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Explore San Antonio's Fiesta Event With a Native

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Explore San Antonio's Fiesta Event With a Native

Fiesta® San Antonio began in 1891 as a one-parade event to honor those who fought in the Texas Revolution and has expanded into an eleven day party all across the city. This year, it celebrates its 125th anniversary when it kicks off on April 14th and takes over downtown San Antonio until the 24th. As a San Antonio native, I’m a seasoned Fiesta veteran, and I’ve learned the tricks of the trade to get the most out of the celebration—from knowing the best way to crack a cascarone on someone, to knowing when to cheer at the parades. Before you...

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Eight Places to Sit Back and Sip Your Way Through South By Southwest

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Eight Places to Sit Back and Sip Your Way Through South By Southwest

From interactive media exhibitions to premieres of box office hits, South by Southwest brings an impressive lineup of tech events, films, and music to Austin, Texas every March. This multimedia event, which includes Interactive Events from March 11th–15th (featuring President Barack Obama as a keynote speaker!), Film Events from March 11th–19th, and Music Events from March 15th–20th, takes over Austin nightlife, and draws thousands of people from all over the world. Whether you’re exploring Sixth Street’s debauchery or looking for a Texas cold brew, there’re plenty of boozy options to try. While you’re wandering the streets of Austin, you’ll probably...

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