We’re excited to announce our spring events calendar for 2016! Stay tuned for more details on these and other events coming soon to Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair. Be sure to stop by regularly for our weekly and monthly activities like Story Time in our Book Garden and Yoga in the Park!

Interested in having your child’s birthday party at Hemisfair? Please fill out this form and a staff member will reach out to walk you through the next steps.

Are you a vendor, food truck or artist interested in taking part in our celebrations this year? Please fill out this form and we’ll be in touch with more information.

Every Week

Monday 10am-12pm: Imagination Playground with Big Blue Blocks (Starts January 18th)

Thursday 10am-12pm: Story Time and Take-a-Book, Leave-a-Book Library. Upcoming Stories:

Wednesdays 9:30am-11:30am: KLRN Play & Learn (April-June)

KLRN presents Play & Learn, a free mobile child/caregiver education program, reaching families with children- birth to age five- from across San Antonio. KLRN promotes learning as a lifelong adventure. Each Play & Learn series is 11 weeks. Each week, families receive free books and take-home activities. Pre-registration required. To learn more, call 210.208.8405. Funding is provided by the City of San Antonio, Department of Human Services.

Every Month

Family Friendly First Fridays 7pm-10pm (March-December)

First Saturdays 4:00-7:00pm Gardopia Gardening Classes: learn to grow your own plants for fun and food!

Second Saturdays 10:30-2:30 Pinot’s Palette: Painting lessons in the park, plus Fitness in the Park with MIX Fit 11:30-12:30.

Third Saturdays 10am-12:00pm Weekend Imagination Playground with Big Blue Blocks

Fourth Sundays 11:30-12:30 Zumba in the Park hosted by MIX Fit.

Summer 2016 Events


June 4 -Yoga + Meditation presented by Mindul Warrior (9:30-10:30am)

June 7 – PechaKucha (7:30-11:30pm)

PechaKucha (Japanese for “chit chat”) has expanded to more than 800 cities around the world since its founding in 2003. PechaKucha presenters get exactly 20 PowerPoint slides, and each slide advances automatically every 20 seconds. San Antonio’s first quarterly PechaKucha Night was held in February 2011 and now attracts hundreds of attendees to venues throughout San Antonio. It showcases a broad range of individuals, including artists, craftsmen, academics, STEM professionals, community leaders and more. Presenters include  Kristal Cuevas, Armand Fermin, Peter French, Omar Gonzalez, Sam Lerma, Elaine Kearney, Rebel Mariposa, and Jeff Moore.

 Learn more at http://www.pechakucha.org/cities/san-antonio 

June 25 – Bike.Yoga.Meditation presented by Mindful Warrior (9-9:30am Bike Ride, (9:30-10:30am Yoga and Meditation)

June 25 – Jesse James Chess Academy Tournament (9am-4pm)

Jesse James Chess Academy will hold their yearly chess tournament with over 120+ participants. Award ceremony from 3pm-4pm.

July 2 – Yoga + Meditation presented by Mindul Warrior (9:30-10:30am)

July 9 – Interactive Story Time presented by Magik Theatre

The cast of La Cinderella will read a story following by a dance activity in Theatre Plaza.

July 31 – Donate and Advocate While You Move and Shake (9am-11am)

Hosting by MIX Fit, come experiences free community movement activites including Zumba, Yoga and HIIT. Benefiting Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA), we’ll be receiving school supply donations for children currently in the child protective services system.

August 6 – Kidcation Kick-Off Event sponsored by Our Kids Magazine (9am–3pm)

Presented by Our Kids Magazine, Kidcation Week allows families to create lifelong memories and have one last summer hurrah before the kids head back to school.

The Kidcation Kick Off Event will be on August 6th, 2016 from 9am to 2pm @ Hemisfair Yanaguana Garden with Activities, Games, Prize Giveaways, Live Music,Food & Snacks, Balloon Artists, Face Painting, Bounce House and Special Appearances. FREE ADMISSION and Open to the public.

August 13 – Move Fit Live Fit Bash (9-11am)

A work out party with fitness challenges, group classes, obstacle course and of course you can  move and groove to live music and enjoy delicious treats from vendors

August 14 – Back to School Bash – (11:00am-1:00p)

Get ready for school by joining us for healthy snacks, school supplies and so much more!