Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
A mix of virtual and in-person events will get you in the holiday spirit, from an annual market to live jazz music. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, December 10
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center presents 31st Annual Mercado de Paz/Peace Market
Get your holiday shopping done and support local artisans when you visit the Mercado de Paz. The virtual marketplace features a variety of handmade items, all inspired by themes of peace, cultural diversity, social justice, and climate change. Following opening weekend, the Mercado will be open through December 23.
The Music of A Charlie Brown Christmas featuring Doc Watkins and his Trio
Doc Watkins rejoins his trio for a holiday residency at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts featuring the classic tunes from A Charlie Brown Christmas. All attendees will have their temperature taken before entering, and masks are required throughout the venue. Visit the Tobin Center box office website to purchase tickets. Performances through December 22.
Friday, December 11
National Museum of the Pacific War presents Holiday on the Homefront
Head just outside of the Alamo City to the National Museum of the Pacific War for a festive evening complete with twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can stroll through the museum grounds and the Memorial Courtyard for an up-close look at the seasonal light displays. All visitors are required to wear masks while on museum property. For safety guidelines and more information, go to the museum website. Admission is free.
Saturday, December 12
Palo Alto College presents Winter Wonderland ¡Celebración! Drive-Through Light Display
Celebrate the holidays with a family-friendly drive through festive displays on the Palo Alto College campus. Witness almost a million lights — and 500 displays — as you cruise through the campus, entering at Villaret Boulevard. The display is open weekends through January 3, 2021.
Centro Cultural Aztlan presents "Celebración a la Virgen de Guadalupe" opening day
The 25th annual "Celebración a la Virgen de Guadalupe" goes virtual this year. Visitors will get the chance to see works inspired by Virgen de Guadalupe in pastel, mixed media, watercolor, and more. Admission to this virtual exhibition is free. Following opening weekend, it's on display through January 8, 2021.