Community Invited to Join Posada by Candlelight at Pearl and Enjoy Evening of Live Music and Traditional Treats
Pearl will host its third annual Posada, inspired by the Mexican tradition of Las Posadas, on Wednesday, December 18 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. with live mariachi music, lotería and traditional treats. Visitors can also enjoy the Christmas tree (decorated by Feliz Modern POP) and take a stroll through the lovely, festively lit property.
The Posada will feature a procession led by Father David Garcia and representatives from Mission Concepción in a traditional reenactment of Mary and Joseph searching for lodging.
WHAT: Pearl will host its third annual Posada, inspired by the Mexican tradition of Las
Posadas, on Wednesday, December 18 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Community members are invited to join the Posada and become pilgrims traveling by candlelight in a procession throughout the property, beginning at Pearl Park.
Las Posadas is a nine-day Christmas celebration in Mexico and Latin America, centered on the ritual re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s quest to find lodging in Bethlehem. The evening includes live mariachi music, lotería (traditional Mexican bingo for children) and traditional treats of buñuelos, tamales, and Mexican hot chocolate provided by Ms. Chocolatier, Churro Star, La Hacienda, CIA, and Panifico Bakery. This event is free and open to the public.
WHO: Representatives from Mission Concepción and Father David Garcia will lead community members in a procession throughout the Pearl property followed by live music by Mariachi Mexica.
For more information, please visit Pearl’s website or the event’s Facebook page here.
WHEN: December 18, 2019 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Pearl Campus
303 Pearl Parkway, 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 environmentally sustainable buildings 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; 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 at Pearl, Feliz Modern POP, and Bike World.
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 space includes the historic Pearl Stable. For more information, visit atpearl.com.