things to do this week in San Antonio

San Antonio has so much to offer – including free and cheap activities for the entire family. This week’s activities include museums, play time and so much more. I hope you can find something on this list!

Read on for a list of free and cheap events in San Antonio this week:

 

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Monday

Big Blue Blocks at Hemisfair Park
What: Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!
When: September 17, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: 434 S. Alamo St., 78205
Cost: Free

 

Tuesday

Stomp & Play at Chick-fil-A at Alamo Ranch
What: Stomp and play is a music and movement program that fosters early childhood brain development as well as the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. For kids 18 months – 7 years.
When: September 18, 9:30 a.m.
Where: 16034 Potranco Rd., 78245
Cost: Free

CNC: Little Explorers!
What: Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.
When: September 18, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Farm Road, Boerne, TX
Cost: $5 per family

 

Wednesday

Story Time at Chick-fil-A at Huebner & Babcock
What: Join us for Story Time with Stomp & Play. We will be learning about apples and enjoying an appley treat afterward!
When: September 19, 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Where: 5803 Babcock Rd., 78240
Cost: Free

Open Play at Tons of Fun
What: Stay at home parents looking for something to do with your children during the week? Home-school parents looking for an indoor place your children can unwind? Stop by Tons Of Fun on Wednesdays – they offer free arcades, gaming units, tablet station, preschool and baby zones, free wifi and much more. Feel free to bring in your own snacks/drinks or you can purchase snacks from our mini-snack bar.
When: September 19, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 6723 S. Flores, Suite 103, 78221
Cost: $8 per child, $5 for each additional child | Free for ages 17 and up

 

Thursday

Free General Admission at the McNay Museum
What: Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.
When: September 20, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave., 78209
Cost: Free

 

Friday

35th Annual Jazz’SAlive at Travis Park
What: 
On top of all the free musical programming made possible by these partners, Jazz’SAlive will also include tons of free family fun, for all ages, including a Creative-Youth Village, Budding Artists Jazz Sessions, and Yoga in the Park. Again, made possible with great community partnerships, Jazz’SAlive will offer a wide array of craft food vendors, various food trucks, and local restaurants, providing delicious food and yummy treats in the park all weekend long!
When: 
September 21, 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where: 311 East Travis Street, 78205
Cost: Free

Movie Night at the Park – Helotes
What: The City of Helotes presents our 2018 season of Movie Night @ the Park! This event takes place at City Hall located at 12951 Bandera Road on the third Friday of each month from May through September. It’s a free family-friendly event and open to the public. Enjoy food vendors, live concerts performed by the Helotes Area Community Band, children’s activities, and the featured movie begins at dusk. We’re excited to announce our lineup for the 2018 Season!
When: September 21, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: 12951 Bandera Rd., Helotes, 78023
Cost: Free

 

Saturday

Cibolo Nature Center Farmer’s Market
What: Come out to the Farmer’s Market for workshops, kids’ crafts, garden tours & tips and more!
When: September 22, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Herff Farm, 33 Herff Road, Boerne
Cost: Free

Art in the Park at Hemisfair Park
What: Join our partner San Antonio Dance Umbrella for a free dance class for kids ages 4-11. Art in the Park is brought to Hemisfair in collaboration with USAA. The closest lot is off South Alamo Street, just north of Magik Theatre at 420 S. Alamo. The parking rate is hourly and the proceeds go to fund our free programming.
When: September 22, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 434 S. Alamo St., 78205
Cost: Free

Free Craft for Kids at Lakeshore Learning
What: 
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a My Family Tree.
When:
September 22, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where:
Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216
Cost:
Free

Slab Cinema – Hemisfair Park: Black Panther
What: Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. Get there early for a good spot, bring your blankets and chairs. Food and drink available for purchase. Pet-friendly.
When: September 22, Dusk
Where: 434 S. Alamo St., 78205
Cost: Free

Slab Cinema – Mission Marquee Plaza
What: Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. Get there early for a good spot – bring picnics, lawn chairs and blankets. Pet-friendly.
When: September 22, Dusk
Where: 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214
Cost: Free

The Saga at San Fernando Cathedral
What: This free video art installation, created by Xavier De Richemont, plays three times a night, weather permitting, on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on the facade of San Fernando Cathedral.
When: September 22, 9:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
Where: 115 N. Main, SATX 78205
Cost: Free

 

Sunday

Camp Gladiator Free Community Class
What: A Sunday fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. Bring a water bottle, towel, and mat.
When: September 23, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Where: 434 S. Alamo St., 78205
Cost: Free

The Saga at San Fernando Cathedral
What: This free video art installation, created by Xavier De Richemont, plays three times a night, weather permitting, on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on the facade of San Fernando Cathedral.
When: September 23, 9:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
Where: 115 N. Main, SATX 78205
Cost: Free

 

Which things to do in San Antonio this week are you most excited about? Comment below to let us know.