Ford Mariachi Kick-Off & River Walk Royalty Coronation

April 25, 2017 | 6:30PM - 9:30PM

Location: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 115 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX 78205


Experience the pageantry of the River Walk Royal Court Coronation! Enjoy live music from Nerdy By Nature (

and 2 mariachi bands (Azteca de America and Mariachi Las Altenas) . DJ FreeBass will round out the musical entertainment. Have fun dancing, eating street tacos & drinking beer, wine and Don Chelada micheladas.  Fun activities include Fiesta medal buying and trading and a free photo booth with props for the ultimate souvenir of the evening. Enjoy photo ops with River Walk Royalty and a giant viewing screen to see the ceremony up-close. Fiesta attire is encouraged.  The event is held outdoors at the Tobin Center's Will Naylor Smith River Walk Plaza.

Tickets on sale NOW

Tickets are $20 in advance and at the Tobin Box Office the day of the event or $25 at the door. Online ticket sales have a $9  handling fee. To avoid the handling fee you may purchase your ticket at the Tobin Box Office prior to the event or up till 7:30pm the night of the event.  An optional $10 flat fee for car parking is also available for purchase online or at the box office. No refunds. 

King Candidates:  Images below

MichaelGarofalo (NEWS4 WOAI-TV)

Spurs Jesus (Rio Fit San Antonio)

Rueben Valdez (Westin Riverwalk)

Ryan Wood (Dick's Last Resort- River Walk)

Queen Candidates:  Images below

Nicole Galindo (Hyatt Regency San Antonio)

Claudia Garofalo (San Antonio Living show WOAI-TV)

Christen Vasquez (Get Christened Special Events)

Funds raised by royalty campaigns benefit the Paseo del Rio Association who uses the funds to promote, protect and preserve the San Antonio river Walk, the #1 tourist attraction in the state.

Ford Mariachi Kick-Off & River Walk Royalty Coronation