Daily Schedule of Events

8 days of walking. 

18th IVV Olympiad & IML Texas Roundup International Walk Festival
February 19 – 26, 2023

Saturday, February 18, 2023 

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Pre-registration Packet pick-up —   La Quinta Hotel Fiesta Ballroom – 303 Blum St, San Antonio, TX 78205(210) 222-9181

Olympiad: Sunday, February 19, 2023 

7:00 am – 12 pm:  Onsite registration, Packet pick-up and Merchandise sales — La Quinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom

9:00 am: Community Walk registration at King William Park

9:30 am: (pre-registered) Walkers depart La Quinta hotel walking to King William Park

10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Community 5/10 km Walks begin at King William Park    (Book Stamping at National Office, 1008 S. Alamo Street)

12:00 noon:  Parade personnel line-up at King William Park

1:00 pm: Parade of Flags starts at King William Park

1:20 pm Mariachi Welcome begins at Arneson Theater / La Villita

1:45 – 3:00 pm:  2023 IVV Olympiad Opening Ceremony at the Arneson Theater in La Villita

3:00 – 3:30 pm: Mariachi Estrellas de Oro Burbank High School

3:30 – 4:00 pm: Intermission

4:00 – 6:00 pm:  Live Elvis Tribute concert by Travis Hudson   at  Arneson Theater

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Evening Packet pickup — La Quinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom

Olympiad: Monday, February 20, 2023

6:45 am – 12:00 pm: Onsite registration, Packet pick-up and Merchandise Sales — LaQuinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom

7:00 – 8:00 am: 21 km walkers depart North

8:00 am: Start window opens for 6 /10 km walkers & cyclists

  Bike Rentals available starting 8:30 AM

9:00 am: Finish Table opens in La Villita/Cos House

9:00 am: Group Walk (10km) w/ Buffy – La Quinta Hotel Lobby

11:00 am: Olympiad Village opens — La Villita/Plaza Juarez

12:00 noon: Start window closes for 6 /10 km walkers

12:30 – 2:30 pm: Live entertainment at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

4:00 – 6:00 pm: Live entertainment at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

5:00 pm: Finish Table closes at La Villita/Cos House.

6:30 pm: Olympiad Village at La Villita closes

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Evening Packet pickup — La Quinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom

Olympiad: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

6:45 am – 12:00 noon: Onsite registration, Packet pick-up and Merchandise Sales — LaQuinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom

7:00 – 8:00 am: 21 km walkers depart East

8:00 am: Start window opens for 5/10 km walkers & cyclists

  Bike Rentals available starting 8:30 AM

9:00 am: Finish Table opens at La Villita/Cos House

9:00 am:  Group Walk (10 km) w/Buffy – La Quinta Hotel Lobby

9:30 am:  First swim bus departs from LaQuinta Hotel to the Pool

11:00 am: Olympiad Village opens at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

12 noon: Start window closes for 5/10 km walkers

12:30 – 2:30 pm: Live entertainment at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

2:00 pm: Last swim bus departs from La Quinta Hotel to > Pool

3:00 pm: Last bus departs from the Pool > to La Quinta Hotel

3:00 – 7:00 pm: Margarita & Taco Trail Walk (start at any point on the route and finish at La Villita/Cos House)

4:00 – 6:00 pm: Live entertainment at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

5:00 pm: Finish table closes at La Villita/Cos House

6:30 pm:  Olympiad Village at La Villita closes

Olympiad: Wednesday, February 22, 2023

6:45 am -12:00 noon: Onsite registration, Packet pick-up and Merchandise Sales — LaQuinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom

7:00 – 8:00 am: 42 km and 21 km walkers depart West

8:00 am: Start window opens for 6/10 km walkers & cyclists

  Bike Rentals available starting 8:30 AM

9:00 am: Finish Table opens at La Villita/Cos House

9:00 am: Group Walk (10 km) w/BuffyLa Quinta Hotel Lobby

9:30 am:  First swim bus departs from La Quinta Hotel to > pool

11:00 am: Olympiad Village at La Villita opens

12:00 Noon: Start window closes for 6/10 km walkers

12:30 – 2:30 pm: Live entertainment at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

2:00 pm: Last swim bus departs from La Quinta Hotel to > pool

3:00 pm: Last bus departs from the Pool > to La Quinta Hotel

4:00 – 6:00 pm: Live Music at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

5:00 pm: Finish table closes at La Villita/Cos House

6:30 pm:  Olympiad Village at La Villita closes

Olympiad/IML: Thursday, February 23, 2023

6:45 am 12:00 noon:  Onsite registration, Packet pick-up and Merchandise Sales — LaQuinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom

7:00 – 8:00 am: 21 km walkers depart South

8:00 am: Start window opens for 10 & 6 km walkers

9:00 am: Finish Table opens at La Villita/Cos House  closes at 2:30 pm

9:00 am: Group Walk w/BuffyLa Quinta Hotel Lobby

10:00 am: Start window closes for 10 & 6 km walkers

11:00 am: Olympiad Village at La Villita opens

Noon – 2:00 pm: Live entertainment in Plaza Juarez

1:00 pm: Entertainment opens in La Villita

2:30 pm: Magik Theater opens – IVV Closing Ceremony venue

3:00 – 6:00 pm: DJ music at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

3:00 pm: 2023 IVV Olympiad Closing Ceremony — Magik Theater

4:00 pm: 2023 IVV Olympiad Closing Ceremony ends

4:10 pm: IML Opening Ceremony begins at the Magik Theater

5:00 pm: IML Ceremony ends.

5:30 – 9:30 pm: IML/IVV Friendship Celebration; location TBD

6:30 pm:  Olympiad Village at La Villita closes

IML: Friday, February 24, 2023

6:45 am – 12:00 noon: Onsite registration, Packet pick-up and Merchandise Sales — LaQuinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom

8:00 am: 5/10 km  walkers depart on Friendship Walk

8:30 am: Finish Table opens at La Villita/Cos House

9:00 am: 10 km Group Walk with Buffy/La Quinta Hotel Lobby

10:00 am: Start window closes for 5/10 km walkers

11:00 am: Olympiad Village opens at La Villita

12:30 – 2:30 pm: Live Entertainment at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

1:00 pm: Finish Table closes at La Villita/COS House

1:30 – 4:30 pm: AVA Special Membership Meeting in La Quinta Hotel Ballroom – Public is Welcome

4:00 – 6:00 pm:  Live entertainment at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

6:30 pm:  Olympiad Village at La Villita closes

IML: Saturday, February 25, 2023

6:45 am – 12:00 noon: Onsite registration, Packet pick-up and Merchandise Sales — LaQuinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom

6:30 am: 42 km walkers depart by bus from La Quinta Hotel to Land Heritage Institute

7:30 am: 21 km walkers depart by bus from La Quinta Hotel to Mission Espada

8:00 am: Start window opens for 6/13 km walkers.

9:00 am: Finish Table opens at La Villita/Cos House

9:00 am: Group Walk (11 km) w/BuffyLa Quinta Hotel Lobby

11:00 am: Olympiad Village opens at La Villita

12:00 noon: Start window closes for 5/10 km walkers

12:30 – 2:30 pm: Live Entertainment at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

4:00 – 6:00 pm: Live Music at La Villita/Plaza Juarez

6:30 pm:  Olympiad Village closes permanently

IML: Sunday, February 26, 2023

Note:  All activities are at the hotel.  Plaza Juarez and Cos House are closed.

6:45 am: Onsite registration and Merchandise Sales at La Quinta Hotel / Fiesta Ballroom.

7:00 am: 21 km walkers depart heading to the Japanese Tea Garden

8:00 am: Start window opens for 5/10 km walkers.

9:00 am: Finish Table opens at La Quinta Hotel/Bowie Room – closes at 2 pm

9:00 am: Group Walk (10 km) w/BuffyLa Quinta Hotel Lobby

10:00 am: Start window closes for 5/10 km walkers – All registration closes.

2:30 pm:  La Quinta Hotel Ballroom opens to the public; Finish table at La Quinta Hotel/Bowie Room closes

3:00 pm: IML Closing Ceremony — Remarks & Presentation of IML Awards

4:00 pm: IML Closing Ceremony ends (End of Walk Festival)