Looking for some fun activities to do with your kids in San Antonio? Take them to the movies! Here are several movie events that are kid-appropriate (and many are FREE).

What: Starlight Movies in the Garden

Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden

Date: Friday, May 11, 2012; Gates will open at 7:30 pm, with free admission. Movie begins at 8:30 pm. (Currently Showing: Harvey)

About: Guests will have the opportunity to stroll through 38-acres of natural beauty before settling in for the movie. The public is encouraged to bring picnics and blankets or lawn chairs. Light concessions will be available. For more information click here.


What: Free Family Fun Movie Series

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Stone Oak


  • Saturday, May 12, 2012; 11:30am; 2:15pm (Movie: HOP)
  • Saturday, May 19, 2012; 11:30am; 2:15pm (Movie: Megamind)

About: All films are free and all ages are welcome. For more information click here.


What: Kidtoons

Where: Santikos Silverado

Date/Time: Every Saturday and Sunday in May at 11:00am (Currently Showing: Sid, The Science Kid).

About: Tickets are $2/show. For more information click here.


What: Mommy Matinee

Where: Santikos Silverado and Embassy 14

Date/Time: Every Wednesday at 11:00am. (Currently Showing: The Avengers)

About: Tickets are regular price. Babies and toddlers welcome! For more information click here.


What: Sunset Cinema

Where: Sunset Station

Date/Time: Every Thursday in May at 8:30pm.

About: Free outdoor train movies resented by Slab Cinema. For more information click here.


What: Movie Nights in the Heights

Where: Alamo Heights – At the Park, next to the Nature Trails parking lot off Viesca Ave.


  • Friday, May 28, 2012 (Movie: Marley & Me)
  • Friday, June 25, 2012 (Movie: Raiders of the Lost Ark)
  • Friday, July 30, 2012 (Movie: The Blind Side)
  • Saturday, August 21, 2012 (Movie: Up)

About: Movies start at 8:30pm. Limited concessions available. For more information click here.

HemisFair Park will also be offering movie nights this summer but they haven’t announced the schedule yet.

This is my sTORI being written as you read. – Love, Mommy Tori

3 Responses

    • torijohnson5

      I was thinking the same thing regarding the outdoor picnic movie. The only issue is they start around 8:30pm which is bed time for Baby Luke.

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