SAN ANTONIO – These gorgeous Fiesta flowers will hold up outside much better than their tissue paper cousins. The Fiesta San Antonio Commission’s Gloria De Hoyos gives us a lesson.
What you’ll need:
- Wide crepe paper in various colors
- Thin crafting wire, cut into foot-long pieces
Watch the video above to learn how to make these flowers yourself!
Did you know?
- The Fiesta San Antonio Commission makes about 15,000 of these flowers each year for Fiesta.
- Flowers like these decorate the booths for NIOSA.
- Crepe paper is stretchy, so it stands up to the elements better than tissue paper.
The Fiesta Porch Parade is a collaboration between the Battle of Flowers Association and San Antonio Fiesta Flambeau Parade Association, Inc., and is meant to encourage and support the spirit of Fiesta, safely. It marks the first time the two parade organizations have partnered.
KSAT joins the groups in calling on you to deck out your home, business or classroom with Fiesta colors and decor, and submit it on KSAT.com to enter to win prizes and, most importantly, Fiesta bragging rights. The contest runs now through May 24 and total of seven winners will be chosen.
The contest will culminate with a KSAT 12 Porch Parade Special that airs Friday, June 18 at 8 p.m., where the winners will be announced. The on-air special will feature a parade of decorated local homes, interviews with some of the winners, a celebration of Fiesta’s past and musical acts including Ava Max, A-J-R and the Black-eyed Peas. All performances and the Porch Parade will be seen on KSAT12, KSAT.com and all streaming devices where you can watch KSAT12.