Light Up Downtown

Welcome San Antonio to the official site for The Mayor’s 7th Annual Light Up Downtown Holiday Lights Contest! Experience 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 2016

BEST LIGHTING DISPLAY OF A BUILDING – People’s Choice
Hilton Palacio del Rio

BEST LIGHTING DISPLAY OF A BUILDING - Mayor’s Choice
Marriott Courtyard

BEST LIGHTING DISPLAY OF A STOREFRONT (Small Business) – People’s Choice
Moses Roses

BEST LIGHTING DISPLAY OF A STOREFRONT (Corporate) – People’s Choice
Whataburger

BEST LIGHTING DISPLAY OF A STOREFRONT – Mayor’s Choice
Schakolad 

BEST USE OF SPACE
San Antonio Zoo

BEST LIGHTING DISPLAY OF A NONPROFIT
SA BULLY FREE Campaign

CPS ENERGY AWARD FOR GREENEST LIGHTING DISPLAY
University Health Systems

MAYOR IVY R. TAYLOR’S CHOICE AWARD
Historic Sunset Station/St. Paul’s Square