✏️🍎 Start the new school year on the right foot! Mark your calendar for one of these local back-to-school events near you and get needed school supplies, giveaways, resources, and information to help prepare your student for a successful year.
KLRN Back-To-School Bash
Where: St. Mary’s University, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228
When: Saturday, July 29, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Get ready for a new school year with KLRN. Enjoy activities, drone demonstrations, and a special visit from PBS Kids character Zeke from “Work it Out Wombats!” Pick up a free backpack, books, and other school supplies, available on a first-come first-served basis and while supplies last.
Epworth United Methodist Church – Backpack Giveaway
Where: 5718 Pecan Valley Dr., San Antonio, TX 78223
When: Saturday, July 29, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Take home a free backpack filled with school supplies, while supplies last. School physicals and vaccinations also available on-site.
Harlandale ISD Hosts Special Back to School Bash
Where: Sosa Family Engagement Center, 901 March Ave., San Antonio, TX 78214
When: Saturday, July 29, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Get free school supplies, haircuts, immunizations, and more! Plus, the district is offering hundreds of backpacks on a first-come, first-served basis.
CentroMed Southside Medical Back-to-School Event
Where: 3750 Commercial Ave., San Antonio, TX 78221
When: Saturday, August 5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Get your child caught up on vaccines, complete needed health screenings, and take home a backpack filled with pencils, paper, glue, and notebooks! First come, first served while supplies last.
Spurs Give Back-to-School Bash
Where: 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219
When: Saturday, August 5, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Spurs Give is partnering with local organizations, businesses, and non–profits to provide school supplies, health screenings, vision checks, and free vaccines for students in grades K-12 during their annual Back-to-School Bash. Those in attendance can sign up for a chance to win official San Antonio Spurs prizes, with one winner announced every hour. Spurs swag will be handed out while supplies last.
House District 117 Back-to-School Fair
Where: Palo Alto College, 1400 W. Villaret Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78224
When: Saturday, August 12, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join State Representative Philip Cortez for a Back-To-School Fair and get free immunizations, backpacks, and school supplies. Community organizations and state agencies will also be in attendance to assist families. Enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment, too! Call 210-923-3638 for more info!
District 2 Annual Back-to-School Bash
Where: Pre-K 4 SA – East Education Center, 5230 Eisenhauer Road, San Antonio, TX 78218
When: Friday, August 4 · 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
City Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, District 2, and community partners invite you to a back–to–school resource fair. Free backpacks will be given on a first-come, first-served basis to District 2 children. Free food and haircuts also provided. Over 15 community vendors will be in attendance with information and resources to share. Register here for free.
District 5 Back-to-School Fair
Where: Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards, San Antonio, TX78204
When: Saturday, August 5 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join Pre-K 4 SA at the District 5 Back-to-School Fair. Free backpacks and school supplies on a first come, first served basis, and resources for the whole family! Grandparents, parents, and students are welcome to attend. Students must be present to claim backpacks and school supplies.
Last Chance Ministries – Back to School Bash
Where: Rosedale Park, 303 Dartmouth St., San Antonio, TX 78237
When: Saturday, August 12, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Last Chance Ministries is joining forces with City Council District 5, nearly 50 vendors, and local barber shops to prepare San Antonio students for the new school year. Get free haircuts and backpacks filled with supplies, free food, music, face painting, YMCA-hosted activities, and more! Register your child for free to attend.
Harvey E. Najim Family YMCA & Fiesta Youth Back-to-School Bash
Where: Harvey E. Najim Family YMCA, 3122 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214
When: Saturday, August 12, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Fiesta Youth and the YMCA of Greater San Antonio are hosting their annual Back-to-School Bash for children ages 10 and up. Enjoy music, activities, games, animal encounters, and more. School immunizations, information and resources from area non-profits, free backpacks, and school supplies will all be available. Child must be present to take home free supplies. While supplies lasts.
M.E. Rodriguez Funeral Home Back to School Fair
Where: M.E.Rodriguez Funeral Home, 511 Guadalupe St., San Antonio, TX 78207
When: Wednesday, August 2, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Attend the 5th Annual M.E. Rodriguez Funeral Home Back-to-School Fair and take home a free backpack and free school supplies. Get information and resources from community organizations, free vision and dental screenings, free haircuts, and more.
Roosevelt HS Back-to-School Bash
Where: Roosevelt High School, 5110 Walzem Rd., San Antonio, TX 78218
When: Friday, August 4, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Roosevelt cluster NEISD families are invited to a Back-to-School Bash. Get FREE school immunizations, haircuts, vision and BMI assessments, school supplies, dental hygiene products, socks and undergarments, and more, while supplies lasts. Register to attend!
American Legion Post 443 Back-to-School Supplies Drive Thru
Where: 20295 Somerset Rd., Somerset, TX 78069
When: Saturday, August 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Visit American Legion Post 443 in Somerset for a back-to-school supply drive. Free school supplies for students of all ages. Drive-thru only. Children must be present to get supplies.
New Braunfels Food Bank Back-to-School Event
Where: 1620 S. Seguin Ave., New Braunfels, TX 78130
When: Friday, August 4, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Say farewell to summer and gear up for the new school year with the New Braunfels Food Bank. Enjoy a morning filled with fun activities and receive a variety of supplies for school. Limited spaces available, register today.
Back-to-School at the Pool
Where: Seguin Colliseum, 950 S. Austin St., Seguin, TX 78155
When: Saturday, August 5, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join the Seguin Police Department for Back-to-School at the Pool and take home free backpacks, school supplies, and get a free haircut, snowcone, and snacks. Community organizations will also be in attendance to provide resources and information.
City of Hondo Back-to-School Fair
Where: Rick Taylor Recreation Center, 601 Harper, Hondo, TX 78861
When: Wednesday, August 2, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Attend the City of Hondo‘s Annual Back-to-School Fair and take home a backpack filled with school supplies distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Enjoy complimentary hotdogs and explore a wide range of informational booths.
Floresville ISD Resource Fair
Where: FISD Admin Building, 1200 5th St., Floresville, TX 78114
When: Tuesday, August 1, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join Floresville ISD for a Resource Fair for back-to-school giveaways and to learn about health care, financial literacy, and other important issues.
Boerne ISD Back-to-School Resource Rally
Where: Boerne ISD Training Center, 235 Lohmann St., Boerne, TX 78006
When: Saturday, July 29, 9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Attend Boerne ISD’s Back-to-School Resource Rally to enroll in resources for the new school year, get required immunizations, apply for free/reduced school meals and weekend meal help, and sign up for free school supplies.
*For Boerne ISD families only
Event details are subject to change. Please use the links provided to see the most up-to-date event information and details. City council district events may be limited to residents of the district. Not sure which district you live in? View a district map here or enter you address to search for your council member.