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Car Racing and More Stuff to Do in San Antonio

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The momentum and adrenaline rush is continuous for 2021! 

We’re speeding towards the finish line to see all the beautiful cars at Friday Night Thunder/Gunslingers Index Race! Plus, we’re excited to interact with all the amazing wild animals at Wild Days for the perfect photo ops!

Want to know what else is going on? Keep scrolling to find out! We have events for the whole family to enjoy, there are always tons of FUN Things to Do in San Antonio!

Reminder: Due to COVID-19, we understand there’s not as much going on as normal in our city. But not to worry, there are still plenty of Things To Do In San Antonio This Weekend that can be done while social distancing. Be sure to double-check for any updates at events and venues before making plans to head out.

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1. Friday Night Thunder/Gunslingers Index Race

The Best AND quickest race track in all of South Texas will be hosting Drag Race Test n Tune Gunslinger Index Race! 

Join in on the fun and get your adrenaline pumping by competing in the designated races or by simply watching and enjoying the exhilarating show! 

This event is for all ages and opened to all Drag Racing vehicles. Ready, Set, We’ll meet you at the finish line!

Event Details
🗓 Jan 29 | 6PM–11:30PM
📍 3641 S Santa Clara Rd

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2. Magical Pandacorn ALL AGES

Because what’s more magical than a unicorn and more cuddly than a panda? A Magical Pandacorn of course and you’ll have the opportunity to create your masterpiece at Painting with a Twist!

Bring your future artists because this event is one that the whole family can enjoy. Kids can have their juice boxes and adults can have their wine!

Important Info:

  • B.Y.O.Food (drinks and snacks)
  • It is mandated by the city that all customers wear a mask in the studio. 
  • Absolutely no children or infants. Online reservations are required to secure a guaranteed spot. 
  • Payments can be made online or over the phone.

Event Details
🗓 Jan 30 | 2PM–3:30PM
📍 1248 Austin Hwy Suite 217

Japanese cartoons and fashion have been starting trends way before we can remember, and now ALL the Kool Kids are into it!

If you’re into monsters and anime just like us, AND you’re a longtime fan OR a brand new one but appreciate the culture, then we got a virtual event with loads of artists and vendors showcasing their amazing talents!

Plus, did we mention that special guest Matt Frank the official Godzilla comic artist will make an appearance? Hurry because for a limited time exclusive ticket packages will be available AND the first 100 ticket buyers will get a special 4×6 art print!

Artists and vendors:

Alejandro Juvera – (Afjart)Jessica Herrera – (LADY ANIME ART)
Alien worldsJessica Sison – (Dewdrop Bakeshop)
Audra Rincon – (KawaiiChikkie)Johnny Duncan – (Jenkins2d)
Brittany LongoriaKevin T. Chin – (Art of Kevin T. Chin)
Cesar Lucero – (CI Creatures)Kyra Perron – (Decoden Kitten Shop)
Connie Chapa – (Arte De Coco)Marissa Salazar – (Marisketches)
Creepy ClassicsMike Comp
Diane Solis – (Kaguras Art)Mira Medals LLC
Dorthy JuarezNik Soupe
Eddy RiosNoah Cortez
Elizabeth Tabatabai – (ZombiesGoRawr)Paul Garson
Emily CastilloRigo Ortiz
GenevieveSocial Revolt
Sticker Link SAStephanie Vidana – (Ink Kingdom)
GG’s EmporiumToy Matrix
Greg Cuellar – (GregEgg)Valerie Brown – (iwantyoursoda)
Jessica Correa – (RadiusZero)Zane Thomas – (Black Moon Print)

Event Details
🗓 Jan 30 | 5PM–11:30PM
📍 Virtually Anywhere

Exotic is our middle name and we’re feeling WILD about Wild Days happening at Sea World until January 31st!

The park will be celebrating nature and conservation efforts by having multiple up close and personal presentations with our favorite friends from both our Sea World gang AND the San Antonio Zoo! 

During Wild Days don’t forget to catch Flying High that our friends from Last Chance Forever have put together just for you! Plus don’t forget about the Wild Rides like the brand NEW Texas Stingray and the crowd favorite the Steel Eel Roller Coaster!

Event Details
🗓 Jan 30 | 10AM–5PM
📍 10500 Sea World Dr

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5. Make & Take: Asian Wraps, Rolls, & Dipping Suaces

Want to impress your Valentine date this year by whipping up something yummy? Don’t worry our friends at Central Market say it’s easy to make and it’s healthy too! You’ll look like a pro! Win/Win!

In this hands on course you’ll learn how to create and prepare:

  • Lettuce Wraps with Chicken, Carrots, Cucumber, & Herbs
  • Vietnamese Salad Rolls with Rice Noodles, Shrimp, & Herbs
  • Egg Rolls with Ground Pork
  • Sweet & Sour Sauce
  • Peanut Sauce

At the end of the course you’ll be able to take home your wonderful creations and (friend tip!) have the skills needed to make Vday a special one! 

Safety precautions will take place to keep everyone safe. “We ask that you return a signed copy of the waiver for each attendee via email prior to class.” Masks must be worn during cooking school and there will always be a 6ft distance. This class will be for ages 18 and up.

Event Details
🗓 Jan 31 | 4PM–6PM
📍 4821 Broadway

Learn @ Lunch: Lemony Delights from the Amalfi Coast

Cheer-y Blossoms / adults

Paint Your Pet (Ages 15 +)

SA Lights Monthly Homeless Drive

Alamo Heights Farmers Market

We know not everyone is ready to be out and about just yet, and we encourage you to do what is best for yourself and your family during this time.  

If you’re looking for more events and things to do in San Antonio check out the UNATION website or the UNATION app!  There is something there for everyone!  If you want to follow the Stuff to Do in San Antonio gals’ adventures be sure to follow us on InstagramTikTok, and Facebook!

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Samantha Sanchez

Samantha Sanchez

Samantha is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!