A Night to Remember

The St. Anthony Hotel unveils luxurious new look at elite San Antonio affair

St. Anthony Hotel unveils luxe new look at elite San Antonio affair

The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 pool bar light projection
The St. Anthony Hotel hosted a glamorous party to celebrate the historic gem's grand reopening. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Brandon Raney
Brandon Raney, founding principal of BC Lynd, spoke at the hotel's grand opening. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Si Si Penaloza Tuesday Knight
Si Si Penaloza, Tuesday Knight, and more listened to the evening's opening remarks. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Kim Johnson Elizabeth Raney Cheryl Greehey
Kim Johnson, Elizabeth Rainey, Cheryl Greehey, and more looked on during the ceremony. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Lori Houston
Guests applauded the history of the hotel and its renovation. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Clyde Johnson
Clyde Johnson IV, founding principal of BC Lynd. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Luxury Collection management team
The St. Anthony Hotel's opening management team. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 ribbon cutting Clyde Johnson Kevin Thorstenson Hoyt Harper Sam Kasperick Michael Lynd Brandon Raney
Clyde Johnson IV, General Manager Kevin Thorstenson, Hoyt Harper II, Sam Kasperick, Michael Lynd, and Brandon Raney cut the ribbon. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Chip Young Lila Cockrell
Chip Young, COO of BC Lynd, and former mayor Lila Cockrell watched the sabrage. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Councilman Alan Warrick II Hoyt Harper Carly Van Sickl
Councilman Alan Warrick enjoyed tunes from DJ Brandon Olds. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 DJ Brandon Olds
Brandon Olds showed guests how to use the DJ equipment during his set. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 rooftop plaza
The rooftop plaza gave guests the chance to loosen their ties and snack on street tacos. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 pool bar ball acrobat
A spectacular light display shone on the sides of The St. Anthony, while images of the hotel throughout the decades scrolled on the building. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 acrobat ball
A graceful and very flexible acrobat performed while floating the pool. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Sharon Montgomery singer
Sharon Montgomery serenaded guests in the hotel's ballroom. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 event hall orchestra
Attendees mingled while dining on delectable dishes in St. Anthony's luxurious hall. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 martini drink
Sophisticated drinks added to the glamour of the evening. Photo by Dan Holman of Daniel Holman Studios
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 pool bar light projection
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Brandon Raney
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Si Si Penaloza Tuesday Knight
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Kim Johnson Elizabeth Raney Cheryl Greehey
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Lori Houston
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Clyde Johnson
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Luxury Collection management team
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 ribbon cutting Clyde Johnson Kevin Thorstenson Hoyt Harper Sam Kasperick Michael Lynd Brandon Raney
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Chip Young Lila Cockrell
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Councilman Alan Warrick II Hoyt Harper Carly Van Sickl
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 DJ Brandon Olds
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 rooftop plaza
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 pool bar ball acrobat
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 acrobat ball
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 Sharon Montgomery singer
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 event hall orchestra
The Saint Anthony Hotel San Antonio Grand Reopening 2015 martini drink

San Antonians gathered at The St. Anthony Hotel Thursday, November 19 for a star-studded ceremony to celebrate the grand reopening of a historic gem. Opened in 1909, the "Queen of San Antonio" recently received a major facelift after undergoing massive renovations.

Spectators first assembled on Travis Street in front of The St. Anthony for a grand sabrage and opening remarks from the likes of Lila Cockrell, Sheryl Sculley, Brandon Raney, Clyde Johnson IV, Hoyt H. Harper II, and Reverend Beth Knowlton.

Attendees then migrated inside for a glamorous party that spread across multiple stories of the hotel. Guests snacked on hors d'oeuvre and sipped on beverages while they explored the many attractions that The St. Anthony Hotel had to offer, from a shimmering room with sultry sounds from Sharon Montgomery to a luxurious hall with orchestral tunes and delectable dishes.

On the upper levels, guests enjoyed a spectacular light display at the pool, where an acrobat performed inside an inflatable bubble. The pool deck also featured scrolling images of the hotel over its years of operation. On the rooftop plaza, DJ Brandon Olds spun tunes while partygoers loosened their ties, danced, and snacked on street tacos.

Among the guests were Chip Young, Kevin Thorstenson, Sam Kasperick, Michael Lynd, Alan Warrick II, Elizabeth Rainey, Kim Johnson, Cheryl Greehey, Lori Houston, Si Si Penaloza, Tuesday Knight, Carly Van Sickl, and many more San Antonio elite.

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