; Built over the mostly scraped remains of an historic working-class neighborhood for the 1968 World’s Fair (catalyzing SA’s conservation movement), the 15 acres of Hemisfair Park, linked to the popular River Walk, is now teeming with attractions. From the Tower of the Americas it is an easy walk to prime picnic spots, a children’s playground, and soothing water effects, as well as the Instítuto de México, the Institute of Texan Cultures, a children’s playground, the Convention Center, and Southtown’s many restaurants, bars, and art spaces. Soon to be “improved” by the City, so enjoy its current tranquility while you can.

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Upcoming Events

  • Dance in the Park! (Dance)

    • First Friday of every month, 6:30-9 p.m. Free
  • Free Outdoor Movie: The Sandlot (Film)

    • Sat., Oct. 14, 7:15 p.m. Free
  • Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival (Comedy)

    • Fri., Nov. 10, 7 p.m.-12 a.m. and Sat., Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • San Antonio Tricentenial Kick-Off & New Year's Eve Celebration (Special Events)

    • Sun., Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-12 a.m.
  • San Antonio Tricentennial New Year’s Eve Celebration and Free Concert (Special Events)

    • Sun., Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Free

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