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SA Veterans Day at Hemisfair

The second annual SA Veterans Day at Hemisfair presented by Endeavors will take place on Saturday, November 12 from noon until 10:00 p.m. Join Military City USA® in celebrating our veterans with a FREE event at Hemisfair’s Yanaguana Garden to include live music, food, beverage, entertainment, and vendors.


What to Expect

  • All-day schedule of live music with headliner Coffey Anderson
  • Food and beverages (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. A portion of bar sales will benefit Disabled American Veterans.)
  • Veteran resources and volunteer opportunities
  • This year’s commemorative poster was created by Maria and Manola. The first 500 will be distributed free to attendees. Click here to view.
  • Southeast Living History Association- Display will include multiple restored military vehicles, period correct military equipment and living historians in period military uniform to interact with festival attendees
  • Endeavors Veterans Day 2K, 5K Run/Walk, 5K Run/Ruck, Virtual
  • Laser light show presented by CPS Energy


Family Activities Include:

  • Legoland Discovery Center onsite with a LEGO® flag building activity
  • Gellyball
  • Face Painting
  • No Limits Rock Wall with Mark Wellman
  • Patriotic Stilt Walkers with Aqua Acro
  • A photo op with Dru Photography
  • Truck Display – Fire Truck, Police Cruiser, SWAT Vehicle and Armored Truck


Schedule of Events

Kicking off the day will be the Endeavors Veterans Day Run at 8:00am.

12:00pm Jean-Pierre and the Zydeco Angels Main Stage
1:30pm Soul Twang Yanaguana Stage
2:00pm Cheap Sunglasses Main Stage
2:30pm Jake Castillo Yanaguana Stage
3:00pm Biohazard Brass Band Main Stage
3:45pm All Veteran Group Main Stage
4:00pm Bexar Brass Band Yanaguana Stage
4:00pm WELCOME, Presentation of Colors, Flyover, National Anthem Main Stage
4:40pm Sonny Sauceda Main Stage
5:55pm Shonnie Murrell Main Stage
6:40pm Joe Pasada Yanaguana Stage
7:25pm ZEUS. El Mero Necio Main Stage
8:45pm Coffey Anderson Main Stage
10:05pm Laser Light Show sponsored by CPS Energy
10:20pm Closing Remarks Main Stage

Vendor Information

Antonia’s Happy Crafting & Gifts
Tutu’s Garden
Hot Works
Dos Perros
Veterans Home Loan Benefit Information
San Antonio Coalition for Veterans and Families
Veterans For America Hometown Heroes
Purple Up USA
Homestead Ranch & Real Estate
Basecamp Provisions
Blind Veterans of Texas
LIFT Foundation San Antonio

Getting Here


Hemisfair parking is available at several lots located nearby. Please be courteous of other drivers and cautious of pedestrians (especially little ones) while you search for parking.

Click here to learn more about parking on our “Visit” page.

**Please note that the S. Alamo Lot will be closed due to the festival.

Public Transportation

Hemisfair is easily accessed by public transit, including VIA’s VIVA Culture and VIVA Missions routes.

VIA Routes serving Hemisfair: 11, 26, 30, 40, 54, 230


Sponsoring Veterans Day at Hemisfair

Commander Level


General Level

Colonel Level

Major Level


Captain Level

1st Lieutenant Level
2nd Lieutenant Level

Hollerbach & Associates, Inc.
Port San Antonio
River City FCU
San Antonio River Authority
Silver Eagle Beverages


To sponsor this event, please click here and select your designation as SA Veterans Day at Hemisfair or contact Anne Krause at 210-262-2502 or by email at

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