Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Alamo City holiday happenings are on the horizon in the days to come. Embrace the shine of the season at Lightscape, or lace up your skates and head to the ice rink at Travis Park. Check out the top seven things to do in San Antonio this weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, November 16
Kirk Franklin presents The Reunion Tour
Gospel music superstar Kirk Franklin comes to Frost Bank Center as part of his national tour. Fans can expect music from his most recent album, 2022’s Kingdom Book One, along with other hits from his extensive discography. Special guests New Breed, The Family, and God’s Property will join Franklin on stage. Find more details on Ticketmaster.
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club presents Ralph Barbosa
Texas comedian Ralph Barbosa is the newest special guest performer at The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club. The rising entertainer was crowned 2019’s Funniest Comic in Texas and has worked with fellow funny professionals such as Jesus Trejo, Dave Attell, and Adam Ferrara. He recently made his HBO debut as part of the HA Festival Comedy Special. Shows are scheduled through November 26. Get tickets at improvtx.com.
Friday, November 17
Rotary Club of San Antonio presents Rotary Ice Rink
Glide into the festive season with a visit to Rotary Ice Rink at Travis Park. Guests can spend time on the ice or enjoy the park attractions like the light displays, photo frame structures, and a 50-foot holiday tree. The rink is open through January 15, 2024. Get tickets and more information on specials like first responder discounts at rotaryicerink.com.
San Antonio Botanical Garden presents Lightscape
Lightscape returns in all of its glittering 38-acre glory to the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Guests can expect enchanting light displays along an illuminated one-mile path winding through the lushness of the garden. Featured installations include "Floraison" from the Frech creative studio Pataya, a new LED-centric "Heart Arch Walk," and the fan-favorite "Fire Garden." In addition to the glamour of the lights, visitors can enjoy food, drinks, and even roast s’mores on site. Lightscape is open through January 1, 2024. Get tickets at sabot.org.
Tobin Center Signature Series: Jesus Christ Superstar
The reimagined story of Jesus Christ’s final weeks of life through the eyes of his infamous disciple Judas comes to the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts stage. Fans new and old can expect hit songs made legendary by the musical including “Gethsemane” and “Superstar” set to rock and roll melodies. For showtime information and to get tickets, go to tobincenter.org.
Saturday, November 18
University of the Incarnate Word presents the 37th Annual Light the Way Holiday Festival
Experience the illuminating beauty of the holiday season with the return of the University of the Incarnate Word’s Light the Way Holiday Festival. This year’s highlights include live music, shopping, Santa meet-and-greets, light displays, children’s activities, and more. Guests are encouraged to enjoy the full evening of festivities and catch the fireworks show finale. Festival admission is free and open to the public. Get more details on uiw.edu.
Sunday, November 19
Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin, and Pitbull in concert
Three Latin music icons take the stage together for a joint concert at Frost Bank Center. Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin, and Pitbull join forces as part of their Trio Tour, which features a unique headlining set from each star. Fans can expect a show that fuses genres each artist is known for, including reggeaton, pop, hip hop, and electronic. Get details on seating availability at Ticketmaster.