I live in an apartment with a fantastic view of lower Broadway and loved experiencing the parades with my friends from the comfort of my balcony.
Planning for Fiesta events includes a well-coordinated effort among the city’s first responders and event organizers to keep revelers safe.
A list of events that will appeal to relative newcomers to Fiesta and old-timers who’ve seen it all, but are still on the lookout for the new and exciting possibilities.
By Friday mid-day, thousands of folding chairs and bleachers set up along Broadway were almost completely filled with Fiesta fans ready for the 125th annual Battle of Flowers Parade.
If you haven’t noticed the massive bleachers and sporadic folding chairs camped out in downtown San Antonio this week, then you’ve probably been avoiding Fiesta parade routes.
Thousands of eggshells from February’s Cowboy Breakfast are recycled annually by volunteers from the San Antonio Conservation Society who stuff them full of colored confetti, transforming them into cascarones to crack over the head of revelers at A Night in Old San Antonio (NIOSA).
The Battle of Flowers Parade is the oldest and largest parade during Fiesta.
One sure sign the Battle of Flowers Parade is on: The sounds of wailing sirens.
One of the highlights of living in San Antonio is the 10-day Fiesta celebration honoring the battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto.