Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of July 21

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of July 21 | Image credit: Palmetto State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife Facebook

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of July 21, 2023, include the Plants of Palmetto Hike, Pack the Bus, National Day of Cowboy, Marktplatz PCAA Concert Series, 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 July 21, 2023 – Friday

Pack the Bus

Teach your kids the value of helping those in need with Pack the Bus. Bring at least ten items from their list to the McKenna Children’s Museum and get one free-day admission.

You’ll help other people, but this is a great learning opportunity for the kids.


-1′ and 2′ binders
-large and small backpacks
-wide-ruled composition notebooks
-wide-ruled notebook paper
-low-odor dry-erase markers
-plastic and regular folders with brads and pockets
-binder divider tabs
-washable markers
-colored pencils
-pencil bags
-pencil boxes
-glue sticks
-construction paper
-manila paper

All these will aid Communities In School in providing school supplies for all area students who need proper tools to start the school year.

When: Friday, July 21, 2023, 7 pm to 9 pm | Until July 31, 2023
Where: McKenna Children’s Museum, 801 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130

Movies in the Park – Boerne

Movies in the Park - Boerne

Image credit: Parks & Recreation Boerne

Don’t know what to do at home? Take the whole family out for a movie in the park! This month, it’s Christmas in July at the Main Plaza. Gremlins and Puss in Boots will be playing on the big screen.

Bring blankets, chairs, and some snacks to get the best and comfiest experience.

While the movie starts at sundown, come by earlier for a bit of extra fun!

When: Friday, July 21, 2023, 7 pm
Where: Main Plaza, 100 N. Main Street, Boerne, TX 78006
How much: $42

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, July 22, 2023

Farmers Market at Herff Farm

Farmers Market at Herff Farm

Image credit: The Farmers Market at Herff Farm Facebook

Walking through an open-air farmers market on a Saturday morning is a nice way to spend time with the kids. You can buy products directly from locals and teach the little ones how to shop wisely.

Doing that at Herff Farm is extra special because it sits on a beautiful historic German farmstead. You can also explore their fenced gardens, pollinator meadow, and trails, and see the historic limestone Herff House.

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 9 am – 1 pm | Every Saturday
Where: Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX 78006

Jungle Boogie Nights

When the sun goes down, the Zoo transforms into a Latin-infused haven. Live bands and amazing performances will fill the night and will get you pumping too!

Bring your family and friends so all of you can experience this!

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 6 pm – 10 pm | June 17 to August 5, 2023
Where: San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much: Free for members; Included with Standard Admission for non-members

National Day of Cowboy

Everyone, come to the Briscoe to celebrate the legacy of the cowboy, cowgirls, and vaquero!

Enjoy the exhibitions, outdoor and indoor activities, and live music! Specifically, there’s going to be a chick wagon with yummy treats, artist demos, hands-on arts and crafts, and games.

So, giddy up and drag your family and friends for a rootin’ tootin’ good time!

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 10 m – 4 pm
Where: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free

Moth Night

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Moths are underappreciated insects. But this week is all about them!

Celebrate their beauty, diversity, and ecological importance during National Moth Week. Learn about their role as pollinators in native garden plans, smell the flowers, and make your own moth friend you can take home.

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 8 pm – 9:30 pm | Every Saturday
Where: Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, 10750 Pleasanton Rd, San Antonio, TX 78221
How much: Non-members: $15 per family or $7 adults and $5 kids; Members: $2 adults and kids free

Plants of Palmetto Hike

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Palmetto State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife Facebook

Plants are so much more than just pretty things to look at. Some are edible, others can be used as tools, and others may even be dangerous.

Join this hike to learn about the different plants around Palmetto State Park.

Dress for the weather, wear close-toed shoes, and bring water.

When: Saturday, July 22, 2023, 9 am
Where: Palmetto State Park, 78 Park Rd 11 S, Gonzales, TX 78629

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 July 21, 2023 – Sunday

Parent & Child: Make & Take Czech Kolaches

Take your babies and spend some quality time in the kitchen. The both of you will explore the tradition and taste of Texas Czech culture with kolaches. You’ll learn how to make them– shape tasty, pillowy kolache dough with different fillings.

At the end of the day, you’ll have made delicious treats and great memories with your kids.

When: Sunday, July 23, 2023, 2 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: H-E-B Central Market, 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $55

Marktplatz PCAA Concert Series

Pop by Marktplatz for a night of amazing music.

Bring your chairs and blankets and get comfortable. Let the music take you tonight.

When: Sunday, July 23, 2023, 6:30 pm
Where: Marktplatz, 126 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
How much: Free

Bandera Market

Bandera Market

Image credit: Bandera Market Facebook

You and the family are going to love the Bandera market. You’ll find locally handmade, handcrafted, and home-grown goods. Everyone will definitely find something that piques their interest, and no one will leave empty-handed.

When: Sunday, July 23, 2023, 11 pm – 5 pm | Every weekend
Where: Silverado Station, 11851 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023

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

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