Things to Do in San Antonio in August 2018

San Antonio is a culturally unique city filled with great history and things to do. From natural caverns to the San Antonio River, there are so many places to explore in the city.

If you’re looking for things to do in San Antonio in August 2018, check out our list of the best local activities and attractions, including…

  • SeaWorld® San Antonio
  • City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
  • Splendor on the Range Exhibit at the Witte Museum
  • Rio San Antonio Cruise
  • and more…

Save on Attraction Admission

Regular admission to a number of these popular San Antonio attractions are available on the San Antonio Explorer Pass.

Choose as you go from dozens of top attractions and save up to 40% on combined admission vs paying at the gate.

See all available passes, attractions & prices – Learn more.

Please note, the seasonal events taking place at these attractions may be separately ticketed and not included on the San Antonio Explorer Pass.

If you want a bigger list of seasonal events, then check out our suggested things to do in San Antonio in the summer.

SeaWorld® San Antonio

Roller Coaster at SeaWorld San Antonio Texas

Experience up-close interactions with sea-life, see exciting shows, and ride some thrilling coasters.

There is a new viewing area for bottlenose dolphins that allow you to see these majestic animals both above and under water.

Getting In: SeaWorld® San Antonio Single Day tickets are available on the San Antonio Explorer Pass.

City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

CitySightseeing San Antonio Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour is a great way to get around San Antonio to all the major attractions

This hop-on hop-off tour takes you around the best spots in San Antonio including the River Walk, Southtown, The Pearl Brewery, etc.

With the ability to hop-on and off the bus, you have a freedom to explore without having to worry about parking a car or spend the whole day walking.

Getting In: Hop On Hop Off San Antonio Bus Tour tickets are available on the San Antonio Explorer Pass.

Predators vs Prey: Dinosaurs on the Land Before Texas at the Witte Museum

Through September 3, 2018

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This summer at the Witte Museum, go back to in time into a world filled with life-sized animatronic dinosaurs.

The exhibit uses augmented reality and other immersive interactives to bring the predators and prey to life!

Getting In: Predators vs Prey: Dinosaurs on the Land Before Texas is separately ticketed and not available with the San Antonio Explorer Pass. However, regular Witte Museum admission is available on the San Antonio Explorer Pass.

Electric Ocean at SeaWorld San Antonio

Through August 12, 2018

At night, SeaWorld San Antonio transforms into a party with it’s new Electric Ocean celebration.

The experience features electronic music concerts, fireworks displays and of course it wouldn’t be SeaWorld without incredible aquatic shows.

Getting In:  SeaWorld San Antonio tickets are available on the San Antonio Explorer Pass as a premium attraction.

Rio San Antonio Cruise

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Explore San Antonio’s vibrant river scene right from the water on a beautiful, narrated tour.

Take a cruise out on the San Antonio River and it’s vibrant scene surrounding it. The tour is narrated and very informative for visitors to get acquainted to San Antonio.

Getting In: Rio San Antonio Cruise tickets are available on the San Antonio Explorer Pass.

Natural Bridge Caverns – Discovery Tour

Natural Bridge Caverns - Sherwood Forest

Go on an underground walking adventure on the Discovery Tour to explore the fascinating natural rock and cavern formations that make up the Natural Bridge Caverns.

On this underground tour of natural rock and cavern formations that make up the Natural Bridge Caverns you will gain scientific insight, fun facts and history from the guides.

You’ll definitely want to wear comfortable shoes on these rocks that may be slick.

Getting In: Natural Bridge Caverns San Antonio tickets are available on the San Antonio Explorer Pass.

San Antonio Zoo

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Filled with over 750 species, spanning 50 acres the San Antonio Zoo is a must see attraction.

One of the most famous exhibits is the butterfly garden where visitors can be immersed in a patch filled with hundreds of butterflies of 30 different species.

Getting In: San Antonio Zoo tickets are available on the San Antonio Explorer Pass.

Remember to Save on Attraction Admission

There you go – plenty of fun ideas for things to do in San Antonio in August.

Remember, many of these great attraction options are included on the San Antonio Explorer Pass, where you can save up to 40% on combined admission vs paying at the gate.

Please note, the seasonal events taking place at some of these attractions may be separately ticketed and not included with the San Antonio Explorer Pass.

Consider adding a few of these fun options to your August vacation itinerary.

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