SAN ANTONIO – There are a lot of spooktacular events heading to the Alamo City. Don’t miss out of all the thrills and frights this weekend


Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival

Get ready for three butterfly-filled days at The Pearl. The Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival falls during peak Monarch migration week and this event highlights the majesty and magic of the butterflies. If you love butterflies or just want to learn more don’t miss this event!

Thursday, Oct. 20 to Saturday, Oct. 22. Price varies on the event. MORE INFORMATION

ARTS SA: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

Refugee All-Stars of Sierra Leone sings on the stage of the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan. The band born in a refugee camp in Guinea has had a meteoric rise in the past year. (DANIEL ROOK/AFP/Getty Images)

If reggae is your thing, then you don’t want to miss the Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars coming to the Empire Theatre on Friday. They are an example of the redeeming power of music and the ability of the human spirit. From humble beginnings in West African to one of the country’s top touring and recording bands. It’s a performance you don’t want to miss!

Friday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29. MORE INFORMATION

San Antonio Horrific Film Fest

Aliens, monsters and heroes oh my! If you’re into horror, thriller, suspense or even sci-fi you don’t want to miss the San Antonio Horrific Film Fest at Courtyard San Antonio SeaWorld/Westover Hills. This festival was established to give more opportunities to independent filmmakers around the world. Check out their site for more information on the films!

Friday, Oct. 21 to Sunday, Oct. 23. The first film begins at 6 p.m. Friday. General admission is $12. MORE INFORMATION

PHOBIA Haunted Attraction

October is ending quickly and if you haven’t gotten your spook on yet it’s not too late! Head over to Traders Village this weekend for a spooky maze of scary characters ad chilling sounds. Phobia features clowns, bugs, germs and other fears. Don’t miss this Halloween event!

October Weekends from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. $4 for parking at the venue. MORE INFORMATION

24th Annual Texas Clay Festival

If pottery is your passion then head over to the Gruene Historical District of New Braunfels this weekend. More than 60 Texas potters and clay artists that are featured for purchase at this festival, along with demonstrations of wheel throwing, sculpture, hand building and surface decoration techniques throughout the weekend!

Saturday, Oct. 22 to Sunday, Oct. 23 starts at 10 a.m. FREE event. MORE INFORMATION

Dia de los Muertos, The Day of the Dead

You don’t want to miss this year’s Dia de los Muertos which celebrates this long time Mexican tradition! Parades, altars, artists and dancing will be involved. Don’t forget to dress in your favorite costume and join the parade!

Saturday, Oct. 22. Activities begin at noon, parade starts at 1:30 p.m. $4 for parking at the venue. MORE INFORMATION

Celtic Thunder: Legacy

Be careful because this group is bringing the thunder! “Legacy” is a new live show that celebrates the influence of Irish and Celtic music around the world. Since its start eight years ago, Celtic Thunder has thrilled audiences the world over with their signature vocal harmonies and ensemble productions.

Sunday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $46. MORE INFORMATION

6th Annual Halloween Boo Bash

Put on your best costume and get ready to dance to ‘Monster Mash’ at Traders Village this Sunday! The bash will be full of Halloween entertainment, activities, and a parade. Generous vendors will even be there for monster-sized tricks and treats. And the best part is all of this fun is FREE! So get ready because your Sunday will be full of fun!

Sunday, Oct. 23. Activities begin at 12:30 p.m. $4 for parking at the venue. MORE INFORMATION


From the Big Apple to the Alamo City, the popular Tony-award winning musical will be at Majestic Theater next week. This tour is part of its 50th Anniversary Season! Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theater history, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Tuesday, Oct. 25 to Sunday, Oct. 30 varied times. Tickets start at $30. MORE INFORMATION.


The Fray

Joe King (L) and Isaac Slade (R) of The Fray performs during Amnesty Internationals 'Bringing Human Rights Home' concert February 5, 2014 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. AFP PHOTO/Don EMMERT (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Next Thursday you can be in the crowd saying ‘You Found Me’ to The Fray because they’ll be playing at the Aztec Theater downtown. The foursome released their fourth album in 2015 and hasn’t quit since performing on late-night shows and large venues. They’ll also have special guest performances by American Authors. Don’t miss out!

Thursday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $25. MORE INFORMATION

So what will you be doing this weekend? Go and Get Out!

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