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

San Antonio Mural Ride 2016
See the art of Alamo City for free on the San Antonio Mural Ride this Saturday. San Antonio Mural Ride/Facebook
Liz Shepherd
Get a first look a Boston-based artist Liz Shepherd's exhibition "Up & Out" this Thursday. Photo courtesy of Artpace
San Japan presents Mini-Mini Con
Don your best cosplay looks and head to the Mini-Mini Con at the Wonderland of the Americas Mall this Saturday. Photo courtesy of San Japan
San Antonio Mural Ride 2016
Liz Shepherd
San Japan presents Mini-Mini Con

Unwind from the week with the five best events of the weekend. From an anime convention to the best conjunto festival in the Lone Star State, there’s an event every San Antonian will love. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center presents Tejano Conjunto Festival
The Tejano Conjunto Festival returns for another year of celebrating, honoring, and sharing the sounds and culture of conjunto music. All weekend long, 30 of the most talented acts in conjunto music will grace the Rosedale Park stage. While the music plays, attendees can enjoy a poster contest, a free seniors conjunto dance, delicious food and beverage booths, and more. Grab your tickets to the fiesta now.

Artpace presents Liz Shepherd: "Up & Out" opening reception
As part of its 21st birthday celebration, Artpace is opening its newest exhibition, "Up & Out," by Boston-based artist Liz Shepherd. Get the first look during the free opening reception on Thursday night, which features inspiring sculptures and prints. Artpace members can also enjoy complimentary drinks and bites on the gallery's rooftop.

Batman’s Birthday Bash
Celebrate the dark knight with a toast to his legacy at The Last Word this Saturday. The free birthday bash includes themed cocktails that will directly benefit the San Antonio Library Foundation. Break out your costumes and practice your best raspy, Christian Bale-inspired Batman voice, and prepare to party all night long.

San Japan presents Mini-Mini Con
San Japan brings the world of anime to Wonderland of the Americas Mall this Saturday. The free day of fantasy will include artists, panels, gaming of all kinds, and much more. Anime and video game voice actress Dawn Bennett will also be in attendance along with musical guests Caleb Hyles and DJs Sephi Hakubi and Brandon Legacy. Don your best cosplay looks and get your game on.

San Antonio Mural Ride
This Sunday, bring your bikes to Brackenridge High School and go on a scenic ride like no other. The San Antonio Mural Ride is nearly 10 miles of the city’s coolest street art by artists from around San Antonio and beyond. Admire the Alamo City from a new perspective and get some exercise in while you’re at it. The tour is free, so invite a few cycling buddies to ride along.

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