While we should show love to our grandparents every day of the year, there’s a day that’s just for them! Grandparents Day is celebrated on 2nd Sunday of September, and if you’re wondering what to do for grandparents day this Sunday, then we’ve got you covered. Check out our idea for activities that can be enjoyed with grandparents!
Savings Alert: GoCity Explorer Pass & POGO Pass
We know how much kids love visiting the Zoo, SeaWorld, Six Flags and other popular attractions in and around San Antonio. But going with family including grandparents can quickly become expensive.
GoCity Pass and POGO Pass are 2 great options to save on multiple attractions in San Antonio & South Central Texas including San Antonio Zoo & Aquarium, theme parks like SeaWorld, Six Flags and museums like the Witte Museum and Buckhorn Museum and many more attractions!
Things to do with grandparents in San Antonio
SeaWorld is the total ocean life experience. With park rides and even a water park based around the animals, you’re sure to make great memories with your grandparents. Make sure to go early to beat the heat!
Remember to check out the latest deals and discounts at SeaWorld.
Where: 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Six Flags Fiesta Texas may remind your grandparents of when they were young. The park has great things to do with grandparents, there are many family rides and live shows.
Where: 17000 W I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257
The Pearl Farmers Market
Every weekend the Pearl has a free Farmers Market. If your grandparents like to get their steps in or prefer to shop locally, take them to experience this friendly family environment on Sunday.
Where: 312 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215
Tower of the Americas
The Tower of the Americas overlooks a huge span of San Antonio. They do have a restaurant, but they also have a Flags Over Texas Observation Deck. This is perfect for beautiful photographs and learning about the six flags that once flew over Texas. Remember to check for the latest discounts at the Tower of Americas.
Where: 739 E Cesar E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205
Deal Alert – Get 20% discount on admission at Natural Bridge Caverns
Customers can embark on a discovery tour of underground caverns featuring ancient formations such as stalagmites and stalactites.
About This Deal
Visiting Texas state’s impressive natural-heritage attraction, cavern-explorers pass through winding corridors 180 ft underground, admiring nature-built formations.
Departure time: Every 10-40 minutes
Tour duration: around 60 minutes
Walking distance: 3/4 mile
Comfortable walking shoes which provide good traction on steep, wet surfaces recommended
Strollers are not recommended due to the restrictive bends of the natural cavern passages and four sections of stairs (the longest flight consists of 35 steps up) as well as the strenuous nature of the actual tour
For hours of operation, click here.
Get 20% discount on admission to the Natural Bridge Caverns!
Things to do with Grandparents in San Antonio – Continued
San Antonio Museum of Art
San Antonio residents on Sunday can get free admission to the museum. If you or your grandparent are residents, then this could be a fun activity. The San Antonio Museum of Art is the perfect place to stroll and spend time together while still being inside.
Where: 200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215
If you can’t make it out to do activities for grandparents day, there are always other things to do on any given day of the week.
San Antonio Zoo
The San Antonio Zoo is the third largest zoo in the nation. There are plenty of live encounters with animals, a section for toddlers and kids, and more things that you and your grandparents can enjoy.
Where: 3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
If you like to do fun things with your grandparents, Main Event has it all. There’s bowling, arcade games, skee ball, pool, and dining. Challenge your grandparents to a fun game and see if they still got it.
Where: 1911 N Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX 78232
Deal Alert – Save BIG on the highly rated Rush Fun Park!
Children can spend time actively by climbing, sliding, or jumping on trampolines, as well as socialize with other kids during games.
Where: 14610 Huebner Rd #103, San Antonio, TX 78230
Get 24% discount on One 120-Minute Pass; Valid Any Day at Rush Fun Park!
Things to do with Grandparents in San Antonio – Fun activities for Senior and Kids!
There are many golf courses in San Antonio if your grandparent likes to golf. While golfing might seem boring there is also the option to try out a mini-golf course instead!
Where: 500 Embassy Oaks, San Antonio, TX 78216
GO RIO San Antonio River Cruises
Going Downtown to the Riverwalk is never a bad idea. It’s lined with shops and restaurants which are great for walking and talking. But, if you want to catch a break, you can always try one of the GO RIO river cruises and learn about the city.
Where: 809 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205
While it is fun to do an activity with grandparents, sometimes the movement or time commitment may be too much. Taking your grandparents out to dine at one of the many delicious restaurants in San Antonio can be the perfect activity. Check out our Food & Drinks page for all kinds of cuisine options at the best restaurants in San Antonio.
After all, all grandparents want is some company and quality time. If your grandparents are older, many of these activities and dining spots offer a senior discount so, don’t forget to ask!
For a comprehensive list, check out our things to do with Kids and Toddlers in San Antonio
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