things to do in San Antonio this weekend | Man and child looking at the Tony Parker Exhibit

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend | Image credit: San Antonio Museum of Art Facebook Page

Our top picks for Things to do in San Antonio this long Weekend (July 1 – July 4) include the Tony Parker’s Heroes & Villains at the SAMA, Armed Forces River Parade, Sunday Fitness at Chicken N Pickle, and more!

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND IN SAN ANTONIO 

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

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  • 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

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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend – FRIDAY, July 1, 2022

Fourth of July River Walk Artisan Show 

River Walk decorated for the Fourth of July

Image credit: San Antonio River Walk

If you like to shop, head down to the San Antonio River Walk! This artisan show will have booths that include pottery, textiles, paintings, and more treats. While you’re down there, check out the River Walk which is decked out in 4th of July theme decor!

When: Friday, July 1 | 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 602 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

Artpace Morning Mixer & Magazine Sale 

Artpace Flyer for Mixer

Image credit: Artpace San Antonio Facebook Page

Join Artpace for the magazine sale as part of their First Friday mixer. High-quality editions of artists’ publications will be available for purchase. There will also be complimentary breakfast bites so you can eat and chat with others!

When: Friday, July 1 | 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Where: 445 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

First Friday Artwalk 

It’s hard to believe that the Artwalk is back at Blue Star Arts! Visit professional galleries, check out the vendors on the street, or enjoy some San Antonio drinks and eats.

When: Friday, July 1 | 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: 116 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

First Friday Pub Run 

Throw on your best red, white, and blue, and get ready for a pub crawl! There are 8 stops on this Friday pub run and it is sure to be fun. For ages 21 and up only.

When: Friday, July 1 | 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Where: 270 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend – SATURDAY, July 2, 2022

Mopar Car Show 

Things to do this weekend in San Antonio Mopar Car Show

Image credit: Tower of the Americas Facebook Page

Down at the base of the tower, you’ll find many cars. From Chargers to Magnums, you can catch some of the oldest and largest collections of cars in the city.

When: Saturday, July 2 | 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: 739 E Cesar E Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

Armed Forces River Parade 

 

This patriotic river parade is dedicated to the men and women in the armed forces. This is one of the largest parades on the River Walk. Get there early for a good spot!

When: Saturday, July 2 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: 418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

Free Community Yoga at the Mission 

Things to do this weekend in san antonio Yoga at the Mission

Image credit: Mobile Om Yoga

Grab your mat and a towel and meet under the Live Oak tree at Mission San Jose. This class is led by Mobile Om instructors and is a great way to stretch out and break a sweat.

When: Saturday, July 2 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: 6701 San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

 

Sing 2 at Mission Marquee Plaza 

Are you looking for a way to relax this evening? Sing 2 will be playing on the big screen at Mission Marquee! Bring a lawn chair, blanket, and purchase snacks from the onsite food trucks, and enjoy the film.

When: Saturday, July 2 | 8:00 p.m.

Where: 3100 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


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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, July 3, 2022

Tony Parker’s Heroes & Villains at the SAMA 

Man and Woman looking at Superhero Exhibit in the SAMA

Image credit: San Antonio Museum of Art

If you love superheroes and villains, don’t miss out on this special exhibit at the SAMA. Inspired by Marvel and DC comics, you can see life-size sculptures of your favorites around the museum.

When: Sunday, July 3 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: 200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX

How much: General Admission + $5

 

Sunday Fitness at Chicken N Pickle 

Get down on the mat at this all-level Pilates class! You’ll strengthen and condition your core and body through a series of standing and sitting movements.

When: Sunday, July 3 | 9:00 a.m.

Where: 5215 UTSA Blvd, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free

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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend – MONDAY, July 4, 2022

Windcrest Fourth of July Parade

Celebrate the fourth with the City of Windcrest’s Annual Parade! Once the open ceremony is done, the parade will make its way through the neighborhood. There will also be vendors, food, and games!

When: Monday, July 4 | 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where:  8601 Midcrown, Windcrest, TX

How much:  Free

 

H-E-B Fourth of July Celebration

Fireworks at Woodlawn Lake Park

Image credit: San Antonio Parks & Recreation Website

It’s the annual Woodlawn Lake Park fourth celebration! This family-friendly event will kick off with a water aerobics class and Zumba. Then stay around for local food trucks, vendors, live music, and fireworks!

When: Monday, July 4 | 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  1103 Cincinnati Ave, San Antonio, TX

How much: Free


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