There’s an activity for everyone in the Alamo City this weekend. Sip some cold brews in honor of Juneteenth at Alamo Beer Co., or celebrate Texas heritage with live music and authentic Lone Star eats at Hemisfair. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, June 17
San Antonio Museum of Art presents “Movie Metal”
It’s your last chance to experience fan-favorite movie characters, vehicles, and metalworks at the San Antonio Museum of Art. The “Movie Metal” pop-up installation features Tony Stark’s F-1 race car from Iron Man, the 1966 TV Batmobile, larger-than-life-sized statues of Bumblebee and Optimus Prime from the Transformers movie franchise, and more. Entry to the pop-up is free with the purchase of museum admission. It closes June 20.
The Public Theater of San Antonio presents Fresh Ink New Work Fest
Brand-new works come to life on the virtual stage via The Public Theater of San Antonio’s Fresh Ink New Work Fest. Audiences will also get the chance to enjoy the premieres of two new productions as part of the festival programming. Go to the festival website for a full schedule and to purchase tickets.
Friday, June 18
Quaker City Night Hawks in concert
Rock band Quaker City Night Hawks comes to Gruene Hall for a full-capacity concert. The Fort Worth-based group heads to the San Antonio area in support of their album, QCNH. General admission tickets are still available.
Saturday, June 19
San Antonio Parks Foundation presents Chaparral Music & Heritage Festival
Guests to the Chaparral Music & Heritage Festival can enjoy cold beers, the food hall, Texas Biergarten, coffee camp, longhorns, Texas wine plaza, and more homegrown attractions that celebrate the culture and heritage of the Lone Star State. In addition to the activations, the festival lineup includes performances by Jack Ingram, Dylan Wheeler, and Jon Stork. Purchase passes on the festival website.
SA Juneteenth Block Party/Fair
Celebrate Juneteenth with good company, great food, and ice-cold beer at Alamo Beer Co. Highlights of the family-friendly event include local Black-owned eats, live music, kids’ activities, Black-owned vendors, and more. Admission is free, but reservations are required on the event website.