Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 6 things to do in San Antonio this Labor Day weekend
While the unofficial end of the summer season may be just around the corner, the hottest events to experience and enjoy prove that an extension is in order. Catch an outdoor movie as Mission Marquee Plaza, or catch live music by Texan artists like Charlie Robinson. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this Labor Day weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, August 31
Small Town Habit presents Stories & Songs
Country music group Small Town Habit makes a stop at The Espee in support of their touring "Stories & Songs" series. They’re best known for songs like “Missing Texas” and “Whiskey but Worse,” and have recently released their debut album, Now That You're Here. Get more concert information at thesspee.com.
Friday, September 1
Presa House Gallery presents "...the river" opening reception
Local art communities Presa House Gallery and Artpace San Antonio collaborate with Oolite Arts in Miami on the gallery’s newest exhibition, ”...the river.” The exhibition features site-specific and San Antonio-inspired work by 2023 Oolite Arts Home + Away Resident Artists Sandra Ramos, Sue Montoya, and Tom Scicluna. In an exchange program of sorts, Miami-Dade-based artists make their introduction to the South Texas art space for a special period of creativity and expression. Reception admission is free and open to the public. Following the event, the exhibition is on view through September 30.
Saturday, September 2
Mission Marquee Outdoor Family Film Series: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Mission Marquee Plaza invites families to enjoy a film screening by starlight. The summertime film series continues with the 2022 DreamWorks Animation hit film, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish. In addition to the film itself, guests can expect live entertainment and a variety of food trucks to enjoy all evening long. Admission is free and open to the public.
Charlie Robison in concert
Texan musician Charlie Robison brings his talent to another Lone Star stage in the San Antonio area for two back-to-back nights of live music. He’s best known for hit songs including “My Hometown” and “New Year’s Day,” and has released nine studio albums throughout his career. Get ticket information at gruenehall.com.
Sunday, September 3
San Antonio Museum of Art presents "Still Brewing Art"
Reflect on San Antonio’s rich history as a brewing city by way of nostalgic beer-inspired artwork at the San Antonio Museum of Art. The exhibition features historic photographs and curation of belle époque large format brewery posters that harken back to the early days of Lone Star Brewery, which now houses the museum on its grounds. “Still Brewing Art” is open through September 3. For more information, go to samuseum.org.
Monday, September 4
City of San Antonio presents the Labor Day River Walk Artisan Show
It's never a bad time to take a stroll down the River Walk, but Labor Day is an especially laid-back one. More than 40 artisans will set up booths showcasing pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more on Monday, from 11 am to 8 pm. The artsy stretch starts at the River Walk Extension (near the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Building and the Shops at Rivercenter). The market is free and open to the public, and will also set up shop Friday through Sunday.