Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in San Antonio this holiday weekend
Live concerts, patriotic performances, a hit Broadway musical are making the case for freeing up our agenda in the days to come. See the musical Hamilton at Majestic Theatre, or enjoy a concert performed by youth mariachi vocalists as part of the Mariachi Extravaganza Summer Recital. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, June 29
Broadway in San Antonio: Hamilton
The hit Broadway musical about the life and legacy of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton ends its Majestic Theatre residency this weekend. Audiences will experience a genre-blending score with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda about the story of America at the time of the country’s founding with a present-day twist. Performances are scheduled through July 2. Splurge on tickets to this can’t-miss show at sanantonio.broadway.com.
Saturday, June 30
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 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. For more information, go to samuseum.org.
Tobin Center's Generation NEXT present Mariachi Extravaganza Summer Recital
Some of mariachi music’s youngest and most-decorated vocalists will compete for their chance at the title of Grand Champion Vocal winner at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Highlights of the recital include solos by finalists and winners from the 28th Annual Mariachi Extravaganza National Vocal Competition. Additional programming includes a 50-person young mariachi choir and a look at traditional garments, for an evening of rich culture and elegant performance art. For more information, go to mariachimusic.com.
Saturday, July 1
The Overtime Theater presents The Mountain King
The Western story of Dakota Territory mountain men in 1876 takes The Overtime Theater stage for its final two performances. The Lemuel Mitchell production consists of two acts and follows the unlikely duo of main characters on their journey through the badlands. Get tickets at theovertimetheatre.org.
Sunday, July 2
McNay Art Museum presents "Womanish: Audacious, Courageous, Willful Art"
Enjoy the final day of an exhibition featuring women artists and their work at McNay Art Museum. Guests will have the opportunity to view art from more than 70 artists spanning nearly a century. Showcased mediums include portraiture, abstraction, landscapes, and more. Get museum entry information at mcnayart.org.
Boerne Concert Band presents Independence Day Concert
Venture outside of the Alamo City to the neighboring city of Boerne for a patriotic display of live music ahead of the 4th of July. This show features a setlist of family-friendly tunes that have become synonymous with America, performed by the Boerne Concert Band. Admission is free and open to the public. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to Boerne High School.
Dale Watson and His Lone Stars in concert
Singer Dale Watson and His Lone Stars hit the stage at Gruene Hall for one night only. The group, led by one of Austin's longstanding country stars, comes to New Braunfels in support of their 2021 album, Dale Watson Presents The Memphians. Get ticket details at gruenehall.com.