October 27 & 28
Nelson Wolff Stadium
A bad moon rising is a good thing if it brings the 2018 Mala Luna Festival, featuring headliners Cardi B and Tyler the Creator along with tons of other rappers. Proceeds from the festival go towards Network for Young Artists, an inner-city after school music education program in San Antonio.
October 27 & 28
Experience traditional Mexican art and culture at this Day of the Dead celebration. There will be live music at the Arneson Theatre, the largest open air altar exhibit in the city; original Day of the Dead art; and a procession!
While you can take a tour of San Antonio’s most haunted places any time of the year, there’s no better time than on Halloween. Sister Grimm offers a variety of haunted history tours that include Texas’s most haunted hotel, The Menger Hotel, the Alamo, and the Spanish Governor’s Mansion.
Kevin Hart, known for his hit movies Get Hard and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and his hilarious stand-up comedy, brings his globetrotting “The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour” to the Alamo City for a night full of laughs.
Cost: $35 & up
This famous German festival in the hill country started in 1961 as a festival in honor of sausage. Now, it's turned into a week-and-a-half-long festival devoted to German culture with pitchers of beer, polka music, carnival rides, all the german food you can eat, and of course… sausage. The festival has a few free admission days during the week, but make sure you bring plenty of cash for beer and food tickets to avoid the lines. Prost!
Cost: $0 - $20
Based off the hit Jack Black movie, School of Rock follows a failing musician with dreams of stardom who poses as a substitute teacher, and transforms his class into a rock band. The musical features all new songs written by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, of Phantom of the Opera and Cats fame.
Cost: $40 & up