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5 Free Go-to-Events to Celebrate 4th of July in San Antonio Texas

Independence Day is a time when communities come alive with patriotic spirit, commemorating the birth of the United States of America.

From coast to coast, cities and towns host a range of events to mark this historic occasion.

Whether you're looking for fireworks, parades, live music, or family-friendly activities, there's something for everyone.


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Check out these 5 Free Go-to-Events to Celebrate the 4th of July in San Antonio Texas


1. H-E-B Fourth of July Celebration at Woodlawn Lake Park

Every year, families from San Antonio gather at Woodlawn Lake Park for the official municipal festival known as "Make Freedom Green" to grill burgers and carnitas all day long before the 12-minute fireworks show at nine o'clock in the evening.

There will be a variety of foods available from local food trucks and merchants, including chicken on a stick, gorditas, hot dogs, and many more!


Where: Woodlawn Lake Park, 1103 Cincinnati Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201

When: Tuesday, July 4, 2023 | 11:00 am – 9:30 pm

2. Independence Day at the Alamo

Celebrate at the Alamo with a variety of performances and activities all day long where you may go back in time. Soldiers from the Spanish Colonial period in the 1700s will be discussed, along with weaving, missionary work, weaponry, leathercraft, artillery and black powder shooting displays.


Where: The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205

When: Tuesday, July 4, 2023, | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


3. GNW annual Fourth of July Parade

At ten in the morning, the Great Northwest Community procession begins. Down Timber Path from Zachry Middle School to Timberwilde Elementary. Visitors are encouraged to set up chairs and blankets along Timber Path and watch the action. The barbecue and hot dogs will be distributed by the organizers at Silver Creek Pool at noon.


Where: 8809 Timberwilde Dr.

When: Tuesday, July 4, 2023, | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


4. STARS, STRIPES & LIGHTS

This long Fourth of July weekend, the River Walk will be decorated with patriotic décor! On the River Walk, the typical good times are being had despite the red, white, and blue-themed city bridges and trees. the ideal setting for pictures!


Where: 300 River Walk, San Antonio, TX 78205

When: June 30 – July 4, 2023


5. FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SHOW & LIVE @ LANDA CONCERT SERIES

As we bring back one of the most eagerly awaited events of the summer, come out and enjoy live music, kid's activities, food trucks, and more at the Landa Park Dance Slab!


Where: Landa Park, 110 Golf Course Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130

When: Tuesday, July 4, 2023 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm



As the sun sets on the 4th of July, the air is filled with the echoes of celebration and the spirit of unity. It's a day to reflect on the ideals that this great nation was founded upon and to honor the countless sacrifices made for freedom. Whether you choose to attend parades, marvel at fireworks, enjoy outdoor festivals, or simply spend quality time with loved ones, the 4th of July is a reminder of the strength and resilience of the American spirit.


As we bid farewell to this day of remembrance and revelry, let us carry the values of liberty, equality, and justice in our hearts throughout the year. May the bonds that bind us as a nation grow stronger, and may the spirit of independence continue to guide us toward a brighter future. Until next year, happy 4th of July!

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