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Published on Friday, August 30, 2019

Enjoy fun downtown events this September at Market Square, La Villita, Plaza Guadalupe, and Houston Street!

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

 

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Catch a FREE outdoor, family friendly movie screening on the first and third Fridays, through October, at Plaza Guadalupe!

 

SAN ANTONIO (August 30, 2019) – The City of San Antonio invites the community to visit Market Square, La Villita, Plaza Guadalupe, and Houston Street this month for a wide variety of events.

 

Market Square Events (514 W. Commerce Street)
Labor Day Weekend at Market Square
Saturday, August 31 – Monday, September 2, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.; FREE
Enjoy your three-day weekend at the Historic Market Square!  This family-friendly event features food and musical entertainment including rock, country, and of course Tejano. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page

 

Primer Sabado Weekend at Market Square
Saturday, September 7 – Sunday, September 8, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., FREE
Enjoy Market Square's food booths, working artists, specialty vendors, and entertainment on the Plaza and in the Farmers Market. Come out for rhythm and blues on Saturday with Raul Gabriel at 12 p.m. and Chris Cuevas Project at 4:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.

 

El Grito y Fiestas Patrias at Market Square
Saturday, September 14 – Sunday, September 15, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., El Grito ceremony on Saturday, September 14 at 8:30 p.m., FREE
The annual celebration of the Independence of Mexico takes place in the streets of San Antonio outside Historic Market Square. The highlight of this musical, gastronomic and civic celebration is the historical re-enactment of Mexico’s call for independence from Spain. Activities include live Mexican music, folklorico dancers, as well as food and craft vendors. For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.

 

La Villita Events (418 Villita Street)
Bravo! Mi Cultura
September 12-13 and 20-21
Experience and enjoy local talent from around the San Antonio area in the Bravo! Mi Cultura series hosted by the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department. Bands, dancers and singers will display traditional and modern styles at the Arneson River Theatre. For more information, please visit the CCDO Facebook page.

 

Plaza Guadalupe (1327 Guadalupe Street)
Plaza Guadalupe Movie Nights
Friday, September 6 and 20, activities begin at 7 p.m.; movie begins at dusk, FREE
Plaza Guadalupe Movie Nights return! Catch a FREE outdoor, family friendly movie screening on the first and third Fridays, through October. Free parking! Lawn chairs, blankets and picnics welcome! Catch “Wonder” on September 6 and “Christopher Robin” on September 20! For more information, please visit the CCDO Facebook page

 

Jazz Lunch on Houston Street (In front of the Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston Street)
Friday, September 20, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Join us for another Lunch Break on Houston Street in front of the Majestic Theatre, this month with a special jazz theme for Jazz'SAlive! For more information, visit the CCDO Facebook page

 

Infill Development Workshop
Thursday, September 26, 1 p.m. – 5:15 p.m., $35
Development and redevelopment within previously-built areas present unique opportunities and challenges. Infill development optimizes existing infrastructure investments to provide a more efficient delivery of public services, but is often fraught with unforeseen obstacles that can impact cost and threaten project viability.

 

The 2019 Infill Development Workshop is an opportunity for professionals across the development field to learn about available tools, policies, and programs, as well as the right City department contacts for each level of project development. A series of local case studies, presented by their respective development teams, will expose the unique circumstances, challenges, and benefits of infill development in San Antonio.

 

The Infill Development Workshop is presented by the Center City Development & Operations Department, in partnership with Centro San Antonio and the ULI San Antonio. For more information and to register, please visit click here.

 

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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