Nightlife along the San Antonio Riverwalk.

Hotels Near Fiesta San Antonio

The Fiesta San Antonio takes place in April at various venues throughout the San Antonio metropolitan area.

Located just two blocks from the festival’s ever-popular parade route, the Emily Morgan Hotel is your ideal choice of hotels near Fiesta San Antonio. Beyond its incredible location, which puts all of Fiesta San Antonio’s events at your fingertips and the Alamo only a one-minute walk away, the Emily Morgan Hotel is a landmark of San Antonio that offers unparalleled customer service.

Directions to Parade Route

The Emily Morgan Hotel us a one-minute walk to the Fiesta San Antonio parade route and a one-minute walk to The Alamo.

Fiesta San Antonio Parades

A line of drummers in white uniforms with white drums in a marching line.

JBSA-Lackland Military Parade

An annual salute to America’s armed forces, the JBSA-Lackland Military Parade DoD identification Cardholders or invited guests.

Fiesta Inclusion 5K & Parade

A 5K and a single-mile run for participants of all abilities starts off the day. After the run, a parade sets off from Windcrest Hall.

A woman and a young girl in running gear about to cross the finish line ribbon.
Children waiving American flags along a parade route.

Fiesta Castle Hills

An annual 5K race which culminates in the Fiesta Parade, beginning at 10am and led by the town’s Chief of Police.


Fiesta Festival

A mini-parade that begins at noon which benefits over 200 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the greater San Antonio area.

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A marching band at a parade.

Fiesta Flambeau Parade

America’s largest illuminated parade in the country that has won “Best Parade In The World” in its class. This year’s theme? “Literary classics”.

Battle Of Flowers Parade

Honoring the patriotism and heroes of the Alamo that helped make San Antonio what it is today, this is the second-largest day parade in the United States.

A large flower float at a flower parade.

Fiesta San Antonio 2020 Highlights

Fiesta Fiesta at Hemisfair

A woman at an outdoor celebration blowing confetti at the camera. She is surrounded by other men and women at the festivity.
Kick off Fiesta San Antonio with international food vendors, collect Fiesta medals and more!

Alamo Heights Night

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Live entertainment, wide variety of food selections, arts, crafts, games and much more.

Fiesta Oyster Bake

Oysters on a grill.
Celebrating its 104th anniversary, a hallmark Fiesta event with bands, oysters and community.

Fiesta Masquerade Party

Three women in black masks at a masquerade party.
A multicultural celebration where attendees dress up in their most festive Fiesta San Antonio attire.

Mission Reach Flotilla Fest

Father and son on a boat with water guns.
Open to the public, watch kayakers, boaters and more float by on the San Antonio River.

Fiesta Arts Fair

People walking from tent to tent at an outdoor art fair.
Over 100 exhibitors will put their art on display for viewing and purchase.

10th Street River Festival

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With a focus on live music and food, the 10th Street River Festival has something for everyone.

United Way Kids Festival

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A free event for families and their children to enjoy food, crafts, games and more.

Festival De Cascarones

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Close out Fiesta San Antonio with a day of family fun on Texas A&M’s vibrant campus.
The front of the Alamo at sunset.

About Fiesta San Antonio

From its beginnings in 1891 honoring the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto, Fiesta San Antonio has grown to become one of the nation’s premier festivals that brings together artisans and musicians while strengthening the San Antonio community.

Fiesta San Antonio now has an economic impact of more than $340 million, and funds raised by official Fiesta events provide services to citizens in the greater San Antonio area year-round.