Weekend Event Guide
Love is in the air — and on our agenda — with the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Dance the night away at Pearl’s Sound Cream Sunset Sessions or see the romantic Carmen performed by Ballet San Antonio. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, February 14
Pearl presents Sound Cream Sunset Sessions
The standing Sound Cream Sunset Sessions series gets the Valentine’s Day treatment at Pearl Park. DJ JJ Lopez spins all the best love songs from genres ranging from Cuban salsa to house. Locals are invited to dance the night away to tunes that pay homage to the holiday of romance and set the mood for the weekend ahead.
Va-Va-Valentine Burlesque featuring Raquel Reed
The Pastie Pops Burlesque Revue heats things up just in time for the day of love at The Aztec Theatre. Va-Val-Valentine features an all-star cast of saucy performers and a variety of special guests including Raquel Reed. Select tickets are still available online.
Friday, February 15
Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten presents Oyster Shuck
Get shuckin’ at Krause’s Café. The two-day event features tons of oyster specials, live shucking, and popular bier stein holding competitions for children and adults alike. Attendees can also enjoy live music by Grammy-nominated artist Slim Bawb and the Fabulous Stumpgrinders. Admission is free.
Ballet San Antonio presents Carmen
Be among the first to see the world premiere of Ballet San Antonio’s Carmen, the timeless story of a Spanish beauty juggling her lovers. Seduction, jealousy betrayal, and rage is reimagined on stage through never-before-seen choreography and exquisite costumes. Select opening night tickets are still available at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts website.
LeAnn Rimes in concert
Country music starlet LeAnn Rimes makes a stop in New Braunfels as part of her nationwide tour. The “How Do I Live” and “Can’t Fight The Moonlight” singer is taking the Gruene Hall stage to perform songs from her 2017 album, Remnants, for three nights in a row. Tickets to all three shows are still available.