Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of May 12

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of May 12 | Image credit: San Antonio Zoo Weekend

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of May 12, 2023, include Mother’s Day Brunch, Mother-Daughter Tea Party, Playdate with Mom, Mother’s Day Mercado, and more!


Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the most up-to-date information. However, all information is subject to change! As always, please verify with the organizer before heading out! 

Also, remember to also check out our recent posts on 40 Mother’s Day Specials in San Antonio, 70+  offers for Mother’s Day Brunch San Antonio, Summer Camps San Antonio 2023, 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 May 12, 2023 – Friday

Party in Your Park

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

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Four times a year, Party in Your Park visits different neighborhood parks and brings a family party. This time, the party will be at Franklin Square.

There are tons of activities everyone can participate in, like yard games, listening to live music, and just all-out family fun!

When: Friday, May 12, 2023, 5 pm to 8 pm
Where: Franklin Square, 630 E Hopkins St, San Marcos, TX 78666
How much: 
Free


Sleeping Beauty

This enchanting classic is being brought to life on stage by The Children’s Ballet of San Antonio.

With graceful movements and beautiful music, watch the story of Aurora unfold.

When: Friday, May 12, 2023, 7 pm to 9 pm & 2 pm to 4 pm | May 12 & 13, 2023
Where: Majestic Theater, 224 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much:
Free entrance


Playdate with Mom – Clay Frame Workshop (18 months – 6 years)

Playdate with Mom - Clay Frame Workshop

Image credit: Kidcreate Art Studio (San Antonio, TX) Facebook

Kick of Mother’s Day weekend with a nice craft class with your little one. Spend the morning creating an adorable picture frame out of air-dry clay. By the end of the workshop, you’ll leave with a special keepsake and an unforgettable moment with your child.

When: Friday, May 12, 2023, 9:30 am to 10:30 pm
Where:  Kidcreate Studio, 21803 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257
How Much: $18


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 area.

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, May 13, 2023

Celebrating Mothers: Painting with Gio

Celebrate motherhood with a family painting session led by international artist Gio DiZurita. Together, you’ll go on an adventure of painting hummingbirds.

You’ll not only hone your artistic skills but you’ll bond over this with your kids.

When: Saturday, May 13, 2023, 10 am to 12 pm and 12 pm to 4 pm
Where:
The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: $35 for members; $45 for non-members


Halfway to Halloween – Time to Trick or Treat

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Image credit: Rolling Oaks Mall Facebook

Ghouls, ghosts, and goblins. Only six months ’til the best and spookiest time of the year!

But you don’t have to wait six months to dress up and enjoy the spoils of trick-or-treating. The Rolling Oaks Mall is calling you to celebrate Halfway to Halloween.

Look out for vendors offering spooky and cool items like horror-themed art, wears, apparel, and jewelry. You can also play Monster Bingo and watch some bad movies. It’s fun for the whole family!

Come in your best costume. You might just win the costume contest.

When: Saturday, May 13, 2023, 10 am to 6 pm | May 13 & 14, 2013
Where: Rolling Oaks Mall, 6909 N Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX 78247


Second Saturday | Mother’s Day Mercado

A night of shopping, wine, and quality time with family is a great way to spend Mother’s Day.

Drop by the Main Plaza for a fun Mother’s Day Market. Take your family to the crafts station where they get to make Mother’s Day cards crafts.

You can walk through the stalls and treat yourself to a few things. Finally, take a load off and relax at a free wine tasting by San Antonio Winery Chateau.

When: Saturday, May 13, 2023, 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Main Plaza Conservancy, 115 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Free entrance


A Morning for Moms & Littles!

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Landa Gardens Conservancy

It’s an elegant morning for mommies and the little ones. Indulge in coffee and treats while you watch a mini ballet performance and class with the Ballet Conservatory of South Texas.

Then, the kiddies can make their hands work and creativity run wild with crafts by Spare Parts.

When: Saturday, May 13, 2023, 9:30 am
Where: Landa Community Garden, 233 Bushnell Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much:
Free


Parent & Child Create Night – Mother’s Day Garden Collage (5 – 12 years)

Get creative and messy with your kids to make something special!

Along with other pairs, you’ll be guided in making cute garden-themed collages. You’ll leave with a physical item to remind you of your fun time together.

When: Saturday, May 13, 2023, 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Where: Kidcreate Studio, 21803 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257
How much:
$39; No charge for parents


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 May 12, 2023 – Sunday


Editor’s Note: Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful moms out there! Check out our articles on 40 Mother’s Day Specials in San Antonio and 70+  offers for Mother’s Day Brunch San Antonio. Treat your favorite moms to gifts and delicious meals! 


Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch

Image credit: San Antonio Zoo Facebook

Take a break from cooking and cleaning today and just spend some nice time with your family over a delectable meal at the Africa Live! venue.

It will be a simple and traditional brunch with savory and sweet offerings, like a build-your-own omelet station, eggs, sausage, bacon, breakfast potatoes, French toast, and refreshing beverage options.

When: Sunday, May 14, 10 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm
Where: San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How Much: Adults $45; Kids: $20


Mother’s Day Mother-Daughter Tea Party

Get your fancy pants on (or dress) to spend some quality mother-daughter time.

There’s so much to do at this tea party. Mingle and socialize at Talk Time, indulge in appetizers, take some sips at the Diva Tea Party, and take some adorable pictures with a photo shoot.

Older or younger kids? It doesn’t matter. There will be two sessions: one for kids eight to 18 and another for 19 and older.

When: Sunday, May 14, 12 pm to 2 pm & 2:30 p mto 4 pm
Where: The Howard House, 1405 Virginia Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78203
How Much: $15 – $38


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