Things to do in San Antonio this weekend of February 17

Things To Do in San Antonio this Weekend of February 17 | Image credit: The San Antonio River Walk Facebook

Our top picks for Things to do in San Antonio this weekend of February 10 include Bud Light Mardi Gras Festival & River Parade, San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Followed By Keith Urban, Masks, Beads, & Bourbon, Mardi Gras Sunday Funday, and more!

Also, remember to also check out our recent posts on Cajun Fest coming up at Traders Village, San Antonio, Sushi Happy Hour San Antonio, Fitness in the Park San Antonio, and Late Night Food San Antonio!


Check out the highly-rated The Haunted Ghost Bus Tour in 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 Ghost Bus Tour in San Antonio TODAY!!!


Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of February 17, 2023 – Friday

The Hero Twins Blood Race

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Image credit: Magik Theatre Facebook

Action-packed, this story follows twins Cricket and Moth as they try to win the Blood Race, an ancient competition between two tribes, where the winner rules the capital city and the loser stays trapped in the underworld forever.

The twins trained their whole lives for this, but when Cricket fails, it’s up to Moth to face King Jaguar in the next race. But when she learns the truth about the Blood Race, she’s faced with a decision that could flip all they knew.

This gripping story inspired by Mayan narratuves also touches on inequality, justice, and liberation.

There’s also going to be a sensory-friendly showing so everyone can enjoy the show.

When: February 17 to March 5, 2023, Times vary
Where: Magik Theatre, 420 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: $23.50 for adults; $18.50 for children


Whiskey, Beer, and Cheese Pairing Class

Start the weekend with a few drinks and a good time. Pop by the Ranger Creek Brewery for an educational and delicious night of whiskey, beer, and cheese.

River Whey Creamery will guide you through the cheese-making process. They’ll also provide some that will pair nicely with a unique Ranger Creek beer or whiskey. Plus, they explain the creative distilling process and pairing choice.

When: Friday, February 17, 2023, 6:30 pm
Where: Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling, 4834 Whirlwind Dr, San Antonio, TX 78217
How much: $35


Bud Light Mardi Gras Festival & River Parade

Things To Do in San Antonio this Weekend of February 17

Things To Do in San Antonio this Weekend of February 17 | Image credit: The San Antonio River Walk Facebook

There are so many parties this Mardi Gras season, and the Bud Light Festival and River Parade is the one to join.

For two days, people will be dancing, laughing, and just partying. There’s going to be live entertainment, food trucks, artisan vendors, and live music! Watch as characters in extravagant costumes and elaborate floats parade down the river.

Plus, there’s something new this year– the River Walk Royalty Coronation. Take part in crowing the new River Walk Royalty Court.

When: February 17 – 18, 2023
Where: San Antonio River Walk, 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free


Deal Alert – Get the lowest price on City Sightseeing San Antonio Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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See San Antonio’s top attractions and historic landmarks at your own pace with a 1-,2-, or 4-day ticket for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Explore the sites you like and hear informative recorded commentary aboard the double-decker tour bus. Learn about San Antonio’s history, culture, architecture, and more as you pass by the Alamo, HemisFair Park, Tower of the Americas and Cathedral of San Fernando, then browse the shops at the Rivercenter Mall along the River Walk.

Get more information and book your City Sightseeing San Antonio Hop-on Hop-off tour


Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, February 18, 2023

Market Days

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Things to do in San Antonio this week of February 13 | Image credit: Tower of the Americas

There’s nothing like walking through stalls and stalls of cool unique items by very talented vendors. With over 40 local vendors featured, you’re going to have a ball looking at what they have to offer.

You might see something you need at home or just something you want to treat yourself with. Either way, you’re going home with something.

Plus, it’s a family-friendly event! So, you can bring the kiddos and they might pick out some stuff they want too.

When: Saturday, February 18, 2023, 12 pm to 1:30 pm
Where: Tower of Americas, 739 E César E. Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205


Masks, Beads, & Bourbon

It’s Mardi Gras in Hye and they’ll be slinging beads and bourbon!

There will also be live music by Jean Pierre & The Zydeco Angels. So, be ready to dance all night. Plus, cajun flavors will be present because the chef will be cooking a whole ‘gator! Enjoy the alligator sliders with some specialty cocktails.

When: Saturday, February 18, 2023, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Garrison Brothers Distillery, 1827 Hye-Albert Rd, Hye, TX 78635


San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Followed By Keith Urban

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Image credit: San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

It’s that time of the year again. The most epic spectacle is back!

Despite its name, the Stock Show & Rodeo is more than just horses, bulls, and riding. There’s something for everyone– shows, shops, music, and food!

As if it couldn’t get any cooler. Some legendary musicians are going to give you an unforgettable experience. This Saturday Australian country icon Keith Urban will take the stage.

Buy your tickets now and get the best seats in town!

When: Saturday, February 18, 2023, 5:30 pm

Where: AT&T Center, 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219
How much:
Starts at $20


DIY: Vanilla Extract

As part of this year’s celebration of orchids, the San Antonio Botanical Garden is holding a DIY class on vanilla. You’ll learn the history of vanilla and make your own bottle of extract. More than that, you’ll be doing all that while enjoying a refreshing vanilla cocktail.

When: Saturday, February 18, 2023, 11 am – 12 pm
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $35 for non-members; $31.50 for members


Discover the historic highlights of San Antonio on a tour that takes you to Mission Concepcion as well as downtown markets, parks, squares, eateries, and more. A great introduction to the city for first-time visitors, this tour gives you a chance to learn your way around San Antonio with a guide to navigate and narrate the journey. That way, you don’t have to worry about getting lost or missing any of the historic details.

Hurry and grab this deal now as this is likely to sell out – San Antonio Full-Day Historic City Tour!


Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of February 17, 2023 – Sunday

Flavors of Mardi Gras: Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Image credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden

You can join in on the Mardi Gras fun right here in San Antonio! Bust out those colorful wigs, hats, and clothes, and celebrate!

Pop by the Garden and feast on the tastiest flavors New Orleans has to offer.

When: Sunday, February 19, 2023, 2 – 3:30 pm
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $40 for non-members; $36 for members


Mardi Gras Sunday Funday

The good times are rolling in! Dog & Pony is turning it up with the Mardi Gras celebrations. They’re bringing BexarBrass to bring the Big Easy sounds and serving tasty N’awlins-style food and drinks.

Get there early and make the most out of a good night.

When: Sunday, February 19, 2023, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: Dog & Pony Grill, 1481 S Main St, Boerne, TX 78006


Nia Masterclass

End the week working on yourself, mind, body, and soul. Adelle Brewer and Joanie Brooks will be holding a masterclass in Nia, a holistic movement & wellness practice that fuses dance, martial arts, and mindfulness meditation. You don’t even need experience. 

When: Sunday, February 19, 2022, 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $20 for non-members; $18 for members


DEAL ALERT – GET 20% DISCOUNT ON ADMISSION AT NATURAL BRIDGE CAVERNS

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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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