Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Theater arts, a culinary competition, and a sneaker show top our entertainment list for the next few days. See Cinderella performed by Ballet San Antonio or trade rare and fresh kicks at the LaceUp Sneaker Show. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. For a full listing of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, October 13
Broadway in San Antonio: Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations
Witness The Temptations’ impactful rise to fame through music and performing arts with this moving Majestic Theatre production. Audiences can expect to see the group’s signature dance moves, groove to several of their 42 top 10 hits, and experience their journey from the Detroit streets to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Performances are scheduled through October 16.
Friday, October 14
San Antonio Museum of Art presents "Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of La Malinche"
Explore and unpack the historical and cultural legacy of La Malinche, the enslaved Indigenous girl who served as a translator and cultural interpreter for Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés, at the San Antonio Museum of Art. This new exhibition is a comprehensive visual exploration of Malinche’s impact from both Mexican and American perspectives. Following opening weekend, which also features a special immersive opera, the exhibition will be on display through January 8, 2023.
Homegrown Chef presents Burger Showdown 3.0
Chow down on some of the best beef burgers in the Alamo City in the spirit of charbroiled competition at Alamo Beer Company. Guests to this audience-voted competition will enjoy 10 one-of-a-kind burger creations along with french fries and cookies throughout the evening. Festivities will culminate with a vote for the best burger and a cash prize for the winning chef. Proceeds from the showdown will benefit the San Antonio Food Bank. For more information and tickets, check out the showdown website.
Ballet San Antonio presents Cinderella
The enchanting story of Cinderella is retold and brought to life by the talented members of Ballet San Antonio on Tobin Center for the Performing Arts stage. Audiences can embark on a journey with Cinderella as she searches for her true “Happily Ever After” in the face of adversity. For ticketing information, click here. Performances are scheduled through October 16.
Sunday, October 16
LaceUp Sneaker Show
San Antonio’s sneakerheads are invited to mix, mingle, and make rare footwear selections at San Antonio Shrine Auditorium. LaceUp Sneaker Show guests can discover and purchase more than 10,000 pairs of the latest sneakers and streetwear during this hypebeast-approved event. Highlights include a trade pit, giveaways, food vendors, live DJ sets, and tons of sneaker vendors onsite. The first 100 guests will be entered into a raffle to win a free pair of rare kicks. Get a full schedule of events and purchase tickets on the sneaker show website.