Weekend Event Guide
Here are the 5 best things to do in San Antonio this Christmas weekend
Unwind and reconnect with friends, family, and the city this holiday weekend. Watch Home Alone in symphonic surround sound or experience the Holiday Magic Festival of Lights. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
Thursday, December 22
Holiday Magic Festival of Lights
The quick trip to Selma, Texas, is worth it to check out the Holiday Magic Festival of Lights, a megawatt "East-meets-West" celebration of light displays and family-friendly fun. Guests can marvel at a 36-foot Christmas tree and illuminated Chinese lanterns while they play in real snow. Through January 8.
San Antonio Symphony presents Home Alone in concert
The music of the beloved Christmas classic Home Alone will fill the Majestic. Guests to this family-friendly screening can watch the adventure of 8-year-old Kevin McCallister unfold as the San Antonio Symphony performs the score live. Through December 23.
Friday, December 23
Paramour presents A Very Merry Drinkmas
‘Tis the season to eat — and drink — and be merry. This nondenominational shindig at San Antonio's premier rooftop bar will celebrate all kinds of holiday traditions. Reconnect with friends while they’re home for the holidays at this free fiesta.
Jazz, TX presents Big Band Christmas
Doc Watkins and His Orchestra are getting ready for the final performance of Big Band Christmas. Enjoy live renditions of holiday classics like “Winter Wonderland” and “Jingle Bells” while you indulge in Jazz's winter-inspired drinks and dishes.
Monday, December 26
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Direct from Russia, the classic Great Russian Nutcracker will entertain the whole family this Christmas. The spectacular show is onstage at the Majestic Theatre through December 27.