Our top picks for Things to do in San Antonio this weekend of December 23 include Old West Christmas Light Fest at Enchanted Springs Ranch, Elf Acres, Boerne Christmas Lights, Natural Bridge Caverns, and more!
Also, remember to also check out our recent posts on Restaurants Open Christmas Day San Antonio 2022, Things to Do in San Antonio on Christmas Day 2022, Fredericksburg TX Christmas Lights 2022, and Boerne Christmas Lights 2022!
THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND IN SAN ANTONIO
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The Standard South Central Texas Pogo Pass (San Antonio/Austin/Waco) provides admissions to 35 different entertainment venues in the San Antonio, Austin, and Waco area.
Perfect for families, the Pogo Pass gives both adult and child pass-holders 50+ visits to some of the best things to do that San Antonio, Austin, and Waco have to offer. The Pogo Pass nearly pays for itself with a visit to one or two venues alone!!!
Pass Features the following Attractions in San Antonio
- One visit to the San Antonio Zoo
- One visit to the Witte Museum
- One visit to the Buckhorn Museum
- One visit to Wonder World Park
- One visit to the San Antonio Aquarium
- One visit to Rush Fun Park
- Six tickets to the University of Texas – San Antonio athletic events (multiple sports)
- Two visits to Pump It Up
- Two visits to Monster Mini Golf & Laser Tag for a round of Mini Golf
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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of December 23, 2022 – Friday
If you’re looking for something special this holiday season, you won’t want to miss the highly curated evening vendor market at Paseo in Houston in December! This market features a wide selection of locally-made products, giving you the chance to find something unique and meaningful to give to your loved ones. Come out and support your local artisans and businesses while finding the perfect holiday gift!
When: Friday, December 23, 2022, 8:00pam – 10:00 pm
Where: 111 W Houston St, 111 West Houston Street, San Antonio, United States
How much: Free
Boerne is home to several Christmas events throughout the season. Notable light displays include the Jones’ Christmas Lights, Old West Christmas Light Fest, Christmas on the Ranch, Hinjosa Family Lights and more. Visit them all this Christmas weekend and feel the festive vibe of the holidays!
When: December 23 – December 31, 2022 | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: various locations. Check this post for some of the best Boerne lights!
Are you looking for Christmas season enjoyment ideas? You’ve found it with the Lights Alive San Antonio 2022 performance!
This captivating drive-through light show experience is enjoyable and captivating. As you gently drive through, thousands of lights dazzle, twinkle, and dance for almost a mile.
The light show is entirely controlled by computers. And to top it off, the synced music is a fresh spin on well-known Christmas songs! The lively, energizing music will let you throw a little party in your automobile!
When: Friday to Sunday, December 23-25, 2022, 6 pm to 11 pm(until 10 pm on Sunday) | Runs until January 1, 2023
Where: 5931 Roft Rd, San Antonio, TX 78253.
How much:Super Saver Tickets at $36.95
Get ready to experience the magic of the holiday season as you wind your way thru the 1-mile trail of Christmas lights and animated displays and sing along to your favorite Christmas music on our Elf Acres radio station! Then come play at Santa’s Village, a walkable area where you can see a synchronized light show on 3 mega trees, take a photo with Santa, delight in our delectable treats, and shop cool light-up toys and gifts. It’s the perfect family tradition!
When: December 23 – 25, 2022 | Runs until January 8, 2023, Including Holidays/rain or shine | Sundays – Thursdays 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Fridays & Saturdays – 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Where: 1475 Grosenbacher Rd. San Antonio, TX 78245
How Much: $30 – $70
Head over to the Good Kind for a little garden getaway with our Happy Hour! There will be 50 % off select appetizers, $8 Burger and Fries, $1 off Draft Beer, $2 off Cutwater Cocktails, $3 Wells, $5 Frozen Margaritas & $8 Southclaws. So much discounts, so don’t miss it!
When: Friday, December 23, 2022, 3 pm to 6 pm
Where: 1127 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78210, United States
How much: Free
Experience the spectacular display of over 100,000 lights (2,250 strings of light) draped over the towering bald cypress trees that line the River Walk. Visiting the River Walk to enjoy the spectacular holiday lights is free. The River Walk is a public park and is open every day of the year, 24 hours a day. Holiday lights are on the downtown portion of the River Walk.
When: Friday to Sunday, December 23-25, 20233, 5:30 pm – 8:00 am | Runs until January 9, 2023
Where: 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Free
Explore Santa’s Ranch and enjoy one of the best Christmas Displays in the region. Enjoy kettle corn, hot cocoa, and other holiday snacks as you drive through winding country roads and spectacular Christmas lights and structures! Bring your friends and family along!
Please note that the Trailers, Buses, Limos, or RVs are not allowed.
When: Friday to Sunday, December 23-25, 2022, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Runs until January 1, 2023
Where: 9561 I-35 North, New Braunfels, Tx 78130
How much: $35 per vehicle
It’s the last day to see the Christmas lights at the Natural Bridge Caverns. This festive place is just a short drive out of San Antonio city limits. This one-of-a-kind Christmas celebration includes Caroling in the Caverns, a hayride, The Amaze’n Reindeer Roundup, canopy zip lines, Christmas lights, and more.
When: Friday to Sunday, December 23, 2022, 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX 78266
How Much: Christmas Admission: Adult $23.99 – Child $17.99
Deal Alert – Haunted Ghost Bus Tour of San Antonio
See the haunted side of San Antonio on this ghost-themed bus tour. Your guide, a sinister fellow who proclaims to be in tune with the afterlife, leads you on a chilling exploration of the city’s famed haunted sites including the Menger Hotel, the old Red Light District, the former Bexar County Jail, a historic cemetery, and more.
Get more information and book your Haunted Bus Tour of San Antonio TODAY!!!
Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, December 24, 2022
Today is the last day to see Santa and his Jolly Herd of Texas Longhorns at the Enchanted Springs Ranch Old West Christmas Light Fest! Just make sure to visit early because come Christmas Eve, they’ll be leaving to deliver gifts across Texas.
When: December 24, 2022 | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: 242 State Hwy 46 W. Boerne, TX 78006
How Much: Starts at $15
What: One Single-Day Ticket to SeaWorld San Antonio: Valid Through 01/03/2023. Attractions include roller coasters, up-close sea life interactions, and world-class shows at one of San Antonio’s largest amusement parks.
Where: Sea World San Antonio – 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251
Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of December 23, 2022 – Sunday
Spend a few moments of Christmas Day at the Rotary Ice Rink Presented By Valero. Enjoy gliding on the ice with a special someone as you marvel at the wonders of Christmas! Make sure that you reserve in advance by purchasing a timed ticket(s) online
When: Sunday, December 25, 2022, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Travis Park, 301 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: $14
DEAL ALERT – GET 20% DISCOUNT ON ADMISSION AT NATURAL BRIDGE CAVERNS
Customers can embark on a discovery tour of underground caverns featuring ancient formations such as stalagmites and stalactites.
Obtain more information and book your 20% discount on admission to the Natural Bridge Caverns!
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