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Jazz in the Garden AND More Things to Do in San Antonio

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Knock knock! 

That’s FUN knocking on your door and UNATION San Antonio has got the plans!

How about enjoying a romantic evening at the Japanese Tea Garden for Jazz In The Garden: The Foreign Arm? Or maybe you might be headed to the New Braunfels Tattoo & Art Expo for some new ink? 

A new week means TONS of awesome things to do in San Antonio for EVERYONE to enjoy! Interested in these events? Keep scrolling to learn more!

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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First things First

On this Veterans Day, we honor the people who have bravely served in the United States Armed Forces. A special thank you to all of the Veterans in San Antonio.

“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.” – President Harry S. Truman

Sports in the Countdown City!

It’s an action-packed week! There will be some amazing teams bringing intensity and adrenaline to the stands. Join the San Antonio Spurs for Veterans Night or Fiesta Night. (Or both!) How about cheering on the undefeated Birds against Southern Mississippi? #GoSpursGo #BirdsUp

In case you’re not able to catch the games, head out to one of these San Antonio Sports Bars. Grab some brews, a burger, and cheer on your favorite players.

Can’t make the game? You can always catch the FUN games on TV, on the WEB by streaming, or on the RADIO! 

Event Details
🗓 Nov 10 | 7:30pm–9:30pm
📍 AT&T Center
🎟 Starting at $6

Event Details
🗓 Nov 12 | 7:30pm–9:30pm
📍 AT&T Center
🎟 Starting at $24

Event Details
🗓 Nov 13 | 2:30pm–4:30pm
📍 Alamodome
🎟 Starting at $29

Events in San Antonio This Weekend

Enjoy a beautiful fall evening at the Japanese Tea Garden. There will be live jazz music from The Foreign Arm that will fill the gazebo with soul. Bring a date or bring some friends and enjoy the music. The entrance is free! However part of the food and drink sales will go towards protecting and conserving the historic Japanese Garden.

Bonus Tip: Lawn chairs are welcome and so are pups! As long as they’re on their leashes. Looking for other Free Things to Do in San Antonio? How about heading out to the Main Plaza for The Saga show afterward?

Event Details
🗓 Nov 12 | 6:30pm–9:00pm
📍 Japanese Tea Garden
🎟 FREE

Calling all art lovers! The Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival is here for ONE night. The festival will feature 50 artists and groups known nationally and internationally from all around Texas. It’s sure to fill your soul up with magical vibes and inspiration. Plus, amazing photo-ops! 📸

What type of art can we expect?

  • ✨ Music
  • ✨ Fine Arts
  • ✨ Fashion
  • ✨ Film
  • ✨ Digital Art
  • ✨ Dance
  • ✨ Theatre
  • ✨ Poetry
  • ✨ Lasers
  • ✨ Lights
  • ✨ Large-scale Art Installations

 

Event Details
🗓 Nov 12 | 6:00pm–11:50pm
📍 Hemisfair
🎟 FREE

If you’re a concha lover, this one’s for you. Join in on the fun by helping celebrity judges pick out the Best Concha of San Antonio. It’ll all take place at the Concha Throwdown 2021! Will your favorite panadería be #1?

Btw: It’ll be a fun market too. Shop for all of your favorite goodies. Maybe get a head start on X-mas shopping?

In the mood for some Pan Dulce and Conchas, now? Check out our blog for some of our favorite spots in town! 😋

Event Details
🗓 Nov 12 | 10:00am–12:00pm
📍 Rolling Oaks Mall
🎟 FREE

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

Kiki's Picks

Looking to get creative and add some decorations to your body? Head on over to the Tattoo & Art Expo happening in New Braunfels at Texas Tubes. It’ll be a 3-day event of art; live tattooing and piercings. If you’re in the market for a new tattoo, they got the perfect artist for your style. Don’t forget about the fun airbrush tattoos, yummy food, and drinks that’ll be available to purchase. P.S. There might be some bouncy houses for the kids!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 12 – 14 | 1:00pm–11:00pm
📍 Texas Tubes
🎟 Starting at $11

Sam's Picks

Life can be woof sometimes. Throw your worries away, at least for one Saturday afternoon! Your furry friend will thank you. Enjoy a wonderful day with your best friend, take a stroll, and shop for goodies from your favorite locals!

Want to grab a bite with your pup after the market? Try one of these spots!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 13  | 10:00am–2:00pm
📍 Legacy Park
🎟 FREE

Still looking for something on Sunday?

In the mood for Sunday Funday? We’ve got you. 

Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of fun things to do in San Antonio on a Sunday!

How about getting a head start on your holiday gift shopping at an awesome local market like the Alamo Heights Farmers Market? Maybe you’re in the mood for a great yoga workout and some delicious grub at Backyard on Broadway? Whatever you’re in the mood for, don’t let those Sunday Scaries get the best of you, and enjoy your day. 🥳✨

In case you’re interested in  kid-friendly activities to do on a Sunday, click here!

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 City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in San Antonio City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the San Antonio area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinSanAntonio on Instagram and Facebook.

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