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Published on Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Enjoy fun downtown events this April at Market Square, La Villita, Travis Park, and Plaza Guadalupe!

CONTACT: Kelly Kapaun Saunders,
Office: (210) 207-8031, Cell: (913) 908-3375
kelly.saunders@sanantonio.gov

 

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Enjoy Fiesta celebrations at Market Square and La Villita!

 

SAN ANTONIO (Apr. 2, 2019) – The City of San Antonio invites the community to visit Market Square, La Villita, Travis Park, and Plaza Guadalupe this month for a wide variety of events.

 

Market Square Events (514 W. Commerce Street)
Primer Sabado! - 80s Weekend
Saturday, April 6 & Sunday, April 7, 12 – 6 p.m., FREE               
It's 80s Weekend at The Historic Market Square! Enjoy themed live bands, working artists and food booths. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.

 

Fiesta de los Reyes
Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 26, 12 p.m. – 12 a.m., FREE
The Rey Feo Consejo Educational Foundation and the City of San Antonio have partnered to produce the ninth annual Fiesta de los Reyes at Market Square, a culturally-rich celebration featuring daily and nightly live performances, a wide variety of delicious cuisine and exciting family-friendly events. For more information, please visit www.fiestadelosreyes.com.

 

La Villita Events (418 Villita Street)
Starving Artist Art Show
Saturday, April 6 & Sunday, April 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., FREE
Hosted by the Starving Artist Galley of La Villita, more than 150 artists and vendors from across the US will showcase their merchandise. Proceeds from the 57th annual art show will benefit the Little Church of La Villita. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.

 

Taco Music Festival y Mas
Saturday, April 13, 12 p.m. – 11 p.m., ticketed event
Celebrate a major food staple in San Antonio: the taco! The 2nd annual Taco Music festival will showcase tacos and creative dishes from all over the San Antonio area will be displayed for your pleasure. This festival will also showcase Latin Alternative entertainment and VIP tastings. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.tacomusicfest.com.

 

Black Swan Yoga on the River
Sunday, April 14, 10 – 11 a.m., FREE
Black Swan Yoga presents a relaxing Sunday morning yoga session on the San Antonio River Walk! Hosted at La Villita's historic Arneson River Theatre, Black Swan Yoga will provide a free yoga session to the public. Bring a mat or a towel, and we'll see you there! For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.

 

Night in Old San Antonio (NIOSA)®
Tuesday, April 23 – Friday, April 26, 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., ticketed event
Each year the historic downtown village of La Villita takes center stage as 85,000 visitors gather for four nights to celebrate the city's unique heritage at "A Night in Old San Antonio." More than 250 elaborately decorated food and drink booths and more than a dozen nonstop entertainment stages represent the diverse cultures and customs of our city in 15 heritage-themed areas. To purchase tickets or for more information, please visit www.niosa.org

 

Travis Park (301 E. Travis St.)
Eat & Play in Travis Park
Tuesday, April 16, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Enjoy a wide variety of local food trucks, live entertainment and activities during this lunchtime event in Travis Park. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page

 

Plaza Guadalupe (1327 Guadalupe Street)
Tardeadas at the Plaza
Saturday, April 6, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m., FREE
Come out to Plaza Guadalupe for an evening with delicious food, live music, dancing & vendors. This event is free & open to the public, so invite your friends out for an evening of fun! For more information, please visit the Facebook event page

 

The Big Squeeze
Sunday, April 7, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m., FREE
Come out to Plaza Guadalupe and enjoy live accordion music played by talented youth competing in a Statewide Youth Accordion Contest presented by Texas Folklife, Conjunto Heritage Taller, and Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Music will feature Conjunto, Polka, Cajun and Zydeco genres. Free & open to the public, so come out and enjoy music while cheering on these talented youth! For more information, please visit the Facebook event page

 

Visitor Parking
A full list of City-owned garages, lots and meters can be found here. In addition, there are numerous non-City owned lots and garages in the area where visitors can park for a fee. For a map, click here.

 

 

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