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

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream gets new life.  Photo courtesy of Texas Light Opera
Anthony Gonzalez and Gael Garcia Bernal in Coco
Rewatch cinematic blockbuster Coco on a picnic blanket with the whole family at The Plaza at the Tobin Center. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures
Michael Keaton in Birdman
The Oscar-winning film Birdman accompanied is accompanied live by jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Anthony Gonzalez and Gael Garcia Bernal in Coco
Michael Keaton in Birdman

The weather is beautiful, Fiesta is just around the corner, and San Antonio is brimming with things to do this weekend. Watch blockbuster hit Coco on the lawn with the kiddos or enjoy todos los tacos during Taco Fest Music y Mas. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Friday, April 13

Arts San Antonio presents Antonio Sanchez: Birdman Live
Watch a screening of the Oscar-winning film Birdman along with a live performance by jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre. Accompanying the visually stunning picture is the Grammy Award-winning score performed for your viewing — and listening — pleasure. Select tickets still available.

H-E-B Cinema on the Plaza: Coco
Take in a showing of the beloved blockbuster Coco on a picnic blanket with the whole family on the Plaza at the Tobin Center. Enjoy all your favorite concessions (and a full bar for the adults) while you watch the Disney animated feature film on the 32-foot LED video wall. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Admission is free.

Texas Light Opera presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Shakespeare’s comedy gets new life during this unique theatrical event at Woodlawn Pointe. Settle in as Shakespeare's classic tale is told with rich, vibrant stage design complete with skeletal fairies, wood sprites, elves, and folklorico flare. Performances through April 15.

Saturday, April 14

Taco Fest Music y Mas
Taco lovers, rejoice! All the most delicious tacos in San Antonio are available this weekend at La Villita Historic Arts Village. The feasting fiesta includes three music stages featuring national, regional, and local performing acts like La Santa Cecilia, Femina-X, and Brown Sabbath. Groove to good music while you chow down on tacos from more than 30 restaurants, taquerias, and food trucks. Festival tickets still available. Children 10 and under are free.

Nick Swardson in concert
Comedian Nick Swardson takes over the Aztec Theatre stage for an evening of comedy gold. Known for his hilarious role in the Comedy Central series Reno 911, the comedian and writer is guaranteed to have you laughing all the way home. Balcony tickets still available.