Our top picks for things to do in San Antonio this weekend of October 13 include the Annual Fall Festival 2023, Monster Party Adult Night, Pumpkin Fest, Kerrville River Festival & Annular Eclipse Celebration with NASA, and more!
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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of October 13, 2023 – Friday
Halloween and Christmas are arguably the best holidays of the year. You get the best of both worlds with this iconic, classic, and beloved film.
Call your friends, grab your family, and watch The Nightmare Before Christmas.
When: Friday, October 13, 2023, 8 pm
Where: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free
It’s the grown-ups’ turn to have fun tonight!
You’re in for a night of boo-tastic fun! Expect plenty of tricks and treats tonight. This exclusive Monster Party will have movies and rides. Plus, you have the chance to explore the full attraction free from kids.
Don your best family-friendly costume and let your inner child out!
When: Friday, October 13, 2023, 6:30 pm
Where: LEGOLAND Discovery San Antonio, 849 E Commerce St Suite 910, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts at $9.99
For two nights only, experience San Antonio’s first drag haunted house. Queens can do everything, even wow you and scare you at the same time.
This is possibly the best thing to do on Friday the Thirteenth.
When: Friday, October 13, 2023, 6 pm – Midnight| Until October 14, 2023
Where: The Starlighter, 1910 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201
How much: $15 – $20
Make today a family day and welcome the fall season!
With live music, yummy food, a rodeo, a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch, and an indoor inflatable park (plus, so much more), everybody’s going to have an amazing time!
When: Friday, October 13, 2023, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Pedrotti’s Ranch, 13715 FM1560, Helotes, TX 78023
How much: $15 – $20
Channel your inner Anna Christie, Hercules Poirot, and Benoit Blanc for this murder mystery dinner.
For this one, you’re going back to the tubular 80s. So, dress up and test your detective skills as you have a sumptuous meal.
When: Friday, October 13, 2023, 6 pm
Where: Chicken N Pickle, 5215 UTSA Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78249
How much: $35
Deal Alert – San Antonio Haunted History Ghost Tour – Just $27 for 2 adults!
There’s a lot of strange history that’s happened here in the streets of San Antonio, and over the course of this San Antonio ghost tour, hear the haunted, paranormal tales of notorious Texas events. The tour begins and ends at The Alamo, where you meet your guides who are carrying lanterns and dressed in historic costumes. Walk the streets of the city’s Old Town and learn about its fascinating past, which is vividly and masterfully brought to life by informative and passionate guides.
Get more information and book your San Antonio Haunted History Tour TODAY!!!
Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, October 14, 2023
NASA will be at the Kerrville RiverFest to celebrate the annular eclipse!
They’ll be on-site to engage with the public. They’ll share the various ways they study the Sun and how they use that information to understand its impact on Earth and beyond.
When: Saturday, October 14, 2023, 10:30 am
Where: Louise Hays Park, 202 Thompson Dr, Kerrville, Texas 78028
Whether you have furbabies or just to show and receive love from adorable puppies, Puptopia is going to heaven for you.
Bring your furry friends of all shapes and sizes to Travis Park this Saturday. Not only will you be surrounded by so much love, but the doggies are going to have the time of their lives too.
When: Saturday, October 14, 2023, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Travis Park, 301 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: $35
Witness a historic event and celebrate with a Last Contact Party!
Head over to the Witte to view the Annular Eclipse and take a peak at the “ring of fire.” You’ll get complimentary eclipse glasses so you can safely view the eclipse.
After that, stick around for the museum’s Last Contact Party. Explore space and sky, make eclipse-inspired art, and see real meteorites in the New Discoveries: Welcome to Earth exhibit.
When: Saturday, October 14, 2023, 10:30 am – 4 pm
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Included with admission
Get into the Halloween Spirit with a Haunted Dinner at the Historic Emily Morgan Hotel
Meet and dine at the historic Emily Morgan Hotel, The Official Hotel of The Alamo, located in Alamo Plaza directly adjacent to The Alamo walls. Built in 1926 as a hospital on the site of the battle, and named for the beautiful Yellow Rose of Texas, this is the most haunted hotel in San Antonio! Enjoy a 5 Star, 3 course, meal with options of Flat Iron Steak, Airline Chicken, or Protobello.
During your meal our tour guide will share stories of the history and hauntings of your spirited dining establishment, and the legendary surrounding area. Adult beverages will be available for purchase. After your meal, join our award winning San Antonio Ghost Walk, and visit the haunted sites of Alamo Plaza & the streets of Old San Antonio.
Get more details and book your Haunted Dinner at the Historic Emily Morgan Hotel TODAY!!!
Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of October 13, 2023 – Sunday
Drop by Rockberry Ranch for the full fall experience! U-Pick Pumpkin Patch gives you full reign in picking your perfect pumpkin. Wonder through the patch and have a nice time.
Plus, check out over 25 attractions, eat from various food trucks, drink beer and wine, and listen to amazing live music.
Wooden playscapes, wagon rides, a jump pad, a barnyard, a petting corral, and photo ops are just some of the awesome things you can expect here!
When: Sunday, October 15, 2023, 10 am – 7 pm | Weekends Until November 12, 2023
Where: Rockberry Ranch, 995 W Gates Valley Rd, Poteet, TX 78065
How much: $15.95
Francis Bogside is making your week better with all-day happy hour!
Unwind after a hectic Monday sipping on $6 classic cocktails like Old Fashioned, Tom Collins, or Moscow Mule. Dig in $5-$7 small bites featuring wings, deviled eggs, and truffle fries. You can also enjoy $5 well liquor and $1 off beer, plus other specials!
When: Monday, October 15, 2023, 2023, 4 pm – 12 am | Every Sunday
Where: Francis Bogside, 1170 E Commerce St Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78205
Take Advantage of the Cooler Weather – Check Out the Scenic San Antonio Night Tour!
Explore the lights of San Antonio with this guided tour that includes a driving tour, as well as a River Walk Cruise. You’ll also get to visit the Tower of the Americas and go to the top. The River Cruise is narrated so you can learn about all you pass by, including Old Mill Crossing, and the vehicle tour is also narrated, so you can hear all about the history of the area.
Get more information and book your Scenic San Antonio Night Tour TODAY!!!
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