Texas Cavaliers to announce 2022 River Parade student art contest finalists, winner
The Texas Cavaliers partnered with the Southwest School of Art for the contest that invited students in first through fifth grades to submit their interpretation of this year’s River Parade theme of “Texas Al Fresco.”
Nonprofits look for direct community support after Fiesta 2020 cancellation
SAN ANTONIO – More than 100 nonprofits are looking for a plan-B after Fiesta San Antonio 2020 was canceled after officials had postponed the event for November. Fiesta San Antonio canceled in 2020, officials announceBarton Simpson, the commander of the Texas Cavaliers, said his organization was prepared but disappointed by the cancellation. Simpson said organization members are committed to working hard for those agencies so they can make it to the next Fiesta event. Fiesta ‘encouraging’ nonprofits to honor 2020 tickets for 2021 eventsKatrina Campbell, with Brighton SA, said they have jumped into fundraising mode already. Campbell says about $100,000 in presold tickets for the 2020 Fiesta event has been donated back to the organization since the event was canceled.
Texas Cavaliers announce Tony Parker as grand marshal of 2020 river parade
Texas Cavaliers announce Tony Parker as grand marshal of 2020 river paradePublished: February 10, 2020, 12:15 pmThe Texas Cavaliers on Monday announced Tony Parker as the honorary grand marshal of the 2020 river parade. The theme will be 2020 Vision.
Free 'Coco' screening with music, food & a Day of the Dead parade preview
SAN ANTONIO – Day of the Dead San Antonio is hosting a free "Coco Night" on Oct. 25 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Celebration of the dead: 7 things to know about Dia de los MuertosIn addition to a free screening of the popular Disney movie at the Tobin's outdoor performance plaza, there will be music, food and a preview of the Catrinas on the River Parade. Colorful barges revealed for Day of Dead Parade in SAAttendees will get to preview a "Coco"-themed barge that will be part of the river parade on Nov. 1. The Children's Ballet of San Antonio will also perform at the event. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. and the movie will start at 7 p.m.Click for more stories on Day of the Dead events & history
FIRST LOOK: First colorful barges revealed for Day of Dead Parade in SA
SAN ANTONIO – Day of the Dead San Antonio revealed the first of its trajineras arriving from Mexico ready to delight and entertain residents during the Catrinas on the River Parade, a new parade illuminating the San Antonio River with the spirit of the Day of the Dead on Nov. 1. "We're bringing props and this beautiful collection of skulls," said Javier Ruiz Galindo, CEO of the Day of the Dead Parade San Antonio. Full Screen 1 / 17"(Loteria is) the game we play in Mexico," said Montserrat Oliver, spokeswoman for the Day of the Dead San Antonio. The river parade also serves as the grand opening of Day of the Dead San Antonio, launching the festival with a special ceremony afloat a barge as the parade kicks off. Day of the Dead San Antonio makes its debut this fall as a citywide celebration with a full slate of events never before experienced in San Antonio.