Things to Do in San Antonio this Week of October 16, 2023, Include Wine Not Wednesday, San Antonio Beer Festival, & More!

Things to Do in San Antonio this Week of October 16, 2023, Include Wine Not Wednesday, the San Antonio Beer Festival, and more!

Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of October 16 include Wine Not Wednesday, San Antonio Beer Festival, LUSH: Day of the Dead Celebration, The 53rd Annual Witte Game Dinner, and more!


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Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 16, 2023 – Monday

The 53rd Annual Witte Game Dinner

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: Witte Museum Facebook

Slip on boots of any style and attend the 53rd Annual Witte Game Dinner! Presented by USAA, this event will be filled with revelry, food, and fun under the Texas Stars.

Red, White, and Boots bring Texans together under the night sky and celebrate the star-spangled colors, pay tribute to the iconic Texas boots, as well as honor the Military for their unwavering contributions.

When: Monday, October 16, 2023, 6 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209


Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 16, 2023 – Tuesday

“Pumpkins and Pints” Night

Bar Rojo is inviting you for a spooktacular night! Unleash your Halloween spirit and creativity with pumpkin decorating, beer pints, and amazing company.

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2023, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where:
Bar Rojo, 600 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: 
Free


Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 16, 2023 – Wednesday

Wine Not Wednesday

Wine Not Wednesday

Image credit: The Hayden Facebook

Happy Hump Day!

Celebrate the week being halfway done with half off on wines– both by the bottle and by the glass. You have a selection of reds, whites, sparkling, and frozen wines.

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 9 am – 9 pm | Every Wednesday
Where: The Hayden, 4025 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209


Women and Wine on Wednesdays – October Meetup

Who’ll run the world? Girls! Join other amazing women today for a social and professional day of networking.

Widen your professional circle and gain some great friends along the way.

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 6 pm – 7 pm
Where: Love Shack Boutique, 1580 Babcock Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229
How much: Free


Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 16, 2023 – Thursday

Punk Rock Prom Night – A Benefit for SA Food Bank

SATX Vintage and Divine Sunshine Collective are teaming up to give you an awesome prom-esque night! The Divine Sunshine Collective is turning five and they want to celebrate with you by taking you back to your prom days.

Get dolled up and dance the night away as you celebrate small business, sustainable shopping, and community.

Let musical guests Grrrltoy, Kill Romeo, and HoneyBunny keep your feel grooving all night long.

When: Thursday, October 19, 2023, 7 pm
Where:Brick, 108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204
How Much: $5 – $10


Holiday Olé Market: Christmas in Candyland

Christmas came early! The Junior League of San Antonio is back with the Holiday Olé Market: Christmas in Candyland.

You have four days of shopping. With that, prepare your bags and wallet because you’re not leaving empty-handed. Browse vendors of fashion, beauty, home décor, unique gifts, and holiday merchandise.

In addition to that, this event is a fundraiser. So, you’ll be supporting the Junior League of San Antonio’s mission and its nonprofit community partners.

There are several mini-events and activities throughout the days too, like the Preview Party, Sunday with Santa, yoga, mimosas, and so much more!

When: Thursday, October 19, 2023, 10 am – 7 pm | Until October 22, 2023
Where:Shrine Auditorium, 901 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78232
How Much: Starts at $10


LUSH: Day of the Dead Celebration

LUSH: Day of the Dead Celebration

Image credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden Facebook

Ever wondered what it’s like after hours at the Botanical Garden? Well, you can now know. Celebrate the Day of the Dead and abundance with drinks, friends, and stunning bloom displays as the sun sets.

For guests 21 and older, you get a complimentary drink. Other beverages will be available for purchase.

Bring some blankets and lawn chairs. Get cozy as you enjoy a relaxing night outside.

When: Thursday, October 19, 2023, 7 pm to 10 pm
Where:San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: $25 for non-member adults; $20 for member adults; $13 for kids 3 -12; Free for kids under 2; $75 per table for two


GET INTO THE HALLOWEEN SPIRIT WITH A HAUNTED DINNER AT THE HISTORIC EMILY MORGAN HOTEL

San Antonio Events This Weekend - Haunted Dinner at Emily Morgan Hotel

Meet and dine at the historic Emily Morgan Hotel, The Official Hotel of The Alamo, located in Alamo Plaza directly adjacent to The Alamo walls. Built in 1926 as a hospital on the site of the battle, and named for the beautiful Yellow Rose of Texas, this is the most haunted hotel in San Antonio! Enjoy a 5 Star, 3 course, meal with options of Flat Iron Steak, Airline Chicken, or Protobello.

During your meal our tour guide will share stories of the history and hauntings of your spirited dining establishment, and the legendary surrounding area. Adult beverages will be available for purchase. After your meal, join our award winning San Antonio Ghost Walk, and visit the haunted sites of Alamo Plaza & the streets of Old San Antonio.

Get more details and book your Haunted Dinner at the Historic Emily Morgan Hotel TODAY!!!


Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 16, 2023 – Friday

Locals Day at the 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: Friday, October 20, 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 on Saturday, October 21, 2023

San Antonio Beer Festival (21+)

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: San Antonio Beer Festival Facebook

Beer lovers, today is your day! San Antonio’s original beer fest is back to pour you over 400 premium and craft beers from more than 100 breweries from around the globe.

It’s going to be a day packed with unique casks, collaborations, and your favorite beverages– stouts, pilsners, ales, wheats, sours, Belgians, ciders, lagers, and many more.

Of course, there’s going to be live music and food. But there’s also going to be wines, ciders, local vendors, and games.

Grab your friends and bring a few blankets and lawn chairs. Relax, have fun, and have a few drinks. 

When: Saturday, October 21, 2023,  12 pm
Where: Crockett Park, 1300 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much: Starts at $55


Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 16, 2023 – Sunday

STEAM Sunday: Medicine & Molecules

In recent years, medicine has become an even more important part of our lives. Well, it’s going to be an educational day today for the whole family as you learn how medicine works.

Discover how different molecules affect the way bodies absorb medicine through this hands-on workshop that explores the chemistry of pharmacology.

When: Sunday, October 22, 2023, 2 pm – 3 pm
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $8


Deal Alert – San Antonio Haunted History Ghost Tour – Just $27 for 2 adults!

There’s a lot of strange history that’s happened here in the streets of San Antonio, and over the course of this San Antonio ghost tour, hear the haunted, paranormal tales of notorious Texas events. The tour begins and ends at The Alamo, where you meet your guides who are carrying lanterns and dressed in historic costumes. Walk the streets of the city’s Old Town and learn about its fascinating past, which is vividly and masterfully brought to life by informative and passionate guides.

Get more information and book your San Antonio Haunted History Tour TODAY!!!


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