Derby day and musical moments top this weekend’s list of the best things to do in San Antonio. Sing along with Johnny Mathis as he performs his greatest hits live or celebrate the post-Fiesta season during Tobin De Mayo. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, May 2
Johnny Mathis in concert
Musical legend Johnny Mathis celebrates his 63 years in the industry with a powerful performance at Majestic Theatre. The singer, known for chart-topping tunes such as “Chances Are” and “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late,” will sing his greatest hits during the San Antonio stop of his The Voice of Romance Concert Tour. Select tickets are still available.
Friday, May 3
The Magik Theatre presents Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka
The story of Willy Wonka comes to life in celebration of The Magik Theatre’s 25th anniversary. Based on Roald Dahl’s classic book, the play tells the story of a poor boy’s good fortune and a candy mogul’s deliciously big ambitions. This show also includes new songs by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley and is appropriate for audiences of all ages. Performances through June 8.
San Antonio Parks Foundation presents Jazz in the Garden
Live jazz fills the air at the Japanese Tea Garden during the next installment of the San Antonio Parks Foundation’s concert series. Guests can groove to the sounds of spring while overlooking the beautiful koi pond and waterfall. Admission is free. Final event on June 7.
Saturday, May 4
Tobin Hill Community Association presents Tobin De Mayo
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the family at this Fiesta after-party. Tobin De Mayo invites guests to explore this historic San Antonio neighborhood while enjoying food, drinks, entertainment, and even a petting zoo. Admission is free, but donations to the Tobin Hill Beautification at the event are appreciated.
Seersucker Distillery presents Derby Day Party
Seersucker Distillery hosts its second annual Derby Day Party with all the mint juleps, fabulous hats, and exciting race moments imaginable. The family-friendly soirée will include tasty bites and speciality libations for everyone to enjoy while the equestrian action unfolds. Dogs are welcomed on-leash. Admission is free.