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It’s Christmas WEEK San Antonio!

The Holiday Season got here so quickly and if we’re being honest, we enjoy every second of it! Additionally, we hope you’re just as excited as we are to spend some much-needed time with our families and friends! Share a Boozy Flight or clear your mind and get your steps in at one of these beautiful locations.

Interested in the fun events going on this weekend? Keep scrolling, because a new week means TONS of awesome things to do in San Antonio for everyone to enjoy!

Reminder: Due to COVID-19, we understand there’s not a lot going on in our city. But don’t 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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Entertainment in the Countdown City

A Magical Cirque Christmas

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Are you looking for some fun Christmas entertainment? Make your way to the Majestic Theater, located in the heart of San Antonio to experience A Magical Cirque Christmas! The show will be filled with out-of-this-world talented cirque artists that are sure to dazzle you with every move. They will be performing to some spectacular live Holiday music. Plus, you’ll get a few laughs from host Lucy Darling. 

Worried about parking? Don’t!

Book parking in advance at Travis Park Plaza Garage or St. Mary’s Street Garage to save you from the “driving around” hassle! Or, in case your night starts off or ends up with a different activity, you can also check out these Downtown Parking Garages.

In case you’re looking to grab a drink afterward, check out these Instagrammable Cocktails in San Antonio!

Event Details
🗓 Dec 21 | 5:00pm–7:00pm
📍 Majestic Theatre
🎟 Starting at $39.50

Events in San Antonio This Weekend

Heads up! Thursday, December 23rd is the last day to enjoy the 3rd annual Winter Wonderland ¡Celebración! Since kids are out for vacations, make your way to Palo Alto College and enjoy the magical light attraction.

Before heading out, stop by Jefferson’s Bodega to get snacks as mentioned in our December Local Love List! The kids are sure to have a ball picking out diverse snacks before enjoying the twinkling lights.

The Winter Wonderland ¡Celebración! is from 6:00pm-9:00pm and is $15 per carload. (pay upon arrival) Pack the car and enjoy the ride. The best part is that all the funds raised will go towards the PAC Foundation.

In case you’re looking for other MAGICAL Holiday Lights in San Antonio!

Event Details
🗓 Dec 20 – 23 | 6:00pm–9:00pm
📍 Palo Alto College
🎟 $15

Need a fun way to keep the kids entertained? How about an interactive way that’ll keep them happy and busy, but that Santa will enjoy too? Well, we’ve got good news for you! Sheer Celebrations is hosting a festive, Cookies for Santa Kids Class. Each student will have the opportunity to decorate 6 X-mas cookies that they’ll take home to surprise Santa with! It’ll give them a chance to get creative and curious with their frostings and decorations. We know Santa will love them.

In case you’re looking for other kid-friendly activities in San Antonio!

Event Details
🗓 Dec 23 | 11:30am–1:00pm
📍 Sheer Celebrations
🎟 $30

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2021 Frosty 5K

We all know the Holidays can be stressful. This is your opportunity to clear your mind and get a good workout in before the fun chaos begins! Meet us at the Pearsall Trailhead for the 9th annual Frosty Five 5k Costume Fun Run! 

Dress up in your favorite holiday attire to help spread the holly jolly cheer. Whether you decide to walk or run, it’s a great way to get your steps in before eating all the yummy holiday food. Bring the kids and fur babies along for an active, fun activity!

There are no registration fees but you are highly encouraged to donate and support Street2Feet, a nonprofit organization that changes lives in the homeless community. Gently used athletic clothing and shoes are also welcomed.

Event Details
🗓 Dec 24 | 7:30am–11:30am
📍 Pearsall Trailhead

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Need a break from Holiday Season prepping? Some “me time” is in order and we’ve got just the perfect spots to have fun and unwind. 

Don’t be a Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins and head out to Ida Claire on Thursday evening for a December Movie Night. Enjoy a delicious dinner, themed drinks, and recite every word to Elf! 

Planning an escape due to all that family overload? Want to relax and sip on some cocktails after an eventful day? Christmas Night at Sparkys is sure to put you in a festive mood. Especially after having one of those $5 Fireball and Jameson. Cheers!

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

Want to keep the Holiday Cheer going? Maybe you need some time off from the fam? Didn’t get the gifts you were hoping for? No worries, we’re here to help! 

Enjoy your Sunday Funday at the Hayden for a Day After Christmas Pajama Brunch Party! Let the good times roll! Wear your cozy onesie, enjoy some delicious food and yummy cocktails.

In case you need a gift re-do, make your way to the Sunday Art Market. Treat yo self. We won’t judge, you deserve to buy yourself some local goodies. See you there!

Sunday Funday with the Spurs

Detroit Pistons at San Antonio

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Need to spice up your Holiday vacations? Looking for an adrenaline rush? We know just the place! Make your way to the AT&T Center this Sunday evening and support our San Antonio Spurs! Here’s to hoping for that W against the Detroit Pistons. Plus, it’s an excuse to enjoy a frozen margarita and some yummy stadium food! #PorVida

Our friends at StubHub always have some of the best prices, especially if you’re looking for last-minute tickets.

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

Event Details
🗓 Dec 26 | 6:00pm–8:00pm
📍 AT&T Center
🎟 Starting at $10

BRB, grabbing our jersey to meet you there!

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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Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee 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 to our text and email, and follow us on social!