Fiesta reached its midway point Wednesday evening, during the Coronation of the Queen of the Order of the Alamo at the Majestic Theatre.
Veronica Prida is one of the busiest women in San Antonio this time of year.
“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.
“I work with these girls (the Duchesses of The Order of the Alamo) all the time as they come in for fittings and adjustments.