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Kidcation Week 2017

From August 5-13, San Antonio turns into a City Wide Playground for Our Kids!

Kidcation Week 2017

Kidcation Week is the time of the year when the city rolls out the red carpet for kids of all ages, transforming San Antonio into a citywide playground. Families can have one last summer hurrah by enjoying money-saving deals and free activities throughout the town.

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Kidcation Events

Events around the town during Kidcation Week.

 

Day 1 EVENTS

Saturday August 5th, 2017

 

Saturday
August 5th
9a.m. to 1p.m.
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Hemisfair Park
Yanaguana Gardens

434 South Alamo St.

Kidcation 2017 Kick-Off Event

A day including activities, games, prize giveaways, live music, food & snacks, balloon artists, face painting, bounce house and special appearances. Open to the public. FREE EVENT.

Saturday
August 5th
7PM to 10Pm
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Mission Marquee
Plaza

3100 Roosevelt Ave

FREE Movie - Star Trek: Beyond

Outdoor screening of “Star Trek: Beyond”. Food trucks and concessionaires available. 7 to 10 p.m. Movie begins 15 minutes after dusk. Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave. 210-207-6968. www.facebook.com/MissionMarqueePlaza

KIDCATION EVENTS

Tuesday August 8, 2017

 

Tuesday
August 8th
6pm to 9pm
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Museum Reach

Camden St. & Newell St.

5th Annual Bat Loco Bash:

Enjoy an educational talk about the bat colony that resides under I-35 at the Camden St bridge as wildlife experts provide bat education and explain the important role bats have in our ecosystem. Special party to celebrate the end of this year’s educational series will include booths, live music, and children activities. Free. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Parking for the bat talks is available at Pearl near La Gloria.  Museum Reach, intersection of Camden St. and Newell St. 210-302-3259. https://www.sara-tx.org/community-events/

Tuesday
August 8th
6pm to 8:30pm
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The DoSeum

2800 Broadway St.

KLRN’s Back 2 School Bash

Admission is free, but registration is required.  6 to 8:30 p.m. The DoSeum 2800 Broadway St. http://www.klrn.org/morethantv/

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Tuesday
August 8th
5pm to 6pm
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Pearl Brewery

303 Pearl Parkway

Magik Theatre at Pearl Park

The Magik Theatre is San Antonio’s premier professional family theatre, producing live stage versions of children’s classic and contemporary literature. Performances will take place starting at 5 p.m. at the Pearl Park on Tuesday.

Thursday
August 10th
6pm to 9pm
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McNay Art Museum

6000 N New Braunfels Ave

Second Thursday at the McNay

A night of music, art, food and drinks! Experience art and enjoy FREE general admission to the museum during this family and pet-friendly event that is open to ALL. Tours of the main collection galleries are offered at 6:30 and 7:30 pm. Bring your blanket and lawn chairs to lounge on the grounds while listening to this month’s featured talent Bidi Bidi Banda. Beer will be available for purchase along with several food truck options. Leave with a new best friend: San Antonio Pets Alive will be on site doing dog adoptions! Kid friendly + dog-friendly (outside).

Saturday
August 12th
11am to 1pm
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Hemisfair Park
Yanaguana Gardens

434 South Alamo St.

Hemisfair Back to School

Hosted by the Hemisfair Coalition and sponsored by Whole Foods Market. Music, food & drink, school supplies for students, a Teacher’s Corner and much more!

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Partners/Sponsors

A huge thanks to all our amazing partners.

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Interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor?

If your company is interested in sponsoring Kidcation this year, we’d love to hear from you. Send Our Kids Magazine a quick email and we’ll get right back to you with some more information.

Kidcation Kick Off Location

Map, Directions and Park Rules!

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Yanaguana Garden Hemisfair Park

434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Parking

Hemisfair parking is available at two public parking lots within walking distance to Yanaguana Garden. One lot is located directly north of Magik Theatre along S. Alamo Street. The other lot is located at the southwest corner of Cesar Chavez and S Alamo Street with access along Martinez Street. http://hemisfair.org/visitor-information/

Park Rules

• Smoking is allowed only in designated areas.
• Pets are welcome, but must be kept on a leash. Please clean up after your pet.
• As a courtesy to all, keep loud music to a minimum.
• Riding bicycles, skating and skateboarding are prohibited, except on perimeter sidewalks.
• Fireworks, open flames, barbecue grills, and glass containers are prohibited.

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