Start October off right with frighteningly fun festivities at the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Enjoy the inaugural First Thursday Night Market at Pearl or get your scare on at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, October 4
Pearl presents First Thursday Night Markets
Pearl kicks off its first-ever First Thursday Night Markets with local vendors and live entertainment. Attendees to the free event can enjoy live music, dining, and shopping specials throughout Pearl Market. For additional First Thursday Night Market dates, visit the Pearl website.
Friday, October 5
Six Flags Fiesta Texas presents Fright Fest: Fright by Night
Fright Fest returns for another year of thrills and chills at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Attendees can get their fill of frights from the many spooky attractions — or the zombies and ghouls roaming around the park grounds. Fright Fest features daytime activities for the entire family to enjoy and terrifically terrifying happenings for big kids and adults when the sun goes down. Additional highlights include several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout Fiesta Texas.
The Fab Four in concert
Iconic Beatles tribute band The Fab Four will grace the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts stage to pay homage to the most influential musical group ever. With an uncanny attention to detail and spot-on renditions of classic Beatles tunes, music fans in the Alamo City are sure to enjoy a trip down memory lane. Audiences can expect to hear hits such as “Hey Jude,” “Twist And Shout,” “Yesterday,” and many more. Select tickets still available.
Sunday, October 7
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts presents National Geographic Live Series: One the Trail of Big Cats
Experience the interactive search for the king of the jungle and other ferocious felines along with award-winning photographer Steve Winter. During this immersive event at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, the audience will travel across the globe to witness elusive big cats such as the Latin American jaguar, the Asian tiger, and the American cougar in their natural environments. Winter will also share some of the more dangerous — and miraculous — moments of his career.
J Balvin in concert
Colombian reggaeton artist J Balvin hits the Freeman Coliseum stage for one night only. The singer, popularly known for his verse on Cardi B’s “I Like It” and his own hit song “X,” visits San Antonio in support of his album, Vibras. Select tickets are still available.