The Friday Five

Your weekly dose of weekend adventures:

Día de Los Muertos: Día de Los Muertos Celebration brings together traditional art and culture with the best in live music entertainment to create a two-day destination event for the City of San Antonio to celebrate the Day of the Dead. The event hosts a variety of activities over the weekend celebration including the largest open altar exhibition in the city.

Alamo City Comic Con: The con has become one of the largest events of its kind nationally, and lovers of all things geek will find plenty to enjoy. This year’s celebrity guests include beefcake-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger, “Suddenly Seymour” himself, Rick Moranis, O.G. Captain Kirk William Shatner, and the kooky and magnetic Jeff Goldblum.

Pop América: This exhibit features nearly 100 artworks that connect Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and the U.S., sparking a fundamental reconsideration and expansion of Pop. Introducing new historical frameworks reshapes debates over Pop’s perceived political neutrality, social inclusiveness, and aesthetic innovations in the U.S.

Lebanese Food Festival: Enjoy a fun-filled cultural celebration showcasing the Lebanese community and the rich heritage they have preserved since the first Lebanese immigrants came to San Antonio in the 1880s. Come to experience the culture and enjoy authentic Lebanese food, live entertainment, a children’s area, and a Lebanese dance troupe.

Music in The Park: The free event features a performance by conceptual composer and musician Nathan Felix, who activates Chris Park and Studio with various instruments including a six-sided keyboard. Free refreshments will be available, to include Gem & Bolt Mezcal, local craft beer from Highwheel, and food from Box Street Social.

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