Fiesta Noche del Rio is the oldest outdoor dance performance of its kind in the United States. Spanish for, “Party Night on the River,” it is an annual fund raising project held from mid-May through mid-August. This musical variety show features authentic Mexican, Spanish and Texas songs and dances performed by paid local professionals at the Arneson Outdoor River Theatre. The audience is seated on tiered grass seats across the river from the stage and is located in La Villita, the Little Spanish Village of the city.
Tickets can be purchased online through Eventbrite and at all HEB stores in the customer service department. Tickets are also available from noon – 8 p.m. on the day of the show at the River level of the Arneson Theater and at the gate prior to the show, beginning at 6 p.m.