Things to do in San Antonio with kids this Weekend of September 8 World Heritage Festival, Sage Music School's Grand Launch, & more!

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this Weekend of September 8 World Heritage Festival, Sage Music School’s Grand Launch, & more!

Our top choices for things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of September 8, 2023, include the San Antonio World Heritage Festival, Sage Music School’s Grand Launch in San Antonio, Zoo Run, Fright Fest Halloween Event, and more!


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Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend of September 8, 2023 – Friday

Celebrando Tradiciones

The Guadalupe Dance Company celebrates culture through traditional dances.

Get your tickets now to Celebrando Tradiciones to watch traditional Mexican dances accompanied by Mariachi Azteca de América.

When: Friday, September 8, 2023, 8 pm
Where: Guadalupe Theater, 1301 Guadalupe St, San Antonio, TX 78207
How much: $15 – $150


Cinema on Will’s Plaza

Cinema on Will's Plaza

Image credit: Alamo City Vida Facebook

You don’t have to spend a lot to have a good time with your family. Just head over to the Will Naylor Smith River Walk Plaza at the Tobin Center for a fun movie night outside.

Bring blankets and chairs for an extra comfy film viewing under the night sky.

When: Friday, September 8, 2023, 7 pm | Every month
Where: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX 78205
How Much: Free


San Antonio World Heritage Festival

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: World Heritage Festival Facebook

Celebrate the 8th Annual World Heritage Festival here in San Antonio! This is an annual event that promotes and celebrates the San Antonio Missions, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

There will be plenty of mini-events and activities every day. Like today, you can go on a river-to-farm hike in the morning and watch and listen to music and movies under the stars in the evening.

When: Friday, September 8, 2023, Various times | Until September 10, 2023
Where: Various locations


Zoo Run

Run wild at the San Antonio Zoo for an amazing cause!

This annual fundraiser will take you on a jaunt through Zoo where you will take in the sights of the animals and secure a future for them.

Kids and adults will have their own categories to participate in.

When: Friday, September 8, 2023, Various | September 8 & 9, 2o23
Where: San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much: Varies


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Best Things to Do in San Antonio with Kids on Saturday, September 9, 2023

Sage Music School’s Grand Launch in San Antonio

Grand Launch of Sage Music School in San Antonio

 Grand Launch of Sage Music School in San Antonio

Unleash your inner musician at the grand launch of Sage Music School in San Antonio—where musicians of all ages can ignite their musical spark!

From young aspiring talents to seasoned adults rediscovering their passion for music, Sage Music is the go-to hub for all. With a decade-long legacy that includes Emmy winners and Broadway stars, our science-backed Arpeggio® lesson system has gained particular acclaim among adult learners, while also being perfectly suited for the younger crowd.

The day-long celebration will feature an Open House and Instrument Introduction event, a mesmerizing faculty concert, and an evening party—providing a peek into the school’s innovative approach to music education.

Come for the music, stay for the community, and discover why Sage Music is not just a school, but a family of passionate musicians.

When: September 9, 2023

Where: 209 W Poplar St, San Antonio, TX 78212, United States
How Much: These events are FREE and all you need to do is sign up and RSVP!


Dino Safari: A Walk Thru Adventure

Come to this walk-thru experience and get up close and personal with epic prehistoric reptiles!

Dino Safari is an interactive and educational experience that lets you meet 20 gigantic moving dinosaurs from different parts of the planet.

You’ll learn all about these majestic creatures, from the way they ate, moved, and behaved. And with the games, cutting-edge research, and fossils, it’s going to be a very fun and educational time.

When: Saturday, September 9, 2023, 10 am
Where: ​​Shops at River Center, 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts at $18.50


One Cool Cactus Painting Event

Head over to Artisans Alley at Painting with a Twist for a fun family time with art.

The art instructor will guide you in creating a unique piece of art. This time, the family will create their own cool and unique cactus. 

When: Saturday, September 9, 2023, 1 pm
Where: Painting with a Twist, 555 W Bitters Rd, Hill Country Village, TX 78216
How much: $29


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 September 8, 2023 – Sunday

Family Funday Sunday

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Rebecca Creek Distillery Texas Facebook

Load your family into the car and take them to Rebecca Creek Distillery for a fun family day!

Enjoy some fantastic food while listening to great music. There will even be a Karaoke Contest, so start thinking about your best song.

When: Sunday, September 10, 2023, 12 pm to 7 pm
Where: Rebecca Creek Distillery, 26605 Bulverde Rd, San Antonio, TX 78260
How much: Free


Fright Fest Halloween Event

Things to do in San Antonio with kids this weekend

Image credit: Six Flags Fiesta Texas Facebook

It’s spooky season! So, Six Flags Fiesta Texas is going big. Check out the many family-friendly attractions during the day. Then, when the sun sets, the scary times will begin.

Feel tingles run up your spine when you visit the haunted houses. Run for your life around the scare zones. Get songs stuck in your head when you watch a few shows. Feel the thrill of exciting rides. And of course, indulge in yummy sweets and treats.

When: Sunday, September 10, 2023, 9 pm | Select days until October 31, 2023
Where: Six Flags Fiesta, 17000 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257


Mystic Moon Blossoms Painting Event

Come back to Painting with a Twist for another art day with the family! Now, everyone will make their own art piece inspired by the moon and blossoms.

When: Sunday, September 10, 2023, 2 pm
Where: Painting with a Twist, 555 W Bitters Rd, Hill Country Village, TX 78216
How much: $35


Deal Alert – Dino Safari – San Antonio: Discounted Any Day Flex Admission

Enjoy discounted admission any day, any time for Dino Safari: A Walk-Thru Adventure! Feel the thrill of standing next to giant moving dinosaurs from all over the world on a walk-through expedition for the whole family. Great for gifts!

Get more information and check out the Dino Safari – San Antonio: Discounted Any Day Flex Admission TODAY!!!


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