Fiesta Especial Celebration Day is presented by Community First Health Plans as our Royal Sponsor
Complimentary admission for our guests is made possible by Wade Shows, Inc., Fiesta San Antonio, and the Fiesta Especial Royal Court.
Presenting Sponsor: Community First Health Plan
Sapphire Sponsors: Frost Bank, RBFCU, and more to come!
Please check in at the Volunteer Registration table upon arrival. There will be water and snacks available for all volunteers in the Headquarters Tent throughout the day. You can pick up a service letter from Volunteer Registration or get your service hours documentation sign upon departure.
Please click here to download and print a parking pass. The Alamo Dome is donating the parking in Lot B. Please enter from the Caesar Chavez direction onto Cherry Street. Please note that you will not be able to go around and will be delayed by the busses unloading at the front gate if you enter Cherry Street from the opposite end.
SENSITIVITY TRAINING SHEET
Please take a few minutes to read through the Sensitivity training sheet. These are great reminders for interacting with individuals with disabilities with greater awareness and respect.
Please bring a hat, sunscreen and water bottle. Water will be available, but the use of your own container is appreciated. Restroom facilities are available via the Porta Pottie units provided by the Carnival Grounds.
We’re still in need of volunteers, so feel free to share this link with friends, family and co-workers!
245 Volunteers are needed to make this event a great success and experience for the attendees.
Youth Volunteer Restrictions: Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to volunteer without a supervising adult. Children, 12 and up are welcome to volunteer, but must be accompanied (one-to-one) by an adult, 18 years of age or older.
Event Description: The Fiesta Especial Celebration Day program takes place on Tuesday, April 23rd in the Alamo Dome Parking Lot C from 10am - 3pm. This is an inclusive and educational experience that attracts special education classes, group homes and day programs from San Antonio and surround communities. Attendees have access to unlimited rides, games, yummy food, live entertainment and a Shoebox parade.
Program Description: Fiesta Especial® is an educational outreach program of disABILITYsa. Fiesta Especial® is also an official Fiesta® San Antonio experience created for children and adults with physical, cognitive and developmental differences and the family and friends who love them. Fiesta Especial creates inclusive and educational experiences engaging individuals with disabilities in the culture, diversity and celebrations of Fiesta® through community instruction and training. Individuals with disabilities and our community are invited to take part in the Royal Court, 5K & Parade and Celebration day experiences.
Fiesta Especial® is organized and hosted by disABILITYsa in partnership with Fiesta® San Antonio, The Fiesta® Carnival (Wade Shows) and the City of Windcrest.
Proceeds from this event support charitable, non-profit programs that improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities in our local community throughout the year. Proceeds from the event will provide educational outreach, residential services, day program and recreational activities for children and adults with special needs.