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What is Fiesta? An Origin Story and Now

What is Fiesta? Fiesta San Antonio started in 1891 as a parade to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto.

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What Is Fiesta in San Antonio? 7 Facts About This City-Wide Celebration

Each year, Fiesta attracts approximately 3.5 million people to the streets of San Antonio, making Fiesta one of the largest festivals in the United States. If you're not a San Antonio native, you might be wondering, what is Fiesta in San Antonio? What does the festival represent and why is it an event that everyone […]

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In the Beginning: Learn About the Origins of the Battle of Flowers Parade

Learn About the Origins of the Battle of Flowers Parade The Battle of Flowers parade is one of the biggest highlights of Fiesta, but it comes from humble beginnings. Learn more about its origins here. If you live in Texas, you know all about the oldest Fiesta celebrated every April in San Antonio and it's […]

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What Is Fiesta? Everything You Need to Know About This Great Celebration

Fiesta is a celebration that has a much deeper meaning than most of us understand. Learn all about this time-honored tradition here. Wouldn't learning be a lot more fun if it was a party? When it comes to Fiesta, you're doing more than having a great time. You're actually learning about the culture and diversity […]

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Fiesta and the City: What Is Fiesta Week and How Does It Impact the City of San Antonio?

If you asked them to name famous events, most people would name things like the Kentucky Derby. They probably wouldn't mention Fiesta San Antonio, although this celebration is over 125 years old. You might be asking, "What is Fiesta?" It's San Antonio's oldest and largest parade, started in 1891 by a group of local women. […]

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