Pearl Announces OLÉ, SAN ANTONIO: When San Antonio Meets Spain Pearl presenting a summer of Spain celebration honoring San Antonio’s Tricentennial and its Spanish heritage - June 15 through September 16, 2018 (SAN ANTONIO, TX) – Pearl is excited to announce Olé, San Antonio, a summer-long program celebrating San Antonio's Spanish heritage in commemoration of the city's 300th anniversary. Olé will be held from June 15 through September 16 and will feature events and activities related to three main pillars: gastronomy, music & dance, and arts & architecture. Events will include new programming while also incorporating existing Pearl activities.
curated Spanish items, activations in Pearl Park, and much more. “Our intention with creating Olé was to acknowledge our 300 years of history with Spain and to create a truly monumental celebration that people will cherish and remember for the rest of their lives,” said Elizabeth Fauerso, chief marketing officer for the Pearl. “We want to bring the entire city together, along with our friends from Spain, for a collaboration that can only happen in this special Tricentennial year.”
Acknowledging the shared past and looking toward the future, all events will have as a common thread an intercambio (exchange) and collaboration between the cultures of Spain and San Antonio, creating experiences and memories completely unique to Olé. The entire Pearl neighborhood will come together with restaurants featuring Spanish menus and chef collaboration dinners, retailers featuring specially
To celebrate gastronomy, Pearl will have a total Spanish take-over of the restaurants across the property, hosting Tapas Tuesdays, Gin Tonic Thursdays, Spanish wine selections, and more. Several collaboration dinners are planned that will include Spanish chefs paired with Pearl chefs; selected chefs will be announced at a later date. The Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio (CIA) will host Spanish master classes
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