Downtown is the playful heart of the city. It’s where we gather to enjoy much of the art, activations, places, and spaces that make us proud to be San Antonians
There is so much to discover in downtown San Antonio. Immerse yourself in our culture with culinary explorations, historical excursions, and unique events that will give visitors a taste of what it’s like to be from here and have locals proud to call San Antonio home.
From a dynamite mall experience to unique boutiques to modern open-air markets – El Centro has a shopping expedition for every visitor! Check out Artisans’ goods at a Market Square that was gifted to original settlers by the King of Spain, splurge on a gorgeous handbag at one of many upscale Pearl shops, or buy a quirky gift for the friend who has everything at a one-of-a-kind vintage boutique.
DOWNTOWN SAN ANTONIO EVENTS
San Antonio’s culture and diversity inspires a wealth of exciting activations and happenings. Fill your calendar with unique experiences, from the largest Diwali festival in the US to the beloved Fiesta San Antonio. With El Centro, there’s something for everyone.
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