Fiesta Cornyation Plans April Return To Officially Crown Jesse Mata As King Anchovy LV | Things to do | San Antonio

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  • Jesse J. Mata was crowned King Anchovy LV.

After a two-year hiatus, the board of Fiesta Cornyation, billed as Fiesta San Antonio’s “steamiest, cheapest event with a purpose,” has announced that the show will return this spring.

Cornyation shared the update Monday in a Facebook post: “Hear you’all, hear you’all. By decree of His Royal Heinous King Anchovy LV, Jesse Mata: Save the date for Cornyation 2022: The Court of Resilience 5 April- 7 at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the event to be canceled for the past two years.

In 2020, Cornyation has been postponed and is scheduled to take place in November. To give fans of the show a taste of things to come, organizers presented an online fundraiser in April for those who didn’t want to wait until the fall. The presentation was a film from a previous production.

“This is the first time we’ve shared the show in its entirety, so come cheer on your favorite Queens and Queens in the comments. We’ll be posting links to donate directly to our charities, San Antonio AIDS Foundation, BEAT AIDS and Thrive Youth Center,” Mata said at the time.

Unfortunately, with COVID having a greater impact on public health, Cornyation ultimately canceled the November 2020 date. There was no show in 2021, but the band sold a “Plague Edition” medal to raise funds. funds.

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Cornyation's 2021 Fiesta Medal has been dubbed

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  • Cornyation’s 2021 Fiesta Medal has been dubbed “the plague edition.”

Cornyation is one of the most popular events held during Fiesta San Antonio, typically selling out its six annual performances. Tickets usually go on sale one month before the event.

In recent years, Cornyation has raised approximately $200,000 annually for its beneficiaries. Additionally, the council has awarded Robert Rehm scholarships to students pursuing a degree in a field related to the theater arts.

Ticket prices are not yet fixed, from April 5 to 7, Charlene McCombs Empire Theatre, 226 N. St. Mary’s St., (210) 226-5700,

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