Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Silver screens and big stages are having major moments on our agenda in the days to come. Settle in for film screenings at the return of CineFestival or catch Peso Pluma in concert. Check out the top seven things to do in San Antonio this weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, July 13
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center presents CineFestival San Antonio
This year’s CineFestival San Antonio features an extended program for film fans of the Alamo City and beyond. Film festival highlights include 31 screenings, 15 feature films, and 99 short films. Attendees can enjoy a special 30th-anniversary screening of Blood In, Blood Out, directed by Taylor Hackford on opening day, and the San Antonio premiere of the documentary Going Varsity in Mariachi, directed by Alejandra Vasquez and Sam Osborn on closing night. Programming continues through July 16. Admission is free and open to all ages. For a full schedule of events and ticket information, go to guadalupeculturalarts.org.
Friday, July 14
The Great Divide in concert
Gruene Hall welcomes country music group The Great Divide to the stage. The group known for songs such as “Pour Me a Vacation” and “Never Could” comes to the San Antonio area in support of their 2022 album, Providence. Get more show details at gruenehall.thundertix.com.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents Mike Epps
Actor, comedian, and longtime entertainer Mike Epps comes to San Antonio to flex his stand-up chops. He’s best known for his role as Day-Day Jones in the Friday series and for his appearance in The Hangover, as “Black Doug.” For a full list of shows and ticket availability information, go to improvtx.com.
Saturday, July 15
The Shops at La Cantera presents the Bastille Day French Festival
Celebrate Bastille Day in full, French-inspired flair at The Shops at La Cantera. The all-day festival will feature a pétanque tournament (like bocce) of 22 Texas-based teams as the cornerstone event. Drinks and small bites from San Antonio eateries including Sur La Table, Mon Chou Chou, and Luciano’s will be available for purchase. Get a full schedule of events on frenchfestivalofsanantonio.com. Admission is free and open to the public.
Solas Dance Theatre presents A Midsummer Night's Dream
The whimsical Shakespearean play A Midsummer Night's Dream undergoes a retelling through contemporary ballet at this special production. Solas Dance Theatre performers will bring the timeless and nostalgic story to life with two consecutive shows that all ages can enjoy. For tickets and more details, visit the dance troupe's website.
Dean Z: The Ultimate Elvis in concert
Groove to the timeless top hits of Elvis Presley at this high-energy tribute concert. The Charline McCombs Empire Theatre stage will set the scene for a musical journey through Elvis’ 20-year career, including moments from his infamous Las Vegas performances of the 1970s. Fans can expect a production supported by 11-piece band with a horn section, background vocals, and video content. Get more details on Ticketmaster.
Sunday, July 16
Peso Pluma in concert
Mexican rapper Peso Pluma performs live in concert at AT&T Center for one night only. Pluma is known in the Latin music industry for chart-topping songs such as “Por Las Noches” and “Chanel.” He brings his "Doble P" tour to San Antonio in support of his 2022 album, Sembrando. Select your seats on Ticketmaster.