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.

I think it’s safe to say things look a little different right now. We’re working remotely, homeschooling our children, and trying to find ways to keep ourselves occupied as we shelter safely at home. As the outside world remains...
While it’s possible that my lenses are colored by the fact that I met the love of my life here, to me there’s no better city than San Antonio in which to date your spouse! From our...
First, if you're a mom reading this, Alamo City Moms 100% encourages you to treat yourself to something from our list and if you're shopping for someone else, we hope you find exactly what you're looking for. Were you the...
Brunch is my love language. I can delve into some eggs Benedict or taste pancakes pretty much anytime someone even begins to mention eating out. It takes some serious self-control not to eat out every day of the week,...

Viva Fiesta (from Home)!

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Despite the Official Fiesta being postponed until this fall, my biological clock absolutely insists it's time to hang my Fiesta wreath and papel picado, to shower my family in confetti from cascarones, and to do my best to bring...
“Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” – Fred Rogers We usually hear that quote and think of police, firefighters, EMTs and more. But in the midst of COVID-19, we can all be helpers. The situation...

Neighborhood Egg Hunt

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How many eggs will you find in your neighborhood? Join Alamo City Moms and families across San Antonio for this epic (social distancing appropriate) Egg Hunt. The loss of holidays during this isolating time can be particularly hard on the...
I’m a lover of libraries in all sizes and categories. Academic libraries put me in awe of all the specialized materials they house in those university walls. Museum libraries are often small but are a great resource for hidden,...
As a librarian, I am always talking up the services that our libraries provide and that makes them community centers. Now, as their physical doors are temporarily closed, it’s time to explore their virtual resources more. Reading is a...
Social distancing. It’s a term I’d never even heard of until last week. Now it’s the phrase that’s supposed to dictate how we live our lives, at least for right now. I’ve read the articles and watched the visual...
How has COVID-19 affected you? Two weeks ago most of us would have shrugged our shoulders in response. By now, however, you’ve probably waited in a mile-long grocery store line, researched how to homeschool your children, and locked down...
Looking for alternative dining options while we're home for a few weeks? Here's a running list of some local restaurants offering San Antonio delivery or curbside service in and around the area as of March 18, 2020. Pearl Farmer's Market...
There is a long list of things you need when planning your kid’s birthday party: balloons, cake, yummy food. And if you live in San Antonio, a piñata is probably on your list too. Piñatas are a must for all...
  Join us for an evening of all things new baby! This event is great for first time parents, second (or third) time parents, and their support systems. Visit with industry experts in health and wellness, mom and baby essentials,...

GET TO KNOW SAN ANTONIO

A Change in Scenery: Mask up and Explore San Antonio’s...

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So. Over. It. It's the cry from moms and kiddos everywhere. We've stayed in, stayed isolated, and done our best to stay healthy. The bad...

San Antonio Food Trucks