History of Fiesta San Antonio – Why Do We Celebrate It?

History of Fiesta San Antonio

The First Battle of Flowers By 1890, San Antonio, Texas, was a thriving trade center with a population of 38,000. In 1891 a group of citizens decided to honor the heroes of the Alamo and Battle of San Jacinto with a Battle of Flowers.   The first parade had horse-drawn carriages, bicycles decorated with fresh … Read more

About Fiesta® San Antonio – Mission, History & Events

Fiesta SA

Mission The Fiesta® San Antonio Commission Inc. is a nonprofit, volunteer, self-supporting organization that plans, promotes, coordinates, and preserves Fiesta® San Antonio through the support of its Participating Member Organizations in presenting a safe, educational, annual celebration of the diverse heritage, culture and spirit of San Antonio for its residents and visitors. What is Fiesta … Read more