Fiesta events, Willie Nelson take over weekend events in San Antonio

Weekend Wrap of Events

By Erica Hernandez - Digital Journalist

SAN ANTONIO - Fiesta 2017 is in full swing and there are plenty of events to check out, but if you're looking to escape the crowds and head out of town, country legend Willie Nelson makes a rare concert appearance New Braunfels!

Below is a list of all the events taking place this weekend!

¡VIVA FIESTA! Plan your 2017 Fiesta experience here!

Oyster Bake: Friday and Saturday at the campus of St. Mary's University. Country, pop, hip-hop and Tejano bands will perform on one of the five stages. Tickets are still available. 

Taste of New Orleans: The San Antonio Zulu Association hosts the 32nd Taste of New Orleans Friday through Sunday at Sunken Gardens Theater. Plenty of New Orleans-style food and music. Tickets are still available. 

Alamo Heights Night: The 31st Annual Alamo Heights Night takes place tonight at the University of the Incarnate Word. Gates open at 5:30 p.m and a fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m. Admission for adults is $12, ages 12-17 is $5, active duty military and reserve military and children under 12 are free. 

Fiesta Pops Concert: The concert features the music, dance, and culture of Mexico and Latin America. Legendary mariachi group Campanas de America will perform along with dancers from the Guadalupe Dance Company. The concert can be seen Friday through Sunday at the Tobin Center.

Fiesta Arts Fair: The fair is Saturday and Sunday at the Southwest School of Art. Fiesta Arts Fair has been around for 44 years and showcases contemporary art from all over America. 

A Day in Old Mexico & Charreada: The Asociacion de Charros de San Antonio put on the event that features Ballet Folklorico performances and live mariachi music. This event is presented on Sunday and again on April 30. 

Willie Nelson & Family: Legendary country artist Willie Nelson with special guest Kacey Musgraves take the stage at Whitewater Music Amphitheater in New Braunfels on Friday and Saturday. Ticket's are sold out for Saturday but a few are still available for Friday night's show. 


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