10 Exciting Events to Enjoy in San Antonio, May 17-19

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10 Exciting Events to Enjoy in San Antonio, May 17-19

San Antonio Unfolds a Host of Events, From Art Exhibitions to Polo Matches and Music Festivals

San Antonio, known for its vibrant culture and bustling activities, is all set to host an exciting lineup of exhibitions, performances, and cultural festivities from May 17 to May 19. Here are the top ten experiences worth exploring for residents and tourists alike in this dynamic city.

Huntopia at San Antonio Botanical Garden

An imaginative exhibit titled “Huntopia,” featuring large-scale, animal-themed art sculptures created by renowned artist Hunt Slonem, is being showcased at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. The exhibit will continue till November 3, with guided tours and special events planned throughout its duration.

“Resilient and Responsive: Artists and the Environment”

Presented by the San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture, this exhibit explores humanity’s understanding of science, nature, and impact. It is dedicated to the theme of climate, the environment, and community response and is ongoing till January 17, 2025.

Free Movie Screening at McAllister Park

San Antonio City Council District 9 invites movie lovers for a free screening of the classic movie “Jurassic Park”. The event not just features the movie, but also a dinosaur meet and greet and an archaeological dig for the family.

Mexican American Civil Rights Institute Symposium

With a focus on the past, present, and future of Mexican-American civil rights, this symposium by the Mexican American Civil Rights Institute is open to all those interested in understanding and contributing to the civil rights discourse.

42nd Tejano Conjunto Festival

This historic festival, positioned as the nation’s first and longest-running conjunto festival, will feature legendary musical acts and emerging performers. Apart from the music, the festival will also host a free dance for seniors and the Conjunto Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Concert in the Castle Hills City Commons

Castle Hills Community Organization is all set to host a family-friendly concert in the city’s commons area. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase, alternatively, attendees are also encouraged to bring their own refreshments.

Program on Caterpillars at Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy

A family-friendly program dedicated to the understanding and conservation of caterpillars is being organized by the Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy. Attendees can learn how to raise native caterpillars to butterflies, with supply kits available while stocks last.

Eckman’s Card, Comic and Toy Show

A paradise for collectors and enthusiasts, Eckman’s Card, Comic and Toy Show offers an array of sports and nonsports cards and memorabilia, comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other collectibles.

Footbridge Foundation Cat Adoption Event

Love for furry friends can be expressed at the cat adoption event organized by the Footbridge Foundation. The event also boasts of hosting a pop-up cat café for feline lovers.

Homecoming Exhibition Polo Match

A not-to-be-missed event, the Brackenridge Park Conservancy is reviving the legacy of polo matches with a “Homecoming Exhibition Polo Match.” Polo was a popular sport in Brackenridge Park in the 1930s and 1940s, managed by the San Antonio Polo Club. The event will also feature a festive hat contest and display of memorabilia.

San Antonio is ready to mesmerize residents and visitors with its varied bouquet of experiences and events. So gear up to enjoy the vibrancy and diversity the city has to offer during the third weekend of May.

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