It's all about tradition during our must-hit weekend events. The top five things to do in San Antonio include celebrating Texas history and taking part in Mardi Gras merrymaking (with a German twist). Just about every option promises a cultural — and cool — experience. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, February 28
Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten presents Mardi Gras + Karneval
It's a Mardi Gras celebration with a German twist at Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten. The six-day Karneval includes live music, stein holding competitions, traditional German fare and beverages, keg tappings, a Dachshund race, and more fantastic festivities. For a full list of events, visit the restaurant’s website.
Friday, March 1
SAY Sí presents “Invisible Threads”
SAY Sí commemorates its 25th anniversary year with an art showcase featuring the work of alumni, staff, artists in residence, and past participating artists. This one-night show tells the story of SAY Sí’s impactful legacy through a variety of visually stunning pieces. Admission is free.
San Antonio Symphony presents British Classics
Sounds from the other side of the pond fill San Antonio's Tobin Center for the Performing Arts for two consecutive evenings of music. Each night will highlight a canon of iconic British composers and will feature Elgar’s Enigma Variations. Select tickets for both Friday and Saturday night performances are still available.
Saturday, March 2
The Company Theatre presents The History of Texas...in one darn easy lesson!
Brush up on your Texas history with the help of a one-man production at Little Italy Restaurant. This family-friendly comedy tells the story of how the Lone Star State came to be and spans 500 years of incredible events. Your ticket includes a delicious dinner box of your choice and a comfortable seat during this authentic Texas dinner theater experience.
Tejas Rodeo Company presents Saturday Night Rodeo
The time honored tradition of Saturday nights at the rodeo continue with activities for the entire family to enjoy. Attendees can watch world-class rodeo athletes compete for coveted titles at the Tejas Rodeo Company. When the games end, live music, Texas fare, and adult beverages are available to keep the good times going. For event information and to purchase tickets, visit the rodeo website. Admission is free for children 5 and under.