Hemisfair Park
Hemisfair Park   Hemisfair Park was build in 1968 for the World's Fair and to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of San Antonio. This magnificent park features cascading waterfalls and fountains, beautiful landscapes, historic buildings, a playground the Magik Theater, the Institute of Texan Cultures, the Instituto Cultural Mexicano and the world famous Tower of the Americas. The Tower of the Americas stands 750 feet over San Antonio and offers a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Alamo City. Each year the Texas Folklife Festival takes place at Hemisfair Park, where visitors from around the world come to experience San Antonio's diverse culture, cuisine and history. Hemisfair Park is located adjacent to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention center and across from La Villta.