Social Events

Social Events

After studying, debating and delving into the issues during the day, experience true Texas hospitality as you connect with colleagues from across the country during the Legislative Summit social events. Viva NCSL!

An Evening in Old San Antonio!

Tuesday, Aug. 9 
6:30-8:30 pm
Savor the flavors of Fiesta during the opening reception at La Villita. The streets of “Old San Antone” will come alive as the historic downtown village is transformed into an authentic Fiesta. You’ll experience the sights, sounds and flavors that make San Antonio one of Texas’ most celebrated destinations:

  • Delicious traditional Tex-Mex fare
  • Brightly colored piñatas and papel picados in Maverick Square
  • Performances by mariachis and ballet folklorico dancers

Private after-hours tour of the Alamo

Wednesday, Aug. 10
6-8:00 pm
Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the Texas Revolution
Join the Texas Host Committee in a private after-hours tour of the Alamo, the birthplace of the world-renowned battle cry “Remember the Alamo,” as Texas celebrates the 175th anniversary of the Texas Revolution and the storied battle at this shrine of liberty.

Texas Dancehall Revue

Thursday, Aug. 11 
6-9:30 pm
Grab your cowboy hat and get ready for a boot scootin' good time. The dancehall is a central part of Texas heritage, and we will honor its legacy by creating one of the biggest dancehalls you’ll ever see. The evening will be a true Texas experience with:

  • Authentic chuck wagon barbeque
  • Armadillo races
  • Longhorn cattle
  • A star studded cast of Texas performers including Grammy Award-winning Ray Benson and the band Asleep at the Wheel
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