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Helotes Cornyval Parade and More Stuff to Do in San Antonio This Weekend

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Hola San Antonio!

We’re getting ready to celebrate Fiesta and Cinco de Mayo, let the festivities begin! 

You can catch some of the Cinco de Mayo FUN at places like Traders Village or Howl at the Moon! Margaritas and tacos are definitely in our future and we’re not mad about it!

Did we mention our friend Mickey and his pals are in town too? Don’t miss out on your chance to catch his new Disney On Ice show. Keep scrolling to learn about these events and other awesome 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. Talk Derby To Me

The bigger the pearls and hat, the bigger the personality! At least that’s what we like to say to ourselves on the daily. 

We’ve found the perfect chance to show off our flashy wardrobe at The Rustic San Antonio, in time for the annual Kentucky Derby celebration! By dressing up we’ll get a shot at winning super cool prizes because they’ll be hosting contests too!

Don’t forget about the awesome live music all day and of course the Derby classics like Triple Crown Sliders & Mint Juleps!

More event info:

  • A delicious full menu will be available ALL Day, so make sure to fill your bellies with some yummy food AND drinks!
  • Space AND Parking is extremely limited, make sure to RSVP, and arrive early! First come, first served!
  • Fun and entertainment, Rain or Shine!
  • A message from The Rustic: “Ride Sharing is strongly suggested. Don’t drink and drive. Your safety is our top priority.” 
  • To ensure everyone’s safety, Bexar County guidelines and regulations will be followed.

BRB, looking for a hat as BIG as Texas!

Event Details
🗓 May 1 | 11AM–5PM
📍17619 La Cantera Pkwy UNIT 204

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2. Disney On Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party

If we’re not able to visit Mickey at the Magic Kingdom, then him visiting us will do just fine and we’re sooo thrilled!

This time around Mickey and the whole squad will be in search of Tinker Bell, so make sure you pay attention to ALL of the clues throughout the show!

We’re excited for cotton candy and twinkling lights! But EXTRA pumped to see all of our favorites like Miguel from Coco, Moana, and even Woody with his pals from Toy Story doing awesome stunts while skating, and delivering amazing new stories and songs.

For information on Guest Wellness and safety, please click here.

Event Details
🗓 Apr 30 | 7:30PM–9:30PM
📍100 Montana St

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3. Cinco de Mayo Concert

What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with Live music all day and maybe do some shopping for all of your favorite Mexican candies? San Antonio’s Traders Village is the spot! 

With over 800 plus vendors, you’re bound to find the perfect pair of boots, dress, or even make a quick stop at a yummy snack booth! 

Entry is FREE with a $5 parking ticket per vehicle AND ALL-Day-Ride bracelets are only $10.99! 

We’ll definitely be there because we’re ready to see our friend FREDDY THE FLEA and maybe eat some delicious gorditas and sip on some refreshing Micheladas.

Event Details
🗓 May 2 | 10AM–5PM
📍 9333 SW Loop 410

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4. Music and Margs

We’re howling at the moon because we’re just as excited as Howl at the Moon San Antonio to kick off Margarita season! Just in time for Cinco de Mayo too!

Drinks flowing, friends and live music is what our soul is craving for. Also, can we talk about the drink specials?! We’re definitely taking a shot and maybe sharing a Margarita bucket… We might be sharing, we might not! 

Delicious Specials:

  • $4 DOS XX 
  • $5 Cuervo Shots
  • $6 Cuervo Margaritas 
  • $25 86oz Cuervo Blue Margarita Bucket

Cinco de Mayo isn’t complete without munching on some delicious tacos and Tacos Los Hermanos will be fulfilling that need for you! Al Pastor street tacos are our personal favorite but check out the full menu and prices here!

Event Details
🗓 Apr 30 | 12:30PM–2:30PM
📍 111 W. Crockett Street St. #201

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5. Helotes Cornyval Parade

Spring weather is the perfect type of weather to enjoy a nice parade! Well, guess who’s in luck? You are! Helotes is celebrating their 40th anniversary with a GRAND Parade and you’re invited!

Bring your chairs and blankets to sit and enjoy the amazing floats from your favorite elementary schools, high school marching bands, and the Fire Department too! (We love the big, red fire truck! Always a winner in our book!)

Parades are great because you get to enjoy all your go-to snackies with family AND friends, like sweet and salty kettle corn or big, juicy candy apples! (We’ve been good with our healthy intentions, promise! So we’re splurging a little.) You might want to pack sunblock and sunglasses too! 

Save us a seat, we’ll see you there!

Event Details
🗓 May 1 | 10:30AM–11:30AM
📍 12951 Bandera Rd

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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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