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St. Mary’s University Family Weekend

Oct. 4-6, 2019

Families of St. Mary’s University students are invited to join us for a weekend of fun, entertainment and community. From a chance to meet your student’s classmates and residence hall neighbors to fun, games and music, your family is bound to have a good time exploring campus and getting to know the St. Mary’s community. We hope to see you there!
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Schedule of Events

All events are optional to attend. Some events may require registration or ticket purchase. This schedule is tentative and subject to change. To register for events, visit

Are you an alum? Check out a list of Reunion Weekend events also happening during Oct. 4-6.

Friday, Oct. 4

4 to 6 p.m.
University Center, Atrium

7 to 9 p.m.
Alumni Hill (located between Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center and the Albert B. Alkek Business Building)
Enjoy a live concert sponsored by the student organization, University Programming Council!

City Events

San Antonio Symphony presents Gershwin!
8 to 10 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
100 Auditorium Drive
Purchase tickets at
Tickets range between $15 and $100.

Alamo City Jazz Series: Steve Cole and Jeff Kashiwa
8 p.m.
Charline McCombs Empire Theatre
226 N. St. Mary’s Street
Purchase tickets at Tickets range between $52.50 to $65.

Saturday, Oct. 5

Family Time in the City
Explore San Antonio with your student. Visit the River Walk, a museum, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, a restaurant or go shopping. Take advantage of discount coupons for city attractions, restaurants or stores offered below.

Men’s Soccer vs. St. Edward’s University
5 p.m.
Sigma Beta Chi Field

Oysters & Pearls Scholarship Gala
6 p.m.
Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill Greehey Arena
Register now at

San Antonio Spurs vs. Orlando Magic
7 p.m.
AT&T Center
1 AT&T Center Parkway
SOLD OUT. Tickets are no longer available for purchase.

City Events

Manhattan Short Film Festival
5:30 p.m.
2500 S. Presa Street
Purchase tickets at

Outdoor Film Series: McFarland, USA
7 to 10 p.m.
Mission Marquee Plaza
3100 Roosevelt Avenue

Sunday, Oct. 6

Dog-Friendly Mass
7:45 a.m.
Pecan Grove

5K for the Neighborhood
9 a.m.
Alkek Plaza
Register at

11 a.m.
Reinbolt Hall, Assumption Chapel

Farewell Reception
The Quad

Monday, Oct. 7

Buddy Meyer Athletics Golf Tournament
6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The Quarry Golf Course
444 E. Basse Road
Register at

Getting to St. Mary’s

St. Mary's location on map

Driving Directions

View the campus map to get directions. We suggest that you enter at the main entrance near Culebra and Memorial Drive or the NW 36th Street entrance.

St. Mary’s University is located approximately 20 minutes from the San Antonio Airport. A taxi cab to campus costs about $35 to $40 each way. In addition, Uber and Lyft provide pickup services from the San Antonio Airport.


View driving directions on Google Maps or an interactive campus map so you’ll know where to go once you arrive on campus.

Hotel and Lodging

San Antonio skyline

Below are a few offering special rates for guests of St. Mary’s. For more lodging options, visit the City of San Antonio’s website.

Discounts and Coupons

A number of discounts and coupons are available at events and venues around San Antonio. Visit to explore and print coupons.


Briscoe Western Art Museum
$2 off general adult admission

Extreme Escape
$3 off general admission tickets with promo code SAVE

Hop-On, Hop-Off CitySightseeing San Antonio
$10 off per family, $4 off per adult or $2 off per child with promo code SAVE2019

Gray Line
$10 off one tour ticket or $25 off two tour tickets with promo code SAVE25

Guinness World Records
$3 off per person with promo code SAVE

$3 off per person

Mirror Maze
$2 off per person

Natural Bridge Caverns
$2 off adult ticket, $1 off child ticket

Ripley’s Believe it or Not Odditorium, Moving Theater 4D and Louis Tussaud’s Wax Works
$3 off three-way combo ticket with promo code SAVEB

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure
$3 off per person with promo code SAVE

San Antonio Zoo
15% off Zooventure ticket with promo code Travel19

Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort
Up to $21 off adult or child admission

$25 off single-day admission

$3 off per person

Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours
$3 off each ticket with promo code SAVE19

Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Four tickets for $189.99 or $20 off

Splashtown San Antonio
$7 off adult general admission and $5 off child general admission

The Texas Ranger Museum 
$3 off general adult and children’s admission ticket

Tomb Rider 3D
$3 off per person with promo code SAVE

The Vault Lazer Challenge
$2 off per person

Visit San Antonio, Official Visitor’s Information Center
Free gift. No purchase necessary. Stop by Visitor’s Information Center on 317 Alamo Plaza to claim your gift.

Wildlife Ranch
$3 off regularly priced admission with promo code 00555

The Witte Museum
$2 off general admission


MadDogs Restaurants on the River Walk (MadDogs, BierGarten, On the Bend, Ticket Sports Bar)
15% off food


Tanger Outlets
Free savings book

San Marcos Premium Outlets
Free destination passport



Do I need to register for any events?
Registration for Family Weekend is highly encouraged but not required. However, some events require registration and ticket purchase to attend. Register at

Is there a cost to attend Family Weekend?
There is no cost to attend Family Weekend. However, some events require ticket purchase ranging in cost.

Where can I park once I arrive?
All parking lots will be open to parents and guests over the weekend. Check the map for parking lot locations.

Do I need to check in once I arrive?
Yes, check-in will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4.

Didn’t find what you’re looking for? For more information, contact St. Mary’s University Student Life at or 210-436-3436.

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