Things to Do in San Antonio This Week

Our picks for the best things to do in San Antonio this week (July 26 – August 1) include learning to cook Seafood at Central Market, Topo Tuesday, Zumba Class, Sips and Sunsets in the Garden, Celebrity Fan Fest, and more!

Things To Do This Week in San Antonio

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Things to do this week in San Antonio – MONDAY

Boston Seafood at Central Market

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Image courtesy: Central Market Cooking School

When you think of Boston, you might think of the cold weather. Luckily, the only thing that’ll be cold in this class is some of the dishes you’ll learn to make. From chilled crab salad or scallops seared on a bed of mushrooms, your Monday night got a whole lot better.

When: Monday, July 26 | 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209

How much: $75


You Sleuth

Are you into mysteries? Try solving a crime with this augmented reality game that makes you a detective. This event can be done in the comfort of your neighborhood. All you have to do is sign up and access the game from your mobile device. So, get a group of friends together and see if you can crack the clues!

When: Monday, July 26 | 10:00 a.m.

Where: Online

How much: $25

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Things to do this week in San Antonio – TUESDAY

Topo Tuesday with Live Music by Sean Slater & The Authentics


Image courtesy: Peacock Alley San Antonio

Located Downtown, you can find Peacock Alley. An area dedicated to performances and events. Tonight it’s Topo Tuesday, where you can enjoy free Topo Chicos and live music. This is a fun venue all about supporting local artists and events.

When: Tuesday, July 27 | 5:00 p.m.

Where: 110 Broadway, San Antonio, TX, TX 78205

How much: Free


Sustainable Landscapes: Online Workshop

Have you picked up gardening? Or are you tired of your house not looking like your neighbors’? Take this free online workshop that’ll teach valuable techniques when it comes to landscaping. You can learn how to make an eco-friendly and sustainable garden that’ll look beautiful.

When: Tuesday, July 27 | 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Online

How much: Free

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Things to do this week in San Antonio – WEDNESDAY

Summer Family Fun Night

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Image courtesy: Chicken N Pickle

Head out to Chicken N Pickle for the first-ever Summer Family Fun Night! This event is hosted by the councilman, Manny Pelaez, for the whole family. You can enjoy free food, pickleball games, and more.

When: Wednesday, July 28 | 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: 5215 UTSA Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78249

How much: Free


Friendly Zumba 

Working from home still might mean you don’t have a lot of time to spend with your children. So, change up the usual lunch routine and head to this fun Zumba class! Here you can move and grove by following an instructor. If you don’t have a teen, then grab your co-worker and make the rest of your work team jealous.

When: Wednesday, July 28 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: 2932 S. IH 35 Frontage Road, New Braunfels, TX

How much: Free

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Things to do this week in San Antonio – THURSDAY

Adult Improv

Do you get called funny often? Then try out this improv class! This will be the start of a 5-week course that’ll teach the basics of improving in a safe zone. If you end up not being comfortable with improv you can forget ever doing it and at least say you gave it a try.

When: Thursday, July 29 | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: 8414 Speedway Dr, San Antonio, TX 78230

How much: Free


Turn Art into Charcuterie

You might be familiar with a charcuterie board. If you aren’t, then it’s a wooden board full of cheese or fruits that pair well with wine. If you’re a big fan, then sign up for this class where you can enjoy charcuterie appetizers, a presentation on how to craft a board perfectly, live music, and more.

When: Thursday, July 29 | 6:00 p.m.

Where: 1846 North Loop 1604 W, Suite 104, San Antonio, TX 78248

How much: $95

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Things to do this week in San Antonio – FRIDAY

Sips & Sunsets in the Garden

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Image courtesy: San Antonio Botanical Gardens

It’s back! If you missed the first chance to sip in the San Antonio Botanical Garden then here’s one of your last. Kick back and enjoy the view with games, food, and more this Friday evening. Bring your lawn chair or blanket for comfort. This is for ages 21 and up only.

When: Friday, July 30 | 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209

How much: $30


Mark’s Outing Food Fight Friday: Burger Eating Contest

Would you say burgers are your favorite food? Then make that your dinner for tonight. At Mark’s Outing, a restaurant downtown, you can either watch a live burger competition or try to beat the competition. Be warned, these are some juicy burgers.

When: Friday, July 30 | 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: 1624 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205

How much: Free

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Things to do this week in San Antonio – SATURDAY

Blueberry Nights at The Brick

The Blue Star Arts Complex is always hosting unique events. This will be the first night of Blueberry Nights, where there will be extravagant performances and art all in one place. Listen to live poetry readings or take part in a danceathonatron – just know it’ll be a fun Saturday night.

When: Saturday, July 31 | 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Where: 125 Blue Star 6, San Antonio, TX 78204

How much: $10

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Things to do this week in San Antonio – SUNDAY

Celebrity Fan Fest

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Image courtesy: Celebrity Fan Fest 2021

It’s back! Celebrity Fan Fest is an interactive festival full of celebrities, right at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. At this fest, you can listen to live panel discussions, see performances, and more. This year Owen Wilson, Barry Lowin, Lew Temple, and more are scheduled to make an appearance!

When: Sunday, Aug 1 | 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: 17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX 78257

How much: $100

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Running out of ideas to keep kids entertained? Check out our 2021 update for 20 things to do with kids & toddlers in San Antonio

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