Our top picks for Things to do in San Antonio this weekend of March 17 include St. Patty’s Day Party, Sweet-N-Green: Fruit Tree Giveaway, Rock Art Tours: White Shaman Preserve, VIVA! SA Race, 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!
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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of March 17, 2023 – Friday
St. Patty’s Day Party
Get ready to go green!
The Rustic will be holding a fabulous party with special drink features and live music. So wear green, grab your pals, come hungry, and dance away St. Patty’s special day.
When: Friday, March 17, 2023, 5 pm – 11:59 pm
Where: The Rustic, 17619 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 204, San Antonio, TX 78257
How much: Free
Check out our complete list of St. Patrick’s Day Events, Parties & Specials in San Antonio for 2023!
With Holy Week coming up, watching The Thorn is a good item to add to your “things to do” list.
Described by many as “cirque meets the passion of Jesus,” The Thorn uses dance, martial arts, aerial acrobatics, and emotionally powerful performances to tell the epic story of God’s love for the world.
When: Friday, March 17, 2023, pm
Where: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts at $30
St. Patrick’s Day 2-Day Festival
Get ready to party for 2 days straight! Celebrate St. Patty in this giant parking lot party! There’s going to be love music, green beer, and a massive good time.
When: Friday, March 17 – 18, 2023, 11 am
Where: McIntyre’s Southtown, 1035 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210
How much: Free
St. Patrick’s Day
This is one St. Patty’s Day party you can bring your kids to! The whole family can enjoy face painting, a local artisan vendors market, and a kids’ scavenger hunt.
But it wouldn’t be a St. Patrick’s Day party without a few drinks. The adults can enjoy themed drinks. It’s going to be a shamrockin’ good time for everyone!
When: Friday, March 17, 2023, 5:00 pm to 8 pm
Where: Chicken N Pickle, 5215 UTSA Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78249
How much: Free
Check out the highly-rated General Admission Ticket to the Saturday Night Rodeo Bulverde
Experience a real, live rodeo right in the heart of Texas at the Tejas Rodeo Company just north of San Antonio. Your general admission ticket grants you access to all the fun on Saturday nights. Guests can watch the opening ceremony, the longhorn cattle entrance, bull riding, barrel racing, and much more during the evening. After the rodeo, enjoy a live country and western band at the covered pavilion.
Get more information and book your General Admission Ticket to the Saturday Night Rodeo Bulverde TODAY!!!
Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, March 18, 2023
VIVA! SA Race
Get in the fiesta spirit by challenging yourself at the VIVA SA Race!
The race will start at Hemisfair and wind its way down the iconic River Walk and to the historic King William neighborhood. If you accept the 10k challenge, the race path will also take you to Mission Reach.
As a reward, there will be plenty of fiesta fun waiting for you at the finish line. Proceeds from the race will help support the Junior League of San Antonio and its mission to improve the community and develop women leaders.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2023, 8 am
Where: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts at $15
Sweet-N-Green: Fruit Tree Giveaway
Formerly Jammin’ Jams, Sweet-N-Green is a “new” event where you can get trees, whether it’s to give as a gift or to expand your own garden.
This time, it’s a drive-thru setting. You better hurry there because the event will last while supplies do.
The tree list will come soon.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2023, 8 am until supplies last
Where: Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium, 5757 US-90 W, San Antonio, TX 78227
How much: Free
Rock Art Tours: White Shaman Preserve
Venture deep into the rugged Lower Pecos Canyonlands to stare in awe at the White Shaman mural, a historic piece of art painted thousands of years ago. It depicts the life and belief systems of the now-gone hunter-gatherer society.
But this tour is not just about getting to the mural. You’ll go on a 1.5-hour trek that takes you through a landscape chockful of plants and stunning views of the Pecos River where it meets the Rio Grande.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2023, 12:30 pm to 2 pm
Where: White Shaman Preserve – Witte Museum,US-90, Comstock, TX 78837, United States
How much: $25 for non-members; $15 for members
Croissant: An Intensive Workshop
You’ll be the star of every home visit when you whip out your homemade croissants.
And you’ll be able to be just that after this intensive 5-hour workshop. It will teach you the classic French techniques in making these buttery, flakey pastries. You’ll create the dough and the puff pastry. Then, you’ll produce a number of other treats with the doughs.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2023, 12 pm to 5 pm
Where: H-E-B Central Market, 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Free admission
Deal Alert: San Antonio Full-Day Historic City Tour
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 March 17, 2023 – Sunday
DIY Infused Tequila and Salsa
End the week on a high note with tequila and salsa!
Elevate your tequila knowledge and try something new as you learn to infuse tequila and make salsa inspired by Mexican flavors. No dancing is required but you sure can dance if you want to.
When: Sunday, March 19, 2023, 7 pm
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: $30 for nonmembers | $27 for members
STEAM Sunday: Crystal Craze
Everyone is getting into crystals these days. But you and the kids can find out the answer to the question: how do crystals form?
In this hands-on workshop, participants will look into crystal growth and the various factors that are involved in creating unique and shiny shapes.
You’ll even get to make your own crystal art!
When: Sunday, March 19, 2023, 2 pm to 3 pm
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $8
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