Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Settle into the spirit of the season at several festive happenings across the Alamo City. Feast on a Grinch-inspired brunch at La Cantera Resort & Spa, or wander through an illuminated holiday wonderland at Lightscape. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. For a full listing of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, December 1
San Antonio Botanical Garden presents Lightscape
Witness all 38 acres of the San Antonio Botanical Garden come alight at Lightscape. Guests can expect enchanting light displays along an illuminated one-mile path winding through the lushness of the garden. Featured installations include a field of bluebonnets and the Cathedral of Light. In addition to the dazzling displays, visitors can enjoy food, drinks, and even toast s’mores. Lightscape is open through January 8, 2023. Get tickets here.
Friday, December 2
The Public Theater of San Antonio presents A Christmas Carol the Musical
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey to better understand the meaning of Christmas comes to life on The Public Theater of San Antonio stage. This adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol features a family-friendly mix of spirited tunes and a heartfelt message for everyone to enjoy. Get your tickets on the Public Theater website. Showtimes are scheduled through December 18.
Saturday, December 3
La Cantera Resort & Spa presents Grinch Brunch
Treat yourself to a feast fit for all of Whoville with fellow foodies at La Cantera Resort & Spa’s SweetFire Kitchen. This family-friendly event will feature a curated menu of Grinch-inspired dishes, like roast beast, Who mashed potatoes, and Cindy Lu fruits and vegetables. Guests will also enjoy a private reading of How the Grinch Stole Christmas narrated by the Grinch and photo opportunities with everyone’s favorite Christmas thief. Get tickets here.
Natural Bridge Caverns presents Christmas at the Cavern
Experience the transformation of Natural Bridge Caverns into a Christmas wonderland for a limited time. Visitors can stroll along the trail of lights, snack on s’mores around the campfire, dine on barbecue, and much more in the presence of a 30-foot-tall Christmas tree. For more information and to get tickets, visit the event website. Programming continues through December 23.
American Indians in Texas at the Spanish Colonial Missions presents 7th Annual Pecan Harvest
Celebrate the pecan harvest alongside American Indians in Texas at the Spanish Colonial Missions. Harvest highlights include an array of savory pecan-themed food and beverages, entertainment, and a silent auction and raffle. Tickets are available here