Cornyation: San Antonio's Outrageous Fiesta Tradition

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Fiesta San Antonio began in 1891 began as a parade in honor of the battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto and has evolved into an annual Mardi Gras-like festival attended by four million with more than 100 cultural events raising money for nonprofit organizations in San Antonio, Texas. At Fiesta's start, the events were socially exclusive, one of the most prominent being the Coronation of the Queen of the Order of the Alamo, a lavish, debutante pageant crowning a queen of the festival. Cornyation was created in 1951 by ...

Cornyation: San Antonio's Outrageous Fiesta Tradition 2017, Maverick Books

ISBN-13: 9781595348005

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