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

Miss Fiesta 2016 Fiesta San Antonio
Alamo City comes alive as Fiesta San Antonio returns. Photo courtesy of Fiesta San Antonio Commission/Betsy Newman Photography
SXSW Supermensch Shep Gordon After Party Willie Nelson
Texas legend Willie Nelson puts on a show alongside his rockin’ band at the Whitewater Amphitheater. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Jim Gaffigan
Jim Gaffigan brings his stand up talents to the Majestic Theatre. Photo by Eric Levin
Miss Fiesta 2016 Fiesta San Antonio
SXSW Supermensch Shep Gordon After Party Willie Nelson
Jim Gaffigan

Viva Fiesta! The city’s most spirited time of year is in full force all around San Antonio this weekend. Celebrate Fiesta San Antonio or groove to live music performed by Willie Nelson & Family. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Thursday, April 19

Fiesta San Antonio
Alamo City comes alive as Fiesta San Antonio returns with parades, concerts, and more happenings at various locations across the city. The 11-day party includes a range of cultural, musical, and athletic events that every San Antonian can enjoy. Highlights include Fiesta Carnival at the Alamodome and Battle of the Flower Parade. For more events, check out our guide.

David Archuleta in concert
Pop star David Archuleta makes his way to San Antonio in support of his newest album, Postcards in the Sky. Known for his memorable stint on American Idol as a runner-up and his platinum albums and hits, Archuleta brings his can't-miss show to the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Select tickets still available.

Friday, April 20

Willie Nelson & Family in concert with Robert Earl Keen
Texas legend Willie Nelson puts on a show alongside his rockin’ band at the Whitewater Amphitheater. Willie and fam will be joined by opening act Robert Earl Keen. Performances through April 21.

Saturday, April 21

Jim Gaffigan in concert
Jim Gaffigan brings his stand-up talents to the Majestic Theatre for one night of back-to-back performances. The comedian returns to San Antonio as part of his nationwide "Fixer Upper" tour. If you haven't garnered from Gaffigan’s appearances in television, theater, and movies, he’s a true entertainer.

Sunday, April 22

Arts San Antonio presents Arturo Sandoval, Trumpet and his Sextet
Arts San Antonio brings renowned Cuban musician Arturo Sandoval to the Laurie Auditorium at Trinity University. Sandoval began his career as a jazz trumpet player, but has since transformed into a master classical artist and composer, as well as flugelhorn player and pianist. Enjoy an evening of melodic thrills performed by legendary jazzmaster Dizzy Gillespie’s protégé — the perfect end to your weekend.