Top Things To Do In San Antonio Thanksgiving Weekend 2021

So, you ate too much turkey on Thanksgiving and you and the family have watched A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973) at least half a dozen times already. What else is there to do? Check out these awesome things to do this weekend (and beyond) in San Antonio.

SeaWorld San Antonio- 10500 Sea World Drive- Christmas Celebration- (Featuring up to 9 million twinkling lights, the largest light display in Texas)- November 11, 2021-January 2, 2022. 

Magik Theatre- 420 South Alamo Street- Ella Enchanted- (A special 2-act production based on the 1997 novel, of the same name, by Gail Carson)- November 19-December 24, 2021.

San Antonio Botanical Garden- 555 Funston Place- Lightscape- (Features a mile-long trail of holiday lights that includes installations like a towering cathedral arch tunnel with 100,000 lights, a field of bluebonnets and a fire feature)- November 19, 2021-January 2, 2022. 

San Antonio Zoo- 3903 North St. Mary’s Street inside Brackenridge Park- Zoo Lights- (New for this year- 2 new 32-foot LED trees and a 124-foot light tunnel)- November 19, 2021-January 2, 2022.

The Public Theater of San Antonio- 800 West Ashby Place- Season’s Greetings From San Antonio- (An original production from The Public Theater, the amazing a Capella quartet “The Dotz”- Chaz Ingraham, Damien DeShaun Smith, Jeremy Marmolejo and John Berring- perform their televised holiday special of updated classics, Christmas pop, and seasonal songs from the many cultures that make San Antonio their home)- November 19-December 19, 2021. 

Charline McCombs Empire Theatre- 226 North St. Mary’s Street- Potted Potter- (The unauthorized Harry experience: A parody by Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner)- November 23-28, 2021.

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club- 618 Northwest Loop 410 inside Park North Shopping Center- Steve Trevino- (A Mexican-American stand-up comedian)- November 24-December 5, 2021.

Esperanza Peace & Justice Center- 922 San Pedro Avenue- 32nd Annual International Peace Market- (Provides an alternative to Black Friday by hosting local artisans and merchants, offering shoppers handcrafted gifts centered around themes of peace, social justice and cultural and environmental preservation)- November 26-27 from 10AM-5PM. 

Lila Cockrell Theatre- 200 East Market Street inside the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center- Le Cirque Artists Live- (Ringmaster Sal Salangsang brings together global talent from shows such as Cirque Du Soleil and Got Talent (Gold Buzzer winners), along with NEW up and coming artists to deliver a show for San Antonio, by a local San Antonio native)- November 26-28, 2021.

San Antonio River Walk- 849 East Commerce Street- 40th Annual Ford Holiday River Parade- (This year’s theme is “40 Years of Magic”)- November 26, 2021 from 6PM-8PM. 

Six Flags Fiesta Texas- 17000 IH-10 West- Taste Of Holiday In The Park Food Festival- (A festival within a festival! Indulge in deliciousness with hot soup or chili bread bowls, warm cinnamon bread, s’mores, hot chocolate, tasty yuletide cocktails, and craft and seasonal beers)- November 26-December 23, 2021.

Travis Park- 301 East Travis Street- Christmas Tree Lighting- (A 50-foot Christmas tree, a gift to the City of San Antonio from H-E-B, with 10,000+ lights and dozens of handmade ornaments)- November 26, 2021 from 6PM-8PM. 

Woodlawn Theatre- 1920 Fredericksburg Road- Elf The Musical- (Musical based on the 2003 Christmas comedy film, Elf, starring Will Ferrell and James Caan)- November 26-December 23, 2021.

Tobin Center For The Performing Arts- 100 Auditorium Circle- Holiday Art Market- (Unique, handcrafted items made by local artists)- November 27, 2021 from 10AM-6PM.

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