This year’s Fiesta Celebration in June is less than 90 days away! In a collaborative effort with Councilwoman Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia, the Fiesta Commission and MySA, Palo Alto College is launching a new event that gives residents a safe way to celebrate and prepare for participation in upcoming Fiesta festivities.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Mar 25 2021 - 12:24pm
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Mar 4 2021 - 1:42pm
Fiesta Especial Royal Court Coronation will recognize the individuals who participated in the Fiesta Especial Royal Court Leadership and Life Skills development program creating visibility for the leadership and contributions individuals with disabilities make in our community.
Written by rudyarispe on Jul 3 2020 - 11:40am
Although Fiesta was cancelled this year because of the pandemic, the Fiesta San Antonio Commission has been busy tending to other business affairs and has elected officers for 2020-21. Rey Feo LXII Baltazar (Walter) Serna Jr. of the Law Offices of Serna & Serna has been named president. Serna has previously served as treasurer, vice president, senior vice president and most recently as president-elect of the Fiesta San Antonio Commission.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 10 2018 - 5:40pm
More than 250 people packed the San Antonio Garden Center on June 21 to give their input on latest Alamo plan proposal. The boisterous crowd included many women representing the Fiesta Battle of Flowers Parade who were strongly opposed to a plan provision that would close the street in front of the Alamo and redirect traffic - including the parade - a block away.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Apr 1 2016 - 8:43am
Fiesta 2016 just got hotter thanks to SA Youth and its official Fiesta event Chips ‘N Salsa. The night of Fiesta revelry benefits the organization during an evening of hot to trot salsa dancing, exciting casino games, food, drinks and the crowning of this year’s Chips King and Salsa Queen.
Written by rmcmer on Apr 21 2015 - 2:12pm
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio is celebrating Fiesta 2015 in a big way by commemorating its 70th Anniversary with a special Fiesta Medal contest and donation campaign. The nonprofit will give away 70 medals to Facebook fans throughout Fiesta. For a chance to win this coveted keepsake, “like” Goodwill San Antonio on Facebook and correctly answer a trivia question for that day. Selection of the winners will be done by daily, random drawing. Additionally, people can also obtain a medal for a minimum $5 donation at the downtown Goodwill store at 406 W. Commerce.
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 10 2014 - 10:46am
Fiesta San Antonio, the annual citywide celebration commemorating the history and culture of San Antonio, kicks off on April 10 and will welcome locals and visitors from all over who attend the annual event to enjoy the many festivities. Mayor Julián Castro and the City of San Antonio continue to encourage Fiesta-goers to think “green” by recycling, making healthier choices, and by enjoying parades designated as smoke-free areas.
Written by City of San Antonio on Mar 19 2013 - 3:39pm
Fiesta San Antonio, the annual 11-day event that celebrates the history and culture of San Antonio, kicks off in just a few weeks on April 18 and ends on April 28. Today Mayor Julián Castro encouraged Fiesta-goers to think “green” by continuing the recent traditions of recycling, making healthier food choices and enjoying the parades that have been designated as smoke-free areas.
Written by Compadre on Apr 30 2012 - 3:33pm
Did you miss out on some of your favorite Fiesta events? With 100 official events in 11 days, it is bound to happen. NOWCastSA Community Journalist Daniel V. Pineda was on the scene at the Powwow last Saturday, the Battle of Flowers Parade on Friday and the Fiesta Flambeau Parade on Saturday. Below are slideshows of his photos from these colorful events.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Apr 23 2012 - 7:01pm
About 250,000 people are expected to watch the Texas Cavalier's River Parade this year, but if you are unable to make it downtown, you can watch the parade streamed live by our friends at KLRN. Also below will be videos shot by girls from Girls Inc., as well as video shot by Charlotte-Anne Lucas, our executive director. I'll also search for tweets throughout the evening.