Things To Do in San Antonio this Weekend of January 19 Include Òlàjú African Market Festival, Dreaming of Haute, & more!

Things To Do in San Antonio this Weekend of January 19 Include Òlàjú African Market Festival, Dreaming of Haute, & more!

Our top picks for things to do in San Antonio this weekend of January 19 – 21 include The 2024 Òlàjú African Market Festival, Dreaming of Haute, My Fair Lady, Ranger Creek Crawfish Boil, and more!


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Friday, January 19, 2024 

Conscious Fest V: Day II

Tonight is going to be a great night for hip-hop music. Make your way to Jandro’s Garden Patio for Conscious Fest, a free underground hip-hop festival.

Artists from all over the place will be sharing their music and talents– from Texas to California to Florida to New York. Concept, 60East, Afro, Basik, Ben Buck, and Defiant Darius are just some of the amazing artists who will perform tonight.

When: Friday, January 19, 2024, 9 pm – 11:55 pm
Where: Jandro’s Garden Patio, 2623 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much: Free


We Were Children Too – Stories of Pour Childhood Told By Trans Adults

This DreamWeek, listen to Trans Adults as they tell stories of their childhood, both the good and the bad. This conversation will also allow them to share how they coped, survived, and thrived in adulthood.

This event will be moderated by Kimiya Factory, founder of Black Freedom Factory. Panelists include Leo Castillo (community advocate), Joan Simoncelli (comedienne and advocate), Lyn-Z (performer and advocate), Rain Garcia (founder of Unfiltered Wings and HIV advocate), and Jaycee Clark (artist and advocate).

When: Friday, January 19, 2024, 6 pm
Where: ​​Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, 922 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212
How much: Free


Saturday, January 20, 2024

Ranger Creek Crawfish Boil

Ranger Creek Crawfish Boil

Image credit: Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling Facebook

It’s time for the first crawfish boil of the season. Let this all-day event invite you for some premium craft beer, live music by DJ Big Cat of OMG Sounds, and, of course, crawfish!

You’ll get three pounds of crawfish. There will also be tents and warmers outside.

When: Saturday, January 20, 2024,  12 pm
Where: Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling, 4834 Whirlwind Dr, San Antonio, TX 78217
How much:
Free admission


Family Time – Choose Your Woodland Animal

Head over to Artisans Alley at Painting with a Twist for a fun family time with art.

The art instructor will guide you in creating a unique piece of art. This time, the family will create their own piece of art of their favorite woodland creature. 

When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Where:Painting with a Twist, 555 W Bitters Rd, Hill Country Village, TX 78216
How much: $30


The 2024 Òlàjú African Market Festival

The 2024 Òlàjú African Market Festival

Image credit: Òlàjú Facebook

Produced by the Òlàjú Art Group in association with DreamWeek, this African Market Festival aims to showcase a wide selection of creative African talents from the continent and its Diaspora.

Celebrate all things African in this event that highlights a curated selection of art, fashion, food and drinks, music, and shopping.

When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 12 pm – 6 pm 
Where: Brick, 108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204
How much:
$10


Sunday, January 21, 2024 

Dine and Dance

This event has it all– dancing, live music, and food!

Featuring The Merles, Dine, and Dance offers free dance lessons to all ages! So, bring everyone– the kids, your parents, and even some friends! And when all is said and done, enjoy some delicious eats.

When: Sunday, January 21, 2024, 3 pm | First and Third Sundays
Where: John T. Floore Country Store, 14492 Old Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023
How much: Free


My Fair Lady

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Image credit: Tobin Center for the Performing Arts Facebook

A cinematic classic, My Fair Lady will come to life on stage at the Tobin Center. The Lincoln Center Theater, which brought your The King & I and South Pacific, now comes with an incredible new production of the iconic musical My Fair Lady.

Watch as Henry Higgins takes up a wager that he can transform Elia Doolittle, a crude flower girl, into a beautiful and elegant woman willed with class.

Paired with songs such as “I Could Have Danced All Night” and “The Rain in Spain,” this story will give you a great night.

When: Sunday, January 21, 2024, 2 pm
Where: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Starts at $44.54


Sunday Makers Markets

Take this Sunday to shop galore! The Sunday Makers Market will be filled with local vendors, live music, brunch bites, and a full bar!

Plus, take in tower views and garden vibes. Bring everyone because this is dog- and family-friendly.

When: Sunday, January 21, 2023, 11 am –  4 pm | Every Sunday
Where: The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78210
How much: Free


Dreaming of Haute

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Image credit: Dreaming of Haute Official Dream Week Fashion Event Facebook

A sensational fashion event, Dreaming of Haute showcases prominent local designers, models, celebrities, and hair and makeup artists.

Today, there will be two fashion shows that will feature the best of San Antonio, hosting special performances by stellar dancers and artists.

More than that, the intermission lets you meet and greet the designers and shop their collections.

When: Sunday, January 21, 2023, 3 pm
Where: Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: $59 – $1,500


An Alice in Wonderland-Inspired Tea Party

Spend this afternoon with your family at a tea party inspired by the classic story, Alice in Wonderland.

You’ll make an assortment of tasty teatime treats, then sit down and enjoy them. These bites include Pink Flamingo Punch (strawberry lemonade), Turkey Finger sandwiches with Arugula Mayonnaise, White Rabbit-shaped sugar cookies, and Queen of Hearts tarts.

You’re encouraged to dress up in your best Wonderland/Mad Hatter tea party attire and just have a great time.

When: Sunday, January 21, 2023, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: H-E-B Central Market, 4821 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
How much: $70


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