Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
There are festive events aplenty this weekend, from dazzling drive-thru lights displays to Holiday in the Park. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio on Christmas weekend.
Thursday, December 24
Don Strange Ranch presents Christmas on the Ranch
Pull up to Don Strange Ranch to experience the largest drive-thru light display in the area on its final night of programming. Aside from the glimmering light displays, Christmas on the Ranch visitors can go on interactive carriage rides and hayrides and enjoy sweet treats like s’mores and hot cocoa. Children can also get photos taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, at a safe distance. For tickets, go to the event website.
Old West Christmas Light Fest
Catch the final dazzling days of the Old West Christmas Light Fest. Visitors to the Enchanted Springs Ranch attraction can explore a festive Old West town filled with more than 40 illuminated storefront displays. Additional highlights include food, an interactive scavenger hunt, oversized lawn games, a light maze, and a chance to meet Santa. Face masks are mandatory for all guests and staff. For more safety information and to purchase tickets, visit the festival website. The Old West Christmas Light Fest is open to the public through December 25.
Saturday, December 26
Six Flags Fiesta Texas presents Holiday in the Park
Fiesta Texas transforms into a winter wonderland complete with installations featuring millions of twinkling lights, magical music performances, and special appearances by Santa himself. Additional highlights include a reenactment of the Nativity, rides on the Holiday Express Train, and more. Visit the Six Flags Fiesta Texas website for safety guidelines and to purchase tickets. Holiday in the Park is open through January 3, 2021.
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center presents Noche Azul with Azul Barrientos
Viewers can tune into the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center YouTube page to enjoy live music performed by Azul Barrientos, along with a selection of traditional folk music from Latin America and Spain in celebration of the Nativity, La Virgen de Guadalupe, and the new year. Admission is free; donations are welcome.
Sunday, December 27
McNay Art Museum presents "Hockney to Warhol: Contemporary Drawings from the Collection"
Don’t miss your chance to study a selection of drawings and watercolors by acclaimed American modernists at the McNay Art Museum. “Hockney to Warhol” includes approximately 30 works by artists such as David Hockney, Beth van Hoesen, Donald Judd, and Andy Warhol. Visit the museum website for ticket and safety information. This exhibit is on display through January 3, 2021.