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Watch the official kickoff of Fiesta on KSAT 12 or in this article on Friday

SAN ANTONIO – Clink, clink — what’s that sound? It’s the sweet sound of Fiesta medals as San Antonio’s 11-day party with a purpose kicks off at Hemisfair.

Fiesta Fiesta, the official kick-off of Fiesta in San Antonio, took place from 4-10 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 at Hemisfair, located at 434 South Alamo Street.

KSAT aired live Fiesta coverage of the event from 8-10 p.m. on KSAT 12 TV, on KSAT.com and on our free streaming platform that works with most smart devices.

Related: 2022 Fiesta user guide and schedule of events

There was food and drink booths in addition to musical acts and performances from a multitude of talented artists and a massive fireworks display at the end of the Fiesta kick-off event.

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


Watch Fiesta coverage on KSAT

Here’s when all the major Fiesta parades will take place in 2022 and when you can watch them on KSAT 12, KSAT Plus (our free streaming app) and on KSAT.com:

  • 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. — 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.