Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in San Antonio this holiday weekend
Festive feelings are high and this crop of can’t-miss hangouts and happenings are the perfect activities for keeping entertained in the days to come. Enjoy the smash hit musical Wicked live, or rejoice in some spirited music by Doc Watkins, Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, and others. Check out the top seven things to do in San Antonio this holiday weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, December 21
Majestic Theatre presents Broadway in San Antonio: Wicked
The musical sensation known by generations of fairytale fans comes to the stage at Majestic Theatre. Visitors will enjoy a production of the Broadway hit, Wicked, complete with the show’s iconic numbers and everyone’s favorite main character and anti-hero, Elphaba. Shows are scheduled through January 7, 2024.
Mariachi Sol de Mexico presents Jose Hernandez’ Merry-Achi Christmas
Welcome the Christmas holiday with the magic of Mariachi at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. This holiday concert will feature a full setlist of festive music from America and Mexico alike, for an experience that transcends borders and languages.
Friday, December 22
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center presents 40th Annual Holiday Saxophones
The music of the festive season gets the saxophone treatment during this special concert at the Historic Guadalupe Theater. This year’s show will include a variety of jazz, R&B, and popular standards performed by acclaimed saxophone players led by George Prado and the Regency Jazz band.
Gruene Hall presents Cody Canada & The Departed in concert
Texan rock-alternative artists Cody Canada & The Departed perform live in concert at Gruene Hall. The group comes to the San Antonio area in support of their 2022 album, Soul Gravy.
Tobin Center presents Doc Watkins: The Music of A Charlie Brown Christmas
Take in some nostalgia this holiday season with the help of the iconic score from the classic animated film A Charlie Brown Christmas. San Antonio’s own resident pianist Doc Watkins will perform songs from the historic moment in film and pop culture for fans of all ages to enjoy.
Saturday, December 23
All Elite Wrestling presents AEW: Collision
Some of the biggest stars of All Elite Wrestling collide at Frost Bank Center for an evening of nonstop brawls and competition. Fans can expect appearances from wrestling talent including Miro, Samoa Joe, Julia Hart, Malakai Black, and Andrade El Idolo. Get tickets and more information on Ticketmaster.
Sunday, December 24
Rotary Club of San Antonio presents Rotary Ice Rink
Glide into the festive season with a visit to the 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. Specials like first responder discounts are available at rotaryicerink.com.