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Fiesta 2012 Events Day 1: April 19th

By April 16, 2012


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.
3801 Broadway
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.

Tejano Explosion
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.
Alamo Plaza
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.

Fiesta Carnival
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.


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