SA Veterans Day at Hemisfair will honor our local veterans and active-duty service members. Enjoy live music, a sensory-considerate laser light show, food, flag displays, special guests, veteran organizations, and veteran-owned businesses. Free and open to the public!
Written by Vivian Lopez on Nov 10 2022 - 1:25pm
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Nov 18 2016 - 2:35pm
The citizen committees studying San Antonio's planned 2017 bond are more than halfway through their work. Members of the parks and recreation committee, though, are offering varying opinions that reflect a growing number of residents who hope to get more attention for smaller, less visible projects citywide.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Nov 3 2016 - 12:45pm
Residents packed the auditorium at San Antonio Central Library Nov. 2 to speak in support of millions of dollars in bond-funded projects to improve the city's largest parks, including Brackenridge, Hardberger, McAllister and the Hemisfair Civic Park. The meeting was the last chance for citizens to be heard by the Parks and Recreation Bond Committee on proposals for the $850 million bond package that will go before voters in 2017.
Written by Jeremy Cash on Jun 29 2016 - 4:48pm
This week: Learn what happened at public hearings for the Brackenridge Park draft master plan, how residents in Dimmit County banded together to reject a family detention center in their community, the life and times of Alan Weinkrantz, and where you need to be for your Fourth of July celebration. Brackenridge Park Draft Master Plan
Written by Michelle Richard on Aug 16 2012 - 3:36pm
The AccessAbility Fest committee is now taking applications for the 2nd annual AccessAbility in Action award. All nominations must be in before the deadline of 5 pm August 31, 2012. This award is presented to one organization, family or individual who makes it a focus to help people with disabilities in San Antonio and the surrounding area in work, life and play.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 2 2012 - 9:14am
More than 80 artists learned this week that they would be the public face of the fifth year of Luminaria. See a full list of the artists selected.Organizers said they believe they will eclipse last year's attendance of 310,000 people for the Saturday, Mar. 10, festival at HemisFair Park. Performance times and locations have yet to be determined.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Jan 19 2012 - 9:56am
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA is webcasting the latest in a series of meetings to get public input on how best to accomplish a "complete streets" effort around HemisFair Park.The meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24, is scheduled to last until 8 p.m., in the Salon del Rey Ballroom at the Hilton Palacio del Rio on 200 South Alamo across from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. The meeting will include presentations and group workshops. Free parking at the CPS Energy garage on Navarro Street will be available for attendees.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Nov 29 2011 - 12:27pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Information and general updates about the latest downtown transportation projects will be made in an open forum on Tuesday, Nov. 29. NOWCastSA will webcast the specific presentations about the Downtown Transportation Study, the HemisFair Park Area Framework Plan and the VIA Long Range Plan.The presentations will begin at 5:45 p.m. and be repeated beginning at 7:15 p.m. for those who wish to attend at the San Antonio Central Library at 600 Soledad Street. The open house begins at 5:30 p.m. and lasts until 8:30 p.m.
Written by Joe Ruiz on May 31 2011 - 3:20pm
Movies by Moonlight has returned for its 4th year with a great line up of family films. The outdoor cinema series will take center stage once again as the City’s Downtown Operation’s Department hosts the 2012 summer of free film at HemisFair Park. The complimentary movies will be shown every Tuesday from June through August in the grassy area under the HemisFair Park arch, next to the Magik Theater. Pre-show entertainment starts at 7:30 p.m. followed by a brief intermission, with the feature film beginning at 8:30 p.m. The feature time and schedule may vary due to movie length.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Apr 11 2011 - 10:33am
The HemisFair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation (HPARC) is asking people to respond to invitations for its latest public meeting on the future of the park. In this forum, HPARC will present the public's input from the previous two sessions discussing ideas to renovate the park, according to a news release.The meeting will begin at 6 p.m., April 26 at Sunset Station's Depot 1 at 1174 E. Commerce. Registration will begin 30 minutes prior. Click here to RSVP.