Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in San Antonio this Thanksgiving weekend
The holidays have officially begun and this selection of festive fun is proof. Kick off the season in true Alamo City tradition at the Ford Holiday River Parade, or shop stress-free at the Tobin Center Holiday Art Market. Check out the top seven things to do in San Antonio this weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Friday, November 24
Enchanted Springs Ranch presents the Old West Christmas Light Fest
Boerne’s Enchanted Springs Ranch invites visitors to illuminate their spirits and celebrate the yuletide season. Activities include live music, Santa sightings, a s’mores roasting area, millions of holiday lights, and more. The fest is open now through December 23. For more information, check out christmaslightfest.com.
Ford Holiday River Parade
Kick off the holidays in San Antonio at the annual Ford Holiday River Parade. This local tradition and family-friendly event commemorates the lighting of the San Antonio River Walk and will feature floats inspired by this year’s "Holiday Stories” theme. Attendees can expect to see 28 floats and more than 100,000 lights in imaginative, festive displays. Parade seating is available at Arneson River Theatre and other locations along the four-mile route. Get more information at thesanantonioriverwalk.com.
Gruene Hall presents Jon Wolfe in concert
Country music singer-songwriter Jon Wolfe performs live at Gruene Hall in New Braunfels for one night only. He is best known as the voice behind hit songs such as “I Don’t Dance” and “Smile on Mine,” and has released seven studio albums throughout his career. Wolfe will be joined by special guest Cody Hibbard. Get ticket information at gruenehall.thundertix.com.
Tobin Center presents Steve Treviño: America’s Favorite Husband Tour
Rising comedic star and Texan Steve Treviño will perform live for two consecutive evenings at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. His relatable style of comedy and his innate talent for being able to “speak wife fluently” has garnered fans for Treviño across the country. He’s best known for his stand-up specials streaming now on Showtime, Netflix, and Amazon Prime Video. Tickets are available for purchase at tobincenter.org.
Saturday, November 25
The Tobin Center presents Holiday Art Market
Support the work of fine artists and high-end artisans while procuring the most unique gifts and holiday delights at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The outdoor Holiday Art Market will feature games, food, beverages, holiday music, and the opportunity to shop for treasures created by local artists. Expect to discover and purchase a variety of goods including artwork, home decor, accessories, gourmet food, and much more. For more information about this free market, go to tobincenter.org.
Dirty Dancing in concert
Experience the first film-to-concert production of the iconic ‘80s movie Dirty Dancing live at Majestic Theatre. Audience members will enjoy a digitally remastered screening of the hit film accompanied by a live band and singers, who will perform timeless classics from the movie soundtrack. Go to majesticempire.com for more details.
Sunday, November 26
McNay Art Museum presents Alice Aycock: "Moving through Time"
For the final day, 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 their body of work spanning five decades. Go to mcnayart.org for more details.