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What a wonderful area right downtown. There is several great places to grab a snack then take a... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2015
Cookeville, Tennessee
Check out the light show on the cathedral at night!

There's not much to do at the plaza during the day except visit the San Fernando Cathedral which is... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2015
Corpus Christi, Texas
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

What a wonderful area right downtown. There is several great places to grab a snack then take a seat and enjoy your surroundings.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank judy177
Reviewed 31 March 2015

There's not much to do at the plaza during the day except visit the San Fernando Cathedral which is beautiful inside and houses the remains of some of the heroes of the Alamo. The light show on the cathedral at night is definitely worth checking...More

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank lucky_3_17
Reviewed 20 January 2015

San Antonio has many plazas/parks/squares as recreation area in downtown. Main Plaza is one of them. A big open place west of the Riverwalk between Commerce St. and Dolorosa/Market St. You can breath and relax in the silent plaza with view to the majestic San...More

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank LN1946
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The nighttime light show on San Fernando Cathedral is stupendous. My family had never seen anything like it. The entire façade with the cathedral is covered with a bright, artistic, moving light show featuring images from the history of San Antonio. It is hard to...More

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank TaraSA2014
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Main Plaza is the heart of San Antonio, and the beautiful San Fernando Cathedral is the anchor of this plaza. Enjoy your time sitting at a table and eating from one of the food trucks. But ensure you stay for the exciting laser light show...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 12 September 2014

One of the coolest places - unfortunately not literally - in San Antonio is Main Plaza. It's just steps off the river, and there are plenty of fountains, which you are strangely not allowed to play in. That would make it even awesomer. What's really...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank jayseae
Reviewed 17 August 2014

It is true, Main Plaza in downtown San Antonio is not an especially appealing place. However, if you are in the area at night, you must watch the special A/V presentation, "San Antonio: The Saga." This 24 minute light show is projected on the facade...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank 917pattim
Reviewed 26 May 2014

It's a small square/resting spot with tables and chairs and water fountains. The San Fernando Cathedral is right there. It's worth a look around, maybe grab something to eat and enjoy the fountains.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank musicperson1
Reviewed 26 February 2014

A bunch of dubious characters around, tables and chairs and the facade of the cathedral... That is pretty much it. You can head to the river walk for a nice leisurely walk. There is some limited parking close by.

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 9 May 2013

It's fountains and benches, that's it. They do hold a number of events here, but atmosphere is poor since it's wedged between two busy streets.

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Anthony J
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Response from dkmkakektk | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday,Friday, Saturday and Sunday At 9/:00PM,9:30PM and !0:00 PM.
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Response from dkmkakektk | Reviewed this property |
Yes,unless there is severe weather.
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Response from Rob F | Reviewed this property |
Mondays no show but do try to make it on Tuesday 9, 930 or 10PM. The music and artwork is amazing plus the cathedral is outstanding to look at and visit during the day and in it you will see the crypt of the Alamo... More