Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of August 18

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of August 18 | Image credit: Dino Safari: A Walk Thru Adventure Facebook

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of August 18, 2023, include the Dino Safari: A Walk Thru Adventure, Last Day of Summer Market, Antarctic Dinosaurs: A Forest Frozen In Time, Super Fun Saturday with H-E-B: Furry Friends, and more!


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Top Pick for Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend – Back-to-school Open House at Sage Music!

Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend with Family - Sage Music Back-to-School Open House

🎡 Calling all parents with budding musicians! 🎢 Get ready for an exhilarating day of musical discovery at the Sage Music Back To School Open House! πŸŽ‰

Mark your calendars for August 19, 2023, because Sage Music, the acclaimed music school that turns dreams into harmonious realities, is throwing open its doors for an unforgettable event. 🎸🎹🎀

Join at the iconic Sage Music facility located at 209 W. Poplar St., San Antonio, T.X. 78212, and step into a world of melody and rhythm from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. πŸ•™πŸŽΌ

🎢 Experience the magic as you tour the enchanting musical haven, meet the passionate and talented staff, and catch a glimpse of the extraordinary musical journey that awaits your young maestros. 🎡

When: Saturday, August 19, 2023, 10 am to 4 pm
Where:
209 W. Poplar St., San Antonio, T.X. 78212
How Much: FREE!


Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of August 18, 2023 – Friday

Wild World Records

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: San Antonio Zoo Facebook

Be part of history and break records!

Featuring Guinness World Records, Wild World Records is giving you the chance to go on a quest to break Guinness World Records all over the zoo.

You’ll also be learning a bunch of things, like record-breaking animal traits, conservation initiatives, and many other unsurpassed facts.

There will be a ton of fun and challenging events and activities everyone will love.

When: Friday, August 18, 2023, 9 am | Until September 4th, 2023
Where:
San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How Much: With admission


Antarctic Dinosaurs: A Forest Frozen In Time

Discover epic dinosaurs in one of the most dangerous and isolated environments on Earth, Antarctica, before it became just a land of ice and snow. Step back in time when it was a bountiful, forested habitat where dinosaurs thrived.

Check out fossils that tell of Antarctica’s past and see large-scale replicas of dinosaur species unique to the continent. 

When: Friday, August 18, 2023, Museum hours
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209


Deal Alert: 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 areas.

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! 


Best Things to Do in San Antonio with Kids on Saturday, August 19, 2023

Top Pick for Saturday – Bring your budding musician to the Back-to-School Open House with Sage Music! 

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend with kids - Sage Music Open House

Mark your calendars for August 19, 2023, because Sage Music, the acclaimed music school that turns dreams into harmonious realities, is throwing open its doors for an unforgettable event. 🎸🎹🎀

Your kids will have the chance to unleash their inner virtuosos with FREE music lessons on any instrument of their choosing. 🎻πŸ₯πŸŽΊ From the classic elegance of the piano to the irresistible groove of the drums, and everything in between – guitar, voice, violin, saxophone, and even ukulele – the possibilities are as vast as their musical aspirations!

When: Saturday, August 19, 2023, 10 am to 4 pm
Where:
209 W. Poplar St., San Antonio, T.X. 78212
How Much: FREE!


Super Fun Saturday with H-E-B: Furry Friends

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Image credit: Hemisfair Facebook

Animal lovers, you better head to Hemisfair this Saturday. Spend the day with cute and furry babies. Plus, there will be presentations by Zoomagination, vendors, a screening of Super Pets, and so much more fun and cool stuff!

When: Saturday, August 19, 2023, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where:
Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free


 Frost Bank Family Fun Day

Frost and the Spurs are celebrating the new Frost Bank Center and they’re calling you to join!

Pop by for tasty tacos, sweet treats, music, and a special appearance by the Spurs Coyote and a championship trophy.

When: Saturday, August 19, 2023, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Frost Bank, 3803 Northwest Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229
How much: Free


Mission Marquee Outdoor Family Film Series: Black Widow

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Mission Marquee Plaza Facebook

Take the family out for movie night under the night sky. Tonight, watch Scarlet Johannson save the world in Black Widow.

There will also be more entertainment and food trucks.

Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and even snacks. Just make sure you’re nice and comfy.

When: Saturday, August 19, 2023, 7 pm
Where: ​Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214
How much: Free


Grand Opening: Science Mill Food Forest

The Science Mill is coming out with their newest exhibit, the Food Forest, and they’re inviting you to the grand opening!

This 1,300 square foot space in the Science & Art Part will have raised beds planted with various native crops, a cool herb spiral, and saplings of pear and fig trees. There will be interactive elements and guidance from museum educators, allowing you to learn and appreciate food security more in a fun and exciting way.

It’s an ever-evolving exhibit, so every visit is a unique experience.

When: Saturday, August 19, 2023, 10 pm –  5 pm
Where: ​Science Mill, 101 S Lady Bird Ln, Johnson City, TX 78636
How much: $9 – $11


Dino Safari: A Walk Thru Adventure

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Dino Safari: A Walk Thru Adventure Facebook

Come to this walk-thru experience and get up close and personal with epic prehistoric reptiles!

Dino Safari is an interactive and educational experience that lets you meet 20 gigantic moving dinosaurs from different parts of the planet.

You’ll learn all about these majestic creatures, from the way they ate, moved, and behaved. And with the games, cutting-edge research, and fossils, it’s going to be a very fun and educational time.

When: Saturday, August 19, 2023, 10 am
Where: ​​Shops at River Center, 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts at $18.50


Check out the highly-rated Hopscotch Immersive Art Experience!

hopscotch immersive art experience in San Antonio

Discover a one-of-a-kind 20,000-square-foot immersive art experience in the heart of downtown San Antonio. On our patio, you can enjoy fourteen collaborative displays, specialty cocktails, and rotating food trucks. Hopscotch enables artists to showcase their work in innovative and sustainable ways, encourages them to be inspired by new mediums, and enables them to reach new audiences.

Get all the details and book your Immersive Art Experience TODAY!!!


Best things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of August 18, 2023 – Sunday

STEAM Sunday: T.Rex and Fam

STEAM Sunday- T.Rex and Fam

Image credit: Witte Museum Facebook

The kiddies will love this hands-on workshop. Inspired by the special exhibition Tyrannosaurus: Meet the Family, this STEAM Sunday event will explore the features of this well-known prehistoric predator.

You’ll identify how the feathers, teeth, and feet of various dinosaurs helped them survive in their environments.

When: Sunday, August 20, 2023, 2 pm – 3 pm
Where: ​​Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $8


Last Day of Summer Market

Bring summer to a close at the Last Day of Summer Market. Enjoy the warm summer night with your family and shop.

Check out the local vendors, taste the food and drinks, and listen to the tunes brought by a DJ. There will also be a school supplies drive to get all of you ready for the incoming school year.

When: Sunday, August 20, 2023, 5 pm – 9 pm
Where: ​​The Hayden, 4025 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Free to enter


Guided Bird Tour

Explore the different habitats of Mitchell Lake Audubon Center as you look for 30-50 bird species. The expert guide is there to help you with the trails and in identifying birds.

When: Sunday, August 20, 2023, 8 am to 11 am | Every Sunday morning (except the fifth Sunday of the month)
Where: ​​Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Rd, San Antonio, TX 78221
How much: $10


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