In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

This weekend is one of my all-time favorite San Antonio events: Artpace's Chalk It Up! Plus, I love Houston Street, where it all takes place. Community and creativity converge for a full day of amazing chalk art and plenty of...
Anyone else think that Father's Day is the hardest holiday to shop for? I know that it shouldn't be, but breaking out of the grilling/ice chest/another insulated tumbler rut seems to get harder every year. As Father's Day quickly...
We are delighted to partner with The DoSeum to share their December events and opportunities. This is a sponsored post.    December is in full swing. Whether you are looking for family holiday events, unique gifts, indoor play areas on...
While this event calendar is a little lighter than previous months, there is still plenty packed into the first two weekends until the holidays come around.  Be sure to check out our latest event roundup, Día de los Muertos in San...
We have loved getting to know San Antonio moms over the past year and are beyond grateful for the reception we've received. Now we want to celebrate our one year anniversary with YOU!  Please join Alamo City Moms Blog...
What is there to do in San Antonio this summer? On our list is summer camp, the Zoo, the DoSeum, the Witte, all of downtown/the River Walk, historical sites, and then trips and just hanging out with family! I'm...
You might have been a kid in the 80s if some movies you can remember watching include E.T., The Last Starfighter, The Empire Strikes Back, or Ghostbusters, to name a few. And chances are you’ve got some entertaining to...
Dining out is a treat, but it doesn't have to break the bank. Because we love you as much as we love a great bargain (especially if it involves food), we've compiled a list of San Antonio eateries where children eat free or cheaply....
Halloween is just around the corner and there are tons of events around town where your little ones will have the opportunity to dress up and have fun. If you like the convenience of trick-or-treating in just one place,...
If you consider getting up at 5:00 A.M. to start your turkey, after staying up until 1:00 A.M. to make fresh pies for Thanksgiving, to be the pinnacle of your holiday season, then this post might not be for...
A huge gasp, followed by a shout of “AWESOME!” That’s what you can expect to hear time and time again when you visit the “new” Witte Museum. At least that was my six-year-old’s reaction, followed by, “This is amazing!!” A...
Bready or not... it's the post you’ve all been waiting for! It’s the 2021 San Antonio Sandwich Shop Showdown! Let me tell you, the competition is fierce! The bread is fluffy, the meats are cured, the condiments are flavorful,...
My left hand is on his shoulder, his right hand is on my waist. We are looking at our feet a lot, but also sharing goofy smiles. He's still a few inches shorter than I, but proud to show...
During this time of social distancing, many of us have adopted new hobbies or gone back to something that we haven’t done in a long time: from painting and crafting, to cooking and exercising, among many other things. In my...

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