things to do in san antonio this weekend

In a city as large and diverse as San Antonio, it’s easy to find free or inexpensive activities for the whole family. Things to do in San Antonio this weekend include live music, a parents night out event, kids craft classes, movies and so much more. You can always count on us for great ideas!

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


Top Pick

Brewery Comedy Tour at Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling

What: Get half off tickets starting at just $10Come see a host of top New York and LA standup comedians at San Antonio’s Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling. There will be plenty of laughs, and Ranger Creek makes some of the best beer and whiskey in Texas. !

When: Friday, August 24, 8 pm

Where: 4834 Whirlwind Dr., San Antonio, TX 78217

Cost: $10 (regularly $20!)


Daily Fun

You can enjoy these cheap things to do in San Antonio this weekend any day!

San Antonio Zoo

With over 3,000 animals from the world over, the San Antonio Zoo is one of the city’s top attractions. From the biggest bird collection in the world to tigers, zebras, and monkeys, there’s plenty to see. Get your tickets now for only $12.99.

San Antonio Aquarium

Come see the sharks, fish, stingrays, and so many other species at the San Antonio Aquarium. Tickets start at only $8.61!



Parents Night Out – Hang Indoor Playground
Parent’s Night out! Enjoy some time to yourself or with someone else while we take care of the kiddos. Dinner will also be taken care of. All you have to worry about is what to do with your time!
August 24, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: 7403 W Loop 1604, 78254
Cost: $20 with RSVP or $25 at the door

Dive-In Movie Night – Great Northwest Community
What: Showing Avengers: Infinity Wars at the Silver Creek Pool. Whether you’re watching it for the first time, or the 50th time, bring the entire family out to watch this summer blockbuster.
When: August 24, 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Where: 8809 Timberwilde St., 78250
Cost: $5 per family



Spring Creek Gardens – Kids Craft
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Cool Drink Holder.
August 25, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
11355 US Highway 281 N, Spring Branch, 78070

Fall Vegetable Gardening Class for Kids
What: This is the perfect craft for your little outdoor enthusiast! The kiddos will create their very own sun catcher to display in the window by picking pretty flowers and interesting leaves from our display gardens. We will laminate their selections and help them lace them inside natural grapevine hoops.
When: August 25, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 3920 N TX-1604-LOOP E, 78247
Cost: Free

Michael’s Kids Club
What: They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, ages 3+, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
When: August 25, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael’s locations across San Antonio
Cost: $2 per project ages 3+ | $5 per project ages 6+



Alamo Heights Farmer’s Market
What: We are family-friendly, dog-friendly, open-air marketplace where farmers bring fresh, locally-grown produce and farm-processed foods to sell directly to consumers. This market is a fun event every Sunday to shop, eat and enjoy fresh artisan foods. Our markets feature fruits, vegetables, nuts, baked goods, jams and preserves, juices, grass-fed meats, fermented foods and ready to eat food.
When: August 26, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 255 Basse Rd., 78209
Cost: Free

San Antonio Museum of Art – Free Admission Sundays
What: Enjoy free general admission at the San Antonio Museum of Art!
When: August 26, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where:200 West Jones Ave., TX 78215
Cost: Free

What are some other things to do in San Antonio this weekend? Let us know by commenting below.