The rising temperatures aren’t the only things heating up the city this weekend. Chill out at the top five things to do in San Antonio and enjoy unique experiences locals and visitors will love. Don your best cosplay and see the cast of the hit movie Aquaman at Celebrity Fan Fest or raise a glass of craft brew to dad during FatherFest. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, June 13
Local Natives in concert with Middle Kids
Indie rock band Local Natives comes to San Antonio in support of their most recent album, Violet Street. Since forming in 2005, the group behind hits like “Wide Eyes” and “Past Lives” has grown a considerable fanbase by releasing hit albums every three years. Fellow rock band Middle Kids will join as the opening act. Select tickets are still available.
Friday, June 14
Celebrity Fan Fest
The Alamo City's premier comic con begins a three-day stretch of entertainment, cosplay, photo ops, and more. This year’s fest at the Freeman Coliseum includes celebrity appearances by Jeremy Renner and Paul Bettany of Avengers; Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, and others from the cast of Aquaman; and even Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp from X-Men. For a schedule of events or to purchase passes, visit the festival website.
The Tobin Center presents H-E-B Cinema on the Plaza
One of San Antonio's favorite outdoor film festivals returns to Tobin Center Plaza. Movie lovers of all ages are welcome to enjoy a free screening of Jurassic Park. Guests can bring their own lawn chairs or blankets while they enjoy a full bar and concessions for maximum comfort.
Saturday, June 15
Tejas Rodeo Company presents Saturday Night Rodeo
Take the family to the literal stomping grounds of Tejas Rodeo Company for an evening of live entertainment, daring athleticism, and Lone Star tradition. Guests are invited to stick around after the competition is over for musical performances, dancing, and rodeo-approved food and beverages. Visit the rodeo website to purchase tickets. Admission is free for children 5 and under.
Sunday, June 16
Alamo Beer Company presents FatherFest
Make a toast to do Dad with a cold pint of freshly tapped craft brew at Alamo Beer Company. FatherFest highlights include live music by the Jim Cullum Jazz Band, family-friendly activities for the kids, a washers tournament, a silent auction, and much more. Enjoy eats from a variety of food trucks while trying to win awesome raffle prices. Male party guests can also take advantage of complimentary prostate, testosterone, and lipid screenings by professionals from The Urology Place. Leashed pets are also invited to the dad-inspired fiesta.