Alamo 2021 Victory or Death Fiesta Medal
- Fiesta 2021 Dates: June 17th - 27th
- This is a pin-on medal.
- Dimensions: Comes in 5" x 4" packaging. The medal itself is 4" in length.
- 'Fiesta' pin colors vary
Viva Fiesta! Celebrate Fiesta and support the Alamo with the Official Alamo Victory or Death™ Fiesta Medal!
What began in 1891 as a patriotic celebration to honor the heroes of the Alamo, Goliad and the Battle of San Jacinto has since evolved into a citywide celebration. Fiesta San Antonio is now a ten day festival held every spring in San Antonio.
The Fiesta Medal tradition began in 1946 when King Antonio of the Texas Cavaliers gave out coins to local children during the Fiesta parade. These coins soon became prized possessions. Holes were drilled through the coins, and people began wearing them around their necks.
Soon after that, the Fiesta Medal was born and slowly developed into a favorite Fiesta tradition. Today, businesses and organizations all over San Antonio create annual versions of these medals. Fiesta enthusiasts love decorating their sashes, vests, jackets, hats, and sombreros with these medals. Fiesta medals are exchanged, bought and sold, and even given away in the spirit of fiesta exuberance.