Jennifer Berg poses for a photo during a fitting before the 2013 Fiesta Coronation of the Queen. Photo by Gary Stanko of Billo Smith Studios.

San Antonio Symphony: A Fiesta Duchess in our Midst

“Show us your shoes!”

That’s what I remember most about Fiesta week as a child.  The glittering royalty in the Battle of Flowers Parade were local celebrities, especially to us kids, and it was always entertaining to see the tennis shoes, boots, and slippers each woman was ironically sporting under her elegant gown.