things to do in san antonio this weekend

San Antonio offers free or inexpensive activities for the whole family – all you have to do is look and we’ve done that for you! Check out our list of family-friendly fun across the entire city.

Daily Fun

San Antonio Aquarium
Come out to the San Antonio Aquarium and experience thousands of species and interactive exhibits. For visitors of all ages. Get 45% off tickets with this special offer.

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
Visit the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo from February 7 through February 24. There’s a great lineup of entertainment, bull riding, mutton bustin’ (my personal favorite!), delicious fair food & drinks, and so much more! They also have a ton of special deals to help you save big on your visit!

Go Kart Racing at K1 Speed
K1 Speed is an indoor racing center which features electric go-karting for all ages & skill levels! The indoor track allows you to race against friends, family, co-workers, or strangers. Get your tickets online starting at $17.

The Witte Museum
The Witte Museum is dedicated to telling the stories of Texas, from prehistory to the present. You’ll also find the H-E-B Body Adventure, dinosaurs, and a whole lot more at this fun attraction. Tickets start at just $12!

The Briscoe Western Art Museum
This modern museum houses arts & artifacts reflecting the history & culture of the American West. Tickets start at $10 for two.

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

Friday

Preschool Story Time at Universal City Public Library
What: This storytime is a fun mix of stories, songs, and crafts designed to help children (ages 3-5) experience the joy of books and stories.
When: February 15, 10:30 a.m.
Where: 100 Northview Drive, Universal City, 78148
Cost: Free

Tot Time at Aerial Athletics
What:
Tot Time is a non-structured playtime for young children 5 and under. They can enjoy inflatables, trampolines, and preschool-sized equipment are all available for your little one to crawl, run and jump! All children must have a signed waiver on file. The staff is present only to supervise the safety of play in the gym. Children & adults entering the gym play and attend at their own risk. Siblings 6 years old and over are welcome to watch from the observation area.
When:
February 15, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: 17361 Bell North #101, Schertz, 78154
Cost: $5 + tax per child

Coding Lab for Kids at the La Cantera Apple Store
What: Recommended for children 6 – 12 years old. Kids will explore block-based coding by programming simple movements, changing colors, and more. They’ll help a Sphero robot navigate obstacles using code in the Sphero Edu app on iPad. They’ll set up obstacles and use iPad to program a path for their robot to navigate. Bring your own devices, or you can borrow one.
When: February 15, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, 78256
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 15, 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: 115 N. Main Ave.,78205
Cost: Free

Saturday

PBS Kids at Alamo Draft House
What: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your favorite PBS KIDS characters: Daniel Tiger, Hal and Peg! This is an all-ages show with Alamo Draft House – noisy children will not be asked to leave the theater but cellphones and other devices need to stay dark. The lights will be a little brighter and the sound will be turned down during the show.
When: February 16, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: 22806 US-281 N, 78258
Cost: $5

Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning
What: Kids 3 and up are invited to come make a Patriotic Agamograph at Lakeshore Learning stores! No reservations necessary.
When: February 16, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: 327 NW Loop 410, 78216
Cost: Free

Rodeo Tomato at Milberger’s Nursery
What:
Join in on the rodeo fun when you bring your family on down to Milberger’s Nursery for this years Rodeo Tomato. All proceeds from the tomato sales will be donated to Bexar County Master Gardener to benefit the Youth Gardens program. Chili, Fritos and drinks will be available while they last. Listen to live music preformed by The Texas Weather Band, enjoy face painters, pony rides, a petting zoo and more!
When:
February 16, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where:
3920 N TX 1604 Loop E, 78247
Cost:
Free but donations to the San Antonio Food Bank are accepted

Super Saturday Fun at Hemisfair Park
What: Join Hemisfair for Super Fun Saturday. This afternoon of play brought to you in partnership with Trinidad Realty Partners and Kilwins San Antonio.
When: February 16, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 630 Nueva St., 78205
Cost: Free

Sunday

Blood Drive at St. Thomas Episcopal Church
What: Save up to 4 lives with your blood donation! Blood donors on Feb 17th will receive a coupon for a free dozen of Krispy Kreme donuts. Sign up for an appointment to avoid overcrowding. Youth can donate too, from age 16-years with parental consent.
When: February 17, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: 1416 N Loop 1604 E, 78232
Cost: Free

Lunar New Year Lion Dance at Tim’s Oriental & Seafood Market
What: Come out and celebrate the Year of the Pig with the Chinese Lion Dance Association of San Antonio! Dance will be held in the parking lot. Parking is limited.
When: February 17, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: 7015 Bandera Rd Ste 8, 78238
Cost: Free

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