9th Annual Silver Bells In The City: Tree Lighting, Ceremony and Celebration!
"The SPIRIT of the Thin Blue Line"
Join us for the official lighting of The Main Plaza Christmas Tree. This year Main Plaza Conservancy dedicates the 2016 Christmas Tree in recognition and appreciation of our police officers and have named it, " The SPIRIT of the Thin Blue Line.. Set in our beautiful City Center, Main Plaza, and joined by the lighting of the San Fernando Cathedral, The Bexar County Courthouse, and The City of San Antonio.
Carolers from 4:00PM-6:00PM, Disney “Frozen” Characters 5:00PM-7:00PM, Letters to Santa 4:00PM-9:00PM (until supplies last), and Photos with Santa 6:30PM-9:00PM.
Invocation, Guest Speakers, Special Recognition of The Thin Blue Line, National Anthem performed by Dr. Rachel Y. Cruz and Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:00PM sharp.
Live Music Performances from 6:30-9:00PM, showcasing Mariachi Corazón de San Antonio, and special performances by John Jay High School’s Orchestra and Rockn’ Stringz.
What: A magical evening for the entire family begins with Carolers in traditional Dickens attire strolling throughout the plaza singing holiday songs. Disney “Frozen” Characters; Queen Elsa, Princess Anna and Olaf will be available for personal photo ops. Also, join in the festivities at our Holiday Market with Face Painting, Caricatures, Shopping, and Letters to Santa. Don’t forget your family photo with Santa in front of the Bexar County Courthouse from 6:30PM-9:00PM.
Lastly, don’t miss out on hot cocoa, buñuelos, and pan dulce provided by La Margarita… available at Bexar County Courthouse. Other goodies will be available at El Oasis Café and Blue Star Icehouse on Main Plaza.
So, join in the celebration at the “people’s plaza”.
Main Plaza Conservancy in partnership with RIO SAN ANTONIO CRUISES, Joan and Pat Kennedy, Father David Garcia, Ossa Energy, Gini Garcia, Bexar County, City of San Antonio and San Fernando Cathedral.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!