Popular Barbacoa and Big Red Festival will return to San Antonio in October

Fans of the classic South Texas pairing can celebrate Oct. 7-8

SAN ANTONIO – The puro San Antonio Barbacoa and Big Red Festival is returning this fall.

Fans of the classic South Texas pairing can celebrate Oct. 7-8 at the R&J Music Pavilion, located at 18086 Pleasanton Road on the city’s South Side.

Festivities will take place from 4-11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 and 10 a.m. to midnight on Sunday, Oct. 8.

Tickets for the festival start at $10 per person for a single-day general admission ticket. Children ages 12 and younger are free. VIP tickets and 2-day passes are also available.

Entertainers expected for Saturday include Los Desperadoz, Drew Brown Band, Jordan Gauna, Los Palominos, Trisdon Federic, Ranch Road Band, M-DOS and Sons of Bitches.

Sunday entertainers include Jase Martin, Chris Cuevas, Jon Mikael Mrez Band, SA Lights, David Farias, Ricky Naranjo, Conjunto Cats, Tex-Tones, Mario Moreno, Selestial Alcoser, Jerry DeLeon, Matt Ryan and La Calma.

Wondering about the weather? Check the forecast to plan your outfit accordingly.

Check out some of the action from the 2022 festival:

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.