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San Antonio Festival & Events

Thorough effort has been made to provide accurate information. However, to avoid inconveniences, please reconfirm dates, ticket information, and other details. Changes and cancellations, though infrequent, do occur. While in town, visitors are invited to stop by the Visitor Information Center at 317 Alamo Plaza, or the visitor information kiosks at the San Antonio International Airport. Here is a sampling of some of our city's wonderful events and festivals:

Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Rally.
Largest people's march in the country honoring the civil rights leader.


San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.
Features great entertainment with star-studded country, rock 'n roll and Latin artists during all 20 PRCA rodeo performances. A 16-day spectacle of fun for the entire family includes shopping and livestock centers. www.sarodeo.com


St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
A variety of events mark St. Patrick's Day in the Alamo City. There's an Irish Festival at La Villita and the Arneson River Theatre; a 5K Run; a golf tournament; Annual St. Patrick's Day parades - a street parade and a river parade on the River Walk which follows the Dyeing O' the River Green; and solemn ceremonies at the Alamo to honor the fallen heroes.
Watercolor Month.

In San Antonio, the winds of March blow in Watercolor Month. In galleries, museums, and other exhibition spaces all over town you will find beautiful works in this expressive medium from the traditional Texas Bluebonnet paintings to portraits to wild and colorful abstractions.
Tejano Music Awards and Fanfair.

A celebration and talent showcase of Tejano music and artists. Catch the Fanfair at Market Square, and the main event - the Tejano Music Awards - at Graham Central Station.


Fiesta San Antonio
Fiesta San Antonio is a 10-day citywide celebration, which includes exciting carnivals, spectacular sports, fantastic fireworks, lively entertainment, ethnic feasts, art exhibits and sparkling parades that glide down San Antonio's River Walk and streets. More than 150 unique events, to satisfy every taste and interest, drawing some 3.5 million participants and spectators from around the city, nation, and world. Since 1891 when the first Fiesta event, the Battle of Flowers, honored the memory of our Texas heroes, Fiesta has expanded the initial commemoration to include the recognition and celebration of San Antonio's rich and diverse cultures.




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