Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this Christmas weekend
Celebrate the holiday season with an agenda full of holiday-inspired happenings that even a Scrooge would enjoy. Venture out to Lightscape or see Santa at Travis Park. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this Christmas weekend. For a full listing of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, December 22
McNay Art Museum presents "True Believers: Benny Andrews & Deborah Roberts"
Discover a new view of the Black experience in America portrayed by two artists from different generations. This exhibition features works that connect both artists and a mix of media that shares the themes of activities, religion, family, and racial injustice. "True Believers" is on display through January 22, 2023.
The Witte Museum presents "Beasley’s Vaqueros of the Brush Country"
The work of vaquero, artist, and poet Ricardo Beasley is on display at the Witte Museum. Visitors can explore a selection of some never-before-exhibited artwork that captures Beasley’s intense and energetic style. The exhibition is accompanied by the new book Beasley’s Vaqueros: The Memoirs, Art and Poemsof Ricardo M. Beasley by Andrés Tijerina.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents Raul Sanchez
Former serviceman turned comedian Raul Sanchez comes to Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club with fresh stand-up material for live audiences. Sanchez is known throughout the entertainment industry for his performances at Montreal’s Just for Laughs comedy festival, the Moontower Comedy Festival, and more. Shows are scheduled through December 23.
San Antonio Botanical Garden presents Lightscape
Witness all 38 acres of the San Antonio Botanical Garden come alight at Lightscape. Guests can expect enchanting light displays along an illuminated one-mile path winding through the lush garden. Featured installations include a field of bluebonnets and the Cathedral of Light. Visitors can also enjoy food, drinks, and even toast s’mores. Ticket information can be found here. Lightscape is open through January 8, 2023.
Saturday, December 24
Saturdays with Santa at Travis Park
Ring in the Christmas holiday with friends and family at Travis Park. Guests can enjoy a favorite holiday story read by Mr. Kringle himself and can also snap a complimentary photo to capture the merry moment. Admission is free and open to the public.