Things to do in San Antonio this week of May 22

Things to do in San Antonio this week of May 22 | Image credit: IKEA Facebook

Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of May 22 include IKEA Memorial Day Sale, World Turtle Day, National Wine Day, The Psychology of Serial Killers, and more!


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Image 1: Pogo Pass to 35 Things to Do in Austin, San Antonio and Waco

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

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Things to do in San Antonio this week of May 22, 2023 – Monday

The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema | Enamorada (1946)

Join everyone at the Main Plaza Conservancy to experience the golden age of Mexican cinema.

Each week, you’ll watch a movie that explores this era that spanned three decades. In this time, comedies, romances, and dramas were produced, proving they are gold.

This week, it’s the 1946 film Enamorada. Watch the unlikely love story of wealthy and arrogant landowner Jose Juan Reyes and strong-willed and passionate revolutionary, Beatriz Peñafiel.

Before getting comfortable, stop by the booth for a ticket for free popcorn!

When: Monday, May 22, 2023, 8 pm | May 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2023.
Where: Main Plaza Conservancy, 115 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much:
Free


Things to do in San Antonio this week of May 22, 2023 – Tuesday

World Turtle Day

Things to do in San Antonio this week

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Come to the Zoo and celebrate World Turtle Day!

Learn all about these majestic green creatures through Animal Chats, enrichments, and so much more.

When: Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 9 am
Where: San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How Much: Free for members; Included with Standard Admission for non-members


Things to do in San Antonio this week of May 22, 2023 – Wednesday

Be Well: Zumba

Beat those mid-week blues with a fun and healthy class of Zumba!

Join the community at the Museum front lawn for a morning of dancing and sweating. You’ll be breathless but will definitely work out your entire body.

Don’t forget to bring your water and wear something comfortable to move in.

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 6 pm to 7 pm
Where:  McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: Pay as you wish; suggested donation of $10


Locals Day

Local Days

Image credit: San Antonio Zoo

Bexar County residents! You can go out and enjoy the zoo for just $8 on Locals Days!

You’ll get to learn about how the zoo secures a future for the animals through conservation, animal care, and education.

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 10 am
Where: San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much: $8


Things to do in San Antonio this week of May 22, 2023 – Thursday

The Psychology of Serial Killers

Have you always been intrigued by true crime, particularly about the goings on in the mind of criminals?

Well, this is your chance to take a deep dive into the world and minds of serial killers.

Expert criminologist, best-selling author, and podcaster Scott Bonn, PhD will this talk. In it, you’ll learn about identifying serial killer myths and maybe even debunking them.

This talk will also answer a few other questions, like “Why is it that can you only name white serial killers?” and “How does press coverage affect what crimes we hear about?”

When: Thursday, May 25, 2023, 7:30 pm
Where:San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: Starts at $25 


National Wine Day

National Wine Day

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National Wine Day couldn’t have come at a better time. Take some time in the middle of the week to unwind and enjoy a glass or two.

At Sanchos, they’re highlighting canned wines. Get $2 off their wine selections– try their Freakshow Cabernet, Coppola Pinot Noir, Merf Chardonnay, Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, Underwood Rose, and Coppola Sofia Sparkling.

When: Thursday, May 25, 2023, All day
Where: ​​Sanchos Cantina & Cocina, 628 Jackson St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How Much: $2


Thirsty Thursday

It’s a party at the Rebecca Creek Distillery! From 7 pm to 10 pm, belt your heart out in karaoke with DJ Javier. Or from 6 pm to 10 pm, satiate your hunger with bites from the Let’s Smoke food truck.

Also, explore the distillery with a fun and in-depth tour! If you book onsite, enjoy that for just $5. If you called it at the bar, get it for $5.50.

When: Thursday, May 25, 2023, 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Rebecca Creek Distillery, 26605 Bulverde Rd, San Antonio, TX 78260
How Much: $5 – $5.50


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!!!


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Things to do in San Antonio this week of May 22, 2023 – Friday

Memorial Day Deals at JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

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Immerse yourself in a world of refined luxury this Memorial Day weekend at JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. Indulge in world-class dining, pamper yourself with a rejuvenating spa treatment, or simply relax in our lush, tranquil surroundings. Our resort offers endless possibilities for relaxation and adventure, with something for everyone to enjoy.

When: Friday, May 26, 2023, Memorial Day Weekend
Where: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, 23808 Resort Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78261


Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, May 27, 2023

Memorial Day Deals at Chuck E. Cheese

We are proud to salute the men and women of our armed forces and their families. Choose from two special offers. The Alpha: One Large 1-topping pizza, 4 drinks, and 45 Play Points for $33.99, or The Bravo: Two Large 1-topping pizzas, 4 drinks, and 100 Play Points for $57.49.

Valid for active-duty military and their dependents, National Guard and Reservists and their dependents, and retired service members. Valid military ID or proof of service is required. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

When: Saturday, May 27, 2023
Where: Multiple locations
How much: $25 for non-members; $15 for members


Things to do in San Antonio this week of May 22, 2023 – Sunday

IKEA Memorial Day Sale

IKEA Memorial Day Sale

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If you’re looking to add some pieces to your house, now maybe the best time to do it.

Check out IKEA’s 2023 Memorial Day Sale, including reduced prices on children’s furniture, appliances, select sofas, and more!

When: Sunday, May 21, Session 1: 1 pm to 2:30 pm; Session 2: 3 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: IKEA, 1000 IKEA-RBFCU Pkwy, Live Oak, TX 78233


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