The first official weekend of the summer is best spent out on the town. From a massive music tour to an artistic birthday party, we’ve rounded up the best events to kick off the solstice. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
2016 Art in the Dark
Immerse yourself in art with the help of San Antonio’s visually impaired community at the 2016 Art in the Dark. Guests to Thursday's unique evening of expression will enjoy art displays, food and wine, discussions, and musical entertainment. Peruse the work of some of the city’s most talented artists through the sense of touch and bid on your favorites. Proceeds from Art in the Dark benefit the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind.
How to Be a Texan book signing with Andrea Valdez
Texas Monthly editor and Lone Star State expert Andrea Valdez celebrates the release of her new book, How to be a Texan, this Friday at Hotel Emma. Guests to the free book signing will savor small bites, wine, a cooking demo for Valdez’s signature Frito pie recipe, and a chance to meet the author herself. Snag a copy of the quintessentially Texan book and make it memorable with Valdez’s stamp of approval on the inside of the front cover.
Majestic Theatre presents Whoopi Goldberg
Renowned actor and comedienne Whoopi Goldberg will grace the Majestic Theatre stage for one night only. During Friday's intimate show, Goldberg will give her commentary on current events, unique observations, and anything else that comes to mind. Don’t miss your chance to listen in on this candid conversation.
2016 Vans Warped Tour
The country’s longest-running touring music festival stops in San Antonio this Saturday. The jam-packed day of music will feature acts Reel Big Fish, We The Kings, Crown The Empire, Mother Father, and many more. Wear your favorite festival 'fit and head to the AT&T Center for this epic music takeover.
Centro Cultural Aztlan presents El Gran Dia de Los Artistas
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Centro Cultural Aztlan is hosting a free cultural festival in the Deco District this Saturday. The event will showcase live music, poetry, theater, dance, art demonstrations, and live painting. Get an exclusive look at the work of over 30 artists and enjoy the explosion of creativity with the entire family.
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