Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Tap into your expressive side with a blend of performance art, classical art, and more at venues around the city. Enjoy a live Folkorico performance by the Guadalupe Dance Company, or stop by the McNay and Centro Cultural Aztlan to appreciate new art exhibitions. Check out the top seven things to do in San Antonio this weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, September 7
McNay Art Museum presents Alice Aycock: "Moving through Time"
Discover and appreciate the work of sculptor and painter Alice Aycock at the McNay Art Museum’s newest exhibition. Guests will be able to view all 10 studies for one of Aycock’s most influential sculptures, 1972’s Maze, and other pieces from her body of work spanning five decades. Following opening weekend, the exhibition will be on view through November 26. Go to mcnayart.org for more details.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents Arnez J
Comedian Arnez J. takes up a brief residence at The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club. He’s known for his regular appearances on the BET series, Comic View, and recently released his comedy special, Racially Motivated, on Netflix. Shows are scheduled through September 10. Go to improvtx.com for more information.
Friday, September 8
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center presents "Celebrando Tradiciones"
Experience the rich culture of traditional Mexican dance at this special Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Folklorico production. The performance showcases music by Mariachi Azteca de América and movement by the Guadalupe Dance Company. For tickets and more details, go to guadalupeculturalarts.org.
San Antonio Parks Foundation presents Jazz In The Garden
Jazz in The Garden returns for a fall season of live music, fresh evening air, and the botanical beauty of San Antonio’s Japanese Tea Garden. This month’s event features a live performance by jazz and neo-soul group CarbonLily. Guests are encouraged to bring their blankets and lawn chairs for the most comfortable listening experience. Admission to this event is free and open to the public. For more concert series information, visit saparks.org.
Centro Cultural Aztlan presents Jorge Sandoval: "Fotos y Recuerdos" opening reception
San Antonio artist Jorge Sandoval showcases a culmination of the world around him for the past two decades at Centro Cultural Aztlan. Visitors can expect photographs that portray Chicano Art, defining historic moments, and cultural events in San Antonio and Mexico through Sandoval’s acclaimed lens. Following opening weekend, the exhibit is on display through October 18. Admission to the reception is free and open to the public. This exhibition is part of Fiestas Patrias 2023.
Saturday, September 9
Peso Pluma in concert
Mexican music artist Peso Pluma performs live in concert at Majestic Theatre. The singer's "Ella Baila Sola" with Eslabon Armado was the first regional Mexican song to enter the top five on the Billboard Hot 100. He makes the one-night stop in San Antonio in support of his 2022 album, Sembrando. For ticket details, go to Ticketmaster.
Sunday, September 10
Flogging Molly in concert
Punk rock is alive and well in the Alamo City thanks to Flogging Molly. The seven-piece band known for songs like “Drunken Lullabies” and “Devil’s Dance Floor” comes to Aztec Theatre in support of their 2022 album, Anthem. Visit concerts.livenation.com for more information.