The E – Free Downtown Circulator

The E is VIA’s new Downtown circulator, providing an easy and convenient way to explore entertainment venues, dining, and cultural sites. The E is free, will operate Tuesday – Saturday from 6 p.m. – midnight. and runs every 10 minutes. For more information, visit

Tuesday is the new Friday!

In an effort to bring locals Downtown, the City of San Antonio brings you Downtown Tuesday.*

Simple. Free. Parking.

Downtown Tuesday offers parking at city-operated parking garages, parking lots and parking meters every Tuesday evening from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.*   In addition to free parking, we’ve partnered with dozens of local businesses to provide specials and discounts. From special drink prices, free appetizers, buy one get one admission and more, there are plenty of activities to please the whole family.

Special Events

On Downtown Tuesday there’s always something fun going on, visit our Events page for a list of upcoming events and activities.

Downtown Dining and Nightlife Guide

Visit us on Downtown Tuesday and grab a bite from any of our wonderful partners here: Downtown Tuesday Partners List. The following is a full San Antonio Dining List (all restaurants and bars, both Downtown Tuesday partners and others).

Exclusions to Free Parking

Please note: Free parking is only available at downtown city-operated lots, meters and garages.

Free parking is not available at the Alamodome.

Free parking is not available at the Houston Street Garage (240 E. Houston) on Majestic Theatre show nights. Show nights include, but may not be limited to, the following:

Additional show nights may be added to this list.  For a current list of Majestic Theatre show nights, visit

On Majestic Theatre show nights, free parking is available at the St. Mary’s Garage (located on the corner of St. Mary’s & Travis) just 2 blocks away from the Houston Street Garage.

See a map of eligible parking facilities.


The City’s Center City Development and Operations Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new downtown parking locator app provided by Pango Mobile Parking. The free parking locator app helps motorists find a parking space using their Smartphone’s location. Garage, parking lot, and meter parking options are identified along with the user’s current location. The app includes price data for all downtown parking locations to help steer drivers towards the most convenient and affordable parking downtown. Users can sign up by visiting, or downloading the Pango Parking App from Apple’s App Store or Google’s Play store, or calling 1-877-myPango (1-877-697-2646).


Downtown Tuesday and Stay & Play present Downtown Dash! Each Downtown Tuesday, one of our Downtown Tuesday or Stay & Play partners will have a special prize pack at their venue. We’ll share three clues on InstagramTwitter and Facebook, and the first person to show up to the venue that is the answer to those clues will win the Downtown Dash prize pack with giveaways from our partners! Look out for clues the first Tuesday of each month!  If you’re the winner, don’t forget to snap a picture and post it to our page with the hashtag: #DowntownDash and of course tag us @DowntownTuesday!

Join Us on Facebook & Twitter!

Connect with Downtown Tuesday to get up to date information on upcoming events, special deals from our business partners and to share your Downtown Tuesday experience with your social networks.

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