Weekend Event Guide

Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Fiesta Especial queens
The search is on for the Queen of Soul. Photo courtesy of Fiesta San Antonio Commission/Betsy Newman Photography
Ballet in the Park 2017
Enjoy a free performance by Ballet San Antonio in Travis Park. Ballet San Antonio/Facebook
Buddy Guy
Music legends like Buddy Guy are on the roster for the 2017 Experience Hendrix Tour. Photo courtesy of ACL Live
Fiesta Especial queens
Ballet in the Park 2017
Buddy Guy

San Antonio is packed with a weekend of al fresco fun: See a free screening of Back to the Future or catch a beautiful ballet performance in Travis Park. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.

San Antonio Contemporary Art Month
Explore the city through its art during Contemporary Art Month taking place through March. Among this weekend’s must-attend events are a Latina women’s exhibit at Centro de Artes, an art party at the San Antonio Museum of Art, and Papalote Day (Kite Day) at Land Heritage Estates. Browse all of the events and get your artsy fix.

Saturday, March 11

San Antonio Queen of Soul Scholarship Pageant
The Carver Community Cultural Center will host an evening of pageantry showcasing the talents of some of the city’s most poised and distinguished young African-American women. This official Fiesta event is a precursor to the extravaganza, which starts April 20.

Slab Cinema Outdoor Movies presents Back to the Future
Catch a free screening of '80s classic Back to the Future at Hemisfair Park. Be sure to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and your own drinks and snacks for the optimum outdoor movie experience.

Sunday, March 12

2017 Experience Hendrix Tour
Celebrate the music and influence of the late Jimi Hendrix at this epic concert at the Majestic Theatre. The stacked roster includes Buddy Guy, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and many more. 

Ballet San Antonio presents Ballet in the Park
Enjoy excerpts from beloved productions, including Swan Lake and Flower Festival in Genzano. Guests of this kid-friendly performance will also get to see the premiere of Solace, a unique dance set to the music of John Williams.