Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Whether you're in the mood for mariachi, or just want to get lost in the sounds of the symphony, we have you covered. Enjoy festive favorites with the whole family at Holiday Pops or examine themes of love and loss with local artists at the Carver Cultural Community Center. For a full list of events,visit our calendar.
Thursday, December 14
Tommy Emmanuel in concert
Noted musician Tommy Emmanuel makes his way to the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts for a can’t-miss musical performance. Known for his unique guitar technique, Emmanuel’s hits have transcended genres to become beloved by many. Listen to tracks from Emmanuel’s brand new album, Live! At The Ryman, and enjoy traditional holiday tunes.
Broadway in San Antonio presents Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
The spirit of Christmas comes to life on the Majestic Theatre stage. Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is a musical version of the classic holiday film. Featuring songs by the iconic composer, audiences are invited to laugh along as Captain Bob Wallace and Private Phil Davis attempt to put on a show for guests at a majestic Vermont inn. Shows through December 17.
Friday, December 15
Arts San Antonio presents Fiesta Navidad
Mariachi, ballet, and yuletide magic combine at the Lila Cockrell Theatre for one night only. Fiesta Navidad features performances by Ballet Folklorico Mexicano and Mariachi Divas ahead of the Christmas holiday. Experience the magic alongside the whole family at this all-ages event.
San Antonio Symphony presents Holiday Pops
The esteemed San Antonio Symphony returns to the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Holiday Pops features a sing-along celebration of beloved holiday hits. This year’s installment features conductor Akiko Fujimoto and the Trinity University Handbell Ensemble. Performances through December 17.
Saturday, December 16
The Little Carver Intimate Series presents El Corazón del Bolero
The Carver Community Cultural Center returns with its intimate series showcasing San Antonio’s finest artists. El Corazón del Bolero is a tribute to Latino composers, both male and female, and examines all aspects of love. The evening includes performances by José Rubén De Léon, Aaron Ellington Prado, and George Prado.