Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Spring into the weekend with the top five things to do in San Antonio. Make all your game show dreams come true at The Price is Right Live or raise a glass of green Bud Light in honor of St. Patrick’s Day at the River Walk. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Friday, March 15
San Antonio Symphony presents Michael Cavanaugh in concert: The Music of Billy Joel and More
Celebrated musician Michael Cavanaugh performs for two consecutive nights at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The performer rocketed to fame after his lead performance in the hit Broadway musical Movin’ Out, for which he was personally selected by the iconic Billy Joel. Cavanaugh will showcase his piano and vocal skills by playing a selection of Joel’s top hits among other rock classics. Select tickets for both Friday and Saturday shows are still available.
The Price is Right Live
America’s favorite game show comes to the Majestic Theatre for a live taping. Randomly selected audience members will be able to play as contestants for a chance to win a share of more than $10 million in cash and prizes. Experience iconic games like Cliffhangers, Plinko, The Big Wheel, and the Showcase in the heart of Alamo City. Some lucky members of the audience will even win prizes right from their seat.
Saturday, March 16
San Antonio Parks Foundation presents 13th Annual Fest of Tails
High-flying kites, games, and dog-approved activities return to the annual Fest of Tails. For one day only, McAllister Park transforms into a whimsical wonderland filled with live entertainment, good eats, kid-friendly rides and games, kite making workshops, and more. Bring your furry friends along to enjoy the Pooch Parade and Costume Contest. Humans can shop exclusive pet products or browse a variety of pet health resources. The festival also includes on-site pet adoptions for those who want to grow their family by four more legs.
Bud Light St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Toast to St. Paddy’s Day on the San Antonio River Walk with a cold one in-hand courtesy of Bud Light. Attendees can purchase green brews at the Arneson River Theatre and feast on Irish fare while they soak up the ambiance (and admire the bright green river) all day long. Other festival happenings include a photo booth, henna, face-painting, caricatures, Irish novelty items, and a family-friendly interactive activity called Passport to Ireland. Admission is free.
San Antonio Folk Dance Festival
San Antonio celebrates the cultural impact of folk dance at Our Lady of the Lake University. Performers will include Alamotion-Bollywood, Uzori Russian Folk Dance Ensemble, Komenka Dance Ensemble, SA Swing Dance Society, and Ballet Folklorico South Texas. Additional highlights include special guest performances and live music. For tickets, visit the festival website.