Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of August 4

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of August 4 | Image credit: The Briscoe Western Art Museum Facebook

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of August 4, 2023, include the Locals Day August, Celebrate Fantastic Flora!, Family Program: Storytime Flow, Mission Marquee Outdoor Family Film, and more!


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Also, remember to also check out our recent posts on Summer Camps San Antonio 2023, San Antonio Water Parks and Pools, and San Antonio Restaurants with Playgrounds!


Deal Alert – Canyon Lake Pontoon Boat Tour – Lowest Price Guarantee! 

Enjoy a fun-filled and active excursion out on the water with this private pontoon boat and tubing experience. Make your own way to the dock on Canyon Lake, meet your guide, and hop aboard your vessel. The flexible itinerary is entirely up to you: you can relax on board and soak up the sun, can head to an island beach to sunbathe, can go lake swimming and fishing—and even go tub-towing.

Bring the kids along on this family-friendly excursion A private tour gives you the freedom to customize your schedule. Choose to swim, relax, fish, sunbathe, and go tub-towing. This pontoon boat tour makes it easy to soak up the scenery.

Get more information and book your Private Pontoon Tour of Canyon Lake TODAY!


Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of August 4, 2023 – Friday

Family Program: Storytime Flow

Family Program: Storytime Flow

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Work your and your kids’ body and imaginations. As a story is read out loud, you’ll move and flow along, feeling the books with your movements.

And don’t leave yet! Stick around for an outdoor sculpture tour.

When: Friday, August 4, 2023, 10 am to 11 am
Where: McKenna Children’s Museum, 801 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130
How much: Free for kids under 13 and museums member adults; $10 for teens; $15 for non-member adults


Wild World Records

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 4, 2023, 9 am | May 27 to September 4th, 2023
Where: San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How Much: With admission


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 5, 2023

Fit Family Challenge Finale 5k

Register now to join the San Antonio Sports Fit Family Challenge! Runners, walkers, and strollers are welcome.

When: Saturday, August 5, 2023, 7:30 pm – 11 am
Where: Hangar 9, 8081 Inner Circle Rd, San Antonio, TX 78235
How much: Free – $5


Moondance Outdoor Concerts

Moondance Outdoor Concerts

Image credit: Cibolo Center for Conservation Facebook

The Moondance 2023 outdoor concert series is here!

Every month, an amazing band or musician will come to the Cibolo Center for Conservation to give you a phenomenal concert under the stars!

Bring blankets, cushions, and chairs for a comfy experience. Enjoy a nice picnic while you listen to music. So, you can bring your own food and drinks. Or you can stop by a food truck in the area.

When: Saturday, August 5, 2023, 7 pm to 10:30 pm
Where:
Cibolo Center for Conservation, 140 City Park Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
How much: $60 Season Pass; $15 for non-members; $10 for members


Fall Afterschool Programs

Take your kids to iCode Cibolo for their Back to School Discovery Day and Open House! They’ll have a blast with fun, engaging, and educational hands-on activities. Plus, get 15% off monthly during open house visit.

When: Saturday, August 5, 2023, 12 pm – 4 pm
Where: iCode Cibolo, 18384 I-35 N Ste. 121, Schertz, TX 78154
How much: Free


Celebrate Fantastic Flora!

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: San Antonio Botanical Garden Facebook

The whole family is going to have an amazing day at the Garden! Listen to nature-based stories, and take in the fantasy and adventure of the giant botanical sculptures of the Imaginary Worlds exhibit.

Everyone will get to explore and enjoy hands-on activities too! The fun stuff includes a scavenger hunt, bookmark-making, tours, lessons, and so much more!

Terry Hankins, an amazing guitarist, will also be there to give a stunning performance.

When: Saturday, August 5, 2023, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Included with Garden admission and membership


Farmers & Artisans Market

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Mission Marquee Plaza Facebook

You’re going to see so much amazing stuff at this market, from yummy food to cool trinkets to stylish clothes.

Before heading to the market, you can join the free community yoga class open to all levels.

When: Saturday, August 5, 2023, 9 am – 1 pm | First & Third Saturday of the month
Where: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214
How much: Free


Mission Marquee Outdoor Family Film

You don’t need to spend much to have a good time with your family. Head over to Mission Marquee Plaza for a night of free night of fun and entertainment. There are going to be food trucks and a showing of a family-friendly movie on the original jumbo screen.

Bring blankets and lawn chairs to get extra comfortable for the film. This week, you’ll be watching Sonic the Hedgehog 2.

When: Saturday, August 5, 2023, 7 pm | Until November
Where: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214
How much: Free


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 5, 2023 – Sunday

Locals Day August

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: The Briscoe Western Art Museum Facebook

It’s a good day to be from San Antonio and Bexar County. Enjoy a day of art and culture for free! 

When: Sunday, July 6, 2023, 10 am to 5 pm | First Sunday of each month
Where: ​​The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free for Bexar County residents, Active Military, and children 12 and younger


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 identifying of birds.

When: Sunday, August 6, 2023, 8 am to 11 am | Every Sunday morning (except fifth Sunday of the month)
Where: ​​Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Rd, San Antonio, TX 78221
How much: $10


Also, check out our 20 Top Things to Do with Toddlers & Kids in San Antonio.

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