SAN ANTONIO -- – Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival announced details for its 12th annual main event at Hemisfair Park in November.

  • Free multidisciplinary arts festival
  • November 9-10
  • Local, national and international artists

The festival is a free multidisciplinary arts festival that brings over 20,000 visitors and locals downtown each year.

On the evening of Saturday, November 9, Luminaria will illuminate the park with visual art, sculpture, dance, music and theatre installments.

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This year, themes around LGBTQ+, cultural intersectionality, immigration and other timely topics will be explored. The weekend celebration of the arts will continue on Sunday, November 10, with a special community arts day at Hemisfair and a closing performance at Mission San José.

“It’s so exciting to present Luminaria to San Antonio each year and invite the community to wander into a world of inspiration,” says Executive Director Kathy Armstrong. “For over a decade, Luminaria has been a breeding ground for talent and we are proud to give local and global artists a platform to engage the general public’s curiosity.”

A variety of noteworthy San Antonio-based, national and international artists will be participating. The complete list of featured artists and installations can be found here.

Luminaria started in 2008 as a grassroots, multi-genre arts festival exploding with San Antonio talent and has rapidly evolved into an attraction for artists worldwide. The entire event is free, family-friendly and open to the public.

The full schedule will be announced at a later date. For more information on Luminaria visit their website.