Things to do with Kids this Weekend in San Antonio       Image courtesy: Natural Bridge Caverns

Our picks for things to do this weekend with kids in San Antonio (October 15 – 17) include Historic Main Plaza Day, Movie Night in the Patch, Magik Theatre’s Snow White Performance, and more!

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Latched Littles Costume Party 

Head over to this local organization to have your little ones join in on some community fun. With storytime starting at 11, they’ll then be able to play with pumpkin-themed activities and enjoy some treats.

When: Friday, Oct 15 | 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: 8102 Midcrown Dr, Windcrest, TX 78239

How much: Free


Historic Plaza Day

Main Plaza

Image courtesy: Main Plaza

Main Plaza, located downtown, is a historic part of San Antonio. This Friday, the family will be able to celebrate this historic place and the people of San Antonio. There will be interactive activities and more all on the plaza. Makes our list of the best things to do with kids this weekend in San Antonio! 

When: Friday, Oct 15 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: 115 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205

How much: Free


Family Flashlight Night


Image courtesy: SA Botanical Garden

This event was rescheduled due to bad weather. But now you and the family have another chance to attend this fun and nocturnal experience. Explore the Botanical Garden at night by running through light mazes and making s’mores!

When: Friday, Oct 15 | 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX

How much: $12 and up


Schertz Historical Preservation Car Show 

Stop by this first annual car show! There will be food trucks, t-shirts, and the opportunity for you to see trophies given out to the best cars in the class. If your children like playing with toy cars, wait until they see these beauties.

When: Saturday, Oct 16 | 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: 703 Oak Street, Schertz, TX 78154

How much: Free


Dia de Los Muertos Market


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Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday tradition. However, this family event doesn’t take place on the actual day of the dead. In honor of the holiday approaching, purchase crafts, flowers, and come in costume to enjoy live entertainment and the spirit.

When: Saturday, Oct 16 | 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: 6909 N Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX 78247

How much: Free


Movie Night in the Patch

Kids with Pumpkins

Image courtesy: Good News Pumpkin Patch

Head over to Good News Pumpkin Patch for a free movie night! This film will be Hotel Transylvania 3 – a favorite of many children. While you’re there, grab a pumpkin or catch a hayride and take photos of the little ones! This event makes our short list of top picks for things to do with kids this weekend in San Antonio! 

When: Saturday, Oct 16 | 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: 11020 Old Corpus Christi Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78223

How much: Free


Tejas Rodeo Company 

Take the kids to the rodeo before it ends! This weekend rodeo continues until November. There will be horse races, bull riding, and live music for you and the family to enjoy.

When: Saturday, Oct 16 | 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 401 Obst Road, Bulverde, TX 78163

How much: 2 and Under Free | $10 and up


SmartSA Sandbox 

This family-friendly pop is a hands-on event for residents to get an idea of the future of San Antonio. The kids will be able to design, experiment, and play. There will also be a live DJ and booths for each innovation zone in the city.

When: Sunday, Oct 17 | 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: 434 South Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205

How much: Free


Natural Bridge Caverns Fall


Image courtesy: Natural Bridge Caverns

Take advantage of the free activities every weekend this month that the Natural Bridge Caverns will have. From mini-hay maze to yard games, or photo ops, this will sure wear the kids out!

When: Sunday, Oct 17 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX

How much:  Free


Snow White Performance 


Image courtesy: Magik Theatre San Antonio

Ever heard of the tale of Snow White? Well, see it in person at this Magik Theatre performance. You won’t expect the twist to this fairytale. Click here for additional details. This makes our list of top things to do with kids this weekend in San Antonio! 

When: Sunday, Oct 17 | 3:00 p.m.

Where: 402 S Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205

How much: $10 and up 


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Mirella Gonzales