The 130th Battle of Flowers® Parade

Friday, April 23, 2021

The Battle of Flowers® Parade started it all. As the founding event of Fiesta® San Antonio, it attracts more than 550,000 spectators from around the nation.

96th Annual Oratorical Contest

February 26, 2021 Witte Museum
(All Contestants will make their speeches via ZOOM or similar platform to the audience and judges who will be at the Witte).

Every year, we invite college-level students to participate in our Oratorical Contest for the chance to win special monetary prizes. This year's First Place Price: $5,000.

The 82nd Band Festival

Thursday, April 22, 2021 Alamo Stadium

For one night only, more than 4,900 musicians from local high school bands join together for an amazing performance. You don’t want to miss it!

15th Band Festival Cover Design Contest

San Antonio high school students can submit their designs for a chance to be featured on the cover of this year’s Band Festival program.

The 26th Texas History Essay Contest

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Witte Museum

This annual contest provides 7th and 8th-grade students a unique opportunity to study and write an essay on Texas History.