things to do in San Antonio this weekend | Octoberfest at Tower of the Americas

things to do in San Antonio this weekend | Octoberfest | Image Credit: Tower of the Americas

Our top picks for Things to do in San Antonio this weekend (October 7-9) include Octoberfest at the Tower of Americas, Chalk It Up 2022: The San Antonio River, Dinner Cruises On The San Antonio River Walk, and more!


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

Image 1: Pogo Pass to 35 Things to Do in Austin, San Antonio and Waco

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!


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 – FRIDAY, October 7, 2022

Dinner Cruises On The San Antonio River Walk

Dinner Cruises On The San Antonio River Walk

Image Credit: Paesanos Riverwalk

Enjoy a dinner aboard a river boat, whilst floating and dining on the towering cypress-lined San Antonio River Walk. We’ve created an Italian experience, full of fresh ingredients, bold flavors and legendary dishes like our famous Shrimp Paesano.

When: Friday, October 7, 2022, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: 502 Embassy Oaks #107, San Antonio, TX 78216, United States

How much: $75


Christmas Tree Painting Party at Clay Casa

Enjoy a fun night of painting a beautiful show-stopping tree with friends or family! This event is ideal for adults, but everyone, regardless of age, is welcome to join. 

When: Friday, October 7, 2022, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: 502 Embassy Oaks #107, San Antonio, TX 78216, United States

How much: $10


Black History Film Series Hosted by SAAACAM

Black History Film Series Hosted by SAAACAM

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Attend the 2022 Black History Film Series with the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM). Bring your own chairs and a blanket to enjoy this free movie on the Yanaguana Garden lawn. The movie to be shown will be Miss Juneteenth — the story of a single mother and former beauty queen, who prepares her daughter for the Miss Juneteenth pageant.

When: Friday, October 7, 2022, 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Where: 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


Zoo Boo! at San Antonio Zoo

ZOO BOO at the San Antonio Zoo will provide free trick-or-treating pumpkin spice lattes and other lovely things this Halloween season. With zoo-lightful activities including live music, costume parties, numerous realms of Halloween fun, a daily FREE trick-or-treating hour, and thrilling encounters for tiny ghouls, goblins, and ghosts!

When: Friday to Sunday, October 7 – 9, 2022, | Runs until October 31, 2022

Where: 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212, United States

How much: Adult (Ages 12+) – $23.50 | Child (Ages 3-11) – $18.57 | Children under 3 – FREE

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

Image 6: Up to 20% Off Cavern Discovery Tour 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! 


THINGS TO DO IN SAN ANTONIO THIS WEEKEND – SATURDAY, October 8, 2022

Octoberfest at Tower of the Americas

Octoberfest at Tower of the Americas

Image Credit: Tower of the Americas

Grab your Stein & Lederhosen! Experience 23 Breweries from GERMANY, SCOTLAND, BELGIUM & MORE! Join us for Beer Samples, Live Entertainment, Giveaways & Complimentary Food!

When: Saturday, October 8, 2022, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: 739 E César E. Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205

How much: $50-$80


Chalk It Up 2022: The San Antonio River

Chalk It Up 2022: The San Antonio River

Image Credit: Artpace

The 19th edition of Artpace Chalk It Up will take place downtown on Houston Street this weekend! Every year, residents of San Antonio from all parts of the city come together for Artpace Chalk It Up, a celebration of the creative culture in the area. In a citywide celebration of original artistic expression, Artpace Chalk It Up 2022 will bring together San Antonio-based artists, school teams, community teams, and the general public. The San Antonio River is this year’s theme.

When: Saturday, October 8, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Downtown San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78205 United States

How much: Free; Donations highly encouraged


Movie in the Park at the Tower of Americas

Grab a blanket and enjoy a free family-friendly movie under the stars! This Saturday, a free viewing of Addams Family 2 will be featured!

When: Saturday, October 8, 2022 (Movie starts at sunset)

Where: 739 E César E. Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

How much: Free


Oktoberfest Party Parades! – Mad Dogs Group

Join this Oktoberfest Party Parade as you travel around the river! Mad Dogs Party Parades present Oktoberfest Party Parade! Each visitor rides a boat as it parades around the river while having fun and drinking beer. Each ticket comes with two free drinks on board, Oktoberfest party favors, and a terrific time. Following the boats’ arrival, you will all participate in the Oktoberfest Walking Parade through the Hyatt Regency before entering the Bier Garten to tap the official keg and begin the festivities for the evening with a drink at the keg!

When: Saturday, October 8, 2022, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where: 126 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

How much: $30


SAVE ON ADMISSION TO  SEA WORLD SAN ANTONIO

Image 5: Up to 18% Off Admission to SeaWorld San Antonio

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

How Much: Up to 18% discount on admission at Sea World and Aquatica, San Antonio


THINGS TO DO IN SAN ANTONIO THIS WEEKEND – SUNDAY, October 9, 2022

Feliz Turns 5!

Feliz Modern

Image Credit: Feliz Modern

It’s been 5 years since Feliz Modern started growing a community of regional artists, international finds, and the best clients and employees in the city! This Sunday, join them for a Feliz party at the Olmos location! Visit and enjoy some cake and purchase unique delicacies from regional artisans!

When: Sunday, October 9, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: 110 W Olmos Dr, San Antonio, TX 78212, United States

How much: Free


Community Yoga at Confluence Park

Make your Sunday mornings more meaningful for your body and soul with a community yoga practice at the iconic Confluence Park in San Antonio. This weekly class is in partnership with Mobile Om and the San Antonio River Foundation. Everyone is welcome to attend, and donations are highly appreciated as this would 100% support SARF and the sustainability of free community programming.

When: Sunday, October 9, 2022, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: 310 W Mitchell St, San Antonio, TX 78204, United States

How much: Free


Sunday Dance Party

Head to The Good Kind every Sunday evening for the best little dance party in Texas! This event will feature various rotating DJs every Sunday evening, including music beats from Joshua K. Swensen, DJ Nandez, DJ Phanie & DJ Ira, DJ Anita Boogie, & more!

When: Sunday, October 9, 2022, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: 1127 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78210, United States

How much: Free


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