Pearl Announces Its May 2019 Happenings
WHAT: Pearl is excited to present its May programming including The Farmers Market 10 year anniversary, Cinco de Mayo celebration, the First Thursday Night Market, and a Memorial Day party to honor the members of our armed forces that have passed.
First Thursday Night Market – May 2, 4–8 p.m.
First Thursday Night Market returns to Pearl for the month of May. Visitors can shop with their favorite local Farmers Market vendors and artisans while enjoying music by regional performers. Jose Amador and TERRA NOVA will perform at Pearl Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m and Mariachi Las Coronelas Trio in Pearl Parkito from 4 to 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Additional information can be found here.
Cinco de Mayo – May 5, 4–7 p.m.
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Bottling Department will host live music by El Tallercito de Son in Pearl Park and Fletcher’s Hamburgers will be serving carnitas all day. The Bar at the Bottling Department will also feature agave wine “Margaritas.”
Farmers Market 10 Year Anniversary Celebration – May 18
Pearl’s Farmers Market will celebrate its 10th anniversary this May. Since 2009, the market has grown to include 50+ vendors representing the best in produce, meats, dairy, eggs, and artisan foods from a 150-mile radius. Pearl’s market is the largest “producers-only” operation in San Antonio. San Antonio Botanical Gardens and CHEF (Culinary Health Education for Families) will offer demonstrations and activities for families, Wide Awake Creative will feature a produce-inspired photobooth, Artist Katy Sosa’s Keep Calm Y Dream On will offer an interactive art making station. The anniversary celebration will include live music and cupcakes from Bakery Lorraine. Additionally, during the month of May, Pearl restaurants will showcase menu items featuring produce from Farmers Market vendors. All activations are free and open to the public.
Memorial Day Celebration- May 27, 12–4 p.m.
In honor of members of our armed forces that have passed, Pearl and The Bottling Department will have a crawfish boil by Bud’s Southern Rotisserie. There will be live music by the Gulf Coast Playboys, and more! Guests can enjoy music and food while enjoying the sun and Gustav’s Geysers.
WHERE: Various locations throughout Pearl
Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215
Parking information available here: www.atpearl.com/
Pearl, located north of downtown San Antonio, provides a unique experience as a top culinary and cultural destination. The mixed-use space features retail, dining, picturesque green spaces, paseos riverside amphitheater, and the third campus of The Culinary Institute of America. As a former brewery operating from 1883 to 2001, Pearl reflects a vivid past while embracing the future with LEED-certified complexes mixed with historic architecture.
The 22-acre Pearl site is home to The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, the year-round Pearl Farmers Market, Hotel Emma and its restaurant Supper. Pearl restaurants include La Gloria by CIA graduate chef Johnny Hernandez; Savor from The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio; Blue Box Bar; Botika; The Boiler House Texas Grill and Wine Garden; The Granary; Cured; Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery; Bakery Lorraine; Local Coffee; Jazz, TX; Lick Honest Ice Creams, Green Vegetarian Cuisine, and High Street Wine Co. The Bottling Department, San Antonio’s first food hall, includes restaurants Bud’s Southern Rotisserie, Fletcher’s Hamburgers, Maybelle’s Donuts, Tenko Ramen, and The Good Kind.
Pearl is also known for its shops, including The Sporting District, The Twig Book Shop, The Tiny Finch, Adelante Boutique, Ten Thousand Villages, LeeLee, Dos Carolinas, Leighelena, Niche Boutique, The Synergy Studio, Bike World, and The Vintage Bouquet Bar. Notable office tenants at Pearl include San Antonio Hispanic Chamber, Nature Conservancy, San Antonio Area Foundation, RBC Securities, The CE Group, Inc., WestEast Design Group, KGB Texas, and The San Antonio Business Journal. The Can Plant offers urban contemporary apartments with a place in history. The Cellars are luxury apartments offering hospitality and culinary excellence, extraordinary living spaces, concierge-curated services, and more. Event spaces include the historic Pearl Stable and the more contemporary Pearl Studio. For more information, visit atpearl.com.