Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Drive-thru light displays and drive-in movies top our list of fun happenings in the days ahead. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend.
Thursday, December 17
illumiNight: A Magical Drive-Thru Experience
Cruise through a dazzling display of more than 4 million twinkling lights at the AT&T Center. This drive-thru experience is the first of its kind in the Alamo City and includes a one-mile course packed with cheerful scenes and holiday photo opportunities. Visitors will be able to stop for physically distanced photos with Santa, hot cocoa, and trivia fun, while viewing glimmering displays along the way. Tickets are available per vehicle. Visit the event website for more information. IllumiNight is open to the public through January 3, 2021.
Rooftop Cinema Club: The Drive-In at Fiesta Texas
Rooftop Cinema Club continues its film screenings just outside the Six Flags Fiesta Texas front gates. Enjoy cult classics, iconic blockbusters, and new releases shown on the nation’s first dual-sided outdoor movie screen. Visit the official site for a full movie schedule, to purchase tickets, and to get safety information before showtime. Movies are scheduled through December 30.
Friday, December 18
San Antonio Youth Ballet presents Nutcracker Under The Stars
San Antonio Youth Ballet gives The Nutcracker the 2020 drive-in treatment. Guests can pull up to Mission Marquee Plaza to watch the live performance while seated at a safe distance from other parties or from within their vehicles. The production will be projected onto a jumbo-sized movie screen to ensure every member of the audience has the best seat in the house. The Nutcracker Boutique will also be open during the event to help visitors finish any last-minute holiday shopping. Visit the box office website to purchase tickets.
William Clark Green in concert
Texas country music artist William Clark Green will perform two special concerts at Gruene Hall in New Braunfels for a socially distanced audience. The “Stay” and “Herbert Island” singer is headed to the stage in support of his second live album, Live At Cheatham Street Warehouse. Select table seating is still available.
Saturday, December 19
Briscoe Western Art Museum presents Cowboy Christmas on the River Walk
Celebrate the season in person or virtually with The Briscoe Western Art Museum. Attendees to this day on the River Walk can enjoy story time, a visit with Cowboy Claus, holiday treats, and a 12 days of Christmas-themed scavenger hunt throughout the museum. Admission to Cowboy Christmas on the River Walk is included with each museum ticket. Reserve tickets on the museum website.