Public Relations & Events


The Public Relations (PR) department is responsible for City communications, including social media and websites. PR coordinates 26 City-sponsored events annually. Some of our most popular events include the Helotes MarketPlace, Cornyval Parade, and Independence Day Celebration with fireworks. The events provide entertainment for Helotians and their families, while also promoting economic development by bringing visitors to our wonderful City.

Media & News

Public Relations serves as a City spokesperson and media contact. Access our Newsroom for copies of news releases.

Social Media

Public Relations maintains eight (8) social media accounts for the City of Helotes. These sites are limited public forums and provided to the public as a community service. Links to some of these pages can be found in the footer below.

Social Media User Policy & Guidelines

No Solicitation Policy

The City maintains a No Solicitation Policy at City-Sponsored events.

Click here to review the No Solicitation Policy.

City-Sponsored Special Events

To find specific information about current events, visit our Events Calendar.

Are you interested in sponsoring a City event? Sponsors help make our events great! Contact Public Relations for more information about partnering with the City of Helotes.

Helotes MarketPlace
First Saturday of the month
14391 Riggs Road

This is an outdoor arts and crafts market takes place in the Old Town Helotes special district. Interested vendors can learn more on the Helotes MarketPlace website.

Helotes Band Spring Concert
Usually in April
Venue Varies

The spring concert is an annual event where attendees are treated to a professional concert showcasing the talents of these devoted volunteer musicians.

Cornyval Parade
First Saturday in May
Bandera & Old Bandera Roads

This annual event boasts nearly 100 parade entries. Cornyval is the City’s biggest party of the year!

Movie Night at the Park
Third Friday, May to Sept.
12951 Bandera Road

Moviegoers enjoy a live concert performed by the Helotes Area Community Band before the featured movie begins at dusk on the big screen.

Independence Day
Celebration & Fireworks
Usually on July 3
12951 Bandera Road

All are invited to celebrate with us on the grounds at City Hall! Enjoy food, activities, live music, and a spectacular fireworks show.

Helotes Band
Veterans Day Concert

Sunday, Veterans Day Weekend
12951 Bandera Road

The Helotes Area Community Band performs a patriotic concert to honor the service of our veterans and their families.

Lighting of the Lights
First Friday in December
12951 Bandera Road

Families kick off the holiday at City Hall with children choir performances, tree lighting, and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

Cowboy Christmas Parade
Second Saturday in December
Old Town Helotes

This night parade brings holiday cheer to eager parade goers with all the entries being illuminated in festive lights.

Helotes Band
Christmas Concerts

Two Performances in December

The Helotes Area Community Band performs two concerts in December so families can enjoy the beautiful sounds of the holiday season.

Public Relations & Special Events

Andrea Wazir
Public Relations Specialist
Phone: 210-695-5916
Cell: 210-480-4019
Email Public Relations

Nicole Mayfield
MarketPlace Coordinator
Phone: 210-695-5947
Email MarketPlace

12951 Bandera Road
Helotes, TX 78023