Cowboy Breakfast sees big changes due to pandemic, delivers tacos to San Antonio non-profits
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio tradition is seeing some big changes this year. The annual Cowboys Breakfast has been the unofficial kickoff to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, but this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic organizers had to cook up something different. Typically, thousands of people would be lining up for the public breakfast in the parking lot of Cowboys Dancehall while watching the preparation. Chefs instead are serving this year’s meals to several non-profits in honor of those who serve the San Antonio community. AdThe Cowboy Breakfast has also helped raise over $200,000 in scholarships to various non-profits, and $5,000 will be donated to the St. Philip’s Culinary Arts Program.
Cowboy Breakfast will not be public this year due to pandemic, organizers say
SAN ANTONIO – The annual Cowboy Breakfast will look vastly different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers announced Sunday that this year, there will not be a public breakfast. Due to the current situation, we are not having a public breakfast,” organizers said in a statement. “Flowers Bakery is supplying pastries, Kiolbassa chorizo and bacon, Pioneer Brand tortillas, and Oak Farms milk and juice.”For more information, click here. Related: Here’s what you need to know about Cowboy Breakfast 2020
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Thousands wake up early for free tacos at Cowboy Breakfast
SAN ANTONIO – Thousands gathered at the annual Cowboy Breakfast early Friday morning for free food in the parking lot of Cowboys Dance Hall. The breakfast was served at 4:30 a.m. on 3030 NE Loop 410 at Interstate 35. The Cowboy Breakfast is the unofficial warm-up to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, which runs this year from Feb. 6 through Feb. 23. The breakfast menu once again included thousands of sausage and eggs tacos, chorizo and egg tacos, biscuits and gravy, tamales, juice and coffee. Cowboy breakfast image 3 (KSAT)Below are videos of all the excitement from Friday’s event (look for more as they get added):
Here’s what you need to know about Cowboy Breakfast 2020
If you grew up in San Antonio, you probably know about the annual Cowboy Breakfast, which has been going on for the last 42 years. Cowboy Breakfast is touted as the world’s largest free cooked breakfast. It’s sometimes referred to as “the unofficial kickoff to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo” but it has no official affiliation with the rodeo. Full lineup for 2020 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo releasedThere will be free shuttle service from the Santikos Rialto theater at Austin Highway and Loop 410. KSAT will have live coverage of the breakfast on “Good Morning San Antonio” beginning at 4:30 a.m.Watch video from the 2019 Cowboy Breakfast
’She’s the one I’ve been always waiting for’: Man proposes to girlfriend at Cowboy Breakfast on live TV
SAN ANTONIO – The Cowboy Breakfast is a tradition of bliss for couple Hector Casarez Jr. and Jennifer DeLuna. Friday morning, at the annual foodie event that helps ring in the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, Casarez decided to mark the romantic occasion with a proposal on live TV. Expanded carnival, new music stage and other changes headed to the 2020 San Antonio Stock Show and RodeoThe Cowboy Breakfast began around 4:30 a.m. Friday and will end around 8:30 a.m. Hector Casarez Jr. proposed to girlfriend Jennifer DeLuna at the Cowboy Breakfast. (Hector Casarez Jr.)
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In this week’s KSAT Kids newsletter, we take a look back at how the march began. We also have a look inside the San Antonio Zoo’s new whooping crane exhibit, which has two of the endangered birds that are at risk of becoming extinct. We’ll also talk to the teacher that helped start KSAT Kids, my wife, about how she uses it in the classroom. KSAT Kids will also continue to share the latest positive stories we receive, like the one below about a military father returning home from overseas. Click below to start watching and keep scrolling for all the latest KSAT Kids content.