Please note: Free parking is only available at downtown city-operated facilities. 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. 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.
Check out the Light Up Downtown segment on San Antonio Living (aired on October 29th) HERE.
Mayor Castro’s Light Up Downtown Holiday Contest
Mayor Castro’s Light Up Downtown Holiday Contest is a street-level holiday lighting contest where YOU can vote for your favorite lighting display! Light up begins November 29 and online voting continues through December 19. Come downtown to see the lighting displays through January 4.
OPEN: Downtown Pop-Up Shops
OPEN is an initiative of the City’s Center City Development Office and The Downtown Operations Department in co-operation with property owners and retailers to offer established business operators a no-cost short-term lease for the 2013 holiday season.
Shops will open on December 3rd through the 21st on only Thursdays 4pm-9pm and Saturdays 12pm-9pm.
Guests are invited to spread masa and fold corn husks while learning about the origins of tamales in Texas. While you will not be able to take home the tamales, Casa Navarro will provide samples of tamales, pan dulce, and hot chocolate. This event is FREE to the public! Take advantage of FREE PARKING during Downtown Tuesday! For more information call 210-226-4801
Event will take place on Tuesday, December 10th, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Casa Navarro State Historic Site, 228 South Laredo St.
Downtown Holiday Lights Running/Walking Tour
Come out for a day of Downtown Holiday Lights Running/Walking Touron Dec. 10th at 6:00 pm. $15 per person and include a “Know This Place” t-shirt. For more info on either visit www.sanantonio.gov/historic.
Go! Historic San Antonio Guided Walking & Running Tours
Go! Historic SA Guided Running & Walking Tours are a great way to experience San Antonio’s historic sites and get fit. At various stops along the route, tour guides will share the stories behind the buildings, homes, neighborhoods, and parks that make San Antonio unique.
Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome. Participants will be divided into small groups according to experience.
Go to Active.com and search for ‘Go! Historic’ to register. Each tour is $15 per person and includes a t-shirt. More info here: 2013 Tour Schedule.