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Paranormal Fest AND More Things to Do in San Antonio Weekend Guide

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Hola San Antonio!

It looks like a fun-filled weekend ahead for you! We foresee many date night ideas, selfies, outdoor fun, and spooky stuff going on! 🔮

Interested in what’s going on this weekend? Keep scrolling, because a new week means TONS of awesome things 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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Events in San Antonio This Weekend

It’s here, it’s finally happening. Spooky season is here and we’re ready to jump-start it with the San Antonio Paranormal Fest 2021!

You’ll learn about the history and ghost stories tailored to San Antonio, get to purchase some yummy food, and shop for unique items just in time for Halloween AND Día de Los Muertos.

What spooky things can we expect:

  • There will be tours of the haunted Victoria’s Black Swan Inn.
  • Artists and Artisan Vendors to buy awesome goodies.
  • Creepy San Antonio Lore.
  • Oddities.
  • Herbs and candle work that can be purchased. 
  • Local Paranormal Investigator Teams to meet and get to know about.
  • Guest Lectures from across the state.
  • There will be Women in the Paranormal Panel.
  • Psychics, Mediums, and Palm Readers.
  • Spooky Photo-ops.
  • Local food Trucks, Spooky Snacks, and drinks to purchase if you get hungry.
  • Plus, Free Parking.


Did we mention there’s a VIP ticket being offered that gives you access to explore the grounds until midnight with investigating equipment? Plus, there’ll also be spirit communication sessions available throughout the night if interested.

See you there because we’re ready to live out our Ghost Adventures dreams! 👻

Event Details
🗓 Sep 18 | 6:00pm–11:00pm
📍 Victoria’s Black Swan Inn | 1006 Holbrook Rd
🎟 $45

Are you in the market for some beautiful crystals and gemstones to help you feel centered? Or maybe you’re looking for cool jewelry that holds a double purpose?

If you answered yes and are interested in any of these below, head on over to The Healing Arts Festival. Happening every 3rd Sunday of the month.

  • Craft makers
  • Jewelry
  • Art
  • Aura Photos
  • Energy healing 
  • Native American Artistry along with Holistic and Organic Products
  • Practitioners
  • Astrology
  • Natural crystals and gemstones
  • Reiki
  • Reflexology
  • And sooooo much more


Shopping local helps not only our economy in San Antonio but it also supports our local artists, vendors, and wellness practitioners. 

Admission and parking is free. Also, safety protocols are being taken to ensure the well-being of guests and vendors.

We’ll see you there because we’re in search of Moonstone to help us with our Crown Chakra.

Event Details
🗓 Sep 19 | 11:00am–5:00pm
📍 Hilton Garden Inn SA at The Rim | 5730 Rim Pass

If you’re looking for a unique night out with some fresh air, and a special way to celebrate 16 de Septiembre, this is for you!

The relaxing and fun evening is taking place this Thursday at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. The extended hours will help you enjoy the beautiful scenery while the Texas sun isn’t too hot. It’s the perfect time to explore on your own or tour the Frida Kahlo Oasis exhibition. (Here’s to finding the perfect spot overlooking “the gardens bloom” for the perfect Instagram shot! 📸)

The atmosphere will be very fun, vibrant, and colorful with local djs playing awesome tunes all night long.

There will also be a cash bar and cute picnic baskets available for purchase, made by Jason Dady Catering. Don’t forget your lawn chairs or blankets to make it extra comfy. 🧺

Also happening at the San Antonio Garden on 09/16:

  • Storytime in the Garden (10am-10:30am)
  • Watersaver Guided Tour (10am-11:30am)
  • Pop-up Culinary Demo (5:30pm-8pm)
  • As You Like It by William Shakespeare, Directed by Nick Lawson


Plus! Let’s not forget about the delicious Jardí Restaurant. You can pay a visit that Thursday from 11am-9pm! To view the menus, click here

Event Details
🗓 Sep 16 | 6:00pm–9:00pm
📍 San Antonio Botanical Garden | 555 Funston Pl
🎟 $15

Daydreaming of delicious food from Italy? Looking for the perfect spot for date night? How about a classy, Girls Night Out? Or maybe you don’t feel like cooking dinner and want to take the family out?

We’ve got a great place that’s sure to help with all of the above because Volare Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria is hosting a September Wine Dinner. It’ll be a delicious 4-course meal that’s going to be paired with a satisfying glass of vino.

What’s cookin, good lookin:

  • 1st Course: Antipasta
  • 2nd Course: Eggplant Rollatini and Calamari
  • 3rd Course: Osso Bucco
  • 4th Course: Creme Brulee


Bring on the delicious tastes of Italy and great times! 🍷✨

Event Details
🗓 Sep 16 | 7:00pm–9:00pm
📍 Volare Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria | 3902 McCullough Ave
🎟 $60

Take us out to the ball game and please buy us some peanuts and Cracker Jacks! It’s part of the experience and A MUST when we’re watching our favorite baseball team, the San Antonio Missions!

We’re ecstatic to watch those home runs in person from some of our favorite players, like Kyle Overstreet and Olivier Basabe. You can feel the heartfelt intensity and adrenaline rush after those types of swings!

BRB: On our way for a cool photo-op with our favorite mascot, Ballapeño! 

Click here to check out the full schedule for September!

Don’t forget about the popcorn and cold beers too! 🍿🍻

Event Details
🗓 Sep 17 | 7:05pm–12:05am
📍 Nelson Wolff Stadium | 5757 W. Us Highway 90
🎟 Starting at $18

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Have you heard? September 18th is National Cheeseburger Day! 

We’re on our way to celebrate and enjoy some juicy, mouthwatering burgers from Hopdoddy Burger Bar! They’ve got an exclusive, “The Cheese Louise” being offered on that day only. (While supplies last, so hurry!)

What’s “The Cheese Louise?”

  • 1 Beef Patty
  • Yummy Swiss cheese
  • Everything bagel cream cheese 
  • Shaved red onions
  • Mayo
  • Jalapeño cheddar buns


We’ve got to wash that goodness down with some Boozy Drinks like a Strawberry Frozen Margarita or an ice cold, Modelo to balance the spiciness of the jalapeño cheddar buns. Maybe even a Salted Caramel Shake, yummmm! 

See you there! 😋🍔✨

📍 17623 La Cantera Pkwy Suite 101, 78257
📍 1301 N Loop 1604 W Suite 101, 78258

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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.  

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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!