Cold beer and Cool Jams

Here are the 6 best food and drink events in San Antonio this week

Here are the 6 best food and drink events in San Antonio this week

Big Hops brewing beer
Big Hops kicks summer off with an old fashioned keg party. Big Hops/Facebook

Cold beer, cool jams, and massive feasts — this week is giving us total dad vibes. From a special evening at the Witte to a brew-tastic afternoon at Big Hops, the best food and drink events in San Antonio will help you celebrate Father's Day all week long. 

Wednesday, June 13

Salud Night: Plates of Prey at the Witte Museum  
This ferocious feast is the latest installment in the Witte Museum’s inspiring culinary series. From 6:30-8:30 pm, expert chefs will serve a four-course dinner featuring native Texas prey, each paired with a seasonal summer wine. Special guest Helen Holdsworth, curator of Texas Wild, will offer a talk on how these beasts of prey behave in their natural habitats. Tickets are $15 and can be found on the museum’s website

Thursday, June 14

Beer, Whiskey & Chili at Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling
Join Ranger Creek for a trifecta of summertime favorites as it rolls out cool brews, whiskey, and a mouthwatering assortment of chili. Enjoy hot beats all evening long from DJ Chili Parlor, a live acoustic set from Marcy Grace, and take a tour of the distillery. The party begins at 6 pm, and tickets are $10. 

Friday, June 15

Annual King’s Feast at Blue Star Brewing  
Kickoff Father’s Day weekend by treating Dad to an impressive feast fit for a king. Tickets to this annual event are $45, and include a grand five-course meal accompanied by five of Blue Star’s honorary brews. The feast begins at 7 pm and promises to make you feel like royalty. 

Saturday, June 16

Cocktails for a Cause & Shrimp Boil at Blue Box Bar 
Enjoy daytime cocktails and a huge shrimp boil during this flavorful Father’s Day event — and all for a good cause. From 2-6 pm, the Pearl’s Blue Box Bar will be serving up cocktail specials and shrimp plates with a percentage of sales going to San Antonio Youth Literacy's Reading Buddy Program. Patrons can enter into an hourly raffle for a chance to win exciting prizes including wines, gift cards, and more.

Big Hops Summer Kickoff Kegger
Can summer really be complete without a classic kegger? Big Hops is stepping in and delivering an essential party to celebrate the season. Live music, ice cold brews, and games will be hosted in the beer garden, with good eatin’ provided by Rock on Wheels SA. The free event begins at 2 pm, and is open to the whole family. 

Sunday, June 17

Father's Day Brunch at Éilan Hotel & Spa
An enticing menu featuring briskets and beer makes this an unforgettable Father’s Day brunch. At Elian’s restaurant, Sustenio, brunch will be served from 10 am until 2 pm, along with beermosas made with local craft beers. Dads will receive a complimentary hand-rolled cigar, and guests will have the chance to win during hourly power tool drawings. Seats are $52 per person, and $17 for kids 12 and under. Call (210) 598-2946 for reservations.