On April 6, 2008 in honor of the 40th anniversary of HemisFair’s opening day, several festivities were held in HemisFair Park.

Festivities included

Free admission to Tower of the Americas, Institute of Texan Cultures and University of Northern Mexico’s exhibit area.

An official ceremony telling the story of HemisFair and honoring several of those who worked to make HemisFair a reality,

Opening of a one year exhibit at the Institute of Texan Cultures