Music and movies top this weekend’s list of the hottest things to do in San Antonio. Rock out at the 2018 Vans Warped Tour or catch the opening weekend of the nuevo classic Mamma Mia! at The Public Theatre. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, July 5
The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center presents 40th Annual CineFestival
More than 40 Texas films hit the silver screen at The Historic Guadalupe Theater during the historic CineFestival. The nonprofit’s four-day showcase features 56 films from Latino artists, with 23 of them directed by San Antonio filmmakers or natives. Settle in for a movie marathon of stories told through a Latinx lens. Check out a full schedule of events on the festival website.
Friday, July 6
The Public Theater of San Antonio presents Mamma Mia!
Beloved ABBA-inspired musical Mamma Mia! comes to The Public Theater of San Antonio. Enjoy this story about friendship and first love featuring an iconic playlist all ages can enjoy. Opening night tickets are still available. Performances through August 5.
Mike Jones in concert
Houston rapper Mike Jones returns to the performance circuit after a brief hiatus. The “Still Tippin’” and “Back Then” artist is set to blaze The Aztec Theatre stage in support of his 2017 album, Where is Mike Jones? Round up some friends and vibe to a night of Texas rap performed by a homegrown legend.
25th Annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival
Jazz musicians from Texas and beyond come together on one stage at Wonderland of the Americas Mall. Performers will include trumpeter Rick Braun, guitarist Ruben V, keyboardist Oli Silk, and many more. For a full list of events, visit the festival. Admission is free.
Saturday, July 7
2018 Vans Warped Tour
The nation’s largest traveling music festival returns to the Alamo City during its final run. Held at the AT&T Center, the tour features nonstop performances on six stages spanning genres including metal, hip-hop, reggae, and more. This year’s stacked roster boasts artists like 3OH!3, Reel Big Fish, Crown The Empire, Dead Girls Academy, Ice Nine Kills, and Simple Plan.