October 15, 2016:
The 71st Annual Feria de las Flores 2016 Royal Coronation of El Rey Feo LXIX Fred Reyes and La Reina de la Feria de las Flores Sofia Marie Rodriguez took place at the Villita Venue, 401 Villita Street, San Antonio 78205, Saturday, October 15th, 2016.
A special crowning ceremony took place as past 2008 Rey Feo LXI, Fernando Reyes crowned his son 2017 Rey Feo LXIX Fred Reyes.
2016 Rey Feo LXVIII Darren Casey and his court walked their final carpet and Rey Feo LXVIII bestow his farewell address. Moments later 2016 La Reina de las Feria de las Flores Lissette Garza walked her last red carpet to present her farewell speech.
The Central Catholic Sabor Guard assisted with the ceremonies, in addition former Rey Feo’s were recognized. Festivities continued into the evening with music by Wednesday Ball and “The Show” Band.