Weekend Event Guide
City bike tours, a drive-in country music concert, and the Tastemaker Awards round out this weekend’s entertainment. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio.
Thursday, July 23
Toast the Tastemakers with CultureMap
The Tastemaker Awards, CultureMap's celebration of all things food and drink, goes virtual for the first time. Head to the CultureMap Austin homepage at 7 pm to watch the awards show, where San Antonio and Austin's top culinary talent will be crowned. Ticket holders will get the full Tastemakers experience at home, complete with bites from featured nominees, complimentary premium cocktail kits and recipes, swag, and more. Tickets for Tasting Totes are sold out, but you can watch the show for free.
Saturday, July 25
See the city on a bike tour
Stay active, enjoy some fresh air, and explore the city of San Antonio when you take a bike tour. San Antonio Bike Tours has resumed its services to provide locals and visitors with a unique view of the Alamo City. Each tour group participant will be provided with a recumbent trike, sanitized helmet, and information about San Antonio from expert guide Steve Wood. Face masks are required for any off-bike moments during the tour.
See Blake Shelton at the drive-in
Country music superstar Blake Shelton's concert experience cruises into New Braunfels' Stars and Stripes Drive-in. The pre-recorded show will include interviews, storytelling, and special guests Gwen Stefani and Trace Adkins. A limited number of vehicle passes are still available.
Sunday, July 26
Spend some quiet time at the Japanese Tea Garden
Tap into your quiet side with a relaxing afternoon at the Japanese Tea Garden. Explore soothing spaces like the lily pond and Japanese pavilion while immersing yourself in the garden’s rich 90-year history. Visitors are encouraged to follow all city public health regulations when on the property. Admission is free. The garden is pet-friendly and welcomes furry friends on leashes.
Explore exhibitions on view at McNay Art Museum
The McNay Art Museum is open to the public at limited capacity, and current exhibitions, including "Fashion Nirvana: Runway to Everyday" and "Selena Forever/Siempre Selena," have been extended for visitors to enjoy a little while longer. Masks are required for all visitors 2 years and older. Contactless ticketing is available when you purchase online in advance.