Battle of Flowers® Parade
• The Battle of Flowers Parade in the founding event of Fiesta
• The Battle of Flower Association is ALL women and ALL volunteers
• This year we are producing our 133rd parade
• The theme this year is Battle of Flowers… Where Fiesta Reigns
• In 1891, a flower parade was staged in memory of the fallen heroes of the Alamo and to commemorate the victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, where Texas gained its independence from Mexico.
• It is the only parade put on entirely by women and one of the largest parades in the United States.
• Approximate 12,000 participants in parade this year
• Approximately 70% of our participants are high school students which equates to about 7,000 in our parade this year
• Roughly 4,500 band members
• Just over 200 horses in 14 different cavalcade units are in the parade
Tickets will be sold online starting in January 1, 2024 please visit www.battleofflowers.org
Tune into KSAT 12 or KSAT.com for live coverage of the Parade!