SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Texas A&M University-San Antonio announced details about the annual Fiesta finale event Festival de Cascarones.
Festival de Cascarones will be held on campus on April 10 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fiesta festivities officially kick off Friday.
100 golden eggs will be hidden on campus along with a number of large golden eggs that will be traded for Festival de Cascarones merchandise. The festival will also include the Cascarones Smash with more than 6,000 cascarones.
TAMU-SA students will have the chance to win free tuition for a semester (up to 15 hours) in the Golden Egg Contest. Students must submit entries for the best cascarone smash by April 3 at 11:59 p.m. The winner will be announced at 6 p.m. during the festival.
Content entry is limited to current students and videos must be 30-seconds or less. Entries can be submitted at www.tamusa.edu/festival-de-cascarones/contest-entry-form.html.
University officials said Texas County artist Kevin Fowler will headline the festival in addition to performances by Jaguarettes, A&M-SA Mariachi, Havana NRG, and Danzantes de Corazón and more.
The festival will also feature nearly 50 food vendors, more than half of which will be student organizations, officials said.
A Kids Zone will include games and activities like fingerpainting, face painting, pet rock adoption and more. The event will also be pet friendly and dogs must be leashed.