Weekend Event Guide
World-class performances and festive happenings are on the Alamo City calendar. See Broadway production Charlie and the Chocolate Factory or rock out to holiday tunes performed by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, December 9
Broadway in San Antonio: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The deliciously popular tale of Willy Wonka and his chocolate factory comes to life at the Majestic Theatre this weekend only. Audiences will be transported inside the factory with the help of the Oompa-Loompas, innovative inventions, the glass elevator, and musical numbers that all ages can enjoy. Purchase your golden tickets here. Shows are scheduled through December 12.
Friday, December 10
Trans-Siberian Orchestra in concert
Multiplatinum sensation Trans-Siberian Orchestra makes a stop in San Antonio on their winter tour. Guests to the one-night-only concert at the AT&T Center will enjoy multi-sensory elements set to a selection of favorite Christmas tunes sure to get you in the festive spirit. Get your tickets here.
Clamp Light Studios & Gallery presents Clamp Light Holiday Market
Get your holiday shopping done while supporting local artists at Clamp Light Studios & Gallery. The inaugural two-day market will feature sculptures, ceramics, original paintings, giclée prints, and much more. Purchase handmade, small-batch goods by San Antonio makers to check everyone off your list. Admission to the holiday market is free and open to the public.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts presents Cinema on Will’s Plaza
Settle in and snuggle up on the lawn at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts’ Will’s Plaza for a family-friendly film screening. Part of the monthly movie series, December’s featured flick is 2017 fantasy film The Man Who Invented Christmas. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Concessions and a full bar will also be available onsite. Visit the Tobin Center website for more information. Admission is free.
City of Boerne presentsA Dickens Celebration
Venture to Boerne for a wonderful winter date-night experience as part of A Dickens Celebration. The ongoing four-weekend event features four different — but equally festive — themes. This weekend’s theme is A Toast of Olde Town. Visitors can stroll through the park and enjoy an outdoor movie, do some late-night shopping at local participating retailers, and participate in wassail tastings at select locations. Get more details about what to expect on the event website. Admission to A Dickens Celebration is free and open to the public.