This weekend is packed with festive fiestas and can't-miss performances. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Historic Market Square or opt for a Broadway show or an evening at the opera. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
Thursday, May 4
Arts San Antonio presents an Evening with Juan Felipe Herrera
Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Chicano Poet Laureate, hosts an intimate evening of discussion about his life, work, and art’s message at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Enjoy a free public reading from a living legend.
Broadway in San Antonio presents Finding Neverland
The magical Broadway story of Peter Pan will come to life on the Majestic Theatre stage. Get lost in the tale about a playwright who taps into the wonder of Neverland. Performances run through Sunday.
Friday, May 5
Cinco de Mayo at Historic Market Square
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a family-friendly fiesta at Historic Market Square. The three-day blowout features festive activities; delicious food; and live music by the Palacio Brothers, Ruben V, and Patsy Torres.
Hats & Horses: Kentucky Derby Viewing Party
Don your hats and dapper outfits for the inaugural Kentucky Derby viewing party at The Plaza at the Tobin Center. Refreshing adult beverages will be available for purchase.
Saturday, May 6
Opera San Antonio presents The Barber of Seville
The iconic love story of The Barber of Seville will take over the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The internationally acclaimed opera features wondrous set design, exquisite costumes, and awe-inspiring operatic performances. Shows run through Sunday.