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2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

WORLD HERITAGE FESTIVAL PRESS CONFERENCE

The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205


SUNSET PICNIC AT MISSION SAN JUAN FARM

Mission San Juan, 9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214

Enjoy a picnic-style dinner at sunset, featuring foods grown at the San Juan Farm and honoring the historical and cultural heritage of the farm.  Meals can be ordered ahead of time at www.safoodbank.org sunset from a half dozen of San Antonio’s favorite restaurants and available for pick-up at the event.  Guests can enjoy hay-ride tours of the farm, mission tours, music and a unique event cocktail by the San Antonio Cocktail Conference, beer from Alamo Beer, and much more.  The event, tours, and music begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinners available for pick up at 7:00 p.m.  Ticket sales for picnic baskets go live June 1st.  Last year’s event sold out ahead of time, so buy your tickets early since you won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind event.


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RESTORED BY LIGHT

Mission San Jose, 6701 San Jose Drive, San Antonio, TX 78214

The Office of Historic Preservation’s popular event Restored by Light returns to Mission Concepcion with family-friendly activities andentertainment. Bring a picnic or enjoysnacks from the available food truck vendors. At dark, the facade of Mission Concepcion will be restored to itsoriginal frescoed appearance using projection technology illumination. Celebrate our local heritage with food, music, and fun! Free.

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TOUR DE LAS MISIONES 5K AND 10K WALK

Mission Park Pavilion, 6030 Padre Drive, San Antonio, TX 78214

The World Heritage Tour de las Misiones will start with an organized Walking Tour where registered participants will enjoy a 5K or 10K Walk through the scenic River Walk: Mission Reach. The Walk will be begin and end at Mission Park Pavilion #1.

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TOUR DE LAS MISIONES BIKE RIDE

Mission Park Pavilion, 6030 Padre Drive, San Antonio, TX 78214

The World Heritage Tour de las Misiones will kick off with an organized Bike Tour where registered participants will begin their 7, 14 or 22 mile ride beginning and ending at Mission Park Pavilion #1. Participants will tour the Southside of San Antonio and The Alamo stopping at each Mission where educational opportunities and activities will be available.

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MISSION PACHANGA

Mission Park Pavilion, 6030 Padre Drive, San Antonio, TX 78214

The Mission Pachanga will bring together musicians and local artists to highlight the distinct and diverse spirit of our city, rich in history, folk-art, and musical tradition. This family-friendly event will feature local art and activities from vendors, food trucks, and musical performances from three fun, upbeat acts. The fun isn't over at the finish line. Stick around for Mission Pachanga, a free family-friendly event.

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THREADS OF TIME: SPINNING, WEAVING AND DYEING AT THE MISSIONS

Mission Espada, 10040 Espada Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214

Join the San Antonio Handweavers Guild and the National Park Service for weaving demonstrations and family-friendly activities. Free.

CELEBRATORY MASS

Mission Concepcion, 807 Mission Rd, San Antonio, TX 78210

In partnership with Las Misiones, a celebratory mass will take place in recognition of the World Heritage UNESCO designation as a World Heritage Site. Sunday Mass will be held at Nuestra Señora de la Purísma Concepción.