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

Million Dollar Quartet
Hit musical Million Dollar Quartet rocks into the Alamo City for one night only. Photo by Denise S. Trupe, courtesy of Prather Touring
Steven Page
Steven Page, formerly of Barenaked Ladies, performs live at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Photo courtesy of Steven Page
Boerne Book & Arts Fest
Enjoy live performances, author discussion panels, children's activities, and more at the Boerne Book & Arts Fest.  Photo courtesy of Boerne Book & Arts Fest
Million Dollar Quartet
Steven Page
Boerne Book & Arts Fest

Live music, a family festival, and fall fun make up this weekend's list of the best things to do in San Antonio. Celebrate the inaugural Octoberfest celebration at Tower of the Americas or see hit musical Million Dollar Quartet with the family. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Thursday, October 3

Steven Page in concert
Steven Page performs live at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Rising to fame as lead singer of Barenaked Ladies in the early 1990s, Page is known for such top songs such as “One Week" and “Old Apartment.” He makes a stop in San Antonio in support of his 2018 solo album, Discipline: Heal Thy Self Part II.

Friday, October 4

Bert Kreischer: Body Shots Tour
Comedian, actor, and writer Bert Kreischer makes a stop in the Alamo City to showcase his stand-up talents in front of a live audience. The entertainer is perhaps best known for his hit Netflix special, Bert Kreischer: Secret Time. Select tickets to the Majestic Theatre are still available.

Saturday, October 5

Boerne Book & Arts Fest
Literature and art combine for a full day of fun and family-friendly festivities at Main Plaza Park. This year’s Boerne Book & Arts Fest includes live performances, author discussion panels, children's activities, and more. Panels focus on a range of subjects, including the magic of children’s books, Texan culture, and Western film. Arrive to the fest early to take advantage of a morning pre-festival “coffeehouse party” commemorating the official launch of the library’s first poetry/prose anthology.

The Tower of the Americas presents Octoberfest
For the first time, the Tower of the Americas is celebrating Octoberfest complete with traditional eats, brews, and live polka music among the San Antonio skyline. Visitors can sample beers from 24 authentic European breweries while snacking on juicy bratwurst and fresh pretzels. Additional highlights include a costume contest, giveaways, and a traditional European fair with vendors dressed in Bavarian garb. Purchase your tickets on the Octoberfest website.

Sunday, October 6

Million Dollar Quartet
Smash-hit musical Million Dollar Quartet grooves onto the Majestic Theatre stage for one night only. Inspired by the famous recording session between rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins, the production features a score of timeless hits that helped shape the genre. Experience one of the greatest jam sessions ever recorded in music history.

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