Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off Sept. 15. Connect with AARP in San Antonio at tons of exciting events. RSVP for all of them, or just drop in for our grand finale. AARP is helping people of all ages celebrate their heritage and live la vida buena. So bring your friends and family and Take on Today and every day.
Tour the Historic Missions
Tuesday, September 18, 8:30 AM
Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with a guided bus tour of the historic San Antonio Missions. Tour four missions—Concepción, San José, San Juan and Espada—which are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The guided tour, which leaves from Mission Park Pavilions at 8:30 a.m., will feature the missions’ 300-year history and significance to San Antonio culture. Registration is required for this free event.
Grow the Best Salsa Herbs
Tuesday, September 25, 6:30 PM
Ever wanted to have your own Mexican herb garden? Liz Campanella, co-owner of Uprooted Gardens, will show you how. She will share tips and tricks to successfully growing the herbs to make the best salsa ever. This workshop will include everything from seed starting and transplanting to seasonal care and harvesting!
Watch Coco at the Drive-In
Thursday, September 27, 7:30 PM
Bring your lawn chair or your picnic blanket and join AARP for a night at the historic Mission Drive-In, now known as the Mission Marquee Plaza. AARP Movies For Grown-Ups will screen the 2017 Pixar film Coco, which is set in Mexico on Día de los Muertos and centered on a young, music-loving boy named Miguel.
Celebrate with AARP
Sunday, October 7, noon
For the grand finale of Hispanic Heritage Month, join us at “Celebrando con AARP” for a day filled with food, fun, games, shopping, activities and dancing to live music from some classic local Tejano bands. From noon to 2 pm, just before the music and dancing begin, we’ll host a resource fair with local community organizations. Whether you come out for the dancing, the information or both—all are welcome! Bring your family and friends, lawn chairs and dancing shoes, and come ready to celebrate! Entrance is FREE for the event, and the first 150 vehicle owners to show their AARP membership card will also get FREE parking.