San Antonio

Cocktail Scavenger Hunt AND More Things to Do in San Antonio

A Story By

“It’s the Great Pumpkin,” San Antonio! 

Spooky season is one of our faves and Stuff to do in San Antonio is excited to share all of the amazing Halloween-related events happening in the Countdown City. There’s an adult-friendly 4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl. Plus, fun events for the kids to enjoy like Gallery Trick or Treat happening at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Halloween, not your thing? No worries, check out our Friday Entertainment in the Countdown City section. There are always awesome things to do in San Antonio for everyone to enjoy!

Interested in what else is going on this weekend? Keep scrolling!

Reminder: Due to COVID-19, we understand there’s not a lot going on in our city. But don’t worry, there is still plenty of Stuff 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.

Table of Contents

First things First, Friday Entertainment in the Countdown City!

Hey friends! Before we get into the fun Spooky festivities, we thought you’d enjoy some non-Halloween things to do in San Antonio. You might be into sweet country tunes and ready to rock out with your boots on at the Cole Swindell concert. You might be ready to LOL your life away from the hysterical jokes made by Mike Epps. Regardless, we’ve got the cure! Enjoy our picks for the Friday Entertainment in the Countdown City.

Cole Swindell

Untitled Design 4 3 1 Cocktail Scavenger Hunt And More Things To Do In San Antonio 2022

Event Details
🗓 Oct 29 | 7:00pm–9:00pm
📍 Cowboys Dancehall | 3030 NE Interstate 410 Loop
🎟 Starting at $43

In Real Life Tour - Mike Epps

Untitled Design 5 4 1 Cocktail Scavenger Hunt And More Things To Do In San Antonio 2022

Event Details
🗓 Oct 29 | 8:00pm–10:00pm
📍 Freeman Coliseum | 3201 E Houston St
🎟 Starting at $62

Events in San Antonio This Weekend

If you don’t have any plans for Sunday, now you do. Enjoy Frida Kahlo’s Oasis at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. It’ll be a fun-filled day of exploring the grounds. The cocktail scavenger hunt will have you sipping on drinks and enjoying the beautiful views. 

After the fun scavenger hunt, enjoy the exquisite dinner. The menu is special and dedicated to the Day of the Dead celebration. You can expect delicious pozole rojo and  yummy chicken mole tamales. Plus, indulge in pan de los muertos and calabaza en tacha. Wash it all down with the specialty, blood orange marigold margarita. 💀🌺✨

Event Details
🗓 Oct 31 | 12:00pm–2:00pm
📍 San Antonio Botanical Garden | 555 Funston Pl
🎟 $35

This one is for all the beautiful Queens out there! Head out to Luther’s Cafe on Saturday. Enjoy some delicious lunch and dazzling Halloween entertainment. Afterward, stay for the annual Block Party that’s celebrated on The Strip. Bring your costumes, have fun, and be your authentic self. 🌈✨

Event Details
🗓 Oct 30 | 3:00pm–4:00pm
📍 Luther’s Cafe | 1503 N Main Ave

With about 2 months left in the year, we’re still motivated to pull through with our healthy intentions. If you’re looking for things to do in San Antonio that’ll help you get moving, join in on the fun and festive 5K Here’s your chance to get moving again. It’ll be a great warm-up before you take the kids trick-or-treating on Sunday. 🏃🏻‍♀️💨

After the race, there will be indulgent snacks and adult beverages. Bring on the wine! How about bringing your furry pets and kids along for the festivities? There will be costume contests and loads of fun activities for everyone to enjoy.

Event Details
🗓 Oct 30 | 8:00am–10:00am
📍 The Shops at La Cantera | 15900 La Cantera Pkwy
🎟 $45

Let Kiki and Sam help plan the rest of your weekend!

Untitled Design 12 4 Cocktail Scavenger Hunt And More Things To Do In San Antonio 2022

Kiki's Picks

4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl

Cheers to the 4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl! Grab your costumes, get creative, and let’s have a howling good time! We’ll meet up at Pat O’Briens by 4pm and we’ll work our way into the extensive, fun list of participating bars. You can expect costume contests, enjoy 2 free drinks OR shots, a professional photographer, and sooo much more. Don’t forget all of the awesome drink specials! 

Participating bars with specials:

  • 🎃 MERKABA (After Party)

Event Details
🗓 Oct 30 | 4:00pm–11:59pm
📍 Pat O’Brien’s | 121 Alamo Plaza
🎟 $12.50

Sam's Picks

Calling all paranormal lovers. You don’t want to miss this one! Enjoy an evening filled with chilling and spooky fun. Need help making a decision about something? Have one of the many intuitive counselors guide you to a better understanding. Buy some scrumptious food and cocktails from Playland. Or shop for unique items from plenty of amazing Texas vendors. Just in time for Halloween AND Día de Los Muertos, perfect!

Did we mention there’s a VIP ticket experience? The VIP ticket will give you access to private and comfortable seating. Delicious charcuterie snacks. It also includes a 15-minute Tarot Card Reading and plenty more!

Event Details
🗓 Oct 28 | 6:00pm–11:59pm
📍 Below at the Maverick | 606 N Presa St #407

Are you looking for more Fall activities to do in San Antonio?

Download your FREE pumpkin patch map! All you need to do is enter your first name, add an email, and you’ll have a cool map to 9 pumpkin patches in SA! Keep it on your phone or print it out to plan your fun adventures.

Kid-Friendly Halloween in San Antonio

Of course we couldn’t forget about the kids, we wouldn’t want the adults having most of the fun! Grab your costumes and pumpkin buckets so we can fill them up with loads of goodies. Enjoy a fabulous and magical costume party at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Fest. How about making sugar skull candy at Central Market? Here are some Halloween kid-friendly things to do in San Antonio.

In case you’re interested in other kid-friendly activities that are non Halloween related, click here!

Event Details
🗓 Oct 31 | 10:00am–5:00pm
📍 San Antonio Museum of Art | 200 W Jones Ave

Event Details
🗓 Oct 29 | 5:00pm–8:00pm
📍 San Antonio Botanical Garden | 555 Funston Pl
🎟 Starting at $40

Make & Take: Decorate Sugar Skulls for Day of the Dead

Untitled Design 2 4 1 Cocktail Scavenger Hunt And More Things To Do In San Antonio 2022

Event Details
🗓 Oct 31 | 11:00am–12:30pm
📍 Central Market San Antonio | 4821 Broadway
🎟 $50

Halloween Bash 2021: Drive-Through

Untitled Design 3 4 Cocktail Scavenger Hunt And More Things To Do In San Antonio 2022

Event Details
🗓 Oct 29 | 5:30pm–7:30pm
📍 San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind | 2305 Roosevelt Ave

Before You Go...

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!

Planning a trip or a fun-filled day in San Antonio?  Check out our Pinterest page for great ideas and planning tips!
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!