Things to do in San Antonio this weekend of May 5

Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of May 5, 2023 | Image credit: Cibolo Center for Conservation

Our top picks for things to do in San Antonio this weekend of May 5 include Moondance Outdoor Concerts, Day of Unity, Cinco de Mayo at The Rustic, McNay Print Fair 2023, and more!


Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the most up-to-date information. However, all information is subject to change! As always, please verify with the organizer before heading out! 

Also, remember to also check out our recent posts on Teacher Appreciation Week Deals San Antonio, Cinco de Mayo Specials San Antonio, and  Summer Camps San Antonio 2023


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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of May 5, 2023 – Friday

Music & Margs

Howl At The Moon is kicking off margarita season! When life gets salty, add some tequila. Come celebrate at Howl at the Moon because there is no better way to enjoy a holiday than with a bucket of booze with your friends, singing along to a live band on stage, and dancing the night away!

Where: 111 W Crockett St, Ste 201 San Antonio, TX 78205
When: Friday, May 5, 2023
How Much: Not specified


Cinco de Mayo at The Rustic

Cinco de Mayo at The Rustic

Image credit: The Rustic – San Antonio Facebook

Please join us for our annual Cinco de Mayo event where we will be having live music, drink specials, food features, and more! This event will take place all day and is free to the public.

When: Friday, May 5, 2023 | All Day
Where: 17619 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 204 San Antonio, Texas 78257
How much: FREE


Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl

Spend Cinco de Mayo with Paradise Canyon! Classic Car Show, Folklorico Dancing, Mariachis, LA 45 and LA DEZZ Saturday night! This is fantastico!

Where: Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen, 103 East Jones Avenue San Antonio, TX 78215
When:  Friday, May 5, 2023 | 4:00pm
How Much: $20 – $25

Check out our article on more Cinco de Mayo activities.


Deal Alert: Save Big on San Antonio Area Attractions with POGO Pass

Image 1: Pogo Pass to 35 Things to Do in Austin, San Antonio and Waco

The Standard South Central Texas Pogo Pass (San Antonio/Austin/Waco) provides admissions to 35 different entertainment venues in the San Antonio, Austin, and Waco areas.

Perfect for families, the Pogo Pass gives both adult and child pass-holders 50+ visits to some of the best things to do that San Antonio, Austin, and Waco have to offer. The Pogo Pass nearly pays for itself with a visit to one or two venues alone!!!

Pass Features the following Attractions in San Antonio:

  • One visit to the San Antonio Zoo
  • One visit to the Witte Museum
  • One visit to the Buckhorn Museum
  • One visit to Wonder World Park
  • One visit to the San Antonio Aquarium
  • One visit to Rush Fun Park
  • Six tickets to the University of Texas – San Antonio athletic events (multiple sports)
  • Two visits to Pump It Up
  • Two visits to Monster Mini Golf & Laser Tag for a round of Mini Golf

Check out the POGO pass and SAVE Big on San Antonio Attractions!


Things to do in San Antonio on Saturday, May 6, 2023

Cinco de Mayo Truck Show n’ Shine

Cinco de Mayo Truck Show n' Shine

Image credit: Caliente Harley-Davidson

Join Caliente Harley-Davidson for a fun-filled afternoon of music, food, and more to celebrate Cinco!

Where: 7230 N.W. Loop 410San Antonio, Texas 78245
When: Saturday, May 6, 2023 | 12 pm – 4 pm
How Much: FREE


San Antonio Dance Festival

Things to do in San Antonio this week

Image credit: Carver Community Cultural Center

If you’re passionate about the art of dance, you’ll want to come to the San Antonio Dance Festival.

This three-day event celebrates the art with a great diversity of dance styles and genres performed by equally diverse dancers.

And on the last day, witness the Grand Performance, a grand event that will feature the most talented dancers from around the globe.

When: Saturday, May 6, 2023, 7 pm | May 4 – 6, 2023
Where:Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N Hackberry St, San Antonio, TX 78202
How Much: $14


McNay Print Fair 2023

For the 27th year, the McNay is holding its Print Fair. This year, 15 dealers and artists from around the country will showcase and sell their prints, drawings, watercolors, and photographs.

If you’re looking to bring something cool and unique home, or maybe want to put your work out there, or probably just want to come and meet like-minded people, pop by the Leeper Auditorium.

When: Saturday, May 6, 2023, 10 am to 5 pm | May 6 & 7, 2023 (May 7, 12 pm to 5 pm)
Where: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209
How Much: Free for members; Included with Museum admission for non-members


Halfway to Halloween

Ghouls, ghosts, and goblins. Only six months ’til the best and spookiest time of the year!

If you’re one of those who just can’t wait, the Brick has got you covered. It’s going to be a fun and spooky night with tons of goth and alternative vendors, plus food, music, and more!

Everyone is welcome! Enjoy free trick-or-treating and costume contests– one for kids zero to twelve years old and another for adults!

So come in your best costume and attitude!

When: Saturday, May 6, 2023, 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: Brick, 108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204
How much: Free


Moondance Outdoor Concerts

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend

Image credit: Cibolo Center for Conservation

The Moondance 2023 outdoor concert series is here!

Every month, an amazing band or musician will come to the Cibolo Center for Conservation to give you a phenomenal concert under the stars!

Bring blankets, cushions, and chairs for a comfy experience. Enjoy a nice picnic while you listen to music. So, you can bring your own food and drinks. Or you can stop by a food truck in the area.

When: Saturday, May 6, 2023, 7 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Cibolo Center for Conservation, 140 City Park Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
How much: $60 Season Pass; $15 for non-members; $10 for members


Deal Alert: San Antonio Full-Day Historic City Tour

San Antonio Full-Day Historic City TourDiscover the historic highlights of San Antonio on a tour that takes you to Mission Concepcion as well as downtown markets, parks, squares, eateries, and more. A great introduction to the city for first-time visitors, this tour gives you a chance to learn your way around San Antonio with a guide to navigate and narrate the journey. That way, you don’t have to worry about getting lost or missing any of the historic details.

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Things to do in San Antonio this Weekend of May 5, 2023 – Sunday

Family Day: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

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Image credit: San Antonio Museum of Art Facebook

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been and will always be a big part of this country– and today, we celebrate them!

It’s going to be a day filled with fun! Enjoy free activities the entire family will love. Check out art-making experiences, story times, food vendors, performances, and more.

When: Sunday, May 7, 11 am to 3 pm
Where: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215
How Much: Free for Bexar County residents from 10 am to 12 pm


Day of Unity

Be part of a magical thing today! Celebrate diversity and collaboration within a community. Join people from different upbringings and share experiences to find a state of commonality.

Connect with poetry, light refreshments, and art. You can be part of a beautiful community mural– everyone can contribute to this living art. More than that, more than 20 vendors and artists will be there to show their work in an outdoor art exhibition and local artistry.

Of course, there will be food and drinks to keep you energized throughout the event.

When: Sunday, May 7, 2023, 12 pm
Where: Peacock Alley, San Antonio, TX 78205, Between 110 – 118 Broadway
How Much: FREE


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