Sneak Peek of Some of This Year's Most Inventive Battle of Flowers Parade Floats

Ahead of the 127th annual Battle of Flowers Parade (9:30am-12:30pm Fri, Apr. 27), we got a sneak peak of nine colorful floats…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sneak Peek of Some of This Year's Most Inventive Battle of Flowers Parade Floats
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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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Every Fiesta Event Happening in San Antonio that You Need to Know About

The moment we've been waiting for is finally here! It's time to eat all the Chicken on a Stick, break all the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Fiesta starts at the Hemisfair
    5-9 p.m. April 20 at Hemisfair Park, 434 S. Alamo 
    Get the party started down at Fiesta at Hemisfair, the official opening of this year’s festivities with the breaking of cascarones. Enjoy live entertainment throughout the night while you have the chance to meet Fiesta royalty and other special guests.. Within the party, you can also buy, sell or trade Fiesta pins and medals at Pin Pandemonium.
    Photo via Instagram, jprivers
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