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Texas Pura Vida Awards

Welcome to the biggest night in the San Antonio community of Performing Arts – the inaugural Texas Pura Vida Awards Show! This spectacular event is dedicated to honoring and recognizing the immense talent and contributions within the Performing Arts Industry across all walks of life. 


Join us for an unforgettable Texas-style black-tie evening that promises to dazzle and inspire. Our event will feature live performances by the Network for Young Artists (NYA), along with both global and local award-winning artists. A special appearance by the legendary American Country Singer, Johnny Lee and a theatrical performance by NYA will highlight the night.


In addition to these captivating performances, the awards show will recognize outstanding achievements in music. We will honor Entertainer, Country Artist, and Gospel Artist of the Year, as well as celebrating Texas originals in the Conjunto, Norteño, and Tejano categories. Our talented young artists, 18 and under, will also be recognized with Male, Female, and Group Artist of the Year awards. 


The evening will culminate in a grand finale live band performance featuring LA 45 and the David Farias Band, among others, promising a night of unforgettable entertainment. Plus special appearances by DJ Kane, Stefani Montiel, and Gabe Garcia are sure to make the evening even more amazing!


The Lifetime Achievement, Honorarium, and Humanitarian Awards will be presented by celebrity presenters and local community leaders, adding a touch of glamor and prestige to the event. The star-studded night will be hosted by Founders and CEO Brandy Lopez, alongside award-winning singer/songwriter and CEO Danny Farias.

Tobin Center
For The Performing Arts

100 Auditorium Circle

San Antonio, TX 78205

Key Times
  • Doors open by 5 PM

  • The Purple Carpet begins at 5 PM

  • Attendees must be seated by 6 PM

  • The Recognition Awards begin at 6 PM to 8 PM

  • The Pura Vida Awards begin at 8 PM to 10 pm

  • The Pura Vida Dance begins at 10 PM till 1am


The Texas Pura Vida Awards invites you to celebrate the performing arts and music's grandest night by dressing in elegant black tie or formal attire. 


Doors will open at 5 PM. Due to security measures please allow extra time for entry. 

Prohibited Items 

"The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts is committed to creating a safe and enjoyable entertainment experience.  The following items are not allowed:

  • Weapons of any kind: firearms, knives, tasers, mace, etc. 

  • Vapes or vape pens

  • Professional cameras, audio/video recorders

  • Laser pointers, glow sticks, flashlights

  • Backpacks or large bags (no larger than 12” x 12” x12”) 

  • Illicit substances

  • Outside food or beverages

  • Any items or apparel deemed a potential danger to others, at Tobin Management’s discretion.

We require a search of all patrons upon entering the venue. All patrons must have a ticket to enter the venue. Patrons who choose not to adhere to the guidelines will be removed from the venue without a refund. " 

Find the Tobin Center's Prohibited Items Policy here: Click here or for additional questions, contact the Tobi Box Office at 210-223-8624. 

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