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Fiesta began to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. But over the past century and more, Fiesta has grown into a celebration of San Antonio's rich and diverse cultures.

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Battle of Flowers Parade

Every April during the Fiesta celebration, the Battle of Flowers Parade celebrates fallen heroes of the Alamo and commemorates the victory at the Battle of San Jacinto. Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, this event is cancelled in 2021.

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Fiesta 2021

Fiesta 2021 was June 17-27.

Because of health and safety concerns, there are fewer events this year.  Some traditional favorites still happened, however.  Those included: Fiesta Fiesta at Hemisfair, Fiesta de los Reyes at Market Square, Texas Cavaliers River Parade, and A Day in Old Mexico & Charreada.

Events that were cancelled because of the pandemic included Battle of Flowers parade, Fiesta Flambeau parade, Taste of the Northside, Oyster Bake, King William Fair, Taste of New Orleans, and Fiesta Cornyation.

For a full schedule of this year's events, please visit:

Hopefully, Fiesta will be back in its full glory in 2022!

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