Movies, monster trucks, and supernatural encounters top the hottest things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Watch heavy metal machines fly high with the whole family at Monster Jam or catch a performance of a smash-hit Broadway musical right here in South Texas. For a full listing of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, January 10
Broadway in San Antonio presents Waitress
Hit Broadway musical Waitress serves up a dish of fun with a side of empowerment at the Majestic Theatre. The acclaimed production features an all-female creative team including original music by six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, a book by celebrated screenwriter Jessie Nelson, and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus. Performances through January 13.
Friday, January 11
Haunted Rooms America presents Black Swan Ghost Hunt & Campout
Test your nerve along with professional ghost hunters at one of the most haunted locations in San Antonio, Victoria’s Black Swan Inn. The overnight campout event will feature tarot card readings, food trucks, snacks, and more. Stay through the night and get rewarded with a continental breakfast in the morning ... if you dare. For tickets and more information, visit the Haunted Rooms America website.
Saturday, January 12
The M. Night Shyamalanathon: Unbreakable, Split, and Glass
Alamo Drafthouse celebrates the work of director M. Night Shyamalan during this special event. The three-picture marathon will feature Unbreakable, Split, and his newest movie, Glass, ahead of its January 18 theatre debut. Shyamalan will join the audience via live broadcast for a conversation about his work and the latest addition to his canon. Tickets are free but seats must be reserved by purchasing a $5 food and beverage voucher that can be redeemed at showtime.
Eclipse in concert with Mothership
Tribute bands Eclipse and Mothership team up for an evening of classic rock at the Aztec Theatre. Journey fans can hear top hits like “Faithfully” and “Don’t Stop Believin’”performed by Eclipse live. The music continues as Mothership performs chart topping tunes by Led Zeppelin. Tickets in the mezzanine section are still available.
Massive, custom-designed machines zoom into the Alamodome for a thrilling two-day event. Monster Jam features mega-vehicles weighing a minimum of 10,000 pounds and reach speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Bring the entire family along and be wowed by trucks that can soar up to 130 feet in distance and more than three stories in the air. Tickets are still available. All ages welcome.