Music and cultural festivities top the list of the best things to do in San Antonio this weekend. See Cardi B and Young Thug at Mala Luna Festival or enjoy a parade with the family during Muertos Fest. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, October 25
Eli Young Band in concert
American country group Eli Young Band makes a two-night stop at Gruene Hall as part of a nationwide tour. Since their debut album in 2002, the group has garnered a loyal fanbase across the country. Guests can experience songs from the band's newest album, Fingertips, performed live. Tickets for Thursday's performance still available.
Friday, October 26
Gary Clark Jr. in concert
Austin musician Gary Clark Jr. hits The Aztec Theatre stage for two can’t-miss performances. Known for his fusion of blues, rock, and soul music, Clark has produced four albums in his relatively short yet storied career, including 2015’s The Story of Sonny Boy Slim. Select tickets still available.
Saturday, October 27
San Antonio Museum of Art presents “Becoming John Marin: Modernist at Work”
American modernist John Marin’s retrospective debuts at the San Antonio Museum of Modern Art this weekend. “Becoming John Marin” features nearly 80 works from the collection of the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock, and includes drawings, watercolors, oil paintings, and engravings. Exhibition on display through January 20, 2019.
La Villita invites locals to a two-day Day of the Dead celebration combining traditional culture with contemporary Latin music. Festivities include a living altar, live poetry, a dance, drum, and puppet parade, live music, and more. Musical performances range from traditional mariachi to electronic cumbia for an affair for all ages. Admission is free.
Mala Luna Music Festival
For two days and magical nights, Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium transforms into the center stage for tops acts like Tyler, the Creator, Cardi B, Lil Pump, and many more. The festival will also pay tribute to the cultural importance of Diá de los Muertos traditions on the San Antonio community. For a full lineup and to purchase passes, visit the festival website.