Weekend Event Guide
The weekend between Christmas and New Year's is full of festive things to do in San Antonio. Stay in the holiday spirit with a performance of the Great Russian Nutcracker, or see The Elf on the Shelf come to life for one night only. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
Thursday, December 26
Moscow Ballet presents Great Russian Nutcracker
The timeless holiday production comes to the Majestic Theatre with a Russian twist. The Moscow Ballet will dazzle San Antonio audiences with spectacular set designs, elegant costumes, giant puppets, and beautiful dancing that marries artistry with storytelling. Performances through December 27.
Saturday, December 28
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical
The beloved holiday elf moves from the mantle to the Majestic Theatre via this touring musical. TheElf on the Shelf gives audiences a glimpse into the magical North Pole with original music and whimsical dance numbers. Families are invited to experience this touring production when it makes a one-night-only stop in the Alamo City.
Sesame Street Live: Let's Party!
Your favorite characters from Sesame Street are throwing a party in San Antonio. This interactive show, featuring Oscar, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, and more, dances into the Lila Cockrell Theater on December 28 and December 29.
Sunday, December 29
The Color Purple
The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival comes to the Majestic Theatre for two nights. This new production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story of a young woman's journey in the American South features a celebrated score of ragtime, blues, jazz, and gospel sounds. Select tickets for both performances (December 29 and December 30) are still available.
William Clark Green in concert
Country music crooner William Clark Green has released seven albums since his 2008 debut, receving notoriety for top songs like “ She Likes the Beatles” and “Still Think About You." He makes a stop at the legendary Gruene Hall in support of his new album, Live At Cheatham Street Warehouse.