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Museum Market AND More Things to Do in San Antonio

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It’s Santa, we know him! Rumor has it he’s in town asking all the kids what they want for X-Mas this year and roasting marshmallows too! Have you been Nice? Or are you making the Naughty List after having fun at this year’s Bentley’s Ugly Sweater Party?

A new week means TONS of awesome things to do in San Antonio for everyone to enjoy! Keep scrolling to learn about the events happening this weekend!

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 on these events and venues before making plans to head out.

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Entertainment in the Countdown City

Looking for some Entertainment in the Countdown City? We’re here to help!

In the mood for some electrifying Holiday Cheer? You’re sure to enjoy the sweet tunes of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra! The lights, the effects, the music, and everything else that comes with a spectacular show. You don’t want to miss out.

By the way: It’s the last weekend to experience the amazing holiday classic, The Nutcracker. It’s happening at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts and it’s sure to put you in a magical spirit!

Want to grab some grub afterward? Try some of these shareable Unique Foodie Flights in San Antonio. ✈️✨

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Event Details
🗓 Dec 10 | 3:30pm–5:30pm
📍 AT&T Center
🎟 Starting at $59.50

Event Details
🗓 Dec 10 | 8:00pm–10:00pm
📍 AT&T Center
🎟 Starting at $49.50

The Nutcracker

Event Details
🗓 Dec 10 | 7:30pm–8:30pm
📍 Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
🎟 Starting at $57

Event Details
🗓 Dec 11 | 7:30pm–8:30pm
📍 Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
🎟 Starting at $57

More Events in San Antonio This Weekend

Are you looking for a relaxing and intimate way to have your kids meet Santa? Looking to eliminate the big crowds? Grab your tickets to S’mores with Santa. The Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa will host a fun evening filled with snacks, quality time, and one on one time with Santa! Have your toy list ready.

Event Details
🗓 Dec 10 | 6:30pm–8:30pm
📍 Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort
🎟 $10

Let’s face it. When we holiday shop, a good percentage of those items are for ourselves and there’s no judgment here. You work hard for it! Splurge a little at the Museum Market this Saturday. Enjoy unique, one-of-a-kind pieces such as art, accessories, and yummy culinary must-haves. Pick one out for you and scratch someone off your holiday gift list.

Friendly Reminder: San Antonio residents can enjoy a FREE visit to the SAMA museum on Sundays from 10:00am-12:00pm. Enjoy some beautiful art in the morning. Then make your way to Elsewhere for lunch, which is included in our December local love list! 😍❤️

Event Details
🗓 Dec 11 | 5:00pm–9:00pm
📍 San Antonio Museum of Art
🎟 FREE

Looking for other ways to Support Local while holiday shopping?

🌟 Non-Holiday Fun 🌟

Tired of the holiday overload? We don’t blame you! Holiday activities can be oh so jolly but there’s time we need a break and do regular activities. Well, we’ve got you covered!

Friday you can make your way to The Alley Series: Movies by Moonlight and watch Die Hard for free with all your bodies. Pack snacks and enjoy the beautiful weather. Plus, explore downtown once the film is over. You’ll feel like a tourist!

Or if you’re getting a head start on those New Year-New Me goals, on Saturday head out to the Art in the Park: En Plein Air. It’ll be both educational and fun. Plus, you’ll be able to get some steps in too.

In case you’re saving your coins for Holiday Season Fun, enjoy these OTHER free things to do in San Antonio. 🤑

🎅🏼 21+ Super Saturday Picks 🎅🏼

This section is for those who are 21+ and are ready to have a Holly-Jolly good time! Make or buy the ugliest Christmas sweater and head on over to the Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl or Bentley’s Ugly Sweater Party. Whether you’re looking to start the party earlier in the day or later on in the evening, you’re guaranteed a fun time. Plus, who does love a great holiday-inspired cocktail?

Also, check out these Instagrammable cocktails in San Antonio for your Insta feed! 🍹

Are you looking for MORE Holiday Season Stuff to Do in San Antonio?

Download your FREE Holiday Lights Maps! All you need to do is enter your first name, add an email, and you’ll have two Magical Maps. One is for Holiday Lights Drive-Thru and the other will be a Holiday Lights Walk-Thru. Keep them on your phone or print them out to plan your fun adventures! 🎄🌟 

Up for a Drive? Other Magical Lights in Texas! 🤩

✨ Join Our Facebook Group ✨

UNATION San Antonio has finally launched a Facebook Group! It’s going to be an awesome way to interact with one another and become friends. We’ll all be able to share tips, photos, cool finds, and soooo much more about our lovely city San Antonio. See you there! 🥳

🥳 Sunday Funday 🥳

Enjoy a Sunday Funday with fresh air, Christmas cheer, and the Grinch. The mean one will be hosting a yummy green brunch at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. There will be loads of hands-on activities, fun photo-ops, and so much more.

There will also be a cash bar for those who are 21+ and are in the mood for some spiked hot chocolate. Plus, your ticket includes access to the garden. Explore nature and soak in the rest of the day.

Event Details
🗓 Dec 12 | 10:00am–1:00pm
📍 San Antonio Botanical Garden
🎟 Starting at $35

Go Spurs Go! #PorVida 🏀

One of our favorite things to do is watch our FUN Spurs play some basketball. Honestly, the atmosphere is better when you’re at a home game. We always look forward to the 3 pointers, the spins, the dunks, and everything else in between. You’ve got to witness some of our faves like Keldon Johnson and Jakob Poeltl live in action. It’s a must!

Not able to catch the game at the AT&T Center? No worries! Head out for some wings, beers, and watch some thrilling hoops at these Sports Bars in San Antonio. #GoSpursGo

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

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

Event Details
🗓 Dec 11 | 7:30pm–9:30pm
📍 AT&T Center
🎟 Starting at $11

Event Details
🗓 Dec 12 | 6:00pm–8:00pm
📍 AT&T Center
🎟 Starting at $10

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 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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