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Our top picks for things to do this weekend in San Antonio (October 15 – 17) include Historic Plaza Day, San Antonio Beer Festival, Locals Day at Briscoe Western, and more!


TOP PICK Check out the fun and inspirational play Maddi’s Fridge now playing at Magik Theatre

Maddi's Fridge Scene

Looking for entertainment with meaning? The Magik Theatre is showcasing the heartwarming play, Maddi’s Fridge, which will bring you and your family laughter and inspiration.Originally a novel, Maddi’s Fridge addresses the challenges of food insecurity, poverty, and hunger in a relatable way for children. The play centers around two best friends, Maddi and Sofia. After the unfortunate discovery that Maddi has no food in her fridge at home, Sofia is caught between keeping her friend’s trust and helping her friend in a time of need.
When: September 17th to October 30th 
Where: Magik Theatre – 420 South Alamo, San Antonio, Texas.
How much: Tickets are $20 for children 2-17, military, seniors, educators and students and $25 for adults. Buy your tickets here


Historic Plaza Day 

Main Plaza

Image courtesy: Main Plaza

Main Plaza located downtown is a historic part of San Antonio. This Friday, you’ll be able to celebrate this historic place and the people of San Antonio. There will be interactive activities and more all on the plaza.

When: Friday, Oct 15 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: 115 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205

How much: Free


Foodie Cinema: Sweeney Todd 

Sweeney Todd

Image courtesy: SA Botanical Garden

Are you looking for a fun evening with delicious treats? Head over to the San Antonio Botanical Garden to watch the iconic musical Sweeney Todd, along with English-styled treats. Feel free to bring the things you need to be comfy.

When: Friday, Oct 15 | 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX

How much: $55


Spurs Vs. Rockets 

Keep sports season going by attending this evening’s basketball game. The Spurs are playing the Houston Rockets. Two Texas cities going head-on, who will win?

When: Friday, Oct 15 | 8:30 p.m.

Where: 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219

How much: $10 and up

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Head over to Boerne Main Plaza for this first annual Barktoberfest! This event benefits animal wellness for the Hill Country area. So of course, there will be pet adoptions, food trucks, music, and more! Feel free to bring your furry friend to enter one of the many pet contests. 

When: Saturday, Oct 16 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: 100 N. Main St, Boerne, TX

How much: Free


Fall Artisan Show 

RIver walk market

Image courtesy: San Antonio River Walk

Stop by the river to browse over 40 artisan booths. From pottery to paintings, you’re sure to find something for you or get a jump start on holiday gifts.

When: Saturday, Oct 16 | 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: 602 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205

How much: Free


San Antonio Beer Festival

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Back this year at Crockett Park is the SA Beer Festival. With over 400 craft beers from breweries around the world, you’ll be drinking your way through this Saturday. Feel free to bring lawn chairs. All guests must be 21 years or older.

When: Saturday, Oct 16 | 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where: 1300 N Main, San Antonio, TX 78212

How much: $40 and up


Dexter Trivia Night at Ranger Creek

Halloween is coming up! Play some mystery trivia that follows the theme of Dexter. This trivia experience will also include beer and whiskey! Don’t miss out on the BBQ food truck too.

When: Saturday, Oct 16 | 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: 4834 Whirlwind Dr #102, San Antonio, TX 78217

How much: Free

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Dam Fine Car Show & Sunday Drive

Do you have a beauty sitting in the garage? Enter it in the fourth annual Dam Fine Car Show to show it off. The entry fee is for registration. Cars entered will get to drive across the dam!
When: Sunday, Oct 17 | 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: 3210 N Park Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133
How much: Free | $20

Briscoe Western Museum Locals Day


Image courtesy: Briscoe Western Mueseum

Enjoy your Sunday at this locals day! Locals get half off the general admission price, allowing them to enjoy western art and the showcases even more. Grab your group of friends and learn about the wild West.
When: Sunday, Oct 17 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: 210 W. Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: %50 off admission

Rythom & Brews

Yoga in San Antonio

Image courtesy: House of Rhythom

This practice is open to all ages. You’ll be able to flow and then enjoy select beer or coffee specials available from resident food trucks.
When: Sunday, Oct 17 | 10:30 a.m.
Where: 24188 Boerne Stage Rd, San Antonio, TX 78255
How much: Free

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Mirella Gonzales