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Texas Folklife Festival

Jun 07, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019

Texas Folklife Festival Bringing Texas stories and traditions to life for 48 years WHAT: The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures will host the 48th iteration of its signature event, the Texas Folklife Festival, gathering a myriad of Texan cultures in a celebration of their heritage, music, art, dance, food, artisan skills and more. The three-day festival includes five stages of music and entertainment; more than 60 skilled artisans demonstrating crafts such as blacksmithing, wine making, and pottery; living historians portraying Texas pioneers, military and frontier folk; vendors selling hand-made Texas wares such as soaps, artwork and décor; and much more. Dozens of food vendors prepare a menu teeming with authentic offerings such as German schnitzel, Filipino lumpia, Belgian mussels, Greek gyros, Lebanese shishkebabs, Wendish noodles, Romanian sausage and other delectable offerings. Family-friendly with hands-on opportunities and audience participation. WHEN: ITC is closed June 6 for preparations and re-opens June 7 on festival hours. June 7: 5 – 11 p.m. June 8: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. June 9: Noon – 7 p.m. June 10: Closed (take-down) WHERE: UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures Hemisfair Campus, 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78205 ADMISSION: Adults in advance (13 and older) $12.00 Adult (at the gate) $15.00 Child in advance and gate (6 to 12) $5.00 Child (0 to 5) FREE Group rate $10.00 per person (party of 10 or more, advance only) CONTACT: For additional information, call (210) 458-2300 or visit
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801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: 210-458-2300
Cost: $5-$12
Attendance: 50,000
Time: Fri: 5pm-11pm; Sat. 11am-11pm; Sun: Noon-7pm