March 10-April 28
Submit your photo/s and a brief story of your image for a chance to win cash prizes in our “Hemisfoto” contest!
April 10, 2012 5:30pm-7:30pm
Curious about the urban lifestyle? Thinking about downsizing? Looking to move closer to work? Think Centro! Downtown Tuesday is a great opportunity to explore the center city. You can park for FREE*, eat at some of the best restaurants, shop til you drop and NOW you can also tour one of the great urban residential spaces that many are calling home.
April 15-22, 2012
In celebration of the 47th Anniversary of Ruth's
Chris Steak House we will be offering ONLINE ONLY (www.ruthschrisSA.com) $77 Gift Cards
for $47. Some restrictions apply. Must reside in and around the San Antonio
area to be eligible for purchase--conveniently redeemable at both San Antonio
Ruth's Chris Steak House locations.
April 16, 2012
In April 2011, the City of San Antonio and Centro Partnership commissioned HR&A to produce the Strategic Framework Plan for the Center City. The team conducted planning through research and analysis, community meetings, stakeholder consultations, and close collaboration with Centro's board and City officials. Jamie Torres Springer, partner with HR&A, will present the final report and the recommendations to support growth of the Center City in order to meet the goals set forth by the community in SA2020.
April 17, 2012 5:30pm
could be better than combining the San
Fiesta, cocktails and a local non-profit all into one evening?
Tuesday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m., Bohanan’s Restaurant & Bar, the San
Antonio River Foundation and Rio San Antonio Cruises will join forces for a
celebration at Bohanan’s Restaurant & Bar in which all three businesses
will unveil their 2012 Fiesta medals and celebrate the river, with cocktail
proceeds benefiting the San Antonio River Foundation. The community is invited
to this medal unveiling.
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - Sunday, April 29, 2012
Fiesta San Antonio is an 11-day celebration of the spirit of San Antonio
with parades, festivals, art shows, musical performances, games,
parties, sports tournaments, and kid-friendly events. What started as a
one-day parade in 1891 to commemorate the history of Texas has evolved
to over 100 events.
For more info>>
April 19, 2012 3pm-4:30pm
The Paseo del Rio Association will host a Military River Parade on Armed Forces Day, May 19, 2012 to salute our military.
The parade will begin at 3 pm in the Arneson River Theater and wind through the
River Walk, complete with 25 professionally decorated floats. All branches of
the military will be represented, as well as many military support
organizations. Reserved seats may be purchased for $10 and $15 for certain
sections of the River Walk. Other areas will be free and open to the public.
For ticket information visit www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com
or call 227-4262.
April 21, 2012
14th Annual Children’s Festival, the only official Fiesta Children’s
event held on the River Walk during Fiesta. This Festival will offer
live family entertainment, face painting, sand art, games, and more!For more info>>
April 21, 2012 6:30pm-9:30pm
On a night set in historic, downtown San Antonio, the
smell of greed, betrayal and murder overtake the beauty and pageantry put on
annually by the Siesta Commission.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - Friday, April 27, 2012
This years’ Festival will bring the best emerging talent from middle
school, high school and college mariachi bands to the River Walk . The
festival provides student musicians an opportunity to gain experience
entertaining before large crowds and provides a festive atmosphere for
For more info>>
April 25, 2012 12pm-3pm
Overlooking the River at Barriba Cantina, 111 W. Crocket St.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Student musicians present an entertaining musical evening. The
celebration begins with a spectacular Herald Trumpet Fanfare, followed
by parades of marching bands with colorful flags, and special
presentations by select bands. In a spectacular grand finale, all 3,000
students will perform a medley of songs against a backdrop of fireworks!
For more info>>
Friday, April 27, 2012 - Sunday, April 29, 2012
Friday, April 27, 2012
Spectacular, flower-covered floats feature local civic and military
groups, businesses, local high schools and Fiesta royalty. Giant helium
balloons, beautifully-decorated, horse-drawn carriages and antique cars,
along with uniformed cavalcades thrill spectators. Interspersed
throughout the Parade are military, college, and high school bands.
For more info>>
Early Voting Starts April 30! Election Day is May 12!
On May 12th, 2012 San Antonio voters will have the opportunity to vote
on $596 million in capital improvements — better streets, safer
sidewalks, reduced flooding and new and improved parks, libraries, fire
stations and museums — all over the city. This is an opportunity to
invest in San Antonio's future, but only if voters step up and vote yes on the City of San Antonio 2012-2017 Bond Program.