things to do in san antonio this weekend

Ready for some fun? It’s easy to find free or cheap things to do in San Antonio this weekend – especially with our in-depth guide of curated events! This weekend’s events in San Antonio include the Kerrville Renaissance Festival, art strolls, free museums, and more.


Top Pick

Kerrville Renaissance Festival

Kerrville Renaissance Festival
It’s the final weekend of the Kerrville Renaissance Festival. The fest is loaded with entertainers, musical acts, food vendors, and artisans. Tickets are discounted steeply on Goldstar.


Daily Fun

San Antonio Aquarium

The San Antonio Aquarium offers a range of exciting and educational exhibits for visitors of all ages. Get 45% off tickets with this special offer.

The Witte Museum
The Witte Museum is one of San Antonio’s top museums with exhibits that include the H-E-B Body Adventure, a massive Quetzalcoatlus dinosaur, and more. Tickets start at only $12!

AMC Yellow eTickets
Going to the movies this weekend? Save big on tickets with a great offer on AMC Yellow eTickets. Tickets start at $9.

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



ArtStrolls at the McNay Art Museum
Enjoy a program specifically for infants, toddlers and their caregivers. Tour the museum and participate in a related playtime.
Meet at 10 am for children under 12 months; 11 am for children under 2 years. See calendar listings for upcoming program dates. Call us for more information. 
February 1, 10:00 a.m. 
Where: 6000 N New Braunfels Ave., 78209
Cost: Free with museum admission

Story Time at the Twig Book Shop
What: Come join Miss Anastasia at The Twig for a seriously fun story time and a delightful craft. Young and old TWIGLETS will get a real kick out of her highly entertaining storytelling. All ages welcome.
When: February 1, 10:30 a.m.
Where: 306 Pearl Parkway, 78215
Cost: Free

WestFest First Friday at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
What: First Friday at the Guadalupe is a free, fun and festive outdoor celebration of the Westside. Spanning two blocks, this event features live music, DJs, arts & craft vendors, food vendors, art exhibits and more!
When: February 1, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where: 1310 El Paso St., 78207
Cost: Free



Bexar County Rodeo Breakfast
What: Put your best western duds on and come out to the Third Annual Bexar County Rodéo Breakfast! There will be free tacos, free children’s activities, music, a best-dressed contest and more.
When: February 2, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 3505 Pleasanton Rd., 78221
Cost: Free

STORM Kidz Ride at McAllister Park
South Texas Off Road Mountain-Bikers (STORM) hosts this free IMBA Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) ride at McAllister Park on the dirt trails. This is a great opportunity for parents and children alike to get out on the dirt trails and see how fun mountain biking can be. Kids will learn basic trail skills and trail etiquette during this introduction to trail riding. Participants will meet at the McAllister Park “Dog Park” parking lot. NOTE: This event is weather-permitting.
February 2, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
13102 Jones Maltsberger, 78247

Wonderfully Wild at Friedrich Wilderness Park
Drop in for some family fun! Southern Wildlife Rehabilitation will be on site with their education ambassador animals to discuss animal adaptations and other fun facts at this Wonderfully Wild event.
February 2, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
5800 Enrique M. Barrera Parkway, 78227
Suggested donation of $3 per person or $6 per family

Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning
What: Kids 3 and up are invited to come make a Team Spirit Windsock at Lakeshore Learning stores! No reservations necessary.
When: February 2, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: 327 NW Loop 410, 78216
Cost: Free



Sensory Sensitive Sunday at Chuck E. Cheese
What: Chuck E. Cheese’s is proud to support families who have children with autism and special needs. We now offer a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month. Our trained and caring staff is there to make sure each guest has a fun filled visit. 
The Sensory Sensitive Sundays experience includes:
1. Less crowding and noise
2. Dimmed lighting
3. Show and music turned off or down
4. Limited appearances by Chuck E.
5. Food and games are offered
Call other locations to verify if this is being offered.
When: February 3, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: 238 SW Military Dr., 78221
Cost: Free

First Sundays at the McNay Art Museum
What: Enjoy free general admission at the McNay every first Sunday of the month courtesy of the Dickson-Allen Foundation! If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will still apply to adults.
When: February 3, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: 6000 N New Braunfels Ave., 78209
Cost: Free

“San Antonio | The Saga” at Main Plaza
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: February 3, 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: 115 N. Main Ave.,78205
Cost: Free

Any other things to do in San Antonio this weekend that you’re excited about? Let us know by commenting below.