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

Cirque Dreams Holidaze
Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts stage for one weekend only. Photo courtesy of Cirque Dreams Holidaze
 <i>Second Series: The Santaland Diaries</i>
Laugh along to David Sedaris' hilarious stories from The Santaland Diaries at The Classic Theatre. Photo courtesy of The Classic Theatre
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Experience sounds of the holiday you’ve never heard before performed by The Preservation Hall Jazz Band this Friday. Photo courtesy of Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Cirque Dreams Holidaze
 <i>Second Series: The Santaland Diaries</i>
Preservation Hall Jazz Band

This weekend is full of holiday happenings perfect to celebrate the season. Experience the magic of Christmas at Cirque Dreams Holidaze or feast on the season at Feliz Tomalidad. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Thursday, December 7

San Antonio Beer Week presents Mid-Year Gala & Food Pairing
Ten of the city’s most beloved breweries join forces for a unique food and drink experience at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex. For one boozy night only, guests can sample one-of-a-kind beers paired with small plates prepared by local top chefs. Additional highlights include a hosted Q&A session with brewers, and a commemorative souvenir glass.

Friday, December 8

Arts San Antonio presents Preservation Hall Jazz Band: A Creole Christmas
The magic of New Orleans comes to Charline McCombs Empire Theatre for one night only. Listen as the Preservation Hall Jazz Band adds a soulful spin to iconic Christmas songs. We're willing to bet there is no other place you will experience the sounds of the season with such a distinctly ‘Nawlins flair.

BMW of San Antonio Signature Series: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
The critically acclaimed holiday extravaganza Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts stage this weekend only. Watch Santa, angels, and colorful Christmas characters perform soaring acrobatics in imaginative costumes to the tune of favorite holiday hits. Performances through December 9.

The Classic Theatre presents The Santaland Diaries
The stories of David Sedaris’s experience as a Macy’s elf come to life at the Classic Theatre of San Antonio. Laugh along to to tales of odd encounters with hilarious customers and bizarre moments. This off-color production contains mature content and is not recommended for children. (But trust us when we say it's very funny.) Performances through December 17.

Saturday, December 9

Brooks presents Feliz Tamalidad
Celebrate tamale season with live music, good eats, and fun for the entire family at Hangar 9. This year’s roster features performances by Grammy winners Los Texmaniacs, Bombasta, and James Keith and the MoonDogs. Admission is free.