On Sunday, December 5, 2022, disABILITYsa hosted its Fiesta Especial Royal Court #BigReveal. Emma was surprised and honored to find out that she had been named Queen of Fiesta Especial 2022. Please continue to read below to learn more about disABILITYsa and FACT Institute, Emma’s selected nonprofit organizations.
Stay tuned for more information and photos starting with the Fiesta Especial Coronation in January 2022 and all of the events leading up to Fiesta San Antonio in April.
In the meantime, please follow Emma on Facebook at Queen Emma Barron – Fiesta Especial 2022.
EMMA'S FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
Through that campaign and fundraising, Emma campaigned for membership in the Royal Court of Fiesta Especial, a part of Fiesta San Antonio. Fiesta® San Antonio is an annual event in San Antonio, Texas that focuses on community service and leadership development while supporting scores of area nonprofit organizations.
WHAT IS FIESTA ESPECIAL?
Fiesta Especial® is 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, Royalty Run 5K & Parade and Celebration Day experiences.
Fiesta Especial® is a program of DisabiltiySA, which serves as the official Partner Member Organization (PMO) sanctioned by the Fiesta San Antonio Commission. A FAQ about the program is available here.
FACT Institute, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 school and job training center providing the San Antonio community a facility that will educate, engage, and enrich the lives of students and adults with special needs ages 7 and up.
EMMA’S 2022 FIESTA MEDAL
Each Fiesta Medal is available for $15.00, including shipping to your mailing address.
Please CONTACT US to obtain yours, while limited supplies last.
Memories from 2019 Royal Court Participation