Experience the many sights, sounds, and live attractions the Alamo City has to offer in the days to come. Celebrate the 40th Tejano Conjunto Festival, or see artists like Carla Morrison and Zac Brown Band live in concert. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, May 19
Tejano Conjunto Festival
Attend the longest-running festival of its kind in the nation at the 40th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival. Hosted at The Historic Guadalupe Theater, this five-day celebration will showcase the very best Conjunto music from all over the state. The event will also feature a film festival, new Conjunto Music Hall of Fame inductions, a symposium about Conjunto music history, and much more. For a full schedule of activities and to purchase tickets, go to the festival website.
Freestyle Love Supreme in concert
Musical improv from the minds of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and Anthony Veneziale comes to the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre. Audiences will get to participate firsthand in this fast-pace evening of entertainment, complete with humorous skits, spontaneous songs, and improvised musical numbers brought to life in an instant. In addition to the regular company performers, special guests including Miranda, Daveed Diggs, and Wayne Brady are slated to make surprise appearances for select shows. Performances are scheduled through Sunday, May 22.
Saturday, May 21
San Antonio Book Festival
Bookworms, rejoice! The beloved San Antonio Book Festival returns with a plethora of literary-inspired activities and a lineup of local, regional, and national authors. Highlights of this family-friendly festival include panel discussions, book signings, author presentations, live poetry readings, and more. Get all the festival details online here. Admission is free.
Carla Morrison in concert
Mexican songstress Carla Morrison will perform live in concert at San Antonio's new Tech Port Center + Arena. Morrison has won three Latin Grammy Awards and is a two-time Grammy-nominated artist known for popular songs such as “Disfruto” and “Todo Pasa.” A limited number of tickets are available.
Sunday, May 22
Zac Brown Band in concert
Zac Brown Band returns to San Antonio in support of 2021 album The Comeback for one night only. The beloved country music group will be the inaugural musical act hosted at the recently reopened Real Life Amphitheater. Visit the ticketing website to secure your seats.