San Antonio's Contemporary Arts Festival
November 10-11, 2017





Contemporary Arts Festival: Hemisfair

Friday, November 10, 2017, 7PM - Midnight

Experience the after-dark reimagining of downtown San Antonio's Hemisfair district with a full program of award-winning artists and emerging talent. Innovative, edgy and ever inspiring music, visual, performance, dance, literary, site-specific and multi-arts will be featured on stages, in galleries, in the park and along the iconic San Antonio Riverwalk. Connect with the arts for the 10th annual festival! Click here to see our list of Featured Artists. Click here to see when they perform.



Luminaria at Southtown: Saturday Community Programs 

Saturday, November 11, 2017 10 AM - 4 PM 

Luminaria Collaborative Partner Southtown the Arts District hosts our Saturday Community Programs during their annual District Festival. Join Luminaria 2017 Featured Artists for brunches, signings, workshops and more throughout the District's five neighborhoods. Free and ticketed programs are available to provide you with opportunities to meet the artists, ask questions and even work alongside them. Click here to view Southtown The Arts District Festival calendar of events. 





VIP Package

3 evenings of unique opportunities

Celebrate the arts with special behind the scenes experiences on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.

Thursday Preview Tour

View exclusive behind the scenes of artists in action. 

Friday Private Balconies to View Festival

See the 10th annual after-dark festival from another level in exclusive sponsor suites.

Saturday Closing Party

Celebrate with select acts from Luminaria featured artists. Lite bites from top restaurants and specialty drinks.

600 Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205

Ages 21+

$250 Registration, click the "Register" button below to get your VIP package.




Artist Brunches

Saturday, November 11, 2017 11 AM -12:30 PM 

Enjoy a special morning with Luminaria's Featured Artists and other passionate guests for a dynamic conversation. Brunches will be located at neighborhood gems within the Southtown Arts District.

$35 Limited tickets available and must be purchased 72 hours in advance.

Click here to read about each brunch and purchase tickets.



Luminaria 2017 Closing Party

Saturday, November 11, 2017 8 - 11PM

Celebrate the 2017 Luminaria Contemporary Art Festival with performances by select featured artists, light bites and specialty drinks.

$55 Limited tickets available.





LUMINARIA’s 2017 Partner Hotel is the La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk/Convention Center

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, guests at La Quinta will be walking distance to the Hemisfair district, the world famous Riverwalk and historic Alamo. Visitors will find an abundance of dining and entertainment venues nearby. Stay connected with complimentary WIFI, unwind in our full service 501 Lounge that opens every evening at 5:01 PM, or relax in our resort-style swimming pool and spa.  Guests attending LUMINARIA will appreciate being within 2 blocks walking distance to the after-dark immersive arts festival.

To Make Your Reservation: 

Reservations Department #: 866-527-1498 opt. #1 or by email at (please provide credit card information to guarantee reservation.)

Hotel: La Quinta Inns & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk (property #0501) Group Name: Luminaria

For other lodging options, from budget to luxury: Convention & Visitors Bureau Listing


Learn more about San Antonio's arts and culture offerings, and find updates on events, such as festivals and celebrations, concerts and dances in the parks, and the preservation of history and heritage.

PO Box 120188, San Antonio, Texas 78212 (210) 721-1670