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
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
So what will you be doing this weekend? Go and Get Out!
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For a complete list of events happening this weekend, you can check out: http://events.kens5.com/