Looking for the best free and cheap things to do in San Antonio this weekend? Our picks include a Family Flashlight Night at the Botanical Garden, Video Art Installation at Main Plaza, Scout Appreciation Month at Legoland Discovery and more!
Story Time at the Twig Book Shop
What: Come join Miss Anastasia at The Twig for a seriously fun story time and a delightful craft. Young and old TWIGLETS will get a real kick out of her highly entertaining storytelling. All ages welcome.
When: February 19, 10:30 a.m.
San Antonio Zoo
What: Get out of the house and explore the San Antonio Zoo! Get your tickets for $8 each when you use the code SENSIBLY at checkout.
When: February 19, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: 3903 N St Mary’s St., 78212
Cost: $8 (when purchased online with code SENSIBLY)
Scout Appreciation Month at Legoland Discovery Center
What: Join us during the month of February for Scout Appreciation Month! Scouts in uniform get in FREE to LEGOLAND Discovery Center San Antonio. Friends and family members will pay a discounted rate.
When: February 19, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: 849 E. Commerce St., 78205
Frost Bank Drive-Thru Chuck Wagon Lunch – Blanco/1604
What: Hey y’all! Swing on by for a Drive-Thru Chuck Wagon lunch to tip your hat to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. We’ll be serving BBQ sausage, brisket, beans, cole slaw. Come on down and pick up a delicious meal to share with your family at home!
When: February 19, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: 1162 N TX-1604-LOOP W, 78248
Family Flashlight Night at the San Antonio Botanical Garden
What: Bring your flashlight and experience the nocturnal side of the garden with the family. Explore the Botanical Garden by moonlight, find your way through the light maze, as well as enjoy hands-on activities and fun tours. Drinks, food and DIY s’mores kits available for purchase. This is among our top picks for things to do in San Antonio this weekend!
When: February 19, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: 555 Funston Pl., 78209
Cost: Free with general admission ($12 – $15) | Free for members
Virtual Super Run 5K
In comic books, sightings of masked and caped individuals mean someone is about to get rescued. Sightings of these people at The Super Run 5K and 10K races are no different, except the beneficiaries of these mysterious masks are charities in need of funds. The Super Run partners with nonprofit organizations across the country to host costumed events that raise funds and awareness for each charity’s cause. Get your virtual 5K registration through Groupon!
Huebner Oaks Farmer’s Market
What: Browse the fresh and handmade goods. The layout has been updated to observe the CDC recommendations. Masks mandatory for both Vendors & Patrons.
When: February 20, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: 11745 W Interstate 10, 78230
BLC Nature Talks: Watersheds an Online Event
What: Join us on Facebook Live with Shannon Brown, founder of Ecosystem Regeneration Artisans, to explore what makes a watershed. Learn about the many non-point source pollutants of our watershed and how to help prevent pollution and flash floods that can devastate our land and lives.
When: February 20, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Movies by Moonlight in the Garden
What: Cozy up under the moonlight with family or friends for a special double feature (The Lion King and Glory Road) at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Movies by Moonlight in the Garden will include two family-friendly movies on the lawn. Guests are welcomed to bring low riding lawn chairs and blankets. Drinks and food available for purchase. Guests are asked to follow all COVID-19 visitor guidelines during their visit at the Botanical Garden.
When: February 20, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where: 555 Funston Pl., 78209
Cost: $13.50/$18 for Members | $15/$20 for Non-Members
“San Antonio | The Saga” at Main Plaza
What: This free video art installation, created by Xavier De Richemont, plays three times a night, weather permitting, on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on the facade of San Fernando Cathedral.
When: February 20, 9:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.
Where: 115 N. Main Ave.,78205
Shoott Free 30 Minute Outdoor Photoshoot
What: Enjoy sun, social distancing, and supporting local photographers with a free, 30 minute mini photoshoot!
When: February 21, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Various locations around San Antonio
Cost: Free session | Pay for the photos $15 or less each
Dinosaur Drive Thru at Fiesta Texas
What: Dinosaur Drive-Thru is the ultimate dinosaur experience that educates, entertains, engages and amazes. These dinosaurs are NOT statues. We have over 60 life-sized, animatronic, museum-quality dinosaurs that all move and roar! They are set up in order of when they existed. Your entire drive-thru adventure is guided by a very entertaining and educational audio tour, in both English and Spanish, that is filled with jokes and shocking fun facts about each dinosaur. Also included in the audio tour is an interactive trivia game that the entire vehicle plays throughout the show. You receive a scorecard when the show starts and every winner gets an official Dino Guru certificate at the end! We are both a family-friendly and COVID-friendly activity, as everyone remains in their own vehicle during the show.
When: February 21, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 17000 W IH 10, 78257
Cost: $49 per vehicle
Alamo Heights Farmer’s Market
What: Find something for everyone at Our weekly Sunday farmers market at The Quarry is where you can find us and our freshly handmade products!
When: February 21, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: 255 E Basse Rd., 78209
Any other things to do in San Antonio this weekend that you’re excited about? Let us know by commenting below.
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