After catching criticism that its Fall Heritage Festival could turn into a “superspreader” event, the Conservation Society of San Antonio and city officials have pulled the plug on the gathering.
The Conservation Society will host a NIOSA-style event called Fall Heritage Festival on Nov. 6, but it’s drawing criticism from La Villita tenants and restaurant owners.
The renovation includes the building of three restaurants inside Maverick Plaza lead by chef Johnny Hernandez.
Changes to Maverick Plaza are spearheaded by the addition of Mexican, Spanish and German restaurants, and a new fountain near South Alamo.
La Villita and Market Square tenants are likely to receive a four-month rent abatement because of closures related to Covid-19.
As tenants of the historic La Villita and Market Square retail hubs prepare to reopen in early June, some are looking to the city for financial relief.
A new city-sponsored Day of the Dead series is poised to take over La Villita. Though not without controversy.
The city is hosting a public meeting tomorrow night on a $12 million plan to transform Maverick Plaza at La Villita into San Antonio’s next culinary destination.
The $12 million plan to revamp La Villita’s Maverick Plaza, one of downtown’s most popular event spaces, drew a mixed reaction from Fiesta regulars who attended Night in Old San Antonio on Wednesday night.
Weeks after a Night in Old San Antonio concludes this year, La Villita’s Maverick Plaza will shut down so preliminary work can begin on its $12 million makeover.