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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 is June 17-27.

Because of safety concerns, there will be no Battle of Flowers or Fiesta Flambeau parades.  However, the Texas Cavaliers River Parade will happen.

While there are fewer events this year, some favorites are still scheduled.  Those include: Fiesta Fiesta at Hemisfair on June 17, Fiesta de los Reyes at Market Square on June 18, and A Day in Old Mexico & Charreada on June 20.

Events that were cancelled because of the pandemic include 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:

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