Weekend Event Guide
The festive holiday weekend promises a ballet performance, a holiday parade, and more in the spirit of the season. Be amazed by spectacular stunts at Holiday Cirque or enjoy the lighting of the River Walk during the Ford Holiday River Parade. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio on Thanksgiving weekend. For a full listing of events, go to our calendar.
Friday, November 25
AT&T Center presents Royal Comedy
Comedic legends join forces at the Freeman Coliseum for an evening of side-splitting humor at the AT&T Center. This special night will feature a packed setlist of stand-up performances by Bruce Bruce, Don Dc Curry, Tony Rock, and others. For seating options, go to the ticketing website.
41st Annual Ford Holiday River Parade
Kick off the holidays at the popular Ford Holiday River Parade. This traditional, family-friendly event commemorates the lighting of the San Antonio River Walk and will feature floats inspired by this year’s "Tastes and Traditions Around the World” theme. Attendees will also be able to spot this year’s Grand Marshal, the Grinch from the Broadway production of the Dr. Seuss classic, as part of the jubilant procession. Get more information here, and check out our top spots to view the parade.
Majestic Theatre presents Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience
Take a sped-up and hilarious journey through all seven Harry Potter books performed by two-time Olivier Award-nominated actors Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner. This 70-minute performance is suitable for audiences of all ages. Shows are scheduled through November 27. Get tickets here.
Saturday, November 26
Holiday Dreams: A Spectacular Holiday Cirque
Experience the wonder of the holidays like never before with acrobatics, specialty acts, and more at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Audiences can expect award-winning entertainment, comedy acts, projection mapping, lasers, and more for an immersive and awe-inspiring experience. Select tickets to this one-night extravaganza are still available.
Quenedit Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker Ballet
Get lost in a world of whimsy and wintery wonder when you enjoy the eighth annual performance of The Nutcracker Ballet by the talented Quenedit Dance Theatre. This production at Lila Cockrell Theatre features a cast of Cincinnati Principal Dancers, Melissa Gelfin De-Poli and Rafael Quenedit. Get tickets here.