The Paisano

Fiesta still highlights Alamo City after 125 years

Photo Courtesy of Fiesta San Antonio

Elizabeth Davis

April 20, 2016

Aside from NBA playoffs and Maverick Music Festival, April in San Antonio is distinguished by a single, historically impressive and wildly colorful event: Fiesta. Fiesta originated in 1891 as a commemoratory event to the lives lost in the Battle of the Alamo and San Jacinto. The very first Fiesta...