Things to Do in San Antonio this Week of December 18 Roarin' 20s Christmas Party!, Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland, and More!

Things to Do in San Antonio this Week of December 18 Roarin’ 20s Christmas Party!, Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland, and More!

Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of December 18 include Roarin’ 20s Christmas Party!, Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland, Elf Movie Party, URBAN-15’s 2023 Holiday Laser Show, and more!


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Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 18, 2023 – Monday

Roarin’ 20s Christmas Party!

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Image credit: The Dirty River Jazz Band Facebook

A classy Christmas party with jazz music is the way to go this year!

The St. Anthony Hotel, The Dirty River Jazz Band, and KRTU are teaming up to bring you a holiday celebration like no other.

Watch stellar performances by The Dirty River Jazz Band and Alvarado’s St Anthony Orchestra of San Antonio. Plus, indulge in a yummy buffet featuring various locally sourced dishes. And it wouldn’t be a jazz party without some dancing! So, take full advantage of the dance floor.

Don your classiest formal or semi-formal attire and dress to impress!

Now, this is one of the things to do this week in San Antonio that will kick things off with a bang!

When: Monday, December 18, 2023, 2023, 6:30A c pm
Where: The St. Anthony Hotel, 300 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: $50 – $175


Free Movie Mondays: How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

San Antonio this week is shaping up to be a really good one.

Your holidays won’t be complete if you don’t watch a classic Christmas movie. So, take the whole family and head to Pearl Park at the Historic Pearl.

Bundle up, pack some chairs, blankets, and snacks, and watch How The Grinch Stole Christmas and how his heart grew three sizes.

When: Monday, December 18, 2023, 6 pm
Where: Historic Pearl, 312 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215
How much: Free


Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 18, 2023 – Tuesday

Girl Named Tom – One More Christmas

Add watching Girl Named Tom to your holiday to-do list this year. They’re touring with a special “One More Christmas” show, showcasing their special blend of harmonies as they sing seasonal favorites and songs as heard on “The Voice.” More than that, they’ll also be delighting you with selections from their top-selling “One Christmas” album.

When: Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 7:30 pm
Where: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts at $43


URBAN-15’s 2023 Holiday Laser Show

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: URBAN-15 GROUP Facebook

The things to do in San Antonio this week include an epic laser show! Fill your day and night with awe and wonder as you experience lights like nothing before. 

URBAN-15’s annual Holiday Laser Show is a multimedia spectacular featuring choreographed laser beams, colorful 3D animation, and light effects performed to holiday favorites and experimental electronic composition.

When: Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 3 pm & 7 pm
Where: Lila Cockrell Theater, 900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free with online reservation


Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 18, 2023 – Wednesday

Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland

Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland

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Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland is coming to San Antonio to take you on a joyous, wonderous, and festive journey to a magical land far, far away. This holiday season, let this all-new musical experience sweep you away from reality and let you feel the Christmas spirit.

Acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks, and holiday cheer will fill your night.

Take your whole family to this holiday-themed show and let world-class circus performers give you an unforgettable experience.

When: Wednesday, December 20, 2023, 7 pm
Where: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts $49.50


Wicked

The Broadway show that took the world by storm for decades is coming to San Antonio!

 Buy your tickets now and go on an adventure to the Land of Oz. See what was going on there long before Dorothy and Toto stepped foot on the Yellow Brick Road. Instead, you’ll follow the story of two young women with completely opposing looks and personalities. What starts as a rivalry turns into an unlikely friendship.

Now, you don’t need to ask “What to do in San Antonio this week?”

When: Wednesday, December 20, 2023, 7:30 pm | Until January 7, 2023
Where: Majestic Theater, 224 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts $54


Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 18, 2023 – Thursday

Christmas Fest + Christmas Character Meet & Greet

Events in San Antonio this week include a massive holiday celebration at the Toyota Field.

Indulge in holiday-themed food and drinks, write letters to Santa, get your face painted, get fun gifts from balloon artists, and meet and greet some Christmas characters– those are just some of the activities you can expect today!

Of course, Santa Claus will be there to snap some photos with you (for $10 per picture).

Today, there’s going to be a special activity: meeting a certain iconic green Christmas character!

When: Saturday, December 21, 2023, 5:30 pm
Where: Toyota Field, 5106 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233
How much: $10 – $60


Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 18, 2023 – Friday 

The Nutcracker

The Jo Long Theater at the Carver Community Cultural Center will be filled with magic and wonder as a Christmas classic plays on stage!

Join Clara as she goes on an adventure with an unlikely friend, a Nutcracker come to life. Watch as they go to battle against the evil Mouse King.

When: Friday, December 22, 2023, 6 pm | Until December 23, 2023
Where: Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N Hackberry St, San Antonio, TX 78202
How much: Starts at $38


Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, December 22, 2023

Elf Movie Party

Things to do in San Antonio this week

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Elf is arguably the best holiday movie this century. So, don’t miss your chance to catch it on the big screen again!

Grab your family, take your friends, and buy your tickets now! Together, you can watch Buddy go on a rollercoaster of emotions as he discovers himself and spreads Christmas cheer all around.

The San Antonio events this week are chock-full of family fun!

When: Saturday, December 23, 2023, 12 pm & 5:30
Where: Alamo Drafthouse (North Park), 618 Northwest Loop 410 LOOP 410, San Antonio, TX 78216
How much: $20.57


Things to do in San Antonio this week of December 18, 2023 – Sunday

Cello and Violin Studio Class for Adults

It’s never too late to add to your list of skills and talents! Before Christmas, take this opportunity to learn how to play the cello and violin.

Whether you’re working on your bowing, and intonation, or just want to practice performing some music, this class is perfect for you.

Maybe you’ll be able to perform something special during Christmas dinner.

When: Sunday, December 24, 2023, 5 pm
Where:
Sage Music School, 209 W Poplar St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much: $25


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