Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Entertainment comes to Alamo City in the form of live music, poetry, and family-friendly cultural showcases. Catch Texan artist Charley Crockett live in concert, or celebrate with local heritage organizations during Historic Plaza Days. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, August 24
Gemini Ink presents A Night of Celebration with 2023 Texas Poet Laureate ire'ne lara silva
Newly awarded 2023 Texas Poet Laureate ire’ne lara silva shares excerpts, stories, and the spotlight with guests at this Gemini Ink-hosted event. The poet will read from her works and will welcome other artists to the stage for additional readings and appearances. Admission to this event is free and open to the public.
Matute: Party Monster Tour
Rock out to the nostalgic music of the ‘80s and '90s as performed by Mexican band, Matute. Travel back in time with the help of the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre’s transformed stage, historically-appropriate band costumes, and all the top hits from two of the most iconic eras in pop culture. Get more information on Ticketmaster.
Friday, August 25
Main Plaza Conservancy presents Historic Plaza Days
Celebrate and honor the practices and culture of the people who lived here before San Antonians at Main Plaza Conservancy. Family-friendly event highlights include beading activities, live music, drumming, and a blessing by the Tehuan Band of Mission Indians. Following this weekend, the next plaza day will be hosted on September 29. Plaza days are free and open to the public to attend.
Charley Crockett in concert
Texan country musician Charley Crockett makes a concert stop in the San Antonio area for one night only. He comes to Whitewater Amphitheater in support of his 2022 album, The Man from Waco. Alex Lambert, Molly Tuttle, and Golden Highway will join Crockett as special guest performers. Go to Ticketweb for more information.
Saturday, August 26
1964: The Tribute in concert
Revisit the year 1964 through the lens and superstardom of The Beatles during this musical reimagining at Majestic Theatre. Fans can experience the historic performances that The Beatles gave at the peak of the group’s worldwide “Beatlemania.” For ticket details, check out majesticempire.com.