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Free 4th of July fireworks and celebrations in and around San Antonio (2017)

This 4th of July, 2017, take your family to one (or more!) of the many fantastic Independence Day celebrations in and around San Antonio. Check back soon as we’ll add more as we find them. Happy 4th of July! We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Election Night and Beyond

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Keeping a clean home

As a result of recent election results, this will be my final blog entry. I will be focusing on my more important job of being Morgan’s mom, instead of mayoring. This change in status gave me the opportunity to share some important lessons with Morgan. As the election returns came in and we all realized […]

SeaWorld’s new heart racer, Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster

Wave Breaker, SeaWorld's new Rescue Coaster in Texas

Please note: My family and I received complimentary admission to the SeaWorld San Antonio VIP preview party for the purposes of riding and reviewing their new roller coaster. However, all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! On the eve of its grand opening to the public, […]

Free days and times for San Antonio museums

Free days and times for San Antonio museums

  Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Updated: June 2017 San Antonio is home to world-class museums. The only thing better than a visit to one of them, is a FREE visit. […]

70+ Vacation Bible Schools: mapped for easy search

70+ Vacation Bible Schools in San Antonio, mapped for easy search!

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Today, San Antonio Mom Blogs welcomes local blogger and guest contributor* Sara Phillips, with Sensibly Sara, who compiled this comprehensive list of more than 70 VBS […]

Free summer reading programs

Free summer reading programs

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Seven Seas Food and Wine Festival at SeaWorld Texas – last weekend to go!

SeaWorld Seven Seas Food and Wine Festival

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Please note: I received complimentary admission to both SeaWorld and the Seven Seas Wine and Food Festival for the purposes of attending and reviewing the event. […]

Three reasons your daughter will love synchronized swimming (& details about upcoming, low-cost synchro clinics in San Antonio!)

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Last year my daughter joined the Cygnets of San Antonio, a synchronized swimming team which started more than 50 years ago. Since then she’s gained strong […]

San Antonio area splash pads, pools, and waterparks: where to get wet!

San Antonio area splash pads, pools, and waterparks: where to get wet!

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. A special thank you to the following photographers who graciously allowed us to use their splash pad photos for this post! top: Schertz Family Fun, bottom left: Hemisfair, […]

100+ Free Things for Kids and Families to do in San Antonio this Summer (2017)

100+ free things to do in San Antonio this summer

 Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Having fun with your kids in the Alamo City this summer doesn’t have to break the bank. San Antonio Mom Blogs created a  list of more than 100 […]

Free Swimming Lessons in San Antonio

The San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department offers free swimming lessons this summer!

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Two things happened to lead me to write this post: 1. A Twitter follower asked, “Do you know where my son can get free swimming lessons?” […]

Family fun: The Amazing Preservation Race for Kids!

Amazing Preservation Race for kids in San Antonio

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. This post is sponsored by the City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! […]

#Maynicures & One in Five Minds: breaking the stigma of childhood mental illness

#Maynicures: bringing awareness to children and mental illness

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. This post is sponsored by One in Five Minds. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Imagine a pinwheel. […]

Free summer movies in San Antonio (2017)

Check out all of the free and almost-free movies in San Antonio this summer!

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Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Keeping a clean home

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Keeping a clean home

  Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Morgan recently caught me watching a few moments of, “Hoarding: Buried Alive,” and she said, “Mommy, I don’t know why you like to watch this.” […]

Best Parks for Kids Around San Antonio

Kids to Parks Day Logo

**Full Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the National Park Trust but all opinions are mine. Thank you for supporting the brands and initiatives that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Outdoor play is important because children need to learn to seek out exercise, fresh air, and activity in a natural setting. There is something fundamentally healthy about using the […]

Why Cardboard Kids is important to me

Cardboard Kids SA: raising awareness of child abuse in Bexar County

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! A few years ago, Randy McGibeny, director of programs for ChildSafe at the time, said these words to a group of bloggers. We’d come to the ChildSafe offices to learn how we could […]

Make Summer Days Count

T Bar M Summer Camps for kids in San Antonio and New Braunfels

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! This post is sponsored by T Bar M Camps. Thank you for supporting the brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! At T Bar M Camps, we seek to squeeze the most out of […]

50+ Free Fiesta Events for Families (2017)

50+ FREE, family-friendly Fiesta San Antonio events in 2017

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! Fiesta San Antonio, the Alamo City’s biggest and most colorful celebration, offers more than 50 free events for families to attend! San Antonio Mom Blogs brings you a comprehensive guide to all of the FREE […]

Free in San Antonio: April 2017

Free in San Antonio, April 2017

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! April is the best time of year in San Antonio. The flowers are blooming, the weather is fine, Fiesta and a flurry of free events are happening all over town to entertain […]

Perfect patio dining with kids in San Antonio

Perfect patio dining with kids in San Antonio

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Thanks to all of our readers who contributed ideas and photos to this post! Updated March 2017 Now that the glorious spring weather has arrived, one […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: Food and Nutrition

Mayor and Mom: Ivy Taylor on San Antonio Mom Blogs

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Rodney and I have been married for 17 years and there is one issue we have never worked out that still gets both of us hyped […]

Free in San Antonio: March & Spring Break 2017

Free family fun during March and Spring Break 2017 in San Antonio

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! It’s San Antonio so we’ve had nice weather for a while now, but it’s time to get outside and enjoy all the Free in San Antonio: March & Spring Break 2017 events […]

Paid focus group in San Antonio for women, ages 24-54

Think Group Austin has paid market research opportunities in San Antonio

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. This post is sponsored by Think Group Austin.  As a prior participant in a Think Group Austin focus group in San Antonio in 2014, I wholeheartedly recommend working with […]

50+ things to do during Spring Break in San Antonio

50+ things to do: Spring Break in San Antonio

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Updated February 23, 2017 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Wait. You thought that was Christmas? No! Here in South Texas, Spring Break in […]