Trying to find things to do on Memorial Day in San Antonio? Whether you’re still staying at home, or you’re looking to get out of the house, we have what you’re looking for in our list below!


Things to Do on Memorial Day in San Antonio


Lewis Air Legends Flyover

Planes from Rod Lewis’ Flying Museum of World War II warbirds will take to the sky at noon today to honor our military. This is the second flyover in San Antonio in the last couple of weeks.  For more information, including an infographic of the flight path.


Briscoe Western Art Museum

The Briscoe Western Art Museum just reopened this weekend. On Memorial Day, it will be open from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is currently half off, and healthcare workers can attend for free. Tickets may be purchases online or onsite, but keep in mind that capacity is limited to meet state guidelines. To learn more, check out our guide here.


Virtual Witte 5K and Dino Dash

This year, runners can’t gather in front of the Witte Museum to race,  but that doesn’t mean the 5K isn’t happening. You can still register and participate in this 5K from wherever you are.  You’ll receive a T-shirt and race bib. Run the race in your neighborhood or wherever you can and share your finish photo on social media with #WitteDinoDash. Registration ends at 11:59 pm on Memorial Day. Learn more here.


Stroll the Botanical Garden

If weather permits, Memorial Day is a great day to stroll one of San Antonio’s most beautiful spaces, the Botanical Garden. Currently, you must buy tickets online. So make sure you don’t show up expecting to get tickets on the spot. For information on the Botanical Garden, read our guide.


Play Miniature Golf

San Antonio has several miniature golf establishments that are fun for the entire family. Not all have reopened yet, but there are a handful that have and are ready to show you a great time. Check out our list of mini golf businesses in San Antonio. Make sure you independently verify who is open today before visiting.


Go on a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

At home Memorial Day evening? At 7:00 pm, you can join others for  for a scavenger hunt that you play on Zoom. How does it work? You race around your house and collect random items against others how are doing the same thing! Learn more and get tickets here.

And here’s another virtual scavenger hunt, designed by a teacher, for kids of all ages. Great one for the whole family!


Tour a Cave

Want to escape the elements? There’s no better way than heading underground. Natural Bridge Caverns, the cave system on the outskirts of San Antonio, has reopened for public tours. You can learn more about saving at Natural Bridge Caverns here.

Lynn Miller