Thousands wake up early for free tacos at Cowboy Breakfast

Breakfast is unofficial warm-up to San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

Thousands gathered at the annual Cowboy Breakfast early Friday morning for free food in the parking lot of Cowboys Dance Hall.

SAN ANTONIO – Thousands gathered at the annual Cowboy Breakfast early Friday morning for free food in the parking lot of Cowboys Dance Hall.

The breakfast was served at 4:30 a.m. on 3030 NE Loop 410 at Interstate 35.

The Cowboy Breakfast is the unofficial warm-up to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, which runs this year from Feb. 6 through Feb. 23.

The breakfast menu once again included thousands of sausage and eggs tacos, chorizo and egg tacos, biscuits and gravy, tamales, juice and coffee.

VIDEO: Sky 12 flies over Cowboy Breakfast 2020
Cowboy breakfast image 3 (KSAT)

Below are videos of all the excitement from Friday’s event (look for more as they get added):

KSAT's Alicia Barrera talks to the cooks at Cowboy Breakfast
KSAT 12's Sarah Acosta rides the mechanical bull at Cowboy Breakfast.
The Cowboy Breakfast is a tradition of bliss for couple Hector Casarez Jr. and Jennifer DeLuna.
VIDEO: KSAT's Sarah Acosta finds doggies dressed up for Cowboy Breakfast, talks to guests

About the Author:

Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.