Rodeo revelry, musical performances, and an illuminating art installation are among the best things to do in San Antonio this weekend. See Broadway musical Anastasia at the Majestic Theatre or enjoy world-class events at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, February 7
San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
The annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo returns to the Alamo City for 18 days of traditional Texan fun. Enjoy fan favorites such as bull riding, mutton bustin’, barrel racing, and much more. Additional highlights include family-friendly activities and the world’s largest junior livestock show. Round up the homestead and enjoy a weekend packed with excitement as world-class rodeo athletes vie for $1.7 million in prize money. Events are scheduled at the AT&T Center through February 24.
Broadway in San Antonio presents Anastasia
The adventure-filled romance of Anastasia is reimagined on the Majestic Theatre stage. Set in the streets of 1920 Paris, this new musical, inspired by beloved films of the same name, follows the tale of a brave young woman who embarks on a discovery of her mysterious past. Select opening night tickets are still available. Performances through February 10.
Saturday, February 9
“Call Me Optimistic” — An Interactive Installation
Join the CultureMap San Antonio team at Confucius Wishing Lanterns for an illuminating, interactive art installation. In the wake of Lunar New Year, we’ve teamed up with Frost Bank to host a magical evening. Guests to the free event can also enjoy Asian music and dance performances prior to the massive wishing lantern release into the San Antonio River.
Vince Staples in concert
Compton rapper Vince Staples is set to blaze The Aztec Theatre stage in support of his newest album, FM!. After rising to fame on both the musical festival and hip-hop circuits, Staples has acquired a major fanbase with top hits like “Norf Norf” and “BagBak.” Select tickets are still available.
Sunday, February 10
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts presents National Geographic Live Series: Exploring Mars
Witness the wonder of Mars without leaving the atmosphere at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. NASA engineer Kobie Boykins presents exclusive discoveries made by Curiosity and other Mars rovers to a live audience. Astro-philes, scientists, and inquiring minds will all enjoy this engaging exploration of the Red Planet, while gleaning the latest updates of the ongoing Mars exploration from the direct source.