The five-day festival will feature symposiums, a story exhibit, a sunset picnic, a bike ride and 5K/10K walk, a live music pachanga, and a celebratory Mass.
The measure could provide up to $500 million annually through 2047 by allocating existing, currently unassigned revenues into a restoration fund.
Traditionally sung in Spanish with an English narration, the origin of the play goes back to European medieval nativity performances.
Bexar County Commissioners approved a measure Tuesday allowing CoCobijos, a public art piece resembling large cactus leaves, to be installed at the Mission County Park pavilions.
On Friday night, thousands of people watched as the Mission San José was draped in multi-colored light as part of the inaugural World Heritage Festival.
More than 300 youth, adults, and families took a pilgrimage from Mission Concepción to Mission San José Saturday morning for World Youth Day San Antonio.
Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller is inviting San Antonio’s youth to join him on a pilgrimage from Mission Concepción to Mission San José Saturday morning for World Youth Day.
Families arrived early Sunday morning to Mission San José, where they were greeted by the festive sounds of a Mariachi Mass.
The World Heritage weekend celebration closed with an outdoor Mass at Mission San José and Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller asking the congregation to give thanks to those who worked for nearly a decade to make the World Heritage designation a reality.
Elected and appointed officials and civic and religious leaders gathered together on Saturday at Mission San José to celebrate the official inscription of the UNESCO World Heritage designation of the Spanish colonial Missions and the Alamo, the culmination of an effort that goes back nearly a decade.