Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in San Antonio this weekend
Get out and explore the Alamo City with the help of some live music, large-scale art, and a full-blown dog amusement park. Bring your very good pups to the first-ever Puptopia Festival, or see superstar Shania Twain perform live 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, October 12
AT&T Center presents Shania Twain in concert
Country music superstar Shania Twain comes to San Antonio fresh off her shows at both weekends of Austin City Limits Music Festival. She performs live at AT&T Center in support of her new album Queen of Me. Get ticketing information at frostbankcenter.com.
Broadway in San Antonio presents Six
The female-forward stories of King Henry VIII’s six wives come to life on stage at the Majestic Theatre. This retelling of 50 years in Tudor Queen history focuses on each queen’s rise and fall to the tune of original songs that debuted in first place on the Billboard Broadway album charts. Shows are scheduled through October 8. Get to sanantonio.broadway.com for more information.
Friday, October 13
Ballet San Antonio presents Beauty & the Beast
The magical tale of unlikely friendships and the power of true love comes to life on the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts stage. Ballet San Antonio recreates Beauty & the Beast with elaborate costumes, transformative sets, and a heartwarming message that audience members of all ages can enjoy. Performances through October 15.
Saturday, October 14
McNay Art Museum presents Orly Genger: "Stomping Ground"
Experience the newest work by Austin-based sculpture artist Orly Genger at the McNay Sculpture Garden. Guests will have the chance to explore the sprawling art made using brightly painted recycled lobster rope for an interactive moment with art and nature. Genger’s activation will be on display through April 14, 2024. Get admission information at mcnayart.org.
Bring your four-legged friend to a pioneering amusement park for dogs at the opening of Puptopia Festival happening at Travis Park. This highly curated and sensory experience is designed to provide dogs with their biggest fantasies in the comfort of their owners' and fellow canines' company. Highlights of the all-day festival include an obstacle-packed Pupformance Zone, food and beverage from the K9 Lounge, photo opportunities, self-care services at the Spaw, a stunt dog show featuring the Canine Stars, and more. For tickets and more information, check out puptopiafestival.com.
Aztec Theatre presents Welcome to Night Vale
The surreal twice-monthly podcast Welcome to Night Vale is recorded in front of a live audience at the Aztec Theatre. Fans can listen to the goings on in the fictional town of Night Vale and explore its many eerie mysteries while on the air. Get seating information on Live Nation.
Sunday, October 15
AT&T Center presents SZA in concert
R&B songstress SZA makes a stop in San Antonio at the AT&T Center as part of her national tour. She is best known for chart-topping hits such as “Snooze” and “Broken Clocks.” Fans can expect a setlist full of tracks from her successful new album, SOS. Find more details on Ticketmaster.