As seen on SA Live - Thursday, March 31, 2022

Viva Fiesta! What to do, what to eat + where to party with a purpose!

As seen on SA Live (Pixabay)

SAN ANTONIO – Today on SA Live, we meet the parade marshal for the Texas Cavaliers River Parade and find out what you can expect to see Monday night!

Plus, authentic handmade Mexican goods that will get you into the spirit of Fiesta from Del Alma Imports.

Then it’s a Taste of New Orleans with Ma Harper, what you need to know about this Fiesta favorite event, plus a delicious recipe!

We also taste a holiday treat that can be a perfect treat for Fiesta, bunuelos! We have the owner and baker of Southtown Bunuelos here to show us how to make this holiday treat for Fiesta!

Some fun events you may want to check out are Fiesta of Gems, the Feliz Fiesta Market and Sol Fest, a fundraising event hosted by Southside Education Association.

Here’s a link to a complete list of events for San Antonio’s party-with-a-purpose: Fiesta Calendar of Events.

Here’s what’s going on in the San Antonio area in April:

  • Pixar Putt - Pixar Putt, an outdoor putt-putt course dedicated to all things Disney’s Pixar, is temporarily popping up April 1 - May 15 near Legacy Park. Some of the films showcased include “Toy Story,” “The Incredibles,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Finding Nemo,” “Coco,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Wall-E,” and “Inside Out.”
  • San Antonio Spurs - The Spurs will be playing three home games in San Antonio in April. Games are scheduled for April 1, 3, 9. Go Spurs go!
  • Who Dat Nation of San Antonio 7th Annual Crawfish Boil - Get ready for an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil at Evil Olive on April 2.
  • On A Stick Festival - The San Antonio Zoo is hosting the On A Stick Festival again this year inspired by some of the best festivals in Texas. You can celebrate the foodie festivities every Saturday and Sunday from April 16-May 8.
  • J Balvin - Reggaeton superstar and Latin Grammy-winning artist J Balvin will be in performing at the AT&T Center on April 19. The singer is making the Alamo-City the first stop for his “José Tour 2022.”
  • Battle of the Boil - San Antonio’s biggest crawfish boil competition is back with the 2nd Annual Battle of the Boil, benefitting Saint City Culinary Foundation. This event is 21 and over and takes place on April 21 at the Espee Pavillion at St. Paul Square.
  • Jazz in the Garden - The Jazz In The Garden Spring Concert Series in the historic Japanese Tea Garden features live jazz music near the gazebo overlooking the beautiful koi pond, waterfall and garden. BillyRay Sheppard is scheduled to perform on April 22.
  • Poteet Strawberry Festival - The festival is set for April 22-24 at 9199 N State Hwy 16, in Poteet. Renowned country artists, including Sara Evans, Kevin Fowler and Randall King will be performing during the festival.

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