Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend of February 9 Dinoscapes, Stargazing with a Ranger & more!

Things to do in San Antonio with Kids this Weekend of February 9 Dinoscapes, Stargazing with a Ranger & more!

Our top choices for fun things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of February 9, 2024, include Dinoscapes, Stargazing with a Ranger, Saturdays with a Scientist: Maps & Measurements, STEAM Sunday: Deep in the Heart, and more!


Events in San Antonio This Weekend for Kids & Families

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Friday, February 9

Lunar New Year Festival 2024

Join the three-day Lunar New Year Festival. There’s going to be Dharma, chanting and prayers, a candle-lighting ceremony, and New Year greetings and wishes today.

For the upcoming days, check out the Lantern Festival and Lunar New Year Celebration.

With lantern-decorated paths, lion and dragon performances, games, a fashion show, and traditional cuisines, you’ll ring in the Lunar New Year with a blast.

When: Friday, February 9, 2024, 8 pm | Until February 11, 2024
Where: Lien Hao Buddist Temple, 5043 Excalibur Dr, San Antonio, TX 78218


Dinoscapes

Dinoscapes

Image credit: Traders Village San Antonio Facebook

Take the kiddos to Traders Village to check out the Dinoscapes exhibit. You’ll all have a blast exploring and learning about prehistoric creatures. Look in awe at the 26-foot T-Rex and 20 more life-size animatronic dinos.

When: Friday, February 9, 2024, 10 am – 5 am | Until March 3, 2024
Where: Traders Village, 9333 SW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78242
How much: $6 per child


Saturday, February 10

Mardi Gras River Parades & Celebration

It’s time for the much-awaited Bud Light Mardi Gras River Parades & Celebration!

Watch in awe as ten elaborately decorated floats grace the San Antonio River Walk. Equally colorfully costumed people and fun characters will ride those floats, getting everyone in the Mardi Gras spirit.

Join other celebrations today, such as listening to live music and the River Walk Royalty Coronation.

When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 1 pm
Where:San Antonio River Walk, 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205


Saturdays with a Scientist: Maps & Measurements

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: wittemuseum.org

The whole family can spend a couple of hours with a real scientist from the Environmental and Water Resources Institute! Learn all about the equipment used for surveying land, examine a contour model, and create your own map that highlights different water resources.

When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 11 am – 1 pm
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Included with Special Exhibition Admission


Movie in the Park: Crazy Rich Asians

Head over to the Tower of Americas for a free movie night under the night sky.

Tonight, witness the lavish lifestyle of the wealthy of the East in Crazy Rich Asians.

So, grab some blankets and lawn chairs, and have a comfy and cool movie night.

When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, The Movie starts at sunset
Where: Tower of Americas, 739 E César E. Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Free


Stargazing with a Ranger

Join the people at Pedernales Falls State Park for a nice night of leisurely exploring the stars, planets, and other cool deep space objects. As they talk about what they see, you’ll learn a lot!

They’ll have binoculars, telescopes, and skymaps, but you can bring your own too.

When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 7 pm – 8 pm
Where:Pedernales Falls State Park, 2585 Park Rd 6026, Johnson City, TX 78636
How much: Park entrance fee


Valentine’s Family Fun Day

Valentine's Family Fun Day

Image credit: The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment Facebook

Show your family some love at the Family Fun Day at Spring Lake. This time, it’s all about Valentine’s!

There will be plenty of family fun with crafts and activities everyone of any age will enjoy.

When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 11 am – 4 pm
Where: ​​​The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, 211 San Marcos Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
How much: Free


Sunday, February 11

Puppy Bowl XX

Come by McIntyre’s Southtown for Puppy Bowl XX, and your pups are invited! Team Ruff and Team Fluff will face off to see which is the best team, and maybe the best girls and boys.

Your furbabies will also get free pup cups and McIntyre’s branded bandanas.

When: Sunday, February 11, 2024, 2 pm
Where: ​​McIntyre’s Southtown, 1035 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210


STEAM Sunday: Deep in the Heart

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Image credit: wittemuseum.org

This workshop will teach the family how the heart works. You’ll go hands-on and dissect a preserved heart. then, you’ll discover how the different parts function to pump blood through the body.

When: Sunday, February 11, 2024, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: $8 for non-members; $6 for members, + museum admission (Advanced registration is required)


Super Bowl Watch Party

The entire family can watch the most awaited football game together at The Frost Plaza! Everyone will gather around the 40-foot LED screen, cheer on their teams, and get all excited about the half-time show and commercials together!

If you want to elevate your game day experience, order food specials and discounted beverages.

When: Sunday, February 11, 2024,  Kiosk opens at 12 pm; Game starts at 5:30 pm
Where: The Rock at La Cantera, 1 Spurs Wy, San Antonio, TX 78256


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