Weekend Event Guide
Festive fun and live entertainment top our list of the five best things to do in San Antonio this weekend. See the classic television special A Charlie Brown Christmas come to life or enjoy 90 minutes of nonstop improv comedy at the Tobin Center. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, December 12
The Magik Theatre presents A Charlie Brown Christmas
Beloved animated special A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life on the Empire Theatre stage. The festive holiday adaptation follows characters like Charlie Brown, Lucy, Lionel, Snoopy, and more through the planning of an upcoming school Christmas pageant. This story is a sweet tale audiences of all ages can enjoy. Performances through December 15.
Friday, December 13
Whose Live Anyway?
Improvised comedy inspired by the long-running TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? comes to Tobin Center this weekend. The 90-minute production will test the creativity, wit, and comedic timing of cast members Jeff B. Davis, Joel Murray, Ryan Stiles, and Grey Proops while the audience enjoys the entirely unscripted experience. Guests are encouraged to come prepared with suggestions for a chance to start a scene or join cast members on stage. Select seating for this production is available.
San Antonio Symphony presents The Wizard of Oz Live
As part of the San Antonio Symphony’s 80th anniversary celebration, and as a nod to The Wizard of Oz's debut 80 years ago, the iconic film is screened at Majestic Theatre. Audiences can hear the award-winning score and Judy Garland’s original studio recording accompanied by the live symphony for a truly magical experience. A select number of tickets for the December 13 and December 14 showtimes are still available.
Saturday, December 14
San Antonio Botanical Garden presents Dog Days: Deck the Paws
Celebrate the season with your furry family members at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Deck the Paws admission includes access to dog-friendly areas throughout the garden such as the pathways, swimming pools, and more. Ample water bowls and designated potty areas will be provided to keep your four-legged friends comfortable. Proceeds from the two-day event will directly benefit local animal charities. Dogs must be leashed.
San Antonio River Authority presents Illume: Making Spirits Bright
Holiday festivities continue at San Pedro Creek Culture Park with this can't-miss event. Guests are invited to join the yuletide fun at Plaza de Fundación near the Santa Rosa Street bridge. Highlights include live music, dance performances, local food, kid activities, and more. Admission is free.