Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Technically, the Fourth of July isn't until next Wednesday, but that isn't stopping us from celebrating all weekend. Ride a coaster during Fourth Fest at Six Flags Fiesta Texas or take a stroll down the star-spangled San Antonio River Walk. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, June 28
McNay Art Museum presents Dario Robleto: “Ancient Beacons Long for Notice”
Renowned artist and San Antonio native Dario Robleto debuts his artwork at the McNay Art Museum for the first time. Robleto’s installations explore love, death, and American history using mixed-media and his passion for the sciences. Following the opening reception, the exhibition will be on display through September 23.
Friday, June 29
Bud Light Stars, Stripes & Lights
Luminarias light the city’s most famous stretch of water during this special display. Stroll the River Walk and bask in the glowing (and patriotic!) ambiance. Bud Light Stars, Stripes & Lights is free and open to the public. Bags will be on display from sundown on July 29 through July 4.
Josh Abbott Band & Pat Green in concert with Cory Morrow
The Josh Abbott Band takes the Whitewater Amphitheater stage for one night only. The band will perform songs from their new album, Until My Voice Goes Out, live for South Texas fans. Fellow artists Pat Green and Cory Morrow join the Josh Abbott Band for an evening of good country music.
Saturday, June 30
Six Flags Fiesta Texas presents Coca-Cola Fourth Fest
Celebrate all things red, white, and blue in the most American of ways with roller coasters and fireworks at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Fourth Fest highlights include dance parties, raffle prizes, activities, and games. Guests can snag a wristband for Exclusive Ride Time from 9:30-10:30 am by bringing in an unopened Coca-Cola product. Settle in when the sun sets for a spectacular fireworks display for the perfect end to a thrilling day. Fourth Fest activities scheduled through July 4.
Pearl presents Cabezudos Parade
Spanish for “big heads,” Cabezudos are large papier-mâché heads decorated with gorgeous, detailed costumes typically inspired by religious figures and pop culture. Spanish folk artists Venture & Hosta bring their masterpieces to the Alamo City for a day of whimsy. Witness this cultural tradition at Pearl Park with art and parade lovers of all ages.