AccessAbility Fest

TPR Events & Initiatives
12:52 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

AccessAbility Fest 2014 Is October 26th

You're invited to the 8th Annual AccessAbility Fest, San Antonio’s premier resource fair for individuals of all abilities, takes place at El Mercado on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 from 10am-3pm. This free, family-friendly event spotlights programs and services provided by institutions supporting individuals of all abilities, including those with physical, developmental, sensory and/or mental health challenges.

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AccessAbility Fest 2013
4:25 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

AccessAbility Fest 2013 Delivers For Attendees, Vendors & Volunteers

El Mercado
Melanie Rush Davis

About 5,000 people came out to Market Square on Sunday, October 27, for the 7th Annual AccessAbility Fest. They came in costume and in street clothes, seeking services for themselves, their loved ones and their students with all types of disabilities.

The businesses and organizations that welcomed these guests represent many industries vital to this community including things like legal affairs, medical equipment, housing and financial planning.

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AccessAbility Fest
4:52 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

AccessAbility Fest 2013 At Market Square

En garde! Fencing 101 at AccessAbility Fest 2012 in Hemisfair Park.
Melanie Rush Davis

It's October again, and as Halloween approaches that means its time for the seventh annual AccessAbility Fest presented by Texas Public Radio and disABILITYsa.org.

AccessAbility Fest 2013 is on Sunday, October 27 at El Mercado, Market Square, goes from noon-5 p.m. and is free and open to the public. A variety of free, accessible parking will also be available -- look under the "What's Happening" tab on the main website.

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AccessAbility Fest 2012
3:00 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Ms. Wheelchair America 2013 Reflects On This Years' AccessAbility Fest

Mariah Kilbourne, Ms. Wheelchair America 2013.
Ms. Wheelchair America

We reached out to attendees at AccessAbility Fest 2012 to get their take on what the event means to them. Mariah Kilbourne, who is this years Ms. Wheelchair America, sent us this note:

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AccessAbility Fest 2012
1:22 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Images and Videos from AccessAbility Fest 2012

AccessAbility Fest 2012 was a fun- and information-filled event  on Sunday, October 28. More than 3,000 people (and zombies!) filled HemisFair Park. Even the Sith Shadow Council of Texas was on-hand, making children and adults smile and reach for their light sabers.

Victor J. Settles provided the following video of Darth Vader's AccessAbility Fest experiences:

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AccessAbility Fest
5:06 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

AccessAbility Fest 2012

Attendees at AccessAbility Fest 2010, which was held on Halloween.
Texas Public Radio

In honor of National Disabilities Awareness Month, Texas Public Radio and disABILITYsa.org present the 6th annual AccessAbility Fest. Come out to Hemisfair Park for a family-friendly, fun-filled day offering resources, information, ideas and support for persons with disabilities and their families, including people with physical, intellectual, sensory and developmental disabilities.

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