San Antonio is ready for the biggest party of the year! Fiesta 2012! Here's a list of scheduled events for day 1 below:
Witte Museum Annual Fiesta Exhibition
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
This exhibit will run through July 31st, featuring the artistic, gorgeous coronation gowns from years past. More than 170 gowns are on display. Free with museum admission.
Fiesta Flower Show
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
1717 San Pedro
Now in its 99th year, the Fiesta Flower Show will showcase creative fresh and dried floral arrangements and displays. Youth exhibits will also be featured.
5:30 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Cattleman's Square at Houston & Frio
This is the first day of an 11 day party. Tejano Explosion will feature bands playing Tejano, Conjnto, Cumbias, Polkas, R&B and more. For more information, call 210-227-1177.
Fiesta Festival Opening Ceremony
5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Fiesta Fiesta at the Alamo is the big kick-off to all the festivities! Bring your medals and your spirit for a lively opening ceremony, with live music, Fiesta royalty and more.
6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Alamodome Parking Lot C, 100 Montana
The Fiesta Carnival runs through the 29th at the Alamodome Parking Lot, and actually opens a day early on April 18th at 5 p.m.! Admission is free.