Enjoy snow activities and musical performances at Texas A&M-SA’s annual Lights of Esperanza celebration

Free event will transform Texas A&M University-San Antonio into winter wonderland

CAB Lights of Esperanza (Texas A&M University-San Antonio)

SAN ANTONIO – The annual Lights of Esperanza celebration is returning to Texas A&M University-San Antonio on Nov. 30.

Thousands of visitors will make their way to the campus at One University Way as the school is turned into a winter wonderland with more than 30,000 lights.

There will be snow activities like polar golf, curling, a snow maze and an inflatable snow farm for taking pictures.

Photo opportunities will be available with General Claus, the Grinch, Mickey Mouse, and Mr. Monopoly.

There will be a petting zoo at the event as well as food trucks like Lady Picoza, Maniacs, Cultura Coffeehouse, GJ’s Chicken & Sausage on a Stick and Chartwells.

There will also be a screening of “The Polar Express” at 7 p.m. in the main auditorium and a laser lights how at 7:55 p.m. in the CAB courtyard.

River City Ringers, University Voices, McCollum HS Mariachi and Teresa Champion Dance Academy are all expected to perform at the event.

Lights of Esperanza is free to attend and will kick off at 6 p.m. before concluding at 8 p.m.

This year’s Lights of Esperanza coincides with the school’s Giving Tuesday event which helps support the General Store, which provides hundreds of pounds of food to students, families and the surrounding community every week.

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