Celebrate the holiday season with spectacular holiday lights and the return of The Nutcracker. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this Thanksgiving weekend.
Friday, November 27
Ballet San Antonio presents The Nutcracker
Ballet San Antonio welcomes the holly jolly season with its production of seasonal classic The Nutcracker at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Audiences will be immersed in a magical world via colorful costumes, dazzling winter scenery, and exquisite dances performed to Tchaikovsky’s score. Socially distanced seating will be in place for all attendees. Performances through December 13.
Old West Christmas Light Fest
The Old West Christmas Light Fest returns for another year of holiday fun and festivities for visitors of all ages. Stroll through Enchanted Springs Ranch in Boerne and be transported to an Old West town filled with more than 40 illuminated storefront displays. Additional highlights include food, an interactive scavenger hunt, oversized lawn games, a children's light maze, and a chance to meet Santa. All guests will be required to wear a face mask throughout the event. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the festival website. The Old West Christmas Light Fest is open to the public through December 25.
Don Strange Ranch presents Christmas on the Ranch
Don Strange Ranch invites locals to the largest drive thru light display in the area. Aside from the dazzling lights, Christmas on the Ranch visitors can go on carriage rides and hayrides while munching on sweet treats like s’mores and hot cocoa. Kiddos can also get their photos taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus at a safe distance. Christmas on the Ranch is open to the public through December 24. For tickets, go to the event website.
Sunday, November 29
Enjoy Yoga with A View at Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort
Center yourself with an outdoor yoga class at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort. Participants will enjoy a one-hour class surrounded by the breathtaking views of the Hill Country. Guests are encouraged to bring their own mats, but sterilized mats will also be available for use. Social distancing and temperature checks will be in place. Reserve your class spot on the event website.
Meals on Wheels San Antonio presents Voices Rising
Tune in for live music in support of Meals on Wheels San Antonio and Visitation House Ministries. This virtual fundraising benefit concert will feature performances by Cory Morrow, Victoria Banks, Patsy Torres, the San Antonio Mastersingers, opera soprano Elise Miller, and more. Voices Rising can be viewed online via YouTube or on public access TV stations Spectrum 98, Grande 21, and AT&T 99.