Things to do in San Antonio with kids this Weekend of December 1 Kinderfest, Holidazzle in Schertz & more!

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this Weekend of December 1 Kinderfest, Holidazzle in Schertz & more!

Our top choices for fun things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of November 24, 2023, include the Kinderfest, Holidazzle in Schertz, Cocao Sip n’ Stroll, Epic H2Olidays, and more!


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Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of December 1, 2023 – Friday

Cocao Sip n’ Stroll

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: City of Seguin

Warm up this winter with some tasty hot cocoa.

Make your way to Central Park in Downtown Seguin to taste a dozen varieties of homemade hot chocolate.

More than that, there’s going to be live entertainment from the Seguin High School Star Steppers, horse-drawn wagon rides, and photos with Santa.

When: Friday, December 1, 2023, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Central Park, 201 S Austin St, Seguin, TX 78155
How much: Free to participate


Westover Field of Lights

Your list of things to do in San Antonio this weekend with family should include visiting the Westover Field of Lights. Let the holiday spirit in as you immerse yourself in over 300,00 synchronized lights!

Explore this Christmas wonderland and watch this spectacular light show as your favorite Christmas tunes play, giving you the opportunity to create magical holiday memories with your loved ones. The little ones even have activities to participate in. You can also get a printed photo with Santa.

When: Friday, December 1, 2023, 7 pm
Where: Westover Hills Church, 9340 Westover Hills Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78251
How much: Free


Best Things to Do in San Antonio with Kids on Saturday, December 2, 2023

Kinderfest

Kinderfest

Image credit: Pioneer Museum Facebook

Let your little ones participate in this wonderful tradition. If you have kids under ten, take them to the Pioneer Museum this Saturday for plenty of holiday activities.

Bring a stocking to hang on their giant fireplace and enjoy music, crafts, and refreshments. They can also take a picture with Santa!

They’ll go home with their stocking filled with goodies, as well as happy memories!

When: Saturday, December 2, 2023, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Pioneer Museum, 325 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
How much: Free


Sculpture in the Square

For San Antonio things to do this weekend, Make your way to Lakeside Park to celebrate the Christmas season through the art of sculpturing.

Watch live ice sculpture carvings, try some family art activities, check out a pop-up art exhibit, buy sculptures for sale, listen to live music, and more!

When: Saturday, December 2, 2023, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Lakeside Park, 305 Buena Vista Dr, Marble Falls, TX 78654
How much: Free


Make & Take: Decorate a Gingerbread House

It wouldn’t be the holiday season without decorating a gingerbread house!

Get your tickets now for some fun holiday fun for everyone! With an authentic Swiss Lebkuchen (gingerbread) house, plenty of royal icing, tons of candy and edible decorations, and a sprinkle of creativity and imagination, the whole family will have a festive time.

 The instructors there will be giving you some tips and tricks in creating your unique and tasty house.

When: Saturday, December 2, 2023, 1 pm – 2:30m
Where: H-E-B Central Market, 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $48 – $80


Epic H2Olidays

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark Facebook

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark is inviting you to a unique holiday experience.

Celebrate the season with the aloha spirit! Santa will also be sleighing in to sprinkle some festive fun.

When: Saturday, December 2, 2023, 10 am – 9 pm | Until December 30, 2023
Where: Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark, 2970 Epic Place, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
How much: $29 – $54


Santa’s Railroad Wonderland

At the Texas Transportation Museum, even the trains feel the holiday spirit.

Every inch of the museum is decorated– the historic depot, the trains, the garden railroad, the four other scale model railroad layouts, and everything else in between!

Explore the grounds, check out the festive trains, and sip on some tasty hot chocolate. Santa will also visit from the North Pole to take some pictures with you.

So, head over to the Texas Transportation Museum for family fun in San Antonio.

When: Saturday, December 2, 2023, 5:30 pm | Weekends until December 17, 2023
Where: Texas Transportation Museum, 11731 Wetmore Rd, San Antonio, TX 78247
How much: Adults $12 – Kids (4-12) $10 – Kids (Under 4) Free Groups (20 or more, Ages 4+)


Holidazzle in Schertz

Holidazzle in Schertz

Image credit: Schertz

Schertz is going to be chock full of Christmas festivities!

You have so many activities to enjoy all day long. These include Breakfast with Santa, Kris Kringle Market, Holiday Hoopla, and Festival of Angels Parade.

The Holiday Hoopla lets you have tons of fun in the snow! Ride down the Mt. Schertz snow hill, make snow angels, and glide around the ice skating rink. Keep your eyes peeled for Santa! You might have the chance to take photos with him.

There are so many great family activities in San Antonio!

When: Saturday, December 2, 2023, 8 am
Where: City of Schertz, Texas


Best things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of December 1, 2023 – Sunday

Cirque du Soleil Bazzar

It’s your last chance to see the internationally acclaimed Cirque du Soleil in its production BAZAAR, which debuted in San Antonio this past month.

Come under the Big Top and be swept away by magic in a thrilling, awe-inspiring spectacle filled with acrobatic displays, adroit dancers, and incredible musicians.

This show is inspired by a traditional Middle Eastern bazaar. It perfectly captures the bustling energy of ancient, open-air markets with its ensemble of diverse characters. 

When: Sunday, December 3, 2023, 4:30 pm
Where: Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium, 5757 US-90 W, San Antonio, TX 78227 – Under the Big Top
How much: $36 – $44


Locals Day at the Briscoe

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

When: Sunday, December 3, 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


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