Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Cultural gatherings and live music performances have caught our attention and their place on our agenda for the days ahead. See Jawbreaker or Vanilla Ice live in concert or opt for a day at the museum with a new exhibition opening. For a complete list of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, September 14
UTSA presents Jovita Idar Quarter Release Celebration
Mexican-American activist, Jovita Idar, is presented as the newest American Women Quarters™ Program featured figure at this special UTSA Downtown Campus-hosted event. Highlights of this event include a keynote address by Emmy-winning and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa and the gift of a complimentary Jovita Idar Quarter for all attendees. Admission is free and open to the public.
Jawbreaker in concert with Joyce Manor and Grumpster
Punk rock music takes the stage at Aztec Theatre by way of Jawbreaker. This one-night-only concert from the American punk rock band will include performances of songs from the group’s discography spanning four studio albums. Jawbreaker will be joined by special guests Joyce Manor and Grumpster. Get more ticketing information on LiveNation.
Friday, September 15
McNay Art Museum presents de la Torre Brothers: "Post-Columbian Futurism"
A large survey of works from brother artists Einar and Jamex de la Torre is unveiled for display at McNay Art Museum. Visitors will have the opportunity to acquaint themselves with the brothers’ blown glass sculptures, installation, lenticular prints, wallpaper, and more creations as part of this curated showcase. Following opening weekend, the exhibition is on view through September 2024. Get additional details at mcanayart.org.
Confluence Park presents Cochineala - Bioluminescence
Confluence Park comes to glowing life with the help of bioluminescent organisms found in nature. This nighttime and family-friendly experience will include live screen printing, Glow-in-the-Dark Painting, a night zoo animals meet and greet, and more. The evening’s cornerstone event is the world premiere of “Lights in Play,” the new production by URBAN-15 Performance Ensemble. Audiences will enjoy a production that fuses dance, video projections, mirrors, ambient percussion, light-emitted creatures, and more during the evening’s headlining performance. Admission to the experience is free with registration at Eventbrite.
Saturday, September 16
Little Flower Basilica presents Basilica Bazaar
Shop and discover a variety of handmade goods and wares by local vendors and artisans at Little Flower Basilica. Basilica Bazaar guests can expect to find a variety of gifts and items available for purchase including arts, decor, jewelry, crafts, and more. A heritage tour will also be available for guests who choose to stick around after the market. Bazaar admission is free and open to the public.
Vibe 107.5 FM presents I Love The '90s Tour
Enjoy a healthy dose of nostalgia when you enjoy a selection of memorable hits from some of the most popular musical acts of the 1990s. This old-school concert hosted by Vibe 107.5 FM at The Espee will feature performances by Young MC. 2 Live Crew, Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, and Color Me Badd. Get ticket details on theespee.com.
Sunday, September 17
Kickin' It San Antonio
Sneakerheads from near and far are invited to gather, shop, collect, trade, and network at Freeman Coliseum. Highlights of the all-day event include a variety of vendors from across the state, rare sneaker finds, vintage apparel, art, and more. For more information and to buy tickets, go to unboxdshop.com.