GET OUT for March 9-12: Aquatica Season Opener, Carole King Musical and more

SAN ANTONIO – Spring Break is around the corner and there are plenty of events around the Alamo City to keep you busy. From water parks to concerts to festivals, we’ve got you covered.



Rodney Carrington

Funnyman Rodney Carrington brings the laughs to the Majestic Theatre this week! For almost 20 years he has been hitting stages across the nation with his unique brand of stand-up comedy. According to Pollstar, Rodney has been one of the top ten highest grossing touring comedians for the last 10 years, and among the top 4 or 5 the last several years. Don’t miss out on this performance!

Saturday, March 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $45. MORE INFORMATION


Aquatica Opens

Start Spring Break early with a trip to SeaWorld’s Aquatica! The 2017 Season opens this Saturday in San Antonio. Enjoy all the thrills from Woohoo Falls to stingray encounters and even a lazy river. There is so much to do while enjoying the day at this water park.

Saturday, March 11 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $44. MORE INFORMATION


Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical is coming to the Alamo City. The show is based on the inspiring true story of Carole King’s rise to stardom from being part of a hit songwriting team with, to her relationship with fellow writers, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.

Tuesday, March 14 to Sunday, March 19 at various times. Tickets start at $45. MORE INFORMATION



Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day River Parade and Festival

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and it’ll be filled with music, fun, and lots of green! Starting at noon on the 17th will be the 50th presentation honoring the Irish heroes present at the battle of the Alamo. At 1 p.m. the San Antonio River will be dyed green and renamed The River Shannon for the weekend. Right after at 2 p.m. will begin Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival that will last through Saturday along with the river parade! Don’t miss out on all the fun!

Friday, March 17 to Saturday, March 18, events at various times. MORE INFORMATION



Houston Rodeo

Missing the rodeo already? Have no fear because Houston’s Rodeo is now open for business. Just like San Antonio, Houston’s two-week extravaganza is back with their own Livestock Show and Rodeo as well as concerts from chart-topping artists. The headliners kicking off Houston Rodeo this weekend include Chris Stapleton, Alicia Keys, Alan Jackson, and The Chainsmokers.

Tuesday, March 7 to Sunday, March 26. Tickets vary on performance. MORE INFORMATION


SXSW Festival

South by Southwest is back in Austin! The festival that highlights the latest in Interactive Film, Music and Comedy is back and bigger than ever. Did we mention former Vice President Hoe Biden is slated to speak this year? IF you find you way in Austin these next two weeks, see what SXSW has to offer!

Friday, March 10 to Sunday, March 19 at various times. Badges vary on the festival. MORE INFORMATION


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

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