Holiday events to raise your spirits in San Antonio this weekend

If you’re currently in search of festive holiday events to attend in San Antonio this weekend, look no further. Whether you’re in need of a healthy cup of cheer or a venue to do your Christmas shopping, there are plenty of places to get into the spirit of the season.

The long-standing music shop will host a holiday market on Saturday, December 11, from noon to 5 pm Peruse a variety of local art, vinyl, vintage items, and furniture. Homemade dog treats and pizza will be available. Dellview Music is located at 122 Latch Dr.

Illume: Making Spirits Bright


This weekend, enjoy a light-up art installation on the San Pedro Creek by local artist Justice David Gutierrez. The LED sculptures are accompanied by a musical score by Alberto Vazquez. On Saturday, December 11 from 6 pm to 9 pm, enjoy the installation with giveaways, short videos, and food trucks.

Free parking is available at the Bexar County Parking Garage located at 514 W. Quincy.

Catch a Charles Dickens movie at the Tobin Center

The Man Who Invented Christmasa biographical drama by filmmaker Bharat Nalluri about the story of how Dickens came up with the idea for his iconic book A Christmas Carol, will screen at the Tobin Center on Friday night at 7 pm Tickets are available.

Enjoy a holiday beverage

Lately, it seems like every player in the food and beverage industry has been rolling out specialty holiday drink menus. Grab a cup of holiday cheer and enjoy a “Holiday in Cancun” at Barbaro, or a “Muffin Man” gingerbread latte at Shotgun House Coffee Roasters.

Bar-B Cutie Holiday Celebration

From noon to 4 pm on Sunday, December 12, Bar-B-Cutie is throwing a holiday party with hot cocoa, free pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, s’more roasting, cookie decorating, and face painting. Photos will be taken from 2 pm to 4 pm

Parks and Recreation and San Antonio River Foundation Tree giveaway in 2019.

San Antonio River Foundation

North Pole Nopale

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