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TPR Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of TPR events is a wonderful way to support Texas Public Radio, connect your brand with an engaged audience, and get your business name out in front of a desirable group of decision makers and leaders within the community.
Below is a list of upcoming events. For more information on sponsoring an event, please contact James Pickens - jpickens@tpr.org


Worth Repeating Season 7:
September 2021 – April 2022
Seven storytellers have seven minutes to tell a true story around a common theme. Worth Repeating storytellers have ranged from incomparable artists like Vincent Valdez to James Beard Nominated Chefs like Cured's Steve McHugh, to pioneering space scientists like Hunter Waite who spent 20 years building and following the Cassini Mission to Saturn...all from San Antonio. Sponsors will contribute to this unique local initiative committed to building community and raising the profile of San Antonio, a city on the rise!
Forward SA: The Future of Art in San Antonio on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Forward SA is an interactive audience experience designed to engage TPR’s increasing numbers of young professionals. Forward SA brings together San Antonio’s next generation of leaders alongside its more seasoned leaders, to exchange ideas about San Antonio’s vision for the future, the challenges ahead, and the aspirations and vision of achieving that growth in San Antonio.
Think Earth: Friday, October 8, 2021 at 12 p.m.
Built on the success of TPR’s popular Think Science series, TPR has expanded its science-related portfolio to include a new featured program created to appeal to the stations environmentally-conscience audience and those interested in learning more about Earth Science. TPR’s Think Earthis a live platform for expert panelists to discuss environmental issues affecting our lives and communities, on both a local and global scale.
15th Annual Fest of Tails: Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at McAllister Park
TPR Goes To The Dogs (And Kites)
TPR teams up with the San Antonio Parks Foundation for this annual event and encourages families to spend a day in the park with children’s activities, live music, arts and crafts, food vendors and a sky full of kites. Fashionable dogs compete in costume contests and strut in the always-popular Pooch Parade. Stop by the TPR tent to sign-up your pup for a TPR pet membership.
Yappy Hour Special Edition at Hops & Hounds: Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
As a follow-up to the 15th Annual Fest of Tails at McAllister Park event, TPR will be hosting their Yappy Hour Special Edition at Hops & Hounds event. This event is open to the public and their pets, with proceeds going to renovating the dog park and water fountains at McAllister Park.
Daystream Series: August 2021 – May 2022
DAYSTREAM is a monthly, live-streaming program, happening on the last Friday afternoon of the month. This live-stream performance takes place at the Malú & Carlos Alvarez Theater in the Texas Public Radio HQ located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, TX. It is designed to appeal to a savvy audience interested in cutting-edge artists who are shaping Texas art and culture, with an aim to truly represent the vibrant and expansive performing arts community.

Dates & Times:
Friday, October 29, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Friday, November 12, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Friday, December 24, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Friday, January 28, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Friday, February 25, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Friday, March 25, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Friday, April 29, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Friday, May 27, 2022 at 2 p.m.

Think Science: Science of Music on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 12 p.m.
THINK SCIENCE is a series of educational events that focus on a variety of current topics in science; from medical research to natural science. Each one-hour Think Science event features a panel of formidable local experts who share fascinating information, explain research, and answer questions on the topic.
Merienda: Holiday Food Traditions
Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 2 p.m.
San Antonio’s South Texas holiday traditions is the theme of TPR’s “Merienda: Holiday Food Traditions” for our McClain and Pinnacle Members. TPR hosts Meriendas three times a year to show our appreciation for the support provided by these upper level members, and each of these events has a different theme and takes place at an interesting location.
Holiday Programming Sponsorship Opportunities
Thursday, November 25, 2021 – Saturday, January 1, 2022

Programming Opportunities on KSTX
Thanksgiving Programming Date & Time
Turkey Confidential Thursday, November 25, 2021
Hanukkah Programming Date & Time
Hanukkah Lights 2021 Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 3 p.m.
Holiday Programming Dates & Times
Peabo’s 21st Annual Holiday Special on TPRFriday, December 24, 2021 at 11 p.m.
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" at Jazz, TXSaturday, December 25th, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Christmas Around the World with Deirdre Saravia Saturday, December 25th, 2021 at 8 p.m.

Programming Opportunities on KPAC
Thanksgiving Programming Date & Time
Giving Thanks on KPACThursday, November 25, 2021 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Hanukkah Programming Date & Time
Candles Burning Brightly on KPAC Monday, November 29, 2021 at 3 p.m.
Holiday Programming Dates & Times
A Festival of Nine Lessons & CarolsFriday, December 24, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
St. Olaf Christmas FestivalSaturday, December 25, 2021 at 1 p.m.
New Year’s Day from ViennaSaturday, January 1, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon


Sponsorships are also available for TPR programming: Traffic, Weather and Texas centered news programs such as Texas Standard, focused on statewide news, and our local call in talk show The Source, which looks at the issues affecting San Antonio.