Fiesta events for March 31: Fiesta Fiesta, Fiesta Carnival

Here’s what to expect for the kickoff of Fiesta 2022

Fiesta Fiesta 2021 at Hemisfair (Raven Jordan, KSAT2021)

SAN ANTONIO – Viva Fiesta! San Antonio’s biggest party is back on the spring calendar for the first time since 2019.

Want to know what’s going on each day? KSAT has you covered.

The first official day of Fiesta is March 31. You can watch the official kickoff party, Fiesta Fiesta, on KSAT 12 and all digital platforms starting at 8 p.m.

Find more news on KSAT’s Fiesta page. Sign up for our free Things To Do newsletter or Fiesta newsletter.

Here’s the list of events for the first day of Fiesta 2022, on March 31:

*Names of events and some event descriptions come from the official Fiesta organization.

  • Fiesta Fiesta - Enjoy live music, barter for Fiesta medals, lounge with your family in a kid-friendly atmosphere, shop locally made arts and crafts and taste creations from San Antonio’s culinary talents all under the shade of San Antonio’s skyline. The event takes place from 4-10 p.m. at Hemisfair.
  • Valero Texas Open‘s 19th Hold Fiesta - Celebrate the 100th anniversary of this San Antonio tradition while having fun and giving back to the community. The event takes place from 5 - 9 p.m. at The Backyard at TPC San Antonio.
  • Fiesta Carnival - Thrills and chills fill the air at one of the best carnivals in the land. Glittering lights, exciting rides and a wide assortment of foods in the heart of San Antonio make the Carnival a perennial favorite of Fiestagoers. This event takes place from 5-10 p.m. at Alamodome Parking Lot C.

Click here to go back to the 2022 daily Fiesta schedule of events page

Wondering what to wear? Check out the forecast from KSAT’s meteorologists.


Watch Fiesta coverage on KSAT

We are airing live Fiesta coverage on KSAT 12 TV, the KSAT OTT app and on KSAT.com for the following events:

  • Fiesta Fiesta from Hemisfair - 8-10 p.m. on March 31 — KSAT 12 and all digital platforms
  • Texas Cavaliers River Parade - 7-9 p.m. on April 4 — KSAT 12 and all digital platforms
  • “SA Live” River Parade Afterparty - 9-10 p.m. on April 4 — KSAT 12 and all digital platforms
  • Battle of Flowers Band Festival at Alamo Stadium — livestreamed on KSAT.com and KSAT Plus at 7 p.m. on April 7
  • Battle of Flowers Parade - 9 a.m.-noon on April 8 — KSAT 12 and all digital platforms
  • King William Fair Parade - 9 a.m. on April 9 — livestreamed on KSAT.com and KSAT Plus
  • Battle of Flowers Band Festival - 2 p.m. on April 9 — KSAT 12 and all digital platforms
  • Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade pre-party - 6 p.m. on April 9 — KSAT 12 and all digital platforms
  • Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade - 7-10 p.m. on April 9 — KSAT 12 and all digital platforms

About the Author:

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.