december, 2019

31dec6:00 pmFeaturedCelebrate SA!6:00 pm Hemisfair, 630 E. Nueva St. Time has ran out! Better luck next time!

Event Details

San Antonio Parks Foundation and Michelob Ultra Present


The City of San Antonio’s Official New Year’s Eve Celebration
12.31.19/ 6pm-12:15am

It’s time to CELEBRATE San Antonio!  The San Antonio Parks Foundation invites you to join us at The City of San Antonio’s Official New Years Eve Downtown Celebration, CELEBRATE SA!

The live music event and fireworks show will take place on Alamo Street, La Villita and Hemisfair between Market and Cesar Chavez Streets. Official event hours are from 6:00pm through Midnight, on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019. The event is 100% FREE to the public.

CELEBRATE SA is FREE to the public!

Celebrate SA! continues to draw in excess of 70,000 excited partygoers annually. This year, the entire downtown area will be vibrant with revelers enjoying the street party. Football fans headed to the Valero Alamobowl are invited to join the party before and after the game to share in the festivities!

Come Outside and Visit YOUR Parks will be the theme for the evening which features a big screen presentation of area parks and activities by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department and holiday greetings from area businesses.

Programming on the Hemisfair stage will include super high energy party band Melange by Intensity Entertainment. The 10 piece group will rock all the favorites for 200 minutes straight. The Michelob Ultra DJ Lounge for ages 21 and up was a huge hit last year and will return this year. Everyone will be dancing in the streets as only San Antonians can do it.

Hemisfair Stage:

DJ Chacho: 6 PM – 7:45 PM

Melange by Intensity Entertainment: 8 PM – 11:55 PM

Michelob Ultra DJ Lounge:

DJ Rick Lara: 6 PM – 9 PM

DJ Adam Madrigal: 9:30 PM – 11:50 PM

What can you expect at CELEBRATE SA 2019?

There will be a full array of family friendly programming, giveaways by H-E-B and iHeartMedia, food and artisan vendor booths as well as special guest appearances. The night will be capped with a communal countdown at midnight, followed by the spectacular Fireworks show.

The ‘Celebrate Family’ Zone, presented by H-E-B will be located on Villita St. and feature carnival attractions for all ages, a photo booth, and free face painting from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm! The Michelob Ultra DJ Lounge for our 21 and up crowd will spotlight local DJs and serve cold beer all night. iHeartRadio will be onsite broadcasting live as we ring in 2020.


The San Antonio Parks Foundation would like to thank all official sponsors of Celebrate SA! including Michelob Ultra, Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys, H-E-B, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, City of San Antonio’s Center City Development & Operations and Parks and Recreation Departments, WOAI, Fox29, CW35, iHeartMedia and Univision.

Proceeds raised at Celebrate SA! help support the San Antonio Parks Foundation. All monies raised support and accelerate impactful and transformative park projects from playgrounds to lighting, beautification, accessibility, shade, recycling, water conservation, resurfacing walking paths, signage, restoration, and more.


Q: Can I bring my own food/drink?

A: No.

Q: Can I bring a backpack?

A: The short answer is yes. But please note, all bags, including purses, are subject to search within the festival grounds! We encourage attendees to use clear backpacks as to avoid any unnecessary stops and/or searches.

Q: Are the carnival rides and games free?

A: No, the carnival will sell tickets that can be redeemed at each individual game and/or ride.

Q: Can I take my kids into the Michelob Ultra DJ Lounge even though they’re not drinking?

A: No, the Michelob Ultra DJ Lounge will be restricted to 21+ up only. However, families with children are still encouraged to attend to enjoy all the family-friendly activities and entertainment along Alamo St. and H-E-B’s ‘Celebrate Family’ Zone located on Villita St.

Q: Is the event free?

A: Yes, this event is 100% free to the public! There is no entry-fee whatsoever! However, we encourage attendees to bring their cash or card so they can enjoy all the wonderful food and beverage options available throughout the festival!

Q: Can I take a scooter to the event?

A: Yes, however, scooters will not be permitted within the festival footprint for public safety issues. All scooters will need to be parked near the barricades at Market St. and Cesar Chavez St, and or around the perimeter of the festival.

Q: How do I apply to be a vendor?

A: This event is no longer accepting applications for food/merchandise vendors

Q: How do I become a sponsor of this event?

A: Sponsorship inquiries can be sent to:

Q: How do I get my band on this event next year?

A: Artists that would like to submit for consideration to perform at an upcoming Parks Foundation event can send an EPK to: 

Q: Where can we park?

A: There are lots and lots of options. To view a downtown parking map, click here. We also encourage the use of VIA, as well as carpooling with your close pals to kick off 2020 at this family-friendly event. Our friends at Lyft have also provided discounted rides to and from Celebrate SA! Just enter code NYEBUD19 into the “Promos” section of your Lyft app to join the fun!

To learn more about Celebrate SA sponsorship opportunities, please contact: | 210-212-8423


(Tuesday) 6:00 pm



630 E. Nueva St.