A low-budget Tuesday itinerary in San Antonio, TX

How much bang can you get for your buck on a Tuesday — we’ve got the answer. | 📸 : @SATXtoday

Last week, we let you know that an affordable itinerary for each day of the week was in the works. 

There’s no shame in the affordability game (especially with these gas prices). That’s why we’re rounding up some of the best local deals + offers to help you build out a low-budget Tuesday itinerary in San Antonio. 

What to eat 🍽️

Let’s kick things off with the best deals we’ve seen on sips + eats.

  • El Camino | 1009 Avenue B | Open 4 p.m.-Midnight | Stop by this bar + food truck for a well-deserved drink with $2 wells
  • Josephine Street | 400 E. Josephine St. | Open 4-10 p.m. | Head to this Pearl-area staple for customer appreciation night with $2 off entrees priced $12.95+. Pro tip: the restaurant offers free rides to the AT&T Center on Spurs game days.
  • Sangria on the Burg | 5115 Fredericksburg Rd. | Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. | Can’t put an itinerary without this Taco Tuesday special menu.
  • Bonus: In celebration of National Ceviche Day, Costa Pacifica will be offering $6 jalapeño ceviche.
Pro tip: take a five-minute walk to El Camino after exploring SAMA to save gas. | 📸 : @SATXtoday

What to do 🖼️

I can’t, I’m broke.” — we’ve been there, so here are some free things to do around town. 

  • San Antonio Museum of Art | 200 W. Jones Ave. | 4-7 p.m. | Bexar County residents can view the museum’s extensive collection with free admission thanks to H-E-B. Note: $5 surcharge for special exhibitions and parking fees apply.
  • Tuesday Tunes | Main Plaza, 115 N. Main Ave. | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Treat yourself to a picnic lunch or a break from the office with free live music.
  • Movies by the Moonlight | Travis Park | 7:30 p.m, | Every Tuesday during summer, Slab Cinema will host a free Marvel movie screening while guests enjoy tasty eats from local food trucks. 
Stick around for the San Antonio | The Saga light projection show at Main Plaza. | 📸 : @SATXtoday

Downtown Tuesday 🅿️

Tuesday is the new Friday in the heart of the city with all kinds of specials going on. Here’s a quick breakdown:

  • Downtown Tuesday offers free parking at city-operated parking garages, parking lots, and parking meters from 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
  • The city has partnered with 100 local businesses to offer deals and discounts. Check out the full list online. 
  • Take a peek at these recurring events you can participate in every Tuesday.

Let us know what day we should cover next. If you own or know a business with a daily special, send us an email to be considered in a future low-budget itinerary.