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May LOL is happening Thursday, May 16th, at the Breathe Lounge, located at 8800 Broadway, Ste 102 (corner of Broadway & Ceegee – north of Loop 410).   The fun starts at 6:30pm. 

We will be having – live entertainment by the very talented Wednesday Ball, a complimentary finger food buffet and special prices on drinks! Come checkout Breathe Lounge! It’s sure to be a fun night dancing and laughing with all your friends!


Live OUT Loud with Ladies On the Loose!

The We Love Sweet Savage Show Fundraiser  

A True Living Legend, Sweet Savage, is in need of our help.

She is currently in Baptist Hospital here in San Antonio. Join us as we help to raise money for her medical needs on Thursday, May 18th, 11pm – 2am, at HEAT Nightclub.

Brews & Tunes  

Start your Weekend Off With FUN.. Every Friday Evening come downtown to the Main Plaza for LIVE MUSIC, CRAFT BEER, and some TASTY BITES!

Come to the Blue Star Ice House on Main Plaza and hangout for some BREWS & TUNES! From 5:45pm – 8:45pm each week.

Feel the upbeat downtown energy while you kickback and hangout at the end of another week. And stick around for the award-winning San Antonio | The Saga!

Featuring the group: PRIMETIME JAZZ DUO

Now at Blue Star Ice House…NEW BRISKET NACHOS AND PULLED PORK NACHOS are on the menu full-time!

So come grab a bite to eat, enjoy a cold brew and some local tunes this Friday night!

Jazz in the Garden  


The Jazz in the Garden Concert Series in the historic Japanese Tea Garden features live jazz music, plus food and beverages in the gazebo overlooking the beautiful koi pond, waterfall and garden!

The event is FREE and Open to the Public!

Limited seating is available and lawn chairs are permitted.
Dogs on a leash are welcome. Please no outside food and drinks.

A portion of the food and beverage proceeds go toward preserving and maintaining the historic Japanese Tea Garden.

Jazz in the Garden is sponsored by Jingu House at the Japanese Tea Garden, the San Antonio Parks Foundation and KRTU 91.7 FM!

Farmers and Artisans Market

Guests will be able to purchase fresh goods from locally-sourced farmers and browse through a variety of over 25 local artisan vendors. The market is open every third Saturday from 10am – 2pm at Mission Marquee Plaza. The next market day is May 18th.

The Harvey E. Najim Family YMCA will offer a FREE Community Zumba Class onsite at 10 a.m. All fitness levels welcome.

The San Antonio Food Bank will be on-site hosting healthy cooking demos and nutrition education sessions. For the months of May – October, the SAFB will issue & redeem the WIC & Senior Vouchers from the Texas Department of Agriculture (October is redeem only). The markets are certified with the Texas Department of Agriculture, and GO TEXAN certified.

Enjoy live music performances, food trucks, fun family activities, plus much more! The markets are brought to you by the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office and the San Antonio Food Bank. Markets are always FREE, pet-friendly and on-site parking is available.

May 18
June 15 – feat. FrankenBike
July 20
August 17
Sept. 21
Oct. 19
Nov. 16 – Holiday Market feat. FrankenBike

Pride S.A. Bowling Tournament  

Pride San Antonio Bowling Tournament is happening Saturday, May 18th, at Bandera Bowling Center located at 6700 Huebner Road. The tournament is from 3pm – 9pm.

Registration is at 3:00pm
Tournament starts at 4:00pm

$25.00 a Person
$100.00 a Team ( 4 person teams )

Live Oak Singers Spring Concert  

Tickets now available for the Live Oak Singers Spring 2019 Concert, “Somewhere in my Dreams”.

The performances are Saturday, May 18th at 7:30pm and Sunday, May 19th, at 4pm. Both concerts will be at Woodlawn Pointe, 702 Donaldson.

Get your tickets today! Go Online:

9th Barbacoa & Big Red Festival  

Join All of San Antonio for the 9th Barbacoa & Big Red Festival presented by H-E-B happening on Sunday, May 19th, at The Greenline SA (2532 Sidney Brooks, San Antonio, TX 78235) inside Brooks formerly known as Brooks City Base.

‍‍‍Family friendly event
Kids 12 and under FREE admission
Free Parking

Over 20 live bands and 10 DJ’s performing

Buy barbacoa tacos from different barbacoa vendors from all over San Antonio and then pair it up with an ice cold Big Red.

If you are not a fan of Barbacoa and Bir Red, not to worry…There will be other foods and drinks available.

The Healing Arts Festival & Market

Jump into Spring at the exclusive showcase event of The Healing Arts Festival & Market at The Rim on Sunday, May 19th from 11am to 6pm, at The Rim – Hilton Garden Inn 5730 Rim Pass.

The Healing Arts Festival & Market is San Antonio’s premier showcase of healing arts practitioners and artisans from all modalities!
Discover Reflexology, Sound Tuning, Astrology, Massage, Energy Healing, Reiki, Numerology, Intuitive Counsel, fine natural crystals, handcrafted Art, Jewelry, and Organic body products.

Visit the free and fascinating presentation series which features:
Mediumship Demo with Tracy St. Croi & Elaine Ireland
Self Improvement Series with Yuci Edwards
Community Drumming Circle with Michael Enderle

Meet and discover the unlimited power of healing within you at The Healing Arts Festival & Market at The Rim. Hilton Garden Inn 5730 Rim Pass

Admission and Parking are FREE.

Q Connection – LGBTQ Meetup

Looking to get connected to other LGBTQ+ folks or thinking about coming out? Not sure what to do or where to turn for advice and support?

Q Connection is a safe, informal space to listen, discuss and learn, surrounded by community. This group is open to all LGBTQ+ folks, as well as to those who choose to not label themselves and those that support the community!

The next meeting is Monday, May 20th, 6:30pm – 8pm, at The Center – Pride Center San Antonio, 1303 McCullough. Q Connection meets every 3rd Monday of each month at The Center – Pride Center San Antonio!

Facilitated by The Center – Pride Center San Antonio & Jamie Zapata

Gender 101: Understanding Gender Diversity as a Spectrum

Transgender Education Network of Texas is presenting the program Gender 101: Understanding Gender Diversity as a Spectrum on Thursday, May 23rd, 6:30pm – 8pm, at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, Fellowship Hall (7150 W IH-10, exit Crossroads, go up the hill toward 410)

TENT Board Member, Jamie Zapata, will lead this very informative program. Jamie transitioned as a teenager in the 1980’s. Her experience will provide insight and educational guidance throughout the program.

Queer Voices Speak

The Center – Pride Center San Antonio – Queer Voices Speak – featuring poetry and spoken word is Thursday, May 23rd, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at The Center – Pride Center San Antonio, 1303 McCullough Ave, Ste 160!

Come listen to these powerful voices and share your own on the 4th Thursday of each month!

Limited number of open mic spots available. If you’re interested in sharing your art on this night please email us at and indicate if you have a piece you would like to share. We will do our best to accommodate as many “open mic” participants based on the order of registration.

What: Queer Voices Speak
When: Thursday, May 23rd, 6:30 PM (4th Thursday of each month)
Where: The Center – Pride Center SA 1303 McCullough Ave. Ste 160
Cost: RSVP Requested however event is Free. Donations will be accepted.

Click Here to RSVP.

Memorial Day Artisan Show

Over 40 artisans display and sell their beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio Riverwalk. Artisans are different for each show, but usually include pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, bead-work and more.

The show is free to attend. Artisans display and sell their beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk. River Walk extension (close to the Chamber of Commerce building and Shops at Rivercenter)

May 24th – 27th – 11am – 11pm

LezRideSA Family Bike Ride & Potluck Picnic  

Make sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, May 25th. LezRide SA will start at San Pedro Springs Park at 9am, wheels down at 9:15am, followed by a potluck picnic!

Bring your favorite dish, appetizer, chips, or anything you’d like!

Don’t worry, there will be fellow volunteers that have a table and grill secured for riders return. Your contributions will be safely guarded.

Remember to hydrate.
Check your bike ahead of time to prevent mechanical malfunction during the ride.
Bring and extra tube for your tire just in case.

The Texas Taco Tequila & Music Festival  

The biggest taco event in San Antonio history! The Texas Taco Tequila & Music Festival is bringing a packed full day of tacos, tequilas, margaritas, and music to Nelson Wolff Stadium on Saturday, May 25th, 12pm – 11:30pm.

•Two stages of non-stop jams – Los Lonely Boys, The Suffers, Baby Bash, Superfonicos, Los Skarnales, & More
•30 of the best taco vendors in Texas
•Frozen, rocks, and hand crafted margaritas
•Tequila shots and tastings
•Boutique and artisan vendors
•Lucha Libre live wrestling
•Mariachis and street entertainers
•Micheladas and Pineapple Margaritas
•VIP with private shaded areas and TONS of perks
•Photo areas and live art
•A free kids zone with inflatables and games
•Best taco contest

FREE for kids 12 and under
Half off General Admission tickets at the door for active and retired military, teachers, first responders and police.

For tickets go to

8th Annual Emerald Ball 2019  

Julián P. Ledezma of JPL Productions, in conjunction with Pride Center San Antonio (The Center), proudly announces the Eighth Annual Emerald Ball.

Hosted by legendary camp queen Tencha la Jefa, the Eighth Annual Emerald Ball features performances by reigning personalities of San Antonio’s drag community as well as an array of entertainers including local dancers, singers, aerialists, and many more!

This year the Emerald Ball takes place Saturday, May 25th, from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM at Woodlawn Pointe, located at 702 Donaldson Ave.

Audiences are invited to bring their own (alcoholic) beverages. Concessions and set-ups will be sold at the event.

General admission is $15.00 and a limited number of VIP Tables are also available.

For more information contact Julián P. Ledezma, JPL Productions at (210) 527-1040 or email,

Mystic Market – Holistic Fair

Find Balance, clear your Mind, Lift your Spirit and Re-Charge your Body. Metaphysical and Holistic practitioners focused on wellness guidance and tools.

A holistic fair with something for everyone! Held at the Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex on Saturday, May 25th, 11am – 5pm. You will enjoy the atmosphere and interacting with all the different practitioners.

You can get answers to your most important questions from an intuitive or astrologer, appreciate the fine work of nature through crystals and mineral lamps, and relieve your aches and pains with a holistic healer.

Have a great afternoon learning about yourself and the ways to get in touch with what is really important for you. Spend time and find the modality that resonates with your highest good. This could be life changing, come out and take a look!

Intuitive and clairvoyant readings, Reiki, massage and reflexology, crystals, artisan products and much more!

The Best Metaphysic & Holistic exhibitors focused on Alternative Wellness/Living Guidance & Tools, Intuitive Tarot, Psychic Astrology & Angel Readings, Mediums, Reiki Masters, Massage, Reflexology Therapist, Chakra & Aura Readers, Numerology, Crystals, Rocks, Artisan Jewelry, Pop-Up Boutique, Skincare & Artisan products and much more.

Free admission & Free parking

2019 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon  

Join your San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 29th, from 11:30am – 1pm, at the Memorial Auditorium at the Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway Street for their Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon.

The Chamber will be celebrating the great accomplishments of 2018, presenting awards to some of our community’s most dedicated advocates, and introducing the new San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Honorees are:

Community Impact Award
Ray Chavez, Artistic Director of Fiesta Cornyation

Chamber Champion Award
Renee Watson, Director Small Business and Entrepreneurship Department Bexar County, Texas

To Purchase Tickets CLICK HERE.

San Antonio HRC  – HerHRC: Sisters For Equality  

Join the Human Rights Campaign for HRC San Antonio’s HerHRC: Sisters for Equality! It’s happening Friday, May 31st, 7pm – 9pm, at  SAY Sí located at 1518 South Alamo Street.

This powerful event highlights the importance of intersectionality and sisterhood in the LGBTQ civil rights movement and among allies–showing how women-inclusion and representation are a central part of HRC’s Mission. Come experience the empowerment and diversity!

Entry is a suggested $10 in advance (online) or at the door, includes or renews your annual HRC membership.

To purchase online go to:

This event welcomes people of all genders and ages!

The MarketPlace in Helotes

Saddle up and get ready for The MarketPlace at Old Town Helotes Saturday, June 1st! Music, food, and a good time are served up, and local craftsmen fill Old Town with treasures from across South Texas.

Happening the first Saturday every month, The MarketPlace is located in the heart of Old Town Helotes near the historic Floore Country Store and scenic Helotes Creek. Jewelry, arts and crafts, fresh produce, and one-of-a-kind pieces will be displayed. Additionally, local boutiques will open their doors and offer visitors a taste of Old Town Helotes! Gates open at 10am and close at 5pm. Gather the kids and come down to Old Town for a day of fun. MarketPlace proceeds benefit community activities within the City of Helotes.

Night Lights  

Inspired by the traditional Thai Lantern Festival, Night Lights is an all-new and completely reimagined sky lantern experience. Join thousands of your friends, family, and neighbors as all come together to make a truly once-in-a-lifetime memory launching lanterns just after dusk.

You don’t have to travel across the world to find yourself. Magic can be found right in your backyard! It’s happening Saturday, June 1st, at Alamo City Motorplex, 4:30pm – 11pm.

Alamo City Motorplex is located 30 minutes east of downtown San Antonio and just over an hour from downtown Austin.

Everyone! Night Lights is an event for all ages.
It’s THE destination for engagements, romantic first dates, and family gatherings. Whether you’re a company gifting your employees with the experience of a lifetime or a self-proclaimed foodie, Night Lights has a lantern for all. Bring your wanderlust.

If you have a group of over 15, please contact Night Light Organizers for a group rate. Kids 11 and under are $15. Kids 3 and under are free!

For Tickets and Info Click Here.

Leslie Jordon Live! 

On Saturday, June 1st, join in celebrating the new show from Emmy Award-winning Actor & Comedian LESLIE JORDAN in his show EXPOSED live at Woodlawn Pointe! Show is from 7pm – 10pm.

Best-known for his standout roles in “Sordid Lives”, “American Horror Story”, “The Help”, Beverley Leslie on NBC’s hit series “Will & Grace”, and now playing a lead role in the new comedy series THE COOL KIDS on FOX. Mr. Jordan has charmed fans for over four decades!

In EXPOSED, Leslie invites his audiences behind-the-scenes of his childhood and career! Offering a charming & hilarious look-back at his life experience as a flamboyant youth raised as a Southern Baptist, as well as the “unbelievable real-life stories” and treasured anecdotes from his renowned stage and television performances.

Click HERE for Tickets.

Pride Center’s 2019 Icon’s Brunch  

From the Icons of the Stonewall Riots of 1969, Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson, to San Antonio’s Icons, The Center will honor those that have helped advance and empower the LGBTQ+ community.

On Sunday, June 2nd, at The Pearl Stable, from 11:30am – 1:30pm, The Center’s Annual Brunch Tradition Begins in San Antonio – celebrating 8-years of community service and the first year in their walk-in center.

The Brunch will be one of the largest and most exciting annual events supporting the LGBTQ+ community center. Funds raised directly support The Center’s year-round programming and services, making your attendance a true community investment.

They are excited to have this exciting celebration at the beautiful Pearl Stables. The Center will be presenting five Icon Awards to exemplary members of the community for their outstanding contributions to the LGBTQ+ community.

The Icon’s Brunch is an extraordinary community celebration not to be missed, a must-attend fundraiser for the community.

Tickets $85 includes brunch and open bar
VIP Table (10) $800 includes brunch, open bar, recognition at event.

For Tickets CLICK HERE.

Sponsorship opportunities and program ad space still available. Email for additional details.

Pride Month Happy Hour  

Get your FREE tickets and join everyone on Wednesday, June 5th,  in celebration of Pride Month at Merkaba, located at 111 West Crockett #205 on the Historic San Antonio Riverwalk. Come Mix and Mingle from 7pm – 9pm with local leaders, professionals, and business owners who happily serve the LGBTQ+ and allied community.

Invite friends and colleagues out to enjoy the sunset, house music, happy hour specials, appetizers from Paesanos, and stay for karaoke beginning at 9pm. The June Mixer is brought to you by the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals SA Chapter, the SA LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and is sponsored by Guild Mortgage Downtown Branch.

This event is open to professionals and consumers of all backgrounds with open minds and good intentions. Please click “find tickets” to register for your free tickets at the Eventbrite link provided.

Find Free Tickets Here.

Southtown First Friday

Southtown First Friday is June 7th. Come to Southtown for art, music, food and fun. Enjoy the galleries, restaurants and boutiques. Always a Fun time!


SoFlo Market

SoFlo Market is on Saturday, June 8th. Market hours are from 10am-5pm.

Come see what everyone is raving about! Amazing artists and makers offering their unique handmade creations, local homegrown products, and special vintage finds! Come taste the savory gourmet food from local food trucks, live music and DJ, all with a very urban feel!

SoFlo Market is a family friendly and pet friendly event, that features a lively art scene and an alternative shopping experience that includes: handmade and vintage treasures from local artists and vendors, including jewelry, handmade soaps, recycled art, home accessories, skincare, fine art, pottery, local food truck cuisine, artistic activities for kids, and more.

This event is part of Second Saturday Art Walk that happens at the South Flores Art District. SoFlo Market reoccurs every Second Saturday.

Please visit the website at for a full schedule of featured events for SoFlo Market, participating artists and more!


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Sunday Jazz at The Witte  

Sunday Jazz at the Witte is back for its 15th season!

Join others at the Witte Museum on Sunday June 9th, 3pm – 5pm, and relax under the pecan trees for a special Mother’s Day concert in the Will Smith Amphitheater performed by  Nori.

Family-friendly. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome.
Museum galleries close at 5pm.

Food and drink will be available for purchase.
No outside food or drink, please.

FREE for Witte and KRTU members.
Non-members pay museum admission.

Performance Schedule

6/09 – Nori

Cinema on the Plaza at Tobin Center

The Movie JURASSIC PARK will be featured at the H-E-B Cinema on the Plaza – FREE EVENT – Tobin Center | Will Naylor Smith River Walk Plaza, Friday, June 14th.

This is a free family friendly event, for all ages!
Movie starts @ 8pm (Plaza will open at 7pm)

Movie Overview: In Steven Spielberg’s massive blockbuster, paleontologists Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) are among a select group chosen to tour an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. While the park’s mastermind, billionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough), assures everyone that the facility is safe, they find out otherwise when various ferocious predators break free and go on the hunt.

*No outside food or drinks – Concession are available for purchase (includes full bar).

*BYOC (Chairs) Chairs are provided but attendees are also encouraged to bring their own blankets and portable chairs.

*No pets allowed on the Plaza.

Puppy Pride Happy Hour  

Bring the dogs in their best pridewear for a special happy hour, Pride Outfit parade and contest on Saturday, June 22nd, at Luther’s Café, from 4pm – 7pm.

Special puppy mocktails and more. Presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Vodka for Dog People.

Get Married at PRIDE Bigger Than Texas 2019!!   

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of STONEWALL by participating in the 5th Annual Mass Wedding!!

All couples must get their license by June 26th.

Participating couples will be featured in a special “Just Married” entry in the Pride Parade!!

For more info email

Pride Bigger Than Texas 2019  

Pride Bigger Than Texas 2019
The OFFICIAL San Antonio PRIDE Celebration
Saturday, June 29th
Hosted by Pride San Antonio

Festival 11AM to 7PM
Crockett Park-1300 N. Main Ave

Krystal Kelly Running of the Queens High Heel Race 8:45PM

PRIDE Bigger Than Texas Parade 9PM

Pride on the Strip  

The official Pride San Antonio After Party!

It’s  Happening  On  North  Main  Avenue –  Saturday,  7pm – 3am!

Weekly Happenings

Free Dance Lessons

For those who want to learn how to dance to C&W music and much more, every Tuesday night, at 7pm, at SA Country Saloon, there are free dance lessons!

Wouldn’t you like to look smooth and coordinated on the dance floor? Well now you can! Yee Haw!

Next Class is Tuesday, May 21st, 7pm.

Free Zumba at The Center

Free Zumba at The Center is every Tuesday from 6:30pm – 7:30pm. Open to all skill levels.

#FreeFitnessTuesday brought to you by The Center in partnership with Health Collaborative and LezRideSA as part of the Healthy Me Healthy We fitness program. The program is FREE and is having a positive impact on San Antonio families.

Next class is Tuesday, May 21st, 6:30pm

Fiesta Youth 

Youth  (Teen)  Meetings  are  held  every Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm  at Woodlawn Pointe located at 702 Donaldson Avenue.  Next Meeting is May 21st.

All youth aged 12-18 are welcomed to come join a Fiesta Youth Meeting. The youth meetings were created to provide a safe, non-judgmental, affirming place for all LGBTQ youth. Every Tuesday, the youth meet at UPC to meet new friends, participate in fun games and activities (field trips, too!), and join in on group discussions.

San Antonio Front Runners

A group of GLBTI runners/walkers  get together on Sunday mornings at 9:00 (in the summer). They leave from the garage behind the Witte Museum in Brackenridge Park (Avenue B and Tuleta Drive).

Alamo City Wranglers

The Wranglers are a GLBTQ & Friends Square Dancing Club.

They meet every Thursday, 7:30pm to 9:30pm, at The International Folk & Culture Center at Our Lady of the Lake University, 411 SW 24th St, Building 23 .

You can park in lot B.  **Except the week before IAGSDC convention, Thanksgiving, and the Christmas/New Year holiday weeks.

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If you like to sing and harmonize with others, join the Live Oak Singers (LOS). They practice every Monday at 6:30pm – 9:30pm, at Woodlawn Pointe, 702 Donaldson Ave.

LOS include beginners to those who have degrees in music. They particularly need more female singers. LOS sing a wide variety of music from Broadway, pop, madrigal, country, gospel, barbershop and soft rock.

If you would like to join LOS this season, please let them know via email at ( so they can make arrangements for an audition time.  You are also welcome to sit in on a few rehearsals prior to auditioning to get to know us a bit prior to auditioning.  New singers will work with the Artistic Director to determine your vocal range, ability to match notes and stay on pitch, and determine your singing part (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass).   You DO NOT need to prepare a solo song for the audition.   Auditions will be held from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm prior to rehearsals starting.

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Monthly Meetings

Stonewall Democrats (SDSA) meet every third Monday each month at Luther’s Café. Happy Hour starts at 6pm. Meeting starts at 6:30pm and finishes at 8pm. Bring your friends. Everyone is invited. Next Meeting is May 20th.

San Antonio Gender Association (SAGA) meets every first and third Thursdays of the month. Meetings are held from 6pm to 8pm at the MCC Church located at 611 East Myrtle. SAGA offers a welcoming and safe place for conversation, discussion, and support to transgender, gender nonconforming, non-binary, genderqueer, and intersex persons and to those who love and support them. Next Meeting is May 16th.

PFLAG San Antonio Meetings are held the first Thursday every month at 7:00pm at the University Presbyterian Church, 300 Bushnell Ave. Next meeting is June 6th.