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

Baskets & Blankets
Enjoy a Central Market charcuterie box, a drum circle, live music, and much more at the Basket & Blankets Urban Picnic benefiting Eva's Heroes on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Eva's Heroes
Maverick Spirits
Join Maverick Spirits Distillery for an afternoon fiesta in honor of Cinco de Mayo this Thursday. Photo courtesy of Maverick Spirits
The Avett Brothers
See The Avett Brothers live in concert at Whitewater Amphitheater this weekend. The Avett Brothers/Facebook
Baskets & Blankets
Maverick Spirits
The Avett Brothers

Live music and community happenings make the perfect case for getting out and exploring all the entertainment Alamo City has to offer. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Maverick Spirits tequila cocktails in hand, or lounge around Hemisfair for a good cause. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. 

Thursday, May 5

Maverick Spirits presents Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a full-blown foodie fiesta at Maverick Spirits Distillery. There will be speciality bites and signature cocktails using Maverick Spirits' own Agave Blanco tequila. Admission to the celebration is free and open to the public. 

Opera San Antonio presents Rigoletto
The dramatic and passion-filled story of Rigoletto comes to life by way of the talented Opera San Antonio performers. Audiences can follow the journey of devoted and protective father, Rigoletto, in his mission to protect his daughter’s virtue in direct opposition to the suave and manipulative Duke of Mantua. This production will be performed in Italian with English supertitles provided. For tickets to both Thursday and Saturday performances at the Tobin Center, click here

Friday, May 6

The Avett Brothers in concert
The Avett Brothers come back to the San Antonio area for back-to-back nights of live music. Over the course of their more-than-two-decades career, the American folk rock group has release 10 albums, including 2019’s Closer Than Together. The band will be joined by special guests Shovels & Rope on Friday and Bob Schneider on Saturday. 

Saturday, May 7

The Rustic presents Talk Derby to Me
Head to the races without leaving the Alamo City when you attend The Rustic’s annual Talk Derby to Me watch party. Guests can enjoy drink and food specials and try their luck at winning the best-dressed contest, complete with bragging rights and prizes. Live music will kick off after the competition to keep the race day vibes going. Admission to this party is free with RSVP

Eva's Heroes presents Baskets & Blankets Urban Picnic
Spend a day enjoying the al fresco ambiance of Hemisfair. Visitors will nosh on Central Market charcuterie boxes while enjoying a bevy of picnic-inspired activities. Other highlights include an interactive art project, live music by the Mo-Dels, a drum circle with Tamborhythms, and more. All ages are welcome to attend. Get your tickets and purchase a charcuterie box here