Looking for some fun family activities in San Antonio to participate in this Fall? There’s a lot happening in San Antonio this time of year, and we’ve put together a list of some events we think your family will love! From festivals to fun runs, we’re sure there’s something here for your family.

Fall Activities in San Antonio

ZooBoo! at the San Antonio Zoo (September 22 – October 28 Weekends)

Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! This annual event at the San Antonio Zoo is perfect for your little ones. The zoo will be decorated with Halloween decor, with fun activities like costume contests, pumpkin painting, and hay mazes. See the full ZooBoo! schedule.

Cibolofest (October 13)

Nothing says “family fun” like a festival that includes bounce houses, petting zoos, yummy food, and even a car show for dad! This all-day event is the perfect fall outing for any family.

Rainbow Gardens Fall Festival at Bandera (October 13)

October 13th is the perfect Saturday for festival-hopping. Hop over to Rainbow Gardens festival after the Cibolofest for more family fun. RSVP to their Facebook Event.

The Great Pumpkin Dash – 5k and Fun Run (October 13)

If you’re looking for a way to let your kids release some energy, this is it! The Great Pumpkin Dash is a fall fun-run your kids will love! You can even create a pumpkin-themed day by enjoying some pumpkin pie and watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown after the race. Register for the race here.

Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival (October 19 -21)

This one-of-a-kind, educational festival takes place at The Texas Butterfly Ranch. According to their website, “The festival takes place during peak Monarch migration season in San Antonio, October 19 -21, when migrating monarch butterflies east of the Rocky Mountains funnel through Texas on their way to Mexico to roost for the winter.” Be sure to check out their website for a full list of the weekend’s activities.

More Delightful than Frightful (October 31)

This Halloween event at Morgan’s Wonderland is all about the fun, not the scary. Dress your children up in their most “delightful” costumes for a fun night of trick-or-treating. This event is for children ages 12 and under.
There’s a lot going on in San Antonio this fall, and we hope your family is able to attend whichever event looks most fun to you (or whatever fits into your schedule!). Don’t forget to enjoy plenty of apple cider and pumpkin pie along the way!