things to do this week in San Antonio

San Antonio has so much to offer – including free and cheap activities for the entire family. Things to do this week in San Antonio 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:



Here are some great cheap things to do in San Antonio this week any day you want:

San Antonio Zoo
The San Antonio Zoo is home to over 3,000 animals from all across the world, and it’s one of the best family-friendly destinations in the city. Get your tickets now online for only $12.99.

San Antonio Aquarium
The San Antonio Aquarium has tons of fun stuff for the whole family, including interactive exhibits, fish feeding, touch tanks, and a whole lot more. Tickets start at only $8.61!



Labor Day Party at The Pearl
What: Enjoy music by Rachel Laven Trio and picnic specials (available for purchase) from Bottling Department.
When: September 3, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: 434 S. Alamo St., 78205
Cost: Free



Kids Club Story Time at Whole Foods Market
What: Join Whole Foods Market on the first Tuesday of every month for their Kids Club Story Time. We will have a story, a snack and some fun activities!
When: September 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Both San Antonio Whole Foods Market locations
Cost: Free

Mommy and Me Playdate at Ingram Park Mall
What: Come out for a Mommy & Me playdate at Ingram Park Mall! These play dates are a great opportunity to connect with other parents in the area and will also feature guest speakers to talk about different topics such as car seat safety when to visit the dentist and other educational topics. Light breakfast snacks, coffee, and orange juice will be provided.
When: September 4, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 6301 NW Loop 410, 78238
Cost: Free



Little Listeners Story Time for Kids 2 – 5 
What: Tales, tunes, movement, crafts, and puppets! Note: Thursday program ends with a weekly introduction to Spanish and French!
When: September 5, 10:30 a.m.
Where: 451 N Main St Boerne, 78006
Cost: Free

Family Night at Krispy Kreme
What: Free Family Night at Krispy Kreme: donut decorating, crafts, and games for all ages.
When: September 5, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 1117 North Loop 1604 East, 78232 | 12328 IH 10 West, 78230 | 2703 S.E. Military Dr., 78223
Cost: Free



Baby and Me Story Time at the Schertz Public Library
What: Baby & Me Storytime is for our youngest library users, those from birth to 24 months with an accompanying adult. Join us for short stories, songs, and lots of fun tickles. This storytime generally lasts approximately 15-20 minutes and is followed by a short period of time for parents and caregivers to chat and network with each other.
When: September 6, 10:05 a.m.
Where: 798 Schertz Pkwy Schertz, 78154
Cost: Free

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum
What: Visit the Blue Star Contemporary Art Gallery and see all their different exhibits.
When: September 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: 116 Blue Star, 78204
Cost: Free



Moms Coffee and Conversation at Morgan’s Wonderland
Join other moms for conversation, complimentary coffee and new learning opportunities for your children every month at Morgan’s Wonderland! 
September 7, 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Where: 5223 David Edwards, 78233
Cost: $17 for moms, free for children 3 – 17

Anniversary Celebration – Spoil Me Kids Spa
What: Please come out and help us celebrate our one year anniversary. This is open to the public and all are welcomed. We will have tons of vendors, finger foods, champagne toast, games, face painting, a nail polish station, giveaways, and more!
When: September 7, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: 15614 Huebner Rd., 78248
Cost: Free



Move. Fit. Live. Bash
What: Move. Fit. Live. hosts themed workout parties once every 3 months where we work out, participate in fitness challenges and group studio classes, enjoy shakes and snacks from various vendors, all while the DJ has us grooving and moving. Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair is 4.1 acres and we are going to utilize every bit of it! From multiple DJs, to our MFL Classes, to local health and wellness vendors, to an obstacle course, all the way to receiving a massage and food after your workout, it’s going to be a BIG BASH!
When: September 8, 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 434 S. Alamo St., 78205
Cost: $10

Rainbow Gardens Kids Garden Club: Butterflies & Caterpillars 
What: This is a hands-on class where the kids (4 – 10 years) learn about the care of butterflies and caterpillars. We will see if the kids can find some of the plant’s caterpillars like, maybe even some eggs? Please sign up with Laura Jarvis at 210-680-5734, space is limited.
When: September 8, 10:00 a.m.
Where: 8516 Bandera Rd, 78250
Cost: Free

Family Game Night at the Cracked Mug
What: Please join us for a night full of family fun! We are hosting a game night that includes Twister, Board Games, UNO, Skip*bo, Corn Hole, oversized Jenga, oversized connect four, & much more. Bring your own game too, if you’d like. Food & beverage available for purchase.
When: September 8, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 14743 Old Bandera Rd., # 1, Helotes 78023
Cost: Free



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 9, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Where: 434 S. Alamo St., 78205
Cost: Free

Brave Parenting Workshop: Real Dangers, Real Solutions for Smart Phones & Social Media
What: This workshop will give biblical and practical knowledge, tips, and resources for any parent to take home and apply. It is possible to build character and competency through the technology kids love, we’ll show you how.
When: September 9, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Coker United Methodist Church, 231 E North Loop Rd, 78216
Cost: Free; please register in advance.

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