Things to Do in San Antonio this Week of January 1 Elvis Birthday Bash, Russel Peters, and More!

Things to Do in San Antonio this Week of January 1 Elvis Birthday Bash, Russel Peters, and More!

Our picks for the best events and things to do in San Antonio this week of January include Elvis Birthday Bash, Russel Peters, New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch, First Friday Pub Run – Onesies, and more!


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Things to do in San Antonio this week of January 1, 2024 – Monday

Lightscape

One of the most incredible events in San Antonio this week lets you step into the reimagined magical world of Lightscape. And what better way to celebrate Christmas than by looking at pretty lights?

Experience this after-dark oasis as you’re swept into a mesmerizing journey through a one-mile path filled with over one million lights. It’s bigger, brighter, and bolder this year. There are also new installations from around the world.

And on top of the enchanting sights, delight your taste buds with delicious food and beverages.

Catch this amazing experience before it ends. You’ll have to wait an entire year for the next one.

When: Monday, January 1, 2024. 5:30 pm
Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Adults $18-$28; Children (3-12) $7-$18; Infants (0-2) Free; VIP Packages (includes on-site parking) $85-145; *All tickets subject to $3 convenience fee; Garden Members receive a $3 per ticket discount.


Free Family Night

It’s gonna be a fun night for the whole family– and you don’t have to spend a dime!

All you have to do is register, and you can enjoy everything The DoSeum has to offer! A link for ticket reservations will be posted on The DoSeum page by 8 in the morning of the Free Family Night schedule.

When: Monday, January 1, 2024, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Free


New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch

New Year's Day Pajama Brunch

Image credit: The Hayden Facebook

You’re in for the coziest brunch ever! Put on your cutest and most comfortable pajamas to enjoy a supremely delicious meal. Bring your friends and family and have your brunch favorites.

When: Monday, January 1, 2024, 9 am – 3 pm
Where: The Hayden, 4025 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209


Things to do in San Antonio this week of January 1, 2024 – Tuesday

Italian Fresh Pasta

Make this year the year you learn how to make pasta!

Reserve your slot now and have an amazing night learning the art of making, rolling, and forming your own pasta from scratch. You’ll also be creating a few sauces that will go great with them.

By the end, you’ll have a new skill in your arsenal and have a delicious meal.

When: Tuesday, January 2, 2024, 6:30 – 9 pm
Where:
H-E-B Central Market, 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $70


Things to do in San Antonio this week of January 1, 2024 – Wednesday

Little Makers Workshop (Ages 1 -5)

Time to tinker and make. It’s your little one’s opportunity to innovate as they build in the Little Maker Workshop.

These workshops are designed to focus on developmentally appropriate maker skills for early learners, like sharing and tool use to help develop motor and social skills.

When: Saturday, January 3, 2024, 11 am to 12 pm | Every Saturday
Where:
The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: Free


Things to do in San Antonio this week of January 1, 2024 – Thursday

Russel Peters

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: The REAL Russell Peters Facebook

Internationally comedy rockstar is bringing his talent to San Antonio!

If you’ve seen any of the movies he’s in, you know he’s a comedic legend, with his quick wit and perfect timing. Now’s your chance to catch him on stage! So, buy your tickets now and make your night so much better (and funnier).

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

When: Thursday, January 4, 2024, 7:30 pm & 9:45 pm
Where: Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club, 618 Northwest Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216
How much: Starts $110


San Antonio Spurs vs. Milwaukee Bucks

It’s the first NBA game in San Antonio for the year! You know what that means, buying your tickets now and cheering them on!

Help your favorite team secure their first win for the year.

When: Thursday, January 4, 2024, 6:30 pm
Where: Frost Bank Center, 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219
How much: Starts $26


Things to do in San Antonio this week of January 1, 2024 – Friday 

First Friday Pub Run – Onesies

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: Pub Run San Antonio Facebook

It’s going to be a comfy pub run! This month’s pub run is all about onesies! So, wear your coziest and cutest onesie, go around town drinking, and just have amazing fun.

Participating bars include On The Rocks, Cellar 47, Buckhorn Saloon, and Pink Shark Bar. For the full list, check out their Facebook event post.

Remember to dress in the theme, bring your driver’s license, cash or credit card, and a screenshot of the bar list.

When: Friday, January 5, 2024, 7 pm – 2 am
Where: Meet at On the Rocks Pub, 270 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Free to join


Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, January 6, 2024

The Emo Night Tour

Tonight is the night you prove that it was never just a phase!

Line your eyes, wear the blackest of the black, and dress up for a night of feeling all your feelings. You’ll be singing and screaming to the best emo songs of the generation.

When: Saturday, January 6, 2024, 8 pm
Where: The Rock Box, 1223 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: $15 – $20


Things to do in San Antonio this week of January 1, 2024 – Sunday

Elvis Birthday Bash

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: La Hacienda de Los Barrios Facebook

Elvis is in the building. Celebrate the King of Rock’s 88th birthday at La Hacienda de Los Barrios with fellow fans.

The Rick Carver Band will be serenading you with The King’s best tunes. There’s also going to be a silent auction (you might get your hands on some prized memorabilia), a trivia contest, and so many prizes.

All proceeds will go to the Autism Treatment Center in San Antonio.

When: Sunday, January 7, 2024, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where:
La Hacienda de Los Barrios, 18747 Redland Rd, San Antonio, TX 78259
How much:
$45, $60 & $75


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