Memorial Day weekend is here, so we've rounded up the hottest San Antonio events for the unofficial start of summer. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
Thursday, May 25
Artpace presents "Borderline Reality" and "Checkpoint" opening reception
San Antonio artists Sabine Senft and Doerte Weber explore the topic of immigration in their new exhibitions at Artpace. The free opening reception features a live discussion with Senft and Weber. The works are on display through August 27.
36th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival
Tejano and conjunto lovers are invited to celebrate with the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center all weekend long. The festival, which ends Sunday, features performances by more than 30 bands, workshops, family-friendly activities, and more.
Krause's Cafe and Biergarten presents Maifest
Krause's first Maifest since its rebirth offers three days of festivities inspired by the German tradition, including live polka music, tasty food, and cold brews. It runs through Saturday.
Don't miss the final days of Retama SpringFest, which wraps up on Memorial Day. The festivities at Retama Park include musical performances, carnival rides, kids' activities, and more.
Sunday, May 28
Memorial Day Metalfest
Rock out this holiday weekend with the help of the region's best metal bands at Sound Check. The all-day concert features performances by The Ruined Few, Eyes of an Emperor, Fear Control, and many more.