head over to Jazz and listen to the legendary Dirty River Jazz Band on New Orleans Night. They’ll be playing songs by Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, and many others.

The kitchen and bar will be fully open to cater to you dinner needs.

When: Saturday, February 25, 2023, 7 pm
Where: Jazz, 312 Pearl Pkwy Building 6, Suite 6001, San Antonio, TX 78215


Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 20, 2023 – Sunday

Croissants: An Intensive Workshop

Croissants are a delight to eat but are a pain to make. But with this intensive class, you can delight your friends and family with the smell and deliciousness of these buttery treats.

In five hours, you’ll create croissant dough and puff pastry. Then, you’ll make a variety of treats with your doughs.

When: Sunday, February 26, 2023, 12 pm to 5 pm
Where: H-E-B Central Market, 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $95


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