Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
A weekend of fine arts, music, and foodie fun lies ahead in the Alamo City. Celebrate the start of Culinaria Food & Wine Festival or see legendary blues musician Buddy Guy live in concert. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, May 17
McNay Art Museum presents "Manuel Carrillo: Mi Querido México”
Be among the first to experience the McNay Art Museum’s newest exhibition, "Manuel Carrillo: Mi Querido México.” This ethereal and gripping photography showcase features 25 of Carillo’s most evocative images of life in post-revolutionary Mexico. Study dramatic light and shadow contrasts and experience the beauty of Carillo’s subjects through his eyes. Following its opening, the exhibit will be on display through September 2.
Culinaria Wine & Food Festival: Bubbles
Culinaria Wine & Food Festival pops off with an opening night of bubbly, pool party vibes, and all things indulgent at La Cantera Resort & Spa. Guests to the festival’s opening night can enjoy Champagne, curated light bites, and a rooftop pool ambience complete with the best views of San Antonio. For tickets and a full listing of events, visit the festival website.
Tom Jones in concert
Welsh singer Tom Jones heads to San Antonio in support of his latest album, Long Lost Suitcase. The voice behind hit songs “It’s Not Unusual” and “She’s a Lady” brings his melodies to the Majestic Theatre for an evening of nostalgia and newer favorites. Select tickets still available.
Opera San Antonio presents La Boheme
Puccini's tragic opera La Boheme comes to life on the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts stage. This classic tale of doomed love transports the audience into a world of drama and beauty as it tells the tale of Bohemians living in a romantic Italian setting. Beloved by opera enthusiasts worldwide, La Boheme is considered the ideal “first piece” for fans to experience. Performances on May 17 and May 19.
Friday, May 18
Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang in concert
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Buddy Guy performs at the Majestic Theatre for one evening only. Known for his legendary electric blues sound, Guy returns to the city in support of his latest studio album, Born to Play Guitar. Fellow blues musician Jonny Lang joins Guy as his opening act.