Kidcation

Events

Events that are part of the Kidcation


Day 1

Saturday Aug. 6th


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FREE ADMISISION 9am – 2pm

Kidcation Kick Off Event @ Yanaguana Gardens

434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Presented by Our Kids Magazine, Kidcation Week allows families to create lifelong memories and have one last summer hurrah before the kids head back to school.

The Kidcation Kick Off Event will be on August 6th, 2016 from 9am to 2pm @ Hemisfair Yanaguana Garden with Activities, Games, Prize Giveaways, Live Music,Food & Snacks, Balloon Artists, Face Painting, Bounce House and Special Appearances. FREE ADMISSION and Open to the public.


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FREE Movies start at 8:30

Southtown Cinema: “The Never Ending Story”

600 Hemisfair Plaza Way

Southtown Cinema: “The Never Ending Story” will be screened at nightfall at Hemisfair Plaza.  Free. 600 Hemisfair Plaza Way. 210-212-9373. http://slabcinema.com/screenings/hemisfair-park/194-08-06-16-never-ending-story-hemisfair


Day 2

Sunday Aug. 7th


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Weekends July 30 – August 14, 2016

Summer Soak Party at SeaWorld San Antonio

10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251

Summer Soak Party is a fun and new addition at SeaWorld open to all guests for free. With 7 great waterslides and water soaker parties at Penguin Plaza, it’s a great way to cool off. In addition, guests can enter to win prizes that will be given away each hour at the park, as well as enjoy nightly entertainment and fireworks.
https://seaworldparks.com/en/seaworld-sanantonio/events/summer-soak-party


Day 3

Monday Aug. 8th


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(FREE) 10 a.m.

Summer Movie Series – Zootopia

Lower level Macy’s Wing at Rolling Oaks Mall

Movies are FREE for all KidX members.  KidX is FREE to join. 10 a.m. Lower level Macy’s Wing at Rolling Oaks Mall. Visit http://rollingoaksmall.com/events-news/program/kidx-club


Day 4

Tuesday Aug. 9th


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(FREE) 6PM to 8:30PM

Blast into our Back to School Bash

The DoSeum 2800 Broadway St. 78209

With special appearances by Jet Propulsion from Ready Jet Go! Everything you need to launch into learning! Free family fun! (REGISTRATION REQUIRED) Click Here to RSVP NOW!


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(FREE) 6 PM to 9 PM

4th Annual Bat Loco Bash

1300 Camden St. (street level at the intersection of Camden and Newell streets)

The San Antonio River Authority (SARA), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), and Bat Conservation International (BCI) are hosting the 4th annual Bat Loco Bash, which will be held on Tuesday, August 9 and will include a bat parade, educational booths, food trucks, live music and bat friends. Music by DJ Michele McKnight. PHOTO OPS: 1966 Bat Car, Bat Wing Backdrop and Special Guests including: SA Batman, Robin and Batgirl.

The public is invited to bring their chairs as SARA staff will lead the talk about the bat colony that currently resides under I-35 while sharing information related to the San Antonio River and the Museum Reach.  Wildlife experts from TPWD and BCI will provide bat education and explain the important role bats have in the South Texas ecosystem. Parking for the bat talks is available under the US 281 Hwy underpass on Newell St and Avenue A or under I-35 underpass on Camden St. For more information, visit www.sara-tx.org.


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Kidcation @ Morgan’s Wonderland

5223 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233

End your summer on a high note! Mention ‪#‎Kidcation‬ in the Welcome Center and receive $2 off your admission! See Flyer for special performances. https://www.facebook.com/MorgansWonderland


Day 5

Wednesday Aug. 10th


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Dates Below – 6:30 PM to 8 PM

Sponsored Event – Discovery World Learning Center – Hawaiian Heatwave Open House

Various Location on specific dates

Visit our Hawaiian Heatwave Open House, where families will enjoy games, crafts, and refreshments! www.discoveryworldsa.com
• August 10 – 6:30 to 8 p.m. @ 6020 Fountainwood 210-655-6941
• August 11 – 6:30 to 8 p.m. @ 5455 Prue Rd 210-691-0064
• August 12 – 6:30 to 8 p.m. @ 406 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd 210-225-7464


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Kidcation @ Morgan’s Wonderland

5223 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233

End your summer on a high note! Mention ‪#‎Kidcation‬ in the Welcome Center and receive $2 off your admission! See Flyer for special performances. https://www.facebook.com/MorgansWonderland


Day 6

Thursday Aug. 11th


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10am to 7pm • Broadway Location ONLY

$5 Frenzy at Kiddie Park!

3015 Broadway San Antonio, Texas 78209

50 cent ride tickets and $5.00 unlimited ride bands.

Valid Only on August 11th and 12th, 2016. This deal will be honored at the original Kiddie Park location on Broadway ONLY. The park will be open from 10am to 7pm on both of these days.

Kiddie Park, one of San Antonio’s most treasured landmarks, is the perfect way for children and adults to enjoy a nostalgic day of old-fashioned fun. Established in 1925, and renovated in 2009, Kiddie Park is the oldest children’s amusement park in the country! While modern updates have been made, the park has preserved it’s 1920’s style by maintaining all of the original rides. Guests can enjoy the park’s old-fashioned ferris wheel, famous hand-carved Herschell Spillman carousel, and other classic children’s rides that have made Kiddie Park an iconic San Antonio attraction for over 90 years!


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Kidcation @ Morgan’s Wonderland

5223 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233

End your summer on a high note! Mention ‪#‎Kidcation‬ in the Welcome Center and receive $2 off your admission! See Flyer for special performances. https://www.facebook.com/MorgansWonderland


Day 7

Friday Aug. 12th


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10am to 7pm • Broadway Location ONLY

$5 Frenzy at Kiddie Park!

3015 Broadway San Antonio, Texas 78209

50 cent ride tickets and $5.00 unlimited ride bands.

Valid Only on August 11th and 12th, 2016. This deal will be honored at the original Kiddie Park location on Broadway ONLY. The park will be open from 10am to 7pm on both of these days.

Kiddie Park, one of San Antonio’s most treasured landmarks, is the perfect way for children and adults to enjoy a nostalgic day of old-fashioned fun. Established in 1925, and renovated in 2009, Kiddie Park is the oldest children’s amusement park in the country! While modern updates have been made, the park has preserved it’s 1920’s style by maintaining all of the original rides. Guests can enjoy the park’s old-fashioned ferris wheel, famous hand-carved Herschell Spillman carousel, and other classic children’s rides that have made Kiddie Park an iconic San Antonio attraction for over 90 years!


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Kidcation @ Morgan’s Wonderland

5223 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233

End your summer on a high note! Mention ‪#‎Kidcation‬ in the Welcome Center and receive $2 off your admission! See Flyer for special performances. https://www.facebook.com/MorgansWonderland


Friday Aug. 12th


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Details Coming Soon!

Summer Send Off Weekend

One Retama Parkway • Selma, Texas 78154

Pool party theme event at 5:30. Plus a discount voucher and a chance to win a trip to the iHeartMusic Festival. Details coming soon! https://www.facebook.com/RetamaParkFanPage/


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Kidcation @ Morgan’s Wonderland

5223 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233

End your summer on a high note! Mention ‪#‎Kidcation‬ in the Welcome Center and receive $2 off your admission! See Flyer for special performances. https://www.facebook.com/MorgansWonderland


Day 8

Saturday Aug. 13th


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(Ticket Deals) 11am – 3pm

Davy Crockett Birthday Celebration

Battle For Texas – 849 E commerce st, San Antonio, TX 78205

Celebrating the birthday of everyones favorite Alamo hero, Davy Crocket, from 11am – 3pm. Ticket deals include ice cream sundaes, cake, live music and Fandango dancing, living history re-enactments, live re-enactors recreating the Battle of the Alamo inside Battle For Texas: The Experience, and Davy Crockett himself will be on-site playing his famed fiddle and will be available for meet & greets with families.  http://battlefortexas.com/


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Noon-4 pm

Maya Skies Family Day

The Witte Museum – 3801 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209

Joins us at the Witte Museum for an afternoon of sky watching: Solar viewing with the San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers; augmented reality constellations with the Scobee Education Center; Grupo Pakal performance of Maya music and dance and much more!  Free with general admission.


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Kidcation @ Morgan’s Wonderland

5223 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233

End your summer on a high note! Mention ‪#‎Kidcation‬ in the Welcome Center and receive $2 off your admission! See Flyer for special performances. https://www.facebook.com/MorgansWonderland


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Weekends July 30 – August 14, 2016

Summer Soak Party at SeaWorld San Antonio

10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251

Summer Soak Party is a fun and new addition at SeaWorld open to all guests for free. With 7 great waterslides and water soaker parties at Penguin Plaza, it’s a great way to cool off. In addition, guests can enter to win prizes that will be given away each hour at the park, as well as enjoy nightly entertainment and fireworks.
https://seaworldparks.com/en/seaworld-sanantonio/events/summer-soak-party


Day 9

Sunday Aug. 14th


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(FREE) 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM

Back To School Bash @ Hemisfair – Yanaguana Gardens

434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Get ready for school by joining us for healthy snacks, school supplies and so much more!


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(FREE) 12:00 PM – 04:00 PM

Vaquerocation 2016

The Institute of Texan Cultures • 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78205

Part of the citywide Kidcation program, Vaquerocation at the ITC’s Free Second Sunday focuses on the Texas Cowboy, with hands-on activities, storytelling, roping and more.