May 23, 2024

Indulge in Community Spirit: Taste of the Southside Festival Returns to Support Por Vida Academy

San Antonio, Texas (April 13, 2024) – Get ready to indulge in a culinary and cultural extravaganza as Taste of the Southside returns on April 13th and 14th. This two-day festival isn’t just about savoring delectable dishes and enjoying lively entertainment; it’s about giving back to the community, specifically supporting the students and programs at Por Vida Academy.

Por Vida Academy, a charter high school dedicated to providing accessible education to underserved students, is the heart and soul behind this event. With the goal of raising crucial funds to bolster education initiatives and break generational cycles in the Southside community, every dollar raised goes directly to the school.

This year’s festival promises an unforgettable experience with headliners such as DJ Kane and AJ Castillo, along with a lineup of talented local entertainers. From mouthwatering eats to free kid’s rides, face painting, balloon art, and all the vibrant Southside vibes you can handle, there’s something for everyone at Taste of the Southside.

Event Details:

  • Date: April 13th and 14th
  • Time: Saturday 11:45am – 10:00pm, Sunday 11:30am – 9:00pm
  • Location: 1135 Mission Rd, San Antonio, Texas 78210
  • Tickets: $5 (12 and under free)

Highlights Include:

  • Live Entertainment: Enjoy a diverse lineup of musical performances throughout the day.
  • Free Kid’s Zone and Activities: Keep the little ones entertained with a range of fun-filled activities.
  • Vendors: Explore a variety of vendors offering unique goods and crafts.
  • Food and Drinks: Indulge in delicious culinary delights and refreshing beverages.

Entertainment Line-up: Saturday, April 13:

  • 11:45 am: Opening Ceremonies with Councilwoman Viagran, Sheriff Salazar, Representative Campos, Por Vida Students, and more.
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: DJ Axe6
  • 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm: The Bongo Katz
  • 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Los de la Cumbia
  • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Celcius Band
  • 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm: DJ Kane

Sunday, April 14:

  • Classic Car Show
  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: DJ Jesse
  • 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Munoz Bros.
  • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Los Desperadoz
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: AJ Castillo

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to support education while enjoying a weekend of food, music, and community spirit at Taste of the Southside. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit


1135 Mission Rd, San Antonio, Texas 78210

About Por Vida Academy:

Por Vida Academy is a charter high school committed to providing accessible and attainable education to underserved students in the Southside community. Through innovative programs and dedicated faculty, Por Vida Academy strives to empower students to reach their full potential and build brighter futures.