The holidays are here, so kickoff the season during these festive San Antonio weekend events. Take the family to see the massive tree lighting at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa or enjoy a rendition of The Nutcracker performed by 200 of the most talented youth dancers in the Alamo City. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, November 21
Lewis Black: The Joke's On Us Tour
Comedian and author Lewis Black brings his unique stand-up stylings to the Majestic Theatre. Known for his countless Comedy Central appearances and signature “pissed-off optimism” point of view, Black has become one of the most poignant social commentators of our time. A select number of tickets to the one-night-only show are still available.
Friday, November 22
Blue Man Group: Speechless
Wildly popular performance art company Blue Man Group also brings its famous show to the Majestic Theatre. Since making its debut in the late 1980s, BMG has captivated audiences worldwide through their unique, slightly absurd performances. Speechless features new and original compositions, as well as iconic BMG moments to appeal to fans both new and old. Performances are scheduled through November 24.
Saturday, November 23
The CE Group presents MakeHER Gather
Sunset Station hosts women of all backgrounds for a day of discussion, networking, and personal and professional development. MakeHER Gather guests can participate in panel talks and seminars, enjoy light bites, dance to live music, and shop goods from a variety of local, women-owned vendors. Additional highlights include mini manicures by Kendra Scott, a photo booth, and signature cocktails by Tim the Girl Catering. For a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit the festival website.
Children's Ballet of San Antonio presents The Children's Nutcracker
Beloved holiday ballet The Nutcracker is performed live by more than 200 talented dancers from the Children’s Ballet of San Antonio. The full-length rendition brings to life Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, magical costumes, and breathtaking choreography to create a memorable production for the whole family to enjoy. A limited number of tickets to this one-night-only show are still available.
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa presents Light Up the Night
The JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa invites visitors to an illuminating evening. Light Up the Night will include a tree lighting, live reindeer, music performed by local choirs, a children’s train parade, and more. Guests can welcome the season with a walk through an outdoor wonderland fully transformed with more than 250,000 twinkling lights synchronized to classic holiday tunes. Additional activities like cookie decorating, crafts at Santa’s workshop, and a chance to meet Mr. Claus himself ensure this event is one for children and adults of all ages.