Ultimate at-home Fiesta guide
Local businesses are providing Fiesta-fied to-go meals, kits & packs for all to enjoy
SAN ANTONIO – Fiesta may be postponed until November, but that’s not stopping many businesses from helping you celebrate now from the comfort of your home.
Mi Familia at The Rim
Mi Familia at The Rim is offering a “Drive-thru Fiesta" complete with signature items: gorditas, churros and chicken-on-a-stick. Tents will be set up for an easy drive-thru service and at the end there will be mangonadas, margaritas and micheladas for sale. You can also get your Fiesta swag, including pinatas and papel picado. The drive-thru will open on Saturday from noon to 6 p.m.
Location: 18403 I-10 W (The Rim Shopping Center)
Mi Tierra restaurant is offering a “Fiesta survival kit” complete with 3 lbs. of fajitas, guacamole, bell peppers, salsa, cascarones and a loteria game. The restaurant also has margarita packs to-go for purchase. If you post your photos on social media and tag it #fiestaathome, you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card.
Location: 218 Produce Row (Historic Market Square)
The Bread Box
The Bread Box has a “Fiesta Flavors” pack complete with picadillo for four, tortillas and two bottles of red wine from Bending Branch winery, based in Comfort. The bakery also has various Fiesta-inspired sweets. Click here to place your order.
Location: 555 W. Bitters Rd. (North San Antonio)
Deco Pizzeria is stepping up its Fiesta-fied game with $5 chicken-on-a-stick paired with micheladas or a deco-rita. They have two locations. Click here for more information.
Locations: 1815 Fredericksburg Rd. and 2026 Babcock Rd. (Northwest San Antonio)
Sugar Rush Bakery
Sugar Rush bakery is offering “Siesta” (get it?) cookies for sale, but they also have a Fiesta cookie decorating kit you can take home and try out with the family. They sell half dozen and full dozen options, complete with icing and sprinkles. Click here for order information.
Location: 1701 W. Poplar St. (West San Antonio)
Don Strange is offering Fiesta meal packs with a rotating menu for the next 2 weeks. Some of the menu items include beef tenderloin carne guisada, pork carnitas and grilled steak asada tacos. The sides include borracho beans, agave lime cole slaw and confetti salad. How does a Mexican hot chocolate cookie sound? Click here for the full menu.
Location: 37 NE Loop 410 at McCullough Ave. (North San Antonio)
Bang Bang Bar
Bang Bang Bar and Dogfather are offering chicken-on-a-stick paired with mangonadas and micheladas to-go. You can do drive-thru pickup at The Dogfather. They are requesting credit card only. They will be offering this deal on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Click here for more information.
Location: 119 El Mio Dr. at San Pedro (North San Antonio)
Ruby City contemporary Art Center is sharing an easy tutorial for papel picado on their YouTube channel. Follow along with materials you have at home to help add some Latin flavor to your interior decor. Click here for tutorial.
The San Antonio River Walk (virtual parade fun)
You can create your own river barge float from home to be part of a virtual river parade on April 30th. You just need to submit a 15-second video of your float in any water (a bath tub or sink) to the River Walk official Facebook page by noon on Monday, April 20. The winners will be edited together in a clip that will air at 7 p.m. on their Facebook page. The top prize is a family 4-pack to the Holiday River Parade in November.
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