Our top picks for Things to do in San Antonio this weekend (November 18-20) include Santa’s Ranch Drive-Through, The Velveteen Rabbit, Rotary Ice Rink Presented By Valero, 5th Annual Holiday Market, and more!
Also, remember to check out our recently published articles including Christmas Tree Lighting San Antonio 2022 Events, 15 deals on Road Trip Getaways from San Antonio, and Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend of November 18!
THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND IN SAN ANTONIO
PLAN YOUR SUMMER FUN AT A DISCOUNT! SAVE BIG ON SAN ANTONIO AREA ATTRACTIONS WITH POGO PASS
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
Check out the POGO pass and SAVE Big on San Antonio Attractions!
THINGS TO DO IN SAN ANTONIO THIS WEEKEND of November 18, 2022, Friday
Visit the San Antonio Botanical Garden and be captivated by over one million lights and festive displays in “Lightscape.” This outdoor illuminated walking trail will feature artistic installations set to joyful music. There will also be holiday-themed food and beverages and the opportunity to roast some s’mores!
When: Friday to Sunday, November 18-20, 2022, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Runs until January 8, 2023
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: $60
The “Coolest Place in Town” is back for the holidays where nearly 200,000 people have enjoyed the rink and the surrounding festivities. Don’t forget to purchase your ticket ahead of time to guarantee entrance. Skates will be provided.
When: Friday, November 18, 2022, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Travis Park, 301 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
How Much: $14
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, November 18-20, 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
Don’t miss the last day of one of the country’s most prominent mariachi music events, as well as the largest and longest-running competition of its kind right here in San Antonio. Watch as singers and songwriters vie for top honors, culminating in a concert to encourage higher education and cultural preservation among Hispanic youth.
When: Friday, November 18, 2022
Where: Lila Cockrell Theatre, 200 E. Market, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: $25.00
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 THIS WEEKEND – SATURDAY, November 19, 2022
Join the Magik Theatre this Christmas season for the uplifting and much-loved classic tale about a shy toy rabbit who longs to become real. The Velveteen Rabbit is a beautiful Magikal reinterpretation of the iconic children’s fable that features a sensory-friendly performance in which you and your child are welcome to be yourselves for a relaxing and judgment-free theatre experience.
When: Saturday, November 19, 2022, 2:00 pm
Where: The Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: From $18.50
Join in on this fun community drum circle headed by Jorge Ochoa, OTR, the founder of TamboRhythms — a group committed to encouraging FUNctional life through rhythmic expressiveness. A mixture of drums and hand percussion will be available for your use; all ages are welcome!
When: Saturday, November 19 | 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where: 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX
How much: Free
Looking for the perfect free, pet and family friendly event? Then the Holiday Market is one of your best bet!
Commonwealth Coffee & Bakery will host their 5th Annual Holiday Market. ‘Tis the season to shop! Enjoy shopping, a kids corner, delicious food, pastries & coffee, craft beer, wine & mimosas.
When: Saturday, November 19, 2022, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Hemisfair, 630 E. Nueva Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Free
The 2022 TX Brewery Running series continues this weekend! Join the group at Vacancy Brewing for a 5K-ish run by participating in Run for Beer! Take advantage of a fantastic fun run, a complimentary craft beer, activities, raffles, and gifts! Remember that the San Antonio Food Bank receives a part of every proceeds!
When: Saturday, November 19, 2022, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: 415 E St Elmo Rd 1 d2, Austin, TX 78745, United States
How Much: Starts at $30
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 – SUNDAY, November 20, 2022
Texas’ top holiday shopping occasion is here! Visit the San Antonio Christmas Showcase where customers can expect a wide range of entertaining and distinctive goods from more than 300 merchants, allowing them to find something for everyone on their shopping list. Take advantage of simple parcel check services, holiday meals, craft programs, and of course, shopping. Bring the entire family and let the children enjoy a visit from Santa and other activities in the Kids Zone!
When: Sunday, November 20, 2022, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: 3201 E Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78219
How Much: Free
Everyone’s life is filled with family conflict, unexpected turns, and most importantly, surprises. If you want to watch some funny drama that isn’t your own, join ComedySportz for their Thanksgiving-themed special and BE GRATEFUL. The cast will delight you while escorting you on a Thanksgiving dinner party journey full of ups and downs! BYOB!
When: Sunday, November 20, 2022, 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: ComedySportz, 19950 StarCrest Dr. #210, San Antonio, 78247
How Much: $10
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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