Local happenings for the 4th of July

The nation will be celebrating its 242 birthday today. Members of the community participate in a variety of celebrations from backyard bbqs to city-sponsored fireworks displays—celebrate America.

Locally there are activities scheduled throughout Bexar County.


Helotes held the City’s July 4th celebration on Tuesday, July 3. The area community band will perform. Food trucks, vendors, face painting and more will be offered. Fireworks to happen at dusk.


The American tradition continues with minor league baseball, fireworks, and a concert. Eli Young Band will perform after the game. Fireworks will also happen at the end of the game.

First Baptist Church San Antonio

Food vendors, games, cake contest and more await those who want to travel downtown for July 4th. You can bring your lawn chair and watch the City of San Antonio’s firework display from the church parking lots.

Grey Forest

The residents of Grey Forest will gather for a July 4th parade and celebration. Another tradition from the annals of American history—the potluck dinner. Residents and those attending are asked to bring a covered dish to share with everyone.

Leon Valley

Leon Valley started preparing for their July 4th celebration on Tuesday night. The City will sponsor a parade, soapbox derby, events at the pool, and at 5pm food vendors, games, and entertainment will invade Rimkus Park before the fireworks display after dark.

City of San Antonio

The City of San Antonio’s official 4th of July celebration takes place at Woodlawn Lake Park. Fun and festivities include: a Zumbathon, 1K & 5K, live music, food, parade, carnival and of course the H-E-B Fireworks Extravaganza which begins at 9:00 p.m.

The Alamo

Wednesday, July 4, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., 300 Alamo Plaza, 78205

Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Alamo with music, living history, readings of the Declaration of Independence and more. Throughout the day, enjoy Living History demonstrations and photo ops with reenactors.

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