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During Alamo Heights Night 2023, you will find a variety of entertainment, food and fun on the University of the Incarnate Word Campus. The following information will help get you prepared for fun at the event. Did we miss something? Give us a jingle at 210-824-2462.
OPERATING HOURS: Alamo Heights Night 2023 will be open from 5:30 – 11:30 pm on April 21, 2023.
LOCATION: University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209.
MAPS: CLICK HERE for maps of the event location, sketch map of the event area and activities, and parking locations.
ADMISSIONS/TICKETS: Your admission charge includes access to all entertainment and public areas. Children under 12 and active and reserve military with an ID are always admitted free. For advance discount ticket purchase, group rate information and special discounts, CLICK HERE after February 15, 2023. Admission is for the entire event. If you wish to leave the grounds and return later that same day, please be sure to have your hand stamped at an exit gate. Pre-sale tickets online will be available: CLICK HERE after February 15, 2023. On-site admission ticket sales are by cash only. Pick-up of free tickets also available only on-site on day of the event.
FOOD and DRINK: Great food and drinks are sold throughout the grounds. Visitors are prohibited from bringing food and beverages onto the festival grounds. This includes, but is not limited to, beer, wine and distilled spirits. All food and drink sales require tickets. These tickets are available at 5 Food/Drink Ticket booths around the event site. Tickets may be purchased only with cash. ATMs are available throughout the grounds.
SEATING: Limited seating is provided in all entertainment areas. Patrons may not bring personal seating (such as bag chairs) onto the festival grounds unless needed for medical reasons.
PROPER ATTIRE: Shirts and shoes are required attire for festival patrons. Fiesta clothing and head wear are encouraged. Smiles required.
RAIN: Alamo Heights Night continues rain or shine. No rain dates are scheduled. Announcements will be made if an emergency weather situation should require evacuation.
PARKING: There is no patron parking on the campus north of Hildebrand. Limited free parking is available on the campus grounds South of Hildebrand and free shuttle service and free parking is available at all Park and Ride locations.
HANDICAP FACILITIES: Grounds are handicap accessible. Handicap parking is available in the parking lot off of Hildebrand and at all Park and Ride locations.
PETS and SERVICE ANIMALS: Only trained service animals will be allowed on the festival grounds. Please leave other pets in the safety of your home.
EVENT FLIER: The Alamo Heights Night Event flier will be available in January 2023.
INFORMATION/HELP: The Event INFORMATION BOOTH is located in front of the Convocation Center. Go there to get information and assistance on any issue or question you might need help with. There is an up to date large sketch map of the event area outside the booth and small printed copies of the event map are available if you need them.
FIRST AID: A FIRST AID STATION will be located inside the North Gate. Please go there should you need any minor medical assistance at the event. If there is an EMERGENCY, contact the nearest uniformed Police Officer (you will find them throughout the event area). They can call for assistance and will assist you with the medical response. This year, our on site First Aid Services will be provided by the professional medical staff from Texas Medical Clinic.
LOST PEOPLE: A lost person post is located at the event Headquarters/ Information Booth. The booth is staffed at all times to provide assistance.
EMERGENCIES: In the event of an EMERGENCY WEATHER SITUATION, the University will make announcements over the campus loud speaker system. The instructions given along with those given by the Police are designed to keep you safe during your visit to our event. Alamo Heights Night will not close because of rain unless it presents a safety hazard. With your safety always foremost on our minds, we will keep you informed during the event of any changing conditions.
ATM $$$: Automatic teller machines are located at the entry and elsewhere on the festival grounds. The machines accept Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover, American Express and all other Pulse cards. Admission and beer ticket sales are cash only, so stock up on greenbacks!
2023 DRINK PRICES:
Domestic Beer: $10 cup/can
Bottled Water: $2
Soft Drinks: $2
Drink tickets are sold as sheets of twenty $1 drink tickets.
ATTENDEE AND BAG SCREENING: To ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all attendees, all attendees and bags entering the festival will be subject to security screening. CLICK HERE to see details. If possible, please travel lightly and leave your bags at home. Alamo Heights Night is not responsible for items left in parked cars.
ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE (schedules subject to change):
FINDING FRIDAY, 7:00-8:00, 9:30-11:00 pm on Main Stage
RICK CAVENDER, 6:00-700, 8:00-9:30 pm on Main Stage
Stereomonde, 5:30-6:30, 9:30-11:00 pm on Stage 2
Ruben V , 4:00-5:00, 8:15-9:15 pm on Stage 2
The Regimes, Schedule TBD.
323d Army Band, Schedule TBD on Stage 2
Mariachi band, 5:30 pm -TBA, moving around event area
GAMES/RIDES for kids of all ages, 5:30 -11:00 pm, Football Field and nearby parking lots. Attendees may purchase a wristband authorizing unlimited use of the game activities on and adjacent to the football field only. Wristbands may be purchased at all ticket booths for $25@. Tickets may still be used for individual use of those activities.
MOBILE EVENT SITE: This section of the AHN website is designed to provide summary information in a more compact version than the full website for viewing on telephones and tablets. DOWNLOAD THIS PAGE on your phone or tablet to link to all the information designed specifically for those devices to make your arrival, departure and overall experience better at the event. (some items still reflect prior event information that will be updated in March 2023)
VOLUNTEERS: Volunteers are essential to the success of Alamo Heights Night. If you are interested in volunteering for Alamo Heights Night, there are several opportunities to choose from, including food/drink tickets sales, water/soda sales, beer, wine, margarita sales, and other opportunities. Volunteers obtain FREE entry to the event. CLICK HERE to be connected to information on signing up as a VOLUNTEER. At the event, volunteers will check in at Booth 1 and will process through a special screening section and gate to enter the at the Main Entrance Area.
NON-PROFIT INFORMATION: Alamo Heights Night is operated by a 501(c)(3) charity for the Alamo Heights Rotary Club (AHRC). The proceeds from the event are used by the AHRC to support charitable organizations, community service, and scholarships. A number of non-profit organizations also operate booths at the event to raise funds for their activities.
CHARITIES SUPPORTED: See a listing by year of the non-profit organizations that have received charitable contributions from the Alamo Heights Rotary Club (AHRC) and/or the Alamo Heights Night LLC (AHNLLC) since 1992. CLICK HERE.
CODE OF CONDUCT: CLICK HERE
BOOTH GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION: General information concerning guidelines for obtaining and running a booth or activity at Alamo Heights Night® and an application/agreement for participation can be found HERE.
SPONSORS: There are many opportunities for sponsoring Alamo Heights Night. Cash donations directly assist our organization in our ability to support charities and community service activities. Information on the different levels of sponsorship and the benefits offered for each can be found by clicking on this link for AHN 2023 sponsor benefits and information . The last page of the Sponsor Benefits and Information package is a form you should fill out and submit including payment information.
AMAZON SMILE: If you shop at AMAZON, please change your browser link to shop at AMAZONSMILE and at no added cost you will help raise funds for the community projects and scholarships made by Alamo Heights Night and the Alamo Heights Rotary Club. Almost everything you purchase will generate a 0.5% donation to us. A direct link to sign up is: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/74-2734913 . That link will take you to a page where it should say you are donating to the Alamo Heights Night LLC. We are the 501c(3) foundation for the Alamo Heights Rotary Club. Click on start shopping and replace your link to AMAZON with the one provided and you will automatically go to the AMAZONSMILE page and be able to place orders like you were used to doing.
ALAMO HEIGHTS NIGHT FIESTA MEDAL: Prior to the event, Alamo Heights Night 2023 FIESTA MEDALS are available for purchase at:
-Christian Brothers Automotive, 1431 Austin Highway, San Antonio, TX 78209, Telephone: 210-446-7636
-Monarch Trophy, 16227 San Pedro Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78232, Telephone: 210-344-3777
-ONLINE Purchases at: https://www.fiestamedalssa.com/p-7244-2023-alamo-heights-rotary-club.aspx#?PVD=7297
–Weekly Alamo Heights Rotary Club meetings at the Petroleum Club
At the event, Alamo Heights Night 2023 FIESTA MEDALS will be sold at: the Cascarone, and Ticket Booths on April 21, 2023
Medals cost $10@. The medal has a spinner on the front of the medal
OFFICIAL FIESTA EVENT: Alamo Heights Night is an Official Fiesta Event.
FUTURE YEAR’S EVENTS:
Alamo Heights Night 2023 – April 21
Alamo Heights Night 2024 – April 19
Alamo Heights Night 2025 – April 25
Alamo Heights Night 2026 – April 17
Alamo Heights Night 2027 – April 16
Alamo Heights Night 2028 – April 21
PREVIOUS LOGOS: CLICK HERE for images of the annual logos for all of the Alamo Heights Night events since the first one in 1987.