PicaPica Plaza, established in 2012 is a family-friendly, indoor shopping plaza where you can eat, party, play and shop. Inspired by Mercados (Spanish word that means market), the plaza is located at 910 SE Military Drive, near Mission San Jose, which is part of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
Array of businesses & services– The plaza has an array of businesses and services including:
210 Financial Group- Credit counseling
Boys Window Tint- Vehicle window tinting
Cantarse Photo- Quinceanera and wedding photography/video
Chris Pettit & Associates- Law firm
Lopez Productions- Event promotions
Michael’s Balloons- Party decorations and supplies
Primera Insurance- Auto, commercial and home insurance
Trifecta Strength & Conditioning- Fitness center
Celebrations Event Center– Plan your next party or event at this beautiful, spacious event center. It is perfect for corporate events, such as business luncheons and charity galas, as well as special occasions, like birthday parties, quinceaneras and weddings. With a seating capacity of 336-434, the event center features audio-visual equipment, big screens, high-tech lighting, caterers and party planners.
Flip’z Trampoline Park– Flip’z Trampoline Park is a 25,000 square-foot indoor trampoline park. The park features an array of activities including an arcade, basketball dunk (basketball dunk with trampoline launching pad), dodgeball courts, foam pit (foam pit with jumping platform), kid zone (jumping area for kids ages 6 and under) and party rooms (featuring 5 different party packages).
Lots of awesome events– Upcoming events include Grupo Santo Soza (March 23rd), Grupo Zaffiro (March 24th), Conjunto Cats (March 30th), Grupo La Korteza (March 31st) and First Friday Senior Dance (April 5th, May 3rd and June 7th). Past events at PicaPica Plaza have included Fiesta Medal Love, Grupo Imperio, Grupo Rompe, Loteria Wednesday, Mangonada Mania Festival, Spooklandia Halloween Event, Tejano Music Awards Meet and Greet and TNT Pro Wrestling.
Open 6 days a week– The plaza is open 6 days a week with convenient hours. They are closed on Mondays, open Tuesdays-Saturdays, from 10am to 7pm and Sundays, from 11am to 7pm.
Over 100 unique shops- The PicaPica Plaza features an array of unique shops including:
Apparel- Andrea’s Fashion, Daisy’s Boutique, Gama Moda and Pink & Blue Children’s Boutique.
Health & Beauty- Fancy Beauty Supply, Logar Fragrances and Vitality Shop.
Jewelry- Sara’s Handcrafted Jewelry and Treasures Custom Jewelry.
Shoes- J.A. Shoes.
Specialty- E-Smoke Shop, Gueras Mexican Imports, Quilts by G.G., Sugar Plum Cakes and Topsy Turvy Craft Boutique.
Sporting Goods & Apparel- Cheko’s Skateboards, MVP HQ Sports Apparel and Soccer Moy.
Toys- Elaine Novelty & Toys.
Western Wear- Angelina’s Western Wear and Indios Boots.
University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences– The University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences provides an array of salon services, done by students and supervised by licensed instructors. Hair care services include hair coloring, hair straightening, haircuts and perms. Nail care services include acrylic & gel nails, manicures & pedicures and nail art. Skin care services include facial treatments, makeup applications, microdermabrasion and waxing.
Variety of places to eat– The plaza’s food court features an array of places to eat including:
Las Tres Amigas- Mexican restaurant.
Manny’s Elotes Snack Shop- Features burritos, chicken tenders, corn dogs, deep fried Oreos, fried pickles, jalapeno bombers, nachos and steak-cut fries.
Manny’s Fruteria- Features aguas frescas (sugar and water blended with cereals, flowers, fruits or seeds) and fruit cups.
Mari’s Seafood- Seafood restaurant.
Pinky’s- Features burgers, sandwiches and soups.
Snack Avenue- Features mangonadas (made with fresh mango, lime juice and chile), paletas (ice pops), raspas (made with fruit flavors and classic Mexican flavors such as chamoyada, cucumber, leche, pistachio and tamarind) and rusas (made with fresh pineapple, orange, fresh lime juice, chile powder and either lemon-lime or grapefruit soda).
Up ‘N Smoke BBQ- Features smoked barbecue and all the fixings.