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Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 10 things to do in San Antonio this holiday weekend
There's a lot more than fireworks happening this holiday weekend. We've rounded up San Antonio's best events, from legendary music acts to big-time festivals. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
Free Summer Movie Night
Head to the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center's free summer movie night on Thursday featuring The Good Dinosaur. There will be family games before the movie, which begins around 7:45 pm. Yes, popcorn is provided. If you can't make it this week, enjoy a showing of Minions on July 14 or Zootopia on August 4.
Chris Isaak in concert
Legendary musician Chris Isaak plays Gruene Hall on Thursday night in support of his 2015 album, First Comes the Night. Kick off the holiday weekend with his iconic tunes — you might just fall in love.
Red, Wine, and Blue
Unwind from the workweek on the patio at Aldaco’s Dominion with $5 Milagro margaritas and $3 Coronas all day Friday. Aldaco’s hosts live music from Chris Lopez from 4 to 7 pm followed by King Pelica from 8 to 11 pm.
San Antonio Missions vs. Tulsa Drillers
What's more American than a day of baseball? Bring the kiddos to Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium on Saturday to cheer on the San Antonio Missions against Oklahoma rivals the Tulsa Drillers.
Magik Theatre presents La Cinderella
It's opening weekend of the classic tale of a girl and her glass slipper at Magik Theatre — and this story has a twist. Set in colonial San Antonio, La Cinderella is a unique, bilingual take on the storybook favorite. Donate a dress or money to The Fairy Godmother Project at the show and receive a free popcorn.
Coca-Cola July 4th Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas hosts a weekend of Independence Day fun, Saturday through Monday. Coca-Cola July 4th Fest attendees will enjoy live music, fun family activities and games, access to thrilling rides, a massive fireworks show, and other festivities. Bring a Coca-Cola product and snag exclusive trips on some of the park’s wildest rides and coasters.
SeaWorld presents Fourth of July Celebration
Get into the patriotic spirit a SeaWorld’s 4th of July Celebration. This Saturday through Monday, SeaWorld will treat park attendees to a magical night of musical scores and breathtaking pyrotechnics.
Second annual Lone Star Beer Texas Heritage Festival
This Sunday, the Texas Heritage Festival returns to the Aztec Theatre with food, music, and fun curated by the "National Beer of Texas." Performers include Girl in a Coma, Delta Spirit frontman Matthew Logan Vasquez, and Shovels & Rope.
New Edition in concert
1990s R&B group New Edition comes to San Antonio Sunday as part of the This One's For You tour. See the “Candy Girl” singers on the Tobin Center stage and sing along to favorites like “Can You Stand The Rain,” “Cool It Now,” and many more.
San Antonio 4th of July Celebration
Finish the long weekend with a bang at Woodlawn Lake Park on Monday. The free all-day-and-night celebration will feature a Zumbathon, live music, a parade, an explosive fireworks display, and tons more.