Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of July 17 include Herff Farm Bird Survey, Movies by Moonlight at Travis Park, Sound Cream Sunset Sessions, Cocktails & Culture: Rex Talks, and more!
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Discover the historic highlights of San Antonio on a tour that takes you to Mission Concepcion as well as downtown markets, parks, squares, eateries, and more. A great introduction to the city for first-time visitors, this tour gives you a chance to learn your way around San Antonio with a guide to navigate and narrate the journey. That way, you don’t have to worry about getting lost or missing any of the historic details.
Hurry and grab this deal now as this is likely to sell out – San Antonio Full-Day Historic City Tour!
Things to do in San Antonio this week of July 17, 2023 – Monday
Beat the Monday blues at Hanzo. Let out all your stress with every song you belt out! Karaoke is always a good idea. So, grab some friends and have a blast.
When: Monday, July 17, 2023, 10 pm to 2 am | Every Monday
Where: Hanzo, 7701 Broadway Ste 124, San Antonio, TX 78209
Take your project out of your house and do it in Nowhere Bookshop. Share some space, meet other crafters, and enjoy happy hour drink specials!
When: Monday, July 17, 2023, 4 pm to 8 pm | Every third Monday of every month
Where: Nowhere Bookshop, 5154 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $10
Walk around Herff Farm and help identify and count bird species. You’ll be working in the riparian, savannah, and human structure habitats. Then, submit your findings to eBird, an online database administered by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Everyone is welcome, regardless of experience. If you’re a beginner, this is a great opportunity to practice and hone your birding skills.
When: Monday, July 17, 2023, 8 am – 11:30 am
Where: The Herff Farm at the Cibolo, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
How much: $10
Things to do in San Antonio this week of July 17, 2023 – Tuesday
After a long day, it’s nice to kick back and just relax. Or maybe you want to have a bit of fun at the end of the day. Whatever your fix is, you’ll get it at Movies by Moonlight.
This week, watch Remember the Titans. But before the movie begins, you can participate in family-friendly activities like listening to music, playing games, and buying something to nosh on from the food trucks.
Bring lawn chairs and blankets to get comfortable.
When: Tuesday, July 18, 2023, 7:45 pm
Where: Travis Park, 301 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205
Things to do in San Antonio this week of July 17, 2023 – Wednesday
It’s summer, which means it’s time for Sound Cream Sunset Sessions! Now in its fifth year, the annual summer dance party on the big lawn at The Pearl is back to give you the time of your life. This year, they’re doubling down on the awesomeness– double DJs, double the dancing, and double the fun!
Each week, they’re bringing amazing DJs to work together to create an immaculate vibe for dance parties. They’re bringing the nightclub culture to the great outdoors.
When: Wednesday, July 19, 2023, 6 pm | Every Wednesday, June to August 2023
Where: The Historic Pearl, Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215
Take the kids to The Rim and enjoy a movie. Tonight, watch Jack Black teach a bunch of kids some real music and learn to love them along the way. Rock on as School of Rock plays on the screen.
Of course, bring some chairs and blankets for maximum comfort.
When: Wednesday, July 19, 2023, 8:30 pm
Where: The Rim, 17703 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78257
How much: Free
Things to do in San Antonio this week of July 17, 2023 – Thursday
The real King of Rock, Dr. Thomas Adams will be talking about one of the fiercest creatures of all time, the T-rex. Listen to him explain how it rose to power and become an icon in pop culture while you enjoy some beers and cocktails.
When: Thursday, July 20, 2023, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $35
The San Antonio Missions are a UNESCO World Heritage Site you won’t want to miss, filled with history and religious importance. Get the full story on the area, consisting of five missions close together, from a guide who knows the area and its past well. You’ll see four out of the five missions of the site, as well as La Villita Historic Arts Village, Alamo Plaza, and the Espada Aqueduct.
Get more information and book your San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour TODAY!!!
Things to do in San Antonio this week of July 17, 2023 – Friday
When: Friday, July 121, 2023, 6 pm -11 pm
Where: Brick, 108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204
How Much: $7 pre-sale; $10 at the door
Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, July 22, 2023
Watch this summer’s hottest movie with a bunch of other Barbie-loving people! To make things better, it’s going to be a pajama party! So, wear your cutest and comfiest ‘fit, and just have fun!
When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 9:10 pm
Where: Alamo Drafthouse, 618 Northwest Loop 410 LOOP 410, San Antonio, TX 78216
How Much: Free
Things to do in San Antonio this week of July 17, 2023 – Sunday
Take your babies and spend some quality time in the kitchen. The both of you will explore the tradition and taste of Texas Czech culture with kolaches. You’ll learn how to make them– shape tasty, pillowy kolache dough with different fillings.
At the end of the day, you’ll have made delicious treats and great memories with your kids.
When: Sunday, July 23, 2023, 2 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: H-E-B Central Market, 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $55
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