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Yellow Ribbon Project

Yellow Ribbon Project

Date: March 27, 2015

In conjunction with the American’s Armed Forces River Parade, the Yellow Ribbon Project provides the community with the opportunity to show their support for all branches of the military by purchasing a yellow ribbon in honor or memory of a loved one who is serving or has served.  The Yellow Ribbons will be displayed on the trees along the River Walk May 1st-May 16th. Proceeds from ribbon sales are used to underwrite the America’s Armed Forces River Parade,  May 16, 2015.   Ribbons  are $5 each and are sold online (click on PURCHASE link below). If purchased prior to April 30  the honorees name will appear in the Armed Forces River Day official program and online.

Ribbons sold March 27-April 30, 2015

Ribbons installed May 2, 2015

Ribbons Displayed May 2-May 16

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Event Sponsors

Budweiser

Ford Mariachi Festival

Ford Mariachi Festival

Date: April 21, 2015   Time: 7:00PM - 10:00PM

April 21-24 from 7-10pm each day the River Walk will feature local middle school and high school Mariachi Bands perform on floating barges along the 2 1/2 mile downtown area of the River Walk. Enjoy the music from the banks of the River Walk as the barges float along.  This is a great time to sit outside at a River Walk restaurant, sip on a margarita and enjoy the music. Each set of barges will make one lap around the River Walk. Barges are not guranteed to stop in any particular place. You will see the boats from the patios of any river walk restaurant or Rivercenter Mall. Barges will load and unload at The Chamber of Commerce (river level).This is an official FIESTA event.  Free.



Event Sponsors

Ford

FIESTA Arts and Crafts Show

FIESTA Arts and Crafts Show

Date: April 24, 2015 11:00AM - April 26, 2015 8:00PM

Enjoy a stroll along the picturesque River Walk, stop to talk to our vendors who are anxious to share information about their craft, and take home an item that will enhance your home, wardrobe or garden. Participating vendors display some of the most unique handmade merchandise available anywhere. Whether its jewelry, pottery or fine art you are interested in, you are sure to find what you’re looking for!



Yellow Ribbon Volunteers

Yellow Ribbon Volunteers

Date: May 2, 2015   Time: 7:00AM - 11:00AM

Thank you for signing up as a volunteer to install, and, or remove yellow ribbons along the River Walk.  Yellow Ribbon Project honors men and women serving in the mililtary, past and present. The ribbons will be displayed from May 2 - May 16 culminating in America's Armed Forces River Parade. You will be sent an email reminder a few days prior. As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to get a behind the scenes view of the magic of River Walk parades.  Your help is most appreciated. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and we will provide water. 

Install Ribbons May 2 at 7:00AM

Remove Ribbons May 17 at 7:00AM



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Hugman Bust Project

Hugman Bust Project

Date: May 7, 2015   Time: 5:30PM - 7:30PM

The Paseo del Rio Association’s mission is to promote, protect and preserve the San Antonio River Walk.  The association has gained permission to create and install a bronze bust of Robert H.H. Hugman, architect and "Father of the River Walk".  Please consider donating to this cause.  A fundraiser will be held on May 7th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Antonio to raise the final portion of the funds needed to erect the bust and to lanch a Hugman Architectual Scholarship at the University of Texas San Antonio.  Call 210-227-4262 to purchase a ticket to the fundraiser or you may make a tax deductable donation directly to the bust and scholarship fund through the link below.



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America's Armed Forces River Parade 2015

America's Armed Forces River Parade 2015

Date: May 16, 2015   Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM

America’s Armed Forces River Parade

May 16, 2015, 5pm-6, Tops In Blues Concert / 6-7pm Parade, Arneson Theatre

This parade is dedicated to the men and women of the Armed Forces; past, present and future.

26 patriotically-decorated floats carrying all 5 branches of military personnel ranging from enlisted to a general. Patriotic music is played from the floats and on stage to serenade the floats throughout the 2 1/2 mile downtown area of the River Walk including the Arneson Theatre. 

This is one of the largest Parades held on the River Walk. It is televised live locally and syndicated in 26 markets throughout the United Sates including the Pentagon Channel. The 2015 Grand Marshall’s are 3 Medal of Honor recipients General Patrick Brady, Sgt. Santiago Erevia, Sgt. Clarence Sasser.  The primary parade sponsors are Budweiser and Silver Eagle Distributor’s.

For details go to http://www.TheSanAntonioRiverWalk.com

View the parade for free from anywhere downtown on the River Walk.  It’s an ideal time to make a reservation at your favorite spot on the River Walk so you can dine and drink outside while enjoying the parade.



Event Sponsors

BudweiserRed McCombs ToyotaSACVBUIWHEBAFFCULockheed MartinMaddogsThe Original RestaurantRBFCUWarm SpringsGold Star WivesMission ContinuesDreams Fulfilled Through MusicRio San AntonioTAMU-SAUniversal CitySecurity Service

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