13 Can't-Miss Events Happening in SA this Month 

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Bump in the Night Monster Show
7-11 p.m., Oct. 7 at Black Moon Gallery, 1420 S. Alamo St.
In the spirit of the month, Black Moon Gallery is a bringing a show that conjures up fear, from cult classics to serial killers to divorce lawyers.
Photo via Facebook,
13th Annual Artpace Chalk It Up
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 8 at Artpace, 445 N. Main Ave.
The free, contemporary arts festival will turn five downtown city blocks into a chalk canvas, showcasing local emerging artists and raising funds for art education. Take part in hands-on activities like screen printing, button making and chalk murals. Photo via Facebook, Chalk It Up
5th Annual Burton Ball
6 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Korova, 107 E. Martin St.
The Korova and Alamo City Comic Con pairing up to celebrate all-things Tim Burton. Check out live art and entertainment, vendors and a Burton-inspired costume contest. Photo via Facebook, Burton Ball
San Antonio Beer Festival
1:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Dignowity and Lockwood parks, 701 Nolan St.,

With its move to Dignowity and Lockwood parks in 2016, after two years at Maverick Park, Beer Fest this year is yet another sign the city’s long-ignored east side is evolving, transforming and truly starting to thrive. Which, of course, means you can expect an insane amount of top-notch brews, with more than 400 beers from more than 100.
Photo by Current Promo Team
San Antonio Wine Mixer
1-5 p.m., Oct. 16 at Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary’s St.
Edible San Antonio and the Paper Tiger are teaming up to bring you wine from over 10 Texas wineries. Tickets are $30 in advance or $40 at the door.
Photo via Facebook, SA Wine Mixer
Japan Fest 2016
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 16 at the Japanese Tea Gardens, 3875 N. St. Mary’s St.
Hosted by the Japan-America Society of San Antonio, Japan Fest celebrates Japanese culture and will help support San Antonio’s Sister City, Kumamoto, recover from major earthquake damage earlier this year. $3 for adults, free for kids. Photo via Facebook, Japan Fest
Una Noche en La Gloria
4-11:30 p.m., Oct. 15 on the corner of Brazos and Guadalupe streets
Since its debut in 2009, the multidisciplinary arts extravaganza Una Noche en la Gloria has evolved into a happening that could literally only take place in San Antonio. Launched by Gabriel Quintero Vasquez under the umbrella of the Contemporary Art and Literature Organization (CALO) and sponsored by the Avenida Guadalupe Association, the free event unites musicians, poets, visual artists, performers, fashion designers and scenesters of all stripes for a wild night that takes over an array of Westside venues and — thanks to barricaded streets — maintains the community vibe of a block party.
Photo by Current Promo Team
The Lights Festival San Antonio
4:30-10:30 p.m., Oct. 22 at Cycle Ranch, 206 Country Road, Floresville
Have you ever seen thousands of lanterns light take off into the night-sky? Well, now’s your chance. Tickets are available here.
Photo via Facebook, The Lights Festival
Huevos Rancheros Cook-Off Gala
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 22 at Rosedale Park, 340 Dartmouth St.
Rosedale Park will come alive with the savory wafting scent of 15 restaurant/chefs trying to outdo themselves for this year’s Huevos Rancheros Cook-Off and Gala put on by San Anto Cultural Arts. Hosted by two members of the community with a lasting commitment to the arts, King and Queen Huevo, the event is one of San Anto’s major fundraisers of the year. Photo via Facebook, Huevos Rancheros Cook-Off Gala
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Dia De Los Muertos
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 29-30 at La Villita Historic Arts Village, 418 Villita St.
Presented by La Villita Historic Arts Village, San Antonio's Día de Los Muertos celebration brings together traditional art, food and live music for a two-day festival.
Photo via Facebook, Dia De Los Muertos
Alamo City Comic Con
Oct. 28-30, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E. Market
Among the stars you can catch this year: RoboCop (Peter Weller), the Karate Kid himself (Ralph Macchio), Superman (the Dean Cain version, that is), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Kristy Swanson), Dennis Rodman (who might as well be straight out of a comic book) and Lando freaking Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams). $30-$80 general admission passes Alamocitycomiccon.com, Photo via Instagram, alamocitycomiccon
Mala Luna Music Festival Oct. 29-30 at the Lone Star Brewery
The first large-scale music fest to take over the old Lone Star Brewery touts a remarkable lineup for EDM- and hip hop-loving crowds alike. Top headliners include Kaskade, Houston phenom Travis Scott (who just finished a tour with Rihanna) and the indefatigable Steve Aoki alongside rappers Kevin Gates and G-Eazy. Not forgetting San Antonio’s homegrown talent, local artists IVY, VI$ION, Greg G, Mitch James, KWYK, and Phillip Wolf are all slated to perform. With a mix of EDM and hip-hop, it appears that Mala Luna will be something of a sister festival to Scoremore’s annual El Paso throw-down, the Neon Desert Music Festival. $119
Photo via Facebook, Mala Luna Music Festival
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Bump in the Night Monster Show
7-11 p.m., Oct. 7 at Black Moon Gallery, 1420 S. Alamo St.
In the spirit of the month, Black Moon Gallery is a bringing a show that conjures up fear, from cult classics to serial killers to divorce lawyers.
Photo via Facebook,