Tricentennial Economic Impact Study Release, #SanAntonio300

December 6, 2016

Join the city of San Antonio for tomorrow’s press conference with Mayor Taylor and Judge Wolff as they  announce the anticipated effects of San Antonio’s 300th anniversary. Bring along your friends and family, the more the merrier! If you attend and share on your social media channels, don’t forget to use #SA300! The announcement and release of the Tricentennial Economic Impact Study on San Antonio and Bexar County. Conducted by Dr. Steven Nivin, the study is a projection of the economic and fiscal impacts of San Antonio’s 300th anniversary in 2018. The Tricentennial will be a citywide, year-round celebration that will focus on four initiatives: Arts and Culture, History and Education, Community Service and Commemorative Week. An inclusive celebration, the Tricentennial will engage participants of all ages and from every part of the city. The economic and cultural impact of the 300th anniversary will be significant and will positively affect both the City and County.


Wed., Dec. 7, 2016
10:00 a.m.


San Antonio City Hall
Media Briefing Room
100 Military Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205


Mayor Ivy Taylor, City of San Antonio
County Judge Nelson Wolff, Bexar County
Robert Thrailkill, President, Tricentennial Commission
Edward Benavides, CEO, Tricentennial Commission
Dr. Steven Nivin, Chief Economist, SABER Research Institute


Image Courtesy of San Antonio 300


About the San Antonio Tricentennial: In 2018, San Antonio will mark its 300th anniversary: a rare, historic event that will be remembered for generations. The Tricentennial Commission, a public nonprofit, leads the way in celebrating and commemorating our 300 years by developing a year of educational, artistic, and entertaining events.  As San Antonio takes the world’s stage, key initiatives include: History & Education, Arts & Culture, Community Service, and Commemorative Week.  The yearlong commemoration will celebrate our memorable past and propel us into our equally remarkable future. You are invited to join our community and be a part of the next chapter in San Antonio’s legendary story. Visit for more information.

  • Anali Martinez
    December 6, 2016 at 5:54 pm

    This is awesome!! I love San Antonio!

  • Connie Gomez
    December 7, 2016 at 8:59 am

    This sounds like fun! I love San Antonio also, I hope we get to go back soon!