Fall Fiesta

The Rollins tradition of Fiesta, which dates back to 1937 and lasted until the late 1960s, was resurrected Monday, November 4, in celebration of Rollins’ 128 Founders’ Day.

Historically, the celebration took place during spring semester and featured fortune telling, folk and gypsy dancing, a “Thieves’ Market,” pony rides, and food. Fiesta evolved into an important fundraising event for the College and added a parade with floats, decorated cars, and the crowning of the Fiesta king and queen.

During this modern and more low-key iteration, Francisco Vanegas ’14 and Erin Brioso ’14 were crowed Fiesta royalty and entertainment included carnival games, treats, and a mariachi band.