Family Event Guide

  • December 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am

    Happy Noon Year!

    The Doseum Presents Happy Noon Year! The new year is approaching at the speed of light! Join us for Kids Countdown and have an astronomical time with us as we ring in the “noon” year. We will be launching into 2019 with a ball drop, jet packs, face painting, music, and space treats. This party […]

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  • January 5 @ 11:00 am

    San Antonio Coffee Festival

    7th Annual San Antonio Coffee Festival   San Antonio Coffee Festival is the city’s one and only original celebration of coffee open to all coffee-lovers – offering the perfect grounds to share time together. Taste amazing fresh, locally roasted coffee from all over the world. Meet local coffee artisans who will roast and brew 80+ […]

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  • January 25 @ 10:00 am

    Bar-B-Que Cook Off & Festival

    Bar-B-Que Cook Off & Festival The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Bar-B-Que Cook-Off is a championship event sanctioned by the International Barbeque Cookers Association and features some of the world’s most competitive Bar-B-Que teams, LIVE music, family activities, a BBQ trade show, a kids cook-off, shopping and much more. The San Antonio Stock Show […]

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  • February 1 @ 5:00 pm

    Vaquero Cook-Off

    The first-ever Vaquero Cook-Off   Hosted at La Villita, Feb. 1-2, in conjunction with the traditional Western Heritage Parade and Cattle Drive through downtown, which marks the start of the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. The first day challenge for cook-off competitors will be Spanish rice, followed by a larger menu of  charro beans, […]

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  • February 2 @ 9:00 am

    Stampede 5K Run/Walk

    Stampede 5K Run/Walk San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo Stampede will take place before the Western Heritage Parade & Cattle Drive.   Free Parking Available: Corner of Indianola St & Cesar Chavez Blvd large lot across the federal building. While spaces last.    

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  • February 9 @ 10:00 am


    WALK.RUN.ROLL   For the second year in a row, Kinetic Kids, Inc. is partnering with New Balance San Antonio to mount our 2019 Walk.Run.Roll benefiting 2,800 local children with special needs. Since 2012, we have raised over $150,000 for our programs through Walk.Run.Roll events and with your help 2019 will be just as successful!   […]

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  • March 22 @ 7:30 pm

    The World of Musicals

    The World of Musicals Presented by William N. Wilkins Family This captivating production is an emotional journey through the great world of musicals that will leave the audience spell-bound. With the beautiful and emotional ballads from Evita, Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera along with great up-beat favorites from Dirty Dancing, Jersey Boys and […]

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  • March 31 @ 11:00 am

    16th Síclovía

    YMCA of Greater San Antonio Presents: The 16th Síclovía The free, bi-annual event, turns city streets into a safe place for exercise and play. The family-friendly event encourages residents and visitors to get out, get active and explore their city through car-free streets. The Y accomplishes this by activating parks, bringing exposure to local businesses […]

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  • April 6 @ 7:00 pm

    Lutheran Coronation | Coronation of the Court of Illumination

    Lutheran Coronation Coronation of the Court of Illumination   The San Antonio Lutheran Coronation honors young Christians. Duchesses are selected by the Association according to their faithfulness and work in their church, school, and community. The 61st court will commemorate light, The Court of Illumination. Our Queen, Adrianna Balcer, will be crowned. Princess Raquel Whitmire […]

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  • April 7 @ 7:30 am

    5th Annual Tennies & Tiaras 5K Run

    The 5th Annual Tennies & Tiaras 5K Run Benefitting Ava’s Wish and University Children’s Hospital   Event Fees: $25  until 3/24/2019 $30 3/25 – until on-line registration closes $35  packet pick up and on race day. Awards: Best dressed child – Male and female Best dressed adult – Male and female Top 3 overall male/female […]

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  • April 7 @ 3:00 pm

    Fiesta Teen Coronation

    The Woman’s Club of San Antonio Presents: Fiesta Teen Coronation   The Fiesta Teen Queen is elected in November and begins her reign. Fiesta Royalty is present as she receives her crown in this lovely setting. King Antonio crowns the Fiesta Teen Queen, and King El Rey Feo crowns the Princess. Children and grandchildren of […]

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  • April 12 @ 10:00 am

    NEISD PTA Used Book Sale

    17th Annual NEISD PTA Used Book Sale NEISD Council of PTAs holds an annual Used Book Sale open to the public as a fundraiser and community service project. This book sale benefits local units, Council, the NEISD community and the city of San Antonio by offering books at a very low price, thus promoting literacy […]

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  • April 12 @ 11:00 am

    Fiesta de la Familia

    St. Gregory the Great Church and School Presents Fiesta de la Familia   Celebrating 26 years of Fiesta de la Familia fun on the spacious grounds of St. Gregory the Great Church and School! This is a family-oriented Fiesta with no entry fee, and food, beverages, games, live/silent auction and music for your enjoyment.

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  • April 12 @ 5:00 pm

    Fiesta Oyster Bake

    The St. Mary’s University Alumni Association Presents Fiesta Oyster Bake   The Fiesta Oyster Bake celebrates in 103rd anniversary in 2019. This scholarship fundraising music festival features five stages of entertainment offering continuous Rock, Country, Tejano/Latin, R&B/Hip Pop, Pop and Children’s music from national, regional and local recording artists, as well as a full carinval. […]

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  • April 12 @ 5:00 pm

    Taste of New Orleans

    The 34th Annual “A Taste of New Orleans”   Over the years, “A Taste of New Orleans” has become one of Fiesta San Antonio’s most popular events. If you’re looking for fun with a focus on family, the “Taste” is the place to be. Pack up the kiddies, and bring Mom and Pop too; and […]

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  • April 12 @ 5:30 pm

    Alamo Heights Night

    It’s Party Time in ’09   The Alamo Heights Rotary Club presents Alamo Heights Night. Alamo Heights Night® is an outdoor event which runs from 5:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. on  April 12, 2019. Normally, this is the first Friday night of Fiesta Week in San Antonio. There is continuous entertainment from quality local bands and professional games […]

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  • April 13 @ 8:30 am

    Southwest Olympic Fiesta

    Southwest ISD’s Olympic Fiesta   The Southwest ISD’s Olympic Fiesta® is an official Fiesta event held on the southwest side of San Antonio. It is a celebration of the community’s efforts to bring together all of its members to enhance the lives of our special needs population. The event is designed around children with special […]

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  • April 13 @ 11:00 am

    Celebrations of Traditions Pow Wow

    United San Antonio Pow Wow Presents   Celebrations of Traditions Pow Wow   Celebrations of Traditions Pow Wow is an official Fiesta event that provides all who attend, individuals and families, the opportunity to view and participate in the American Indian culture and traditions of dance and music at an official Native American Pow Wow. […]

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  • April 18 @ 3:00 pm

    Fiesta Fiesta at Hemisfair

    Fiesta Fiesta at Hemisfair Join us for the official opening of Fiesta 2019!   Enjoy live entertainment, greet Official Fiesta Royalty and special guests. Buy, sell or trade Fiesta pins and medals at Pin Pandemonium. Join the fun as cascarónes are broken and the crowd proclaims “Viva Fiesta!” to kick off the Alamo City’s biggest, […]

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  • April 18 @ 7:00 pm

    Taste at the Tower

      Kick off your fiesta at our first annual Taste at the Tower event on Thursday, April 18. Join us at the base of the Tower for an evening the whole family will enjoy. Stroll around the park and nibble on chef-inspired appetizers from our signature restaurants. Parents can sip on tasty specialty drinks while […]

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  • April 19 @ 5:30 pm

    Crown the King! Public Crowning of Rey Feo

    Crown the King! Enjoy an evening of free Fiesta fun for the entire family with the crowning of the 71st “People’s King,” Rey Feo Sal Barbaro III. You will be treated to the sound of Mariachis, folklórico dancers and much excitement! Enjoy a the chance to meet members of his royal court, former Reyes Feos, members […]

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  • April 20 @ 7:00 am

    Any Baby Can Walk for Autism

    15th Annual Walk for Autism & Superhero 5K   Any Baby Can’s 15th Annual Walk for Autism & Superhero 5K is a proud Official Fiesta® San Antonio Event! Help support families raising children, youth, and adults with autism. Whether you run our Superhero 5K or walk our 2 mile Walk for Autism, you are supporting […]

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  • April 20 @ 10:00 am

    El Rey Fido Coronation 2019

    The San Antonio Humane Society Presents: El Rey Fido Coronation   El Rey Fido began in 2002 as a feel-good spin on the already long-established Fiesta Royalty title of a similar name: Rey Feo. But what began as a pun has since evolved into an annual fundraising competition that raises tens of thousands of dollars […]

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  • April 20 @ 11:00 am

    The DoSeum’s Egg-stravaganza

    The DoSeum’s Egg-stravaganza   An egg-citing event with egg-straordinary egg-tivities and egg-speriments that will egg-ceed all egg-spectations! The DoSeum Egg-stravaganza will be an all-day event with activities on the floor throughout the building from 11AM to 3PM! The activities are developed by The DoSeum team, and they will include an Egg Drop (engineering!), create your […]

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  • April 20 @ 11:00 am

    Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta

    The 4th Annual Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta   The San Antonio River Foundation, in partnership with the San Antonio River Authority, invites you to the free and family-friendly 4th Annual Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta. The flotilla water parade is a costume contest where you and your pet dress up and paddle down the San Antonio […]

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  • April 20 @ 11:30 am

    Fiesta Kings Cup Polo Party

    The San Antonio Polo Club presents The 5th Annual Fiesta Kings Cup   Teams composed of players from San Antonio and Texas will represent Team King Antonio and Team El Rey Feo in the official Polo match consisting of 4 chukkers (periods) and a championship round. An official Fiesta Event, this polo game raises funds to […]

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  • April 22 @ 7:00 pm

    Texas Cavaliers River Parade

    Texas Cavaliers River Parade There’s nothing quite like the Texas Cavaliers River Parade. Festive music fills the air and vibrant floats pass by as thousands watch from the banks of the San Antonio River. Get your tickets here! Parade route map.  

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  • April 23 @ 5:30 pm

    NIOSA | A Night In Old San Antonio

    The San Antonio Conservation Society Presents N.I.O.S.A.   “A Night in Old San Antonio®” is a four-night festival in the heart of historic downtown San Antonio that celebrates the city’s diverse culture through the magic of 200-plus food and drink booths; 14 continuous live musical acts and bright and festive decorations in 15 themed areas: […]

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  • April 24 @ 5:00 pm

    Fiesta Gartenfest

    Firsta Gartenfest Make plans to join the Beethoven Maennerchor and celebrate Fiesta German-style. Come early and enjoy the lively Biergarten as it fills with sounds of German entertainment and Gemuetlichkeit. Enjoy German food and beverages as well as entertainment provided by the 50-piece concert band and other performers. The dance band plays until midnight.El Rey […]

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  • April 24 @ 7:00 pm

    Coronation of the Queen of the Order of the Alamo

    The Order of the Alamo Presents The Coronation of the Queen   An evening of beauty and fantasy awaits those who attend the Coronation of the Queen of The Order of the Alamo, one of the central features of Fiesta San Antonio. With a spectacularly set stage, the symphony orchestra performs the accompaniment as visiting […]

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  • April 26 @ 9:30 am

    Battle of Flowers Parade 2019

    The 128th Battle of Flowers Parade   The Battle of Flowers® Parade honors the heroic spirit of the patriots of the Alamo, commemorates the victory of San Jancito and celebrates the diversity and heritage of Texas and our nation. As the second largest day parade in the U.S., the Battle of Flowers® Parade supports the educational, […]

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  • April 27 @ 7:00 pm

    Fiesta Flambeau Parade

    Fiesta Flambeau Parade Association, Inc. Presents: 2019 Fiesta Flambeau Parade “Reflections of Music Past”   America’s largest illuminated parade. This spectacular nighttime parade annually attracts more than half a million street spectators and continues to grow each year. The parade is considered the premier event of the 11 days of Fiesta San Antonio. For tickets, click […]

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  • April 28 @ 9:00 am

    King William Fair

    King William Fair 2019   The King William Fair is a family fair with art and craft vendors, live music and dance on five stages, food and beverage booths, a Kids Kingdom play area and a small but quirky parade, all on the streets of the historic district with its stately homes and gracious gardens. […]

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  • May 4 @ 1:00 pm

    May the Furr-th Be With You

    San Antonio Pets Alive! invites you to their   May the Furrth Be With You Pet Pawty and Adoption Event.   Happy May 4th, Star Wars lovers!   Celebrate the day with a Star Wars pet themed event at Bombay Bicycle Club.  SAPA! will receive a percentage of the proceeds from this event. Raffle prizes, […]

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  • May 11 @ 10:00 am

    13th Annual Girls Inc. RockIt Into the Future

    Girls Inc. of San Antonio invite you to attend RockIt Into the Future Science Festival Presented by USAA   Empower girls to take a look at their future in STEM! Community allies, educational institutions, and corporate partners come together for this FREE event for families around the Alamo City. This day full of hands-on, minds-on […]

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  • May 18 @ 8:00 am

    Aid the Silent 5K

    The Ear Institute of Texas Presents Aid the Silent 5K Walk/Run!   Join us in raising awareness and funds to support the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. To participate as a runner, simply register and come out to the Main Plaza in the historic downtown Boerne on race day. Enjoy the scenic views of the newly-finished […]

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  • May 18 @ 10:00 am

    Confluence Park Puppy Yoga

    San Antonio Pets Alive! invites you to Puppy Yoga at Confluence Park Hosted by San Antonio River Foundation Yoga with puppies…is there anything better? Bring your mat and water bottle and enjoy yoga at the park on Saturday morning with puppy kisses! Tickets are $15. To sign up, please email

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  • May 25 @ 8:00 am

    Survival | The Exhibition

    The Witte Presents: Survival: The Exhibition   May 25th – September 2nd Survival: The Exhibition transports guests of all ages to the world’s most breathtaking scenery an awe-inspiring locales asking them the questions: how can humans survive here? From the rainforest to the high mountains, from the extreme cold to the temperate forest, Survival: The Exhibition […]

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  • June 7 @ 5:00 pm

    Texas Folklife Festival 2019

    Texas Folklife Festival 2019   For nearly 50 years, Texans have gathered at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures on the second weekend of June, wearing their kilts, buckskins, kimonos, sarapes, 1800s uniforms, blacksmith aprons and grass skirts. They come from dozens of cultures that have made Texas their home, and they have brought their […]

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  • June 18 @ 5:00 pm

    Power to the Parent

    The DoSeum Presents: Power to the Parent     This Summer, The DoSeum invites all caregivers to join a new, three-part series with parenting coach Amy Sugarman, a native San Antonian and mother of three. Caregivers are welcome to participate in either the entire series or individual classes. Admission will include materials, dinner for caregivers […]

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  • July 4 @ 6:30 pm

    Red,White, & Bloom

    The San Antonio Botanical Garden Presents Red, White, and Bloom!   Surrounded by the beautiful garden blooms, watch the sky light up with red, white, and blue fireworks provided by our neighbors, the San Antonio Country Club. Listen to live music by Texas Tide Band on Concert Lawn. Have fun playing giant lawn games in […]

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  • July 16 @ 5:00 pm

    Power to the Parent

    The DoSeum Presents: Power to the Parent     This Summer, The DoSeum invites all caregivers to join a new, three-part series with parenting coach Amy Sugarman, a native San Antonian and mother of three. Caregivers are welcome to participate in either the entire series or individual classes. Admission will include materials, dinner for caregivers […]

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  • July 18 @ 5:00 pm

    San Antonio Botanical Garden | Summer Nights

    The San Antonio Botanical Garden Presents Summer Nights Live music, food trucks, giant lawn games, fun activities and more! The San Antonio Botanical Garden is extending its hours to 8:30 p.m. so you can enjoy Summer Nights every Thursday beginning June 27 and ending on Thursday, August 15 (extended hours will not apply on Thursday, […]

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  • August 20 @ 5:00 pm

    Power to the Parent

    The DoSeum Presents: Power to the Parent     This Summer, The DoSeum invites all caregivers to join a new, three-part series with parenting coach Amy Sugarman, a native San Antonian and mother of three. Caregivers are welcome to participate in either the entire series or individual classes. Admission will include materials, dinner for caregivers […]

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  • September 28 @ 12:00 pm

    JLSA | Fall Into Fiesta

    Save the Date! Saturday, September 28, 2019 The Junior League of San Antonio Presents Fall Into Fiesta Noon to 7PM The inaugural Fall Into Fiesta will bring the community together at Hemisfair to enjoy fun fiesta-filled activities in the fall, with proceeds going to support childhood mental wellness. Family-friendly events include: Kids’ fiesta parade Touch-A-Truck […]

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  • October 4 @ 6:00 pm

    San Antonio Zoo – Kid’s Zoo Ball

    Save the Date! For the 2nd Annual Kids Zoo Ball Friday, October 4, 2019 This fundraiser is a chance to treat your future conservationist to a magical evening with a kids size version of our Zoo Ball Gala. Live Entertainment Animal Ambassador Appearances Carousel Rides Keepsake Photos “Time-Out Tent” Where parents can enjoy adult beverages […]

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  • October 12 @ 10:00 am

    Chalk It Up | Artpace

    Artpace Presents Chalk It Up   Artpace Chalk It Up is one of Artpace’s largest fundraisers of the year. Support from Artpace Chalk It Up makes possible education initiatives like the Artpace Teen Council, a nine-month, paid program designed for San Antonio area high school students to become advocates for contemporary art and young leaders […]

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  • November 2 @ 7:00 am

    11th Annual Walk to END Epilepsy

    The Epilepsy Foundation Central & South Texas invites you to join them on their   11th Annual Walk to END Epilepsy at the San Antonio Zoo.   The Walk to END Epilepsy is a fundraiser for the Epilepsy Foundation. Funds raised from the walk go towards providing free clinics for uninsured epilepsy patients, free epilepsy […]

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  • November 2 @ 5:00 pm


    Diwali San Antonio The mission of the Diwali San Antonio “Festival of Lights” is to celebrate Indian culture and traditions by featuring traditional Indian dance, entertainment, food and booths selling goods from various parts of India. In India, the Diwali celebration is akin to New Year’s Eve and it represents the triumph of good over […]

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