Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of October 2 include First Friday Pub Run – Halloween Party, Traders Village San Antonio Corny Maze 2023, SABIFF 2023 HBCU – Film Luv, Open Mic Comedy Nights, Little Explorers Storytime, and more!
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TOP PICK! – TRADERS VILLAGE SAN ANTONIO CORNY MAZE 2023
The CORNy Maze is officially coming to Traders Village on October 7 and every weekend until November. Being the largest corn maze in the South of Texas, it’s a fall event you can’t miss! You can enjoy the rides, shop, and grab a bite to eat.
Operating Hours: Saturday – Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ready to buy your CORNy Maze tickets? Here are the different trails you can choose from and everything you need to know about the wristbands for Traders Village:
Types of Trails:
- Easy: for little children
- Medium: 30 minutes – 1 hour
- Hard: 1 hour and 30 minutes – 2 hours
Admission Price: The CORNy Mazy is free for children 2 years old or under. For everyone above 3 years old, the Maze Wristband is $11.99 but you can avail of the Maze & All-Day Ride Wristband for $17.99! Just remember, there aren’t any rides at the CORNy Maze, all rides are the the 11 Carnival Rides that are just at Traders Village.
Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 2, 2023 – Monday
It’s gonna be a fun night for the whole family– and you don’t have to spend a dime!
All you have to do is register, and you can enjoy everything The DoSeum has to offer! A link for ticket reservations will be posted on The DoSeum page by 8 in the morning of the Free Family Night schedule.
When: Monday, October 2, 2023, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Free
You could be the next Dave Chapelle or Tiffany Haddish. Test out your comedic skills at LadyBird Beer Garden’s Open Night. Prepare a seven-minute set, sign up at 7 pm, and give the audience a good time.
When: Monday, October 2, 2023, 7 pm | Every Monday
Where: LadyBird Beer Garden, 447 W Hildebrand Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212
Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 2, 2023 – Tuesday
The Hayden partnered with Jim Beam to make your Tuesday nights so much better. Fill your night with Burger, Bourbon, and Bubbles.
They’re going to feature their Hayden Burger + Fries for $10.99, plus an off-the-menu burger of the week. Pair those with the $5 bourbon cocktail of the week and/or a glass of their house bubbles.
When: Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 5 pm – 9 pm | Every Tuesday
Where: The Hayden, 4025 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 2, 2023 – Wednesday
Grab your little ones and come down to the Cibolo Visitor Center! They’ll love the educational storytime and activities.
More than that, there are going to be new topics at every meeting that will get them excited about nature.
When: Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 11 am | Every Wednesday
Where: Cibolo Center for Conservation, 140 City Park Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
Make your dreams of becoming a rock star come true! It’s an open mic at Fitzgerald’s, and with their concert-quality lights and sounds, you’ll feel like you’re a music icon on stage!
You choose how you want to perform– solo, full band, with others, or any combination of the three!
Full backline is provided, along with the best sound, stage, and lights. You just have to bring your instruments cords, sticks, and a passion to rock on live!
When: Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 9 pm – 1 am
Where: Fitzgerald’s Bar & Live Music Venue, 437 McCarty Rd #101, San Antonio, TX 78216
Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 2, 2023 – Thursday
Test your brain power and get in a few drinks while you’re at it. Assemble a team or come alone and have at this trivia contest. You might even win and get a prize!
When: Monday, October 5, 2023, 7 pm | Every Monday & Thursday
Where: Southtown 101, 101 Pereida St, San Antonio, TX 78210
The San Antonio Black International Film Festival is partnering with the Carver Community Cultural Center and the SA Film Commission for the SABIFF 2023.
Tonight, they’re rolling out the red carpet for the opening night and reception. Then, the 4th annual Ankh Achievement Awards will honor two phenomenal women in the Arts and entertainment industry– Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment, film, and arts.
When: Monday, October 5, 2023, 6 pm – 9:30 pm | Until October 9, 2023
Where: Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N Hackberry St, San Antonio, TX 78202
How much: $45
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 October 2, 2023 – Friday
It’s spooky season! Make this night scarily fun! This month’s pub run is all about Halloween! So, wear your best costume, go around town drinking, and just have amazing fun.
Participating bars include On The Rocks, Cellar 47, Buckhorn Saloon, and Pink Shark Bar. For the full list, check out their Facebook event post.
Remember to dress in the theme, bring your driver’s license, cash or credit card, and a screenshot of the bar list.
When: Friday, October 6, 2023, 7 pm
Where: Meet at On the Rocks Pub, 270 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free to join
Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, October 7, 2023
Party and get fit with a bunch of amazing people!
Move.Fit.Live is hosting Fit Bash, an exciting outdoor workout party! Call your friends and family and get your energy up! This fun day is open to all fitness levels and all ages.
When: Saturday, October 7, 2023, 6:30 pm – 9 pm
Where: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
Things to do in San Antonio this week of October 2, 2023 – Sunday
These queens know how to welcome and celebrate the spooky season. Even the ghouls, goblins, and creatures of the night are coming to watch them strut their stuff.
Head over to The Starlighter for a scary good time and stellar performances by Miss Taint and Bloody Bush, plus a special drag king guest Papi Culo (HTX).
Plus, you can indulge in a delicious brunch from a third-party vendor.
When: Sunday, October 8, 2023, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: The Starlighter, 1910 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201
How much: $10 – $70
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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