Get into the holiday spirit with the help of festive Alamo City happenings. Take a stroll down the San Antonio River Walk to enjoy Holiday Lights or get your merry fix at Six Flags Fiesta Texas’ Holiday in the Park. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this Thanksgiving weekend.
Thursday, November 25
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents Steve Treviño
Comedian Steve Treviño will play 12 shows in San Antonio at the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club. Best known for his work as a writer on Mind of Mencia and for his appearances on The Late Late Show and Comics Unleashed, Treviño is a rising star to watch. Visit the ticketing website for more information. Performances are scheduled through December 5.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas presents Holiday in the Park
Head to Six Flags Fiesta Texas to see more than 2 million holiday lights during the 36th annual Holiday in the Park. Visitors will be able to enjoy six new holiday-themed shows and the new Holly Jolly Holiday Parade, among other family-friendly activities. Merry Marketplace will also be open for guests to visit with Santa and write letters to military members, first responders, and Mr. Claus himself. For a full schedule of events, visit the event website.
San Antonio River Authority presents Holiday Lights
Venture out to the Museum Reach segment of the San Antonio River Walk to witness the twinkling magic of Holiday Lights. The evening activation will feature the annual holiday lights and a 30-foot musical tree light show to spark the spirit of the season in visitors of all ages. Admission is free. Holiday Lights will be open to the public through January 3.
Saturday, November 27
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts presents Holiday Art Market
The outdoor Holiday Art Market will feature games, food, beverages, holiday music, and the opportunity to shop for treasures created by local artists. Expect to discover a variety of goods, including artwork, home decor, accessories, gourmet food, and much more. For more information about this free market, visit the event website.
Bihl Haus Arts presents “Beyond Service II: An Exhibition of Artworks by Military Veterans” opening reception
The newest Bihl Haus Arts exhibition, “Beyond Service II,” will feature paintings, prints, sculpture, and drawings by professional artists and veterans, as well as veterans who are enrolled in the Bihl Haus Forward, Arts! program. The exhibit will be on display through December 19.