25 Fiesta Events Every San Antonian Should Experience At Least Once

Spend a little time perusing the Fiesta San Antonio events calendar and you’ll realize just how extensive the citywide “party with a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Fiesta Flambeau Parade
While it may not boast the rich history of the Battle of Flowers Parade, the Fiesta Flambeau stands out as a San Antonio original that’s billed as “America’s largest illuminated night parade.” With the official parade mascot Torchy lighting the way, the Flambeau draws roughly 700,000 Fiesta fans into the streets of downtown (not to mention 1.5 million television viewers) for a lively procession featuring elaborately decorated floats, marching bands and equestrian units. $16.50-$30, 6:45-10pm Sat, Apr. 28, parade route (begins at Broadway at E. Grayson St.), (210) 364-5349, fiestaflambeauparade.org.
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40 Photos that Celebrate A Day in Old Mexico and Charreada

The Asociacion de Charros de San Antonio has presented the tradition of Charrera for more than 60 years, which we got a taste of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

40 Photos that Celebrate A Day in Old Mexico and Charreada
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