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La Familia Cortez Named Grand Marshal for the Battle of Flowers Parade

By: Alexandra Gomez

October 10, 2017

It may be six months away but, its never too early to start getting excited about Fiesta! The Battle of Flowers Association announced La Familia Cortez as the grand marshal for the 2018 Battle of Flowers Parade. The theme will be '300 Timeless Treasures' where they will be honoring the past and future of the Alamo City.

The Cortez family was selected because of its dedication to preserving the city's culture, its love of family, its work ethic and heart for philanthropy, the Battle of Flowers Association said in a release.

We couldn't be more excited and look forward to celebrating our city's culture and its 300th anniversary!

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. on April 27, 2018.