Light Up Downtown

Welcome San Antonio to the official site for The Mayor’s 5th Annual Light Up Downtown Holiday Lights Contest! Experience the beginning of a new San Antonio holiday tradition that will illuminate the night in a display of lights like you have never seen before. Watch in wonder as participating San Antonio businesses in the downtown area compete to have the best and brightest holiday light display!

Winners 2014

People's Choice Building - University Health Systems Robert B. Green Campus

People's Choice Storefront - Whatabuger Downtown location

People's Choice Pop Up Store (New Category) - AME

People's Choice Best Use of Space - UTSA Downtown Campus

Mayor Ivy Taylor’s Award: Best Lighting Display of a Building - The Hilton Palacio Del Rio

Mayor Ivy Taylor’s Award: Best Lighting Display of a Storefront - The Children’s Museum

Mayor Ivy Taylor’s Choice Award for Best Overall Display - The Southern Pacific Steam Locomotive #794

CPS Energy Award for the Greenest Lighting Display - Travis Park