Enjoy the last weekend of 2018 during the top five things to do in San Antonio. Celebrate that residual holiday magic during the final days of Boerne’s Old West Christmas Lights Fest or experience ancient Chinese dance during Shen Yun. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, December 27
Old West Christmas Lights Fest
Send off the holiday season in a sparkling way at the final days of the Old West Christmas Lights Fest. Take a quick trip to Boerne and cruise through a wonderland of twinkling lights while enjoying family friendly fun. Fest highlights include food, activities, and more at Enchanted Springs Ranch. The fest stays lit through December 30.
Friday, December 28
The Witte Museum presents “Cocoa and Rebozos: Storytime with a Chili Queen”
Foodies and book lovers alike are invited to a reading of the beloved children’s book, What Can You Do with A Rebozo? Uncover the history of San Antonio's Chili Queens during this special Witte Museum event. Guests can enjoy free Abuelita hot cocoa during the morning reading. Additional stories scheduled through January 6. Open to all ages and call 210.357.1910 for start times.
Toadies in concert
American rock band Toadies return to Alamo City for a live performance at The Aztec Theatre. Best known for top songs including “Possum Kingdom” and “Tyler,” the Fort Worth-based group hits the stage in support of their 2017 album, The Lower Side of Uptown. Select general admission tickets are still available.
Experience the culture of ancient China through classical dance, colorful costuming, high-tech backdrops, and a live orchestra at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Guests are transported back to the magical world of China long ago, as ornate dance numbers breathe new life into ancient legends. Following opening night, Shen Yun wows audiences through December 30.
Saturday, December 29
Chris D’Elia in concert
Comedian, actor and podcast host Chris D’Elia brings fresh stand up material to The Aztec Theatre for back-to-back performances. Best known for his starring role on the NBC series Undateable and his latest stand-up Netflix special, Man on Fire, D’Elia’s comedy style has garnered him a significant fanbase across the country. Select tickets for both Saturday shows are still available.