Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Greet the season with a variety of Alamo City festivities in the days ahead. Watch holiday classic Elf on the Tobin Center lawn or shop and marvel at The Nutcracker, performed by Children's Ballet of San Antonio. Check out the top five things in San Antonio to do this weekend. For a full listing of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, December 8
Brian Regan in concert
Comedian Brian Regan brings his stand-up talents to Charline McCombs Empire Theatre for one night only. He’s best known for his avoidance of profanity in his comedy and his numerous appearances on shows including Late Show with David Letterman, LateNight with Conan O'Brien, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Select seating options are available here.
Tobin Center presents Christmas with C.S. Lewis
Experience the most cherished Christmas stories from the perspective of Atheist-turned-Christian author C.S. Lewis at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Audiences can imagine themselves as a group of Americans who are Christmassing in England while Lewis plays Yuletide host. Ticket information can be found here.
Friday, December 9
Children's Ballet of San Antonio presents Children’s Nutcracker and Holiday Market
Beloved holiday ballet The Nutcracker is performed by the young and talented artists from the Children’s Ballet of San Antonio. The full-length rendition brings to life Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, magical costumes, and breathtaking choreography to create a memorable production that all ages can enjoy. Guests can also enjoy a pre-show holiday market featuring photos with Santa, shopping, sweets, and more. Get more information and tickets here.
On Your Feet: The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan
Experience the lives and meteoric rise of superstars Gloria and Emilio Estefan at the Majestic Theatre. This show celebrates the artists’ top hits while reliving their inspirational journey to becoming international sensations. Shows are scheduled through December 11.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts presents Cinema on Will's Plaza
Settle in and snuggle up on the lawn at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts Will’s Plaza for a family-friendly film screening. As part of their monthly movie series, December’s featured flick is the 2003 holiday film Elf, starring Will Ferrell. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets for the best viewing experience. Concessions and a full bar will also be available onsite. Visit the Tobin Center website for more information. Admission is free.