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Hispanic Heritage Month

Cultura, Orgullo, y Corazon

Celebrate with us!

Pearl is commemorating San Antonio’s vibrant culture with a range of community events in September through mid-October in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Visitors and the local community can partake in an array of art, culinary, and cultural festivities throughout the Pearl neighborhood. The lineup includes a spirited kickoff for Dieciséis de Septiembre, a unique “Mercadito Cultural”, a collaborative mural with MMCreativeStudio, art exhibits, culinary celebrations and much more.


Latin American Cuisine Summit
Tuesday, Sept. 12th - Sept. 13th | CIA

Events | Latin Summit


The Culinary Institute of America’s Latin American Cuisine Summit brings together a diverse audience of foodservice, culinary, and beverage professionals for two days of culinary demonstrations, insightful discussions, and business inspiration and strategy.




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16 de Septiembre Dinner at Cured
Saturday, Sept. 16th | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm | Cured

Events | Cured


Join Chef Steve McHugh and Chef Sergio Remolina for a very special 3-Course Meal with Wine Pairing celebrating Mexican Independence Day and history of Chiles en Nogada. Including a welcome reception and a lecture by Consul Minutti about the origin and meaning of the dish!



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Mercadito Cultural at Pearl
Sept. 20th, 27th, & Oct. 4th | 5:00pm-9:00pm


Join us as we support talented chefs, artisans, and captivating performances that showcase the richness of Hispanic culture including live performances by Mariachi Las Alteñas each week. Find local vendors like Fiesta Feet, Hernan, Alebrije, Chasing Camila and several vendors from Mexico in partnership with the San Antonio Mexican consulate.


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Vamos a Bailar
Sundays, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, & Oct. 8 | 6:00pm-8:45pm

Pearl and Esta Noche Dance Company partner to bring free, high-energy dance classes to Pearl Park! Classes are open to the public and will feature a mix of bachata and salsa classes geared toward all levels. You don’t need a partner to enjoy class or, if you don’t want to participate feel free to sit back and enjoy the music.

Ven a Tomar
Wednesday, Sept. 27th | 6:00pm-9:00pm | Carriqui


In partnership with UTSA Libraries and the Consulado General de México en San Antonio, Carriqui will host Ven a Tomar, where guests will sample mezcal, cocktails and unique bites while learning from Mezcal expert Pedro Jiménez Gurría. Photographs from UTSA Libraries’ Mexican Spirits Collection will also be on display for viewing.



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Hispanic Heritage Month Dinner
Thursday Sept. 14th | 7:00pm-9:30pm | Hotel Emma


Hotel Emma starts Hispanic Heritage Month with a culinary celebration led by James Beard Award nominee Pastry Chef Sofia Tejeda and Sous Chef Cristina Rojas. Join us at Supper’s Swiggle Key private dining room on Thursday, September 14, 2023 for a special six-course dinner inspired by Central Mexico’s cuisine, complemented by thoughtful beverage pairings.


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Into to Wines of Mexico
Saturday Sept. 23rd | 11:30am-1:00pm | CIA

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Welcome to the captivating world of Mexican wines! This introductory class is your gateway to discovering the rich history, diverse terroirs, and exceptional flavors that make Mexico a rising star in the global wine industry.

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Intro to Wines of South America
Saturday Sept. 30th | 11:30am-1:00pm | CIA

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From the lush vineyards of Chile to the majestic landscapes of Argentina, we will embark on a thrilling journey to uncover the unique grape varieties and winemaking traditions that have put South America on the global wine map. You’ll learn about the influence of the Andes Mountains, Pacific Ocean, and the continent’s diverse climates on the flavor profiles of these exceptional wines.

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Art Installations

Celebrate local artist and artwork and get the best photos with these featured art installations.



September 20th – October 1st


Find a collection of Calaveras from Chef Johnny Hernandez and La Gloria. Each Calavera is crafted by local artist and will be a preview for Dia de los Muertos throughout San Antonio.



October 4th – October 8th


Pearl will feature Alebrijes for the first time from Chef Johnny Hernandez and La Gloria. These spirit creatures will light up Pearl from October 4th – October 8th in 1100 Springs Plaza.



September 14th – October 15th


Pearl and MMCreative Studio will present a colorful mural meant to capture the spirit of San Antonio through three powerful words: Cultura. Orgullo. Corazón. which translates to Culture. Pride. Heart.

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