News, Issues & Events from  
Center City Development & Operations Department  
December 2016
Get your cameras ready! The Mayor's 6th Annual Light Up Downtown holiday light contest has started, AND there's a selfie competition! Upload your selfie to Facebook using #SAMayorLUDT and vote for your favorite business's holiday display here!
December in Downtown San Antonio
Celebrate the holidays in downtown San Antonio this December! Stroll along the beautifully decorated streets of downtown and watch in wonder as participating San Antonio businesses compete to have the best and brightest holiday light display for the Mayor's 6th Annual Light Up Downtown holiday lighting contest! Click here to cast your votes! 

Come celebrate the holidays with Downtown Tuesday: Be-Cause style, with a Holiday Singalong at partner Howl at the Moon on December 13! Click here to purchase tickets.

Enjoy free, family friendly events, and shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts for your loved ones at Market Square and La Villita. Stop by Travis Park for fun holiday events and a visit from Santa! Find unique, locally handcrafted gifts at the OPEN Holiday Market. The market will take place on two weekends, December 9-11 and December 16-18, and will activate two vacant storefronts on Houston Street.
From all of us at CCDO, thank you for your support of Downtown San Antonio, and happy holidays!




"Diwali Illuminates the Night at La Villita" ,
Rivard Report, November 5, 2016.

"Downtown to Light Up on Friday"
San Antonio Express-News, November 25, 2016.

"Local Shops Get Boost from Small Business Saturday"
Spectrum News, November 26, 2016.

"Big Tex Officially Opens in Southtown"

Rivard Report, November 29, 2016.

Center City Development & Operations Department 

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San Antonio, TX 78283

Phone: 210-207-3914