10 fun things to do in San Antonio this weekend October 28, 2022


things to do in San Antonio this weekend | Day of Los Muertos | Image Credit: San Antonio Report

Our top picks for things to do in San Antonio this weekend (October 28-30) include Dia de Los Muertos, Hard Rock Cafe Costume Contest Party, Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza!, Boos & Brews 5k Monster Dashand more!

Discover all the fun of fall in the San Antonio area with these newly released articles!



Image 1: Pogo Pass at 35 things to do in Austin, San Antonio and Waco

The Standard South Central Texas Pogo Pass (San Antonio/Austin/Waco) provides access to 35 different entertainment venues in the San Antonio, Austin and Waco area.

Perfect for families, the Pogo Pass offers adult and child passholders over 50 visits to some of the best things San Antonio, Austin and Waco have to offer. The Pogo Pass almost pays for itself with a visit to one or two sites alone!!!

The pass includes the following attractions in San Antonio

  • A visit to the San Antonio Zoo
  • A visit to the Witte Museum
  • A visit to the Buckhorn Museum
  • A visit to Wonder World Park
  • A visit to the San Antonio Aquarium
  • A visit to the Rush Fun Park
  • Six tickets to University of Texas at San Antonio sporting events (multiple sports)
  • Two visits to Pump It Up
  • Two visits to Monster Mini Golf & Laser Tag for a game of Mini Golf

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Hard Rock Cafe Costume Contest Party

Join the crowd at the Hard Rock Cafe in San Antonio and have a Halloween party! Step into your spookiest outfit to be eligible to win spookily awesome prizes! Admission includes a free drink.

In addition to a special Halloween set, there will be live performances by Crimes of Passion, A Tribute to Female Rock Icons. Face painting will be available for free from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Only those over 21 can enter; a valid ID is required at the door.

When: Friday, October 28, 2022, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe – San Antonio 111 W Crockett St #210 San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: $10

Norteño evening: sips and sounds of the West

Are you looking for the perfect activity for a romantic evening or perhaps an evening with friends? Visit the McNutt Sculpture Garden at the Briscoe Museum for an incredible night of music under the stars, as the music of Callejeros De San Anto transports you to northern Mexico. Sips and Sounds of the West NorteñoNight honors the Hispanic contribution to the American West. Restaurant and bar service are available for an additional charge; tickets come with two free drinks. for adults 18 years and older.

When: Friday, October 28, 2022, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Briscoe Western Art Museum 210 W. Market St. San Antonio, TX 78205 USA
How much: $10 – $20

Halloween Spooktacular: The Phantom of the Opera

Watch the 1929 silent horror film “Phantom of the Opera,” starring Lon Chaney, as Grammy-winning Maestro Dorothy Papadakos, member of the Paul Winter Consort, performs original music live on the famous organ of San Marco. This Halloween Spooktacular welcomes costumes, so get out your cape and mask and put on the appropriate makeup for this renowned classic! Ages nine and up are recommended.

When: Friday, October 28, 2022, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 315 E Pecan St., San Antonio, TX 78205 USA
How much: Free

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Transaction Alert – San Antonio Haunted Ghost Bus Tour

Discover the haunted side of San Antonio on this ghost-themed bus tour. Your guide, a sinister man who claims to be in tune with the afterlife, takes you on a spooky exploration of the city’s famous haunted sites, including the Menger Hotel, the old red light district, the old county jail de Bexar, a historic cemetery and Suite.

Get more information and book your San Antonio Haunted Bus Tour TODAY!!!


“Mística” by Ballet Nepantla Premiere – A Dia De Muertos themed production

Be transported to the afterlife through the black light as Ballet Nepantla’s unique fusion of Folklorico ballet and contemporary dance pays homage to our ancestors by commemorating the traditions of Dia de Los Muertos. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate our ancestors through creative and spiritual energies with Mística.

When: Friday, October 29, 2022, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry San Antonio, TX 78202 USA
How much: From $36

Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza!

Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza!

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Join our furry and scaly friends for the famous Howl-O-Ween event at Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo! Get up close with your favorite creatures in the spooky creeper station or find your way out of the corn maze. There will be face paint, tricks or treats and, of course, a costume contest.

When: Saturday and Sunday October 29-30, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: 5640 S Interstate 35 New Braunfels, Texas 78132
How much: From $15

Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

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Elton John’s award-winning Yellow Bring Road: The Final Tour stopping at the Alamodome. This world-renowned tour of major world tours kicked off in May 2022 in Frankfurt, and San Antonio is lucky to have been chosen as one of the stops. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

When: Saturday October 29, 2022, 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Alamodome, 100 Montana St. San Antonio, TX 78203 USA
How much: From $144

Dia de Los Muertos

things to do in San Antonio this weekend |  Dia de Los Muertos

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Visit Hemisfair for the 10th annual Dia de Los Muertos festival, a celebrated cultural celebration that National Geographic has named one of the top seven fall festivals in the country. To commemorate the Day of the Dead, this festival combines traditional music, shows, art and culture. There will be live music, live poetry, original artwork, dancing, the largest open altar in San Antonio, and a drumming and puppet procession, as part of the festivities. Traders will be present to sell food and drinks.

When: From Saturday to Sunday October 29-30, 2022, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Where: Hemisfair, 434 S. Alamo St. San Antonio, TX 78205 USA
How much: Free

Boos & Brews 5k Monster Dash – Freetail Brewing Co | 2022 TX Brewery Running Series

Boos & Brews 5k Monster Dash – Freetail Brewing Co

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There’s no better motivation to join a Monster Dash 5k than free beer waiting for you at the finish line. Join Boos and Brews for a fun running event that you can complete by running, walking, jogging, and stumbling like a zombie – however you like! All levels and ages are welcome to participate. Costumes are encouraged!

When: Saturday October 29, 2022, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: 2000 S Presa Street, San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
How much: $30

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