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Fun at the Witte and Other Stuff to Do in San Antonio This Weekend

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We’re sure you’ve kept those healthy intentions going throughout the New Year but don’t forget to treat yourself a little!

Especially when there’s an offer you can’t resist! Like the Chili Cook-Off at Caliente Harley-Davidson where you’ll get to sample delicious chili and gulp down a few beers too! Or like the 5th Annual Mardi Gras Festival at Six Flags Fiesta Texas showcasing a BUNCH of NEW items on the Taste of Mardi Gras menu like the Bacon Wrapped Cajun Pork Ribs. Yuummm! We’ll run an extra mile for those!

Regardless if you’re into cheat meals or not, we’ve got the perfect event for you to enjoy! Keep scrolling to find out! There’s always FUN Stuff to Do in San Antonio for the whole family to enjoy!

Reminder: Due to COVID-19, we understand there’s not as much going on as normal in our city. But not to 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.

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1. Women & Whiskey

Interested in growing your drinking palette but not sure what you’re exactly missing out on? Well, our friends at La Cantera Resort & Spa will be showcasing a variety of different whiskeys once a month with Women & Whiskey.

They’re looking for smart, bold, and diverse women to join and complement the selected whiskey brand of the month! In February St. Liberty will take the spotlight and we’re excited to taste and learn more about Bertie’s Bear Gulch and others just like it!

If you’re curious like we are and want to add a dark liquor to your bar cart, make sure to RSVP via Facebook! Plus, there will be social distancing measures to ensure everyone in attendance feels safe. Cheers, see you there!

Event Details
🗓 Feb 18 | 6PM–9PM
📍 16641 La Cantera Pkwy

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2. Super Saturday: Build It!

Calling all thinkers, builders, and do-ers because Build It! at The Witte Museum is back! This time around we’ll all get to experience The Machine Inside: Biomechanics presented by Dr. Bob and Stephanie Girling.

Learning and experiencing first hand about natural engineering with objects such as pumps, pipes, and motors can be expected! Everyone’s curious and what better way than to put that curiosity to work!

The Machine Inside: Biomechanics will be presented in English and Spanish so let’s ALL put our thinking caps on and get to work! 

For more information about safety concerns and The Witte Museum Community Commitment, click here.

Event Details
🗓 Feb 20 | 12PM–4PM
📍 3801 Broadway

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3. Gruene Market Days: Day 1

“Deep In The Art Of Gruene” is the new motto and we’re rolling with it all of 2021! 

That being said, you can definitely catch us at the Gruene Market Days come this Saturday because shopping and trying new yummy foods is our favorite, especially when it’s local!

The featured vendor is Carvel Vintage! The creator and artist Jenny Reacer gives extra life to your home or office by recycling vintage items and turning them into something special just for you! The pieces vary from super cool musical lamps to glass insulator lights, the perfect statement pieces! 

The Gruene Market Days provides great quality items and buying local is great for the economy. A reminder that the show goes on whether there’s rain or shine! See you there!

Event Details
🗓 Feb 20 | 10AM–5PM
📍 Gruene, New Braunfels, Texas, 78130

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4. Chili Cook-Off

Our tummies are rumbling for something comforting, delicious, and warm.. It could be because we’ve got another 6 more weeks of winter. As declared by Phil, the most famous groundhog of course!

We got the perfect place in mind! Caliente Harley-Davidson is bringing the HEAT, kinda.. This Saturday they’ll be hosting a Chili Cook-Off for everyone to enjoy and it could get spicy! Get ready for some yummy chili AND beer tasting.

There will be 14 participants, first come first serve! So if you’re interested in a cook-off challenge then email: events@calienteharley.com

There will be 1 ultimate winner and a runner up. Plus there’s also a people’s choice, so get creative with your booth ideas too! The chili will be judged on aroma, texture, color, and taste! Bring your A-game for both the cooking or tasting! 21 and older to drink, cheers!

Event Details
🗓 Feb 20 | 12PM–3:30PM
📍 7230 Northwest Loop 410

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5. Six Flags Fiesta Texas Mardi Gras Festival™

Grab your friends and come meet ours too!! Because the Fiesta Texas gang including Bugs and Lola are waiting for you to celebrate the 5th Annual Mardi Gras Festival, all February long! 

You can expect something out of this world with amazing colorful décor that’ll showcase the feels of New Orleans and super cool Pop-Up Cavalcades that will happen 4 times a day! Plus, amazing live music and extravagant costumes to go along with the theme, and don’t forget about the Taste of Mardi Gras too!

*NEW* Crab Cakes w/ Cajun SauceCrawfish Boil
Crab Mac & Cheese*NEW* Bacon Wrapped Cajun Pork Ribs
Bacon Wrapped Boudin BitesBackon Wrapped Andouille Sausage
BeignetsGator Bites
*NEW* Praline CheesekeChocolate Chip Cannolis
Gumbo w/Cornbread MuffinJambalaya w/Cornbread Muffin
Crawfish Etouffee w/Cornbread Muffin*NEW* Frozen Hurricanes
Pimm’s LemonadeHurricane on the Rocks
*NEW* Cajun Bloody MaryCajun Storm Cocktail
Crazy Cajun CocktailComfort Collins

Ohhh and a new attraction for 2021, The Houngan House of Voodoo! Giving us spooky nighttime French Quarter vibes, enter if you dare!

Event Details
🗓 Feb 21 | 10:30AM–6PM
📍 17000 W IH 10

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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!

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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!

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