Things to Do in San Antonio This Weekend

In a city as large and diverse as San Antonio, it’s easy to find free or inexpensive activities for the whole family. Whether you’re looking for something to do with the kids or a date night idea, there are plenty of budget-friendly things to do in San Antonio this weekend!

Events in San Antonio this weekend include the Corny Maze at Traders Village, holiday shopping, free movies, and more!


Daily Fun

Morgan’s Wonderland
Enjoy single-day admission for TWO to Morgan’s Wonderland for just $22. Visitors can experience over 25 completely wheelchair accessible attractions including rides, playscapes and gardens.

Historic San Antonio Mission Tour
This historic guided Mission Tour is offered 7 days a week by a local tour guide. You’ll learn all about the history of the missions, the surrounding area, and gain perspective from a local San Antonian. Tickets for this guided tour start at $65.

San Antonio Zoo
The San Antonio Zoo is home to over 3,000 animals from all across the world, and it’s one of the best family-friendly destinations in the city. Get your tickets now online for only $14.99.


Read on for a list of free and cheap events in San Antonio this weekend:


Moms Coffee and Conversation at Morgan’s Wonderland
 Join other moms for conversation, complimentary coffee and new learning opportunities for your children every month at Morgan’s Wonderland! 
November 15, 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Where: 5223 David Edwards, 78233
Cost: $17 for moms, free for children 3 – 17

Here We Grow Again Public Sale
Find more than 60,000 items at this Fall/Winter Consignment Sale. 
November 15, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 11323 Bandera Rd., 78250
Cost: Free

Tree Lighting Party Downtown Social
What: Free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus after the tree lighting ceremony. Kid-friendly!
When: November 15, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 386 W San Antonio St., New Braunfels, 78130
Cost: Free



Breakfast with Santa at South Park Mall
What: Welcome Santa’s arrival with a Breakfast w/Santa at the Food Court. The first 150 kids receive a free Chick-fil-A kids meal!
When: November 16, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Where: 2310 SW Military Dr., 78224
Cost: Free

Annual Mission Marquee Plaza Holiday Market 
What: Mission Marquee Plaza will transform into a festive holiday marketplace and feature a locally-sourced farmers market and more than 30 artisans and vendors with specialty gifts and ideas for the holidays.
When: November 16, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214
Cost: Free

Holiday Haus at Historic St. Paul Square
Shop from dozens of vendors for one-of-a-kind gifts and begin your holiday shopping! Enjoy music all day, take family Christmas photos in front of our fun photo op, sip on hottie toddies, cider, and hot chocolate. Holiday fun for the whole family!
November 16, 10:00 a.m.
1174 E Commerce St., 78205

Solar Fest 2019 at Hemisfair
What: Grab the family, grab a bike or catch a bus to Hemisfair for a day of family fun and learning! Enjoy live music, local artisans, food and engaging activities at the 2019 Solar Fest celebrating renewable energy, energy efficiency and our beautiful city!
When: November 16, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: 630 E. Nueva St., 78205
Cost: Free

Santa’s Arrival at Bass Pro Shops
What: Head out to Bass Pro Shops for a Free Photo with Santa!
When: November 16, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 17907 W Interstate 10, 78257
Cost: Free

Free Movie at Mission Marquee Plaza
What: Join us for a free screening. Load up your lawn chairs, blankets and snacks to enjoy during the movie. Food via local food trucks also available for purchase. Venue opens at 7 p.m. and movie will begin 15 minutes after dusk. Free admission and pet-friendly!
When: November 16, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where: 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214
Cost: Free



Trader’s Village Corny Maze
What: Come to Traders Village weekends in November for the Traders Village “CORNY MAZE.” Lots of Activities at the Traders Village Corny Maze:
– Pumpkin Patch (pictures, buy some to take home & paint)
– Petting Zoo (FREE with admission)
– Lots of Photo Ops
– Roasted Corn | Corn in a Cup | Popcorn
– Concessions
– Entertainment (occasionally)
– Hay Ride (back & forth to Traders Village)
When: November 17, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 9333 Soutwest Loop 410, 78242
Cost: $10+, children under 3 are free

“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: November 17, 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: 115 N. Main Ave.,78205
Cost: Free

Any other things to do in San Antonio this weekend that you’re excited about? Let us know by commenting below.


Any other things to do in San Antonio this weekend that you’re excited about? Let us know by commenting below.