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

One Man Dark Knight
The myth of Batman gets a hilarious rework. Photo courtesy of Tobin Center for Performing Arts
The Book of Mormon national tour 2016
Critically acclaimed musical The Book of Mormon returns to San Antonio. Photo by Joan Marcus
Painting painter William Henry Johnson
Check out the NcMay’s first-ever major survey of contemporary African American art during its final week. By William Henry Johnson/ The McNay
One Man Dark Knight
The Book of Mormon national tour 2016
Painting painter William Henry Johnson

Prepare for a weekend of laughs, reflection, and inspiration as we dive into the hottest happenings in San Antonio. Celebrate the grand opening of Seersucker Distillery or catch Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon at Majestic Theatre. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Thursday, May 3

McNay Art Museum presents “HemisFair ‘68: San Antonio’s World Fair”
The 50th anniversary of the San Antonio World's Fair and the city's Tricentennial combine at the McNay Art Museum. The museum partnered with UTSA Libraries Special Collections to present this unique exhibition where patrons can peruse selections of artworks, souvenirs, costume, sound recordings, and much more. Exhibition on display through July 29.

Tobin EDGE Series: One Man Dark Knight: A Batman Parody
Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight masterpiece gets a hilarious rework performed by Charles Ross. This parody features no costumes or no sets, just a parody of the Batman myth from his origins to the epic battles with Gotham’s evildoers. Performances through May 5.

Broadway in San Antonio presents The Book of Mormon
Outrageously funny, critically acclaimed musical The Book of Mormon returns to San Antonio for a series of performances at Majestic Theatre. Experience this adults-only story about the misadventures of a pair of dysfunctional missionaries sent to Africa to share the “good word.” Tickets still available. Performances through May 6.

Saturday, May 5

Seersucker Distillery presents Grand Opening Party
Celebrate the grand opening of Seersucker Distillery in style in celebration of the new 5,000 square foot space. Party guests can sip cocktails, eat their fill at food trucks, play lawn games, and take tours of the new location. Plus, watch the Kentucky Derby while you party on the outdoor video wall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Sunday, May 6

McNay Art Museum presents “Something to Say: The McNay presents 100 Years of African American Art”
Check out the NcMay’s first-ever major survey of contemporary African American art during its final week. This special exhibition features more than 50 pieces created by artists whose work pushed the boundaries of both society and art. Study masterpieces by Elizabeth Catlett, Norman Lewis, Charles Alston, and others.