Independence Day has a special significance in San Antonio, which played such an integral role in the history of our state and nation. Here's a list of the most exciting holiday events taking place on July 4 around our Springs San Antonio luxury apartment communities.
1. 4th of July Celebration
Woodlawn Lake Park, 1103 Cincinnati Ave, San Antonio
18.2 miles from Springs at Bandera
The biggest party in town is San Antonio's official Independence Day celebration, which is a day full of fun for the whole family. Get your workout in with Zumba or a half-mile walk, take a whirl on carnival rides or a mechanical bull, dine on delicious food from more than two dozen vendors, and hit the stage for some line dancing. The event begins at 8 a.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m., and admission is free.
2. Independence Day at the Alamo
300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio
16.1 miles from Springs at Live Oak
Is there a more appropriate place to observe our rich tradition of freedom? Activities include readings of the Declaration of Independence, living history demonstrations with photo ops, and a performance from the Heart of Texas Band. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and there is no charge for admission.
3. 4th of July Spectacular
Landa Park, 164 Landa Park Dr, New Braunfels
5.7 miles from Springs at Creekside
New Braunfels hosts its holiday celebration on the beautiful tree-studded grounds of Landa Park. Make a day of it by bringing a picnic lunch and playing miniature golf, volleyball or horseshoes, and tour the spectacular arboretum that is home to more than 80 species of trees. There will also be a live concert at 6:30 p.m. leading up to the fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
4. 4th of July Celebration
SeaWorld, 10500 SeaWorld Dr, San Antonio
4.9 miles from Springs at Alamo Ranch
San Antonio's favorite family destination makes a perfect backdrop for a stunning fireworks display. Enjoy the show with a general admission ticket, or choose upgrade options that include reserved seating and an all-you-can-eat hors d'oeuvres buffet or chef-prepared picnic dinner. Park hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and you can receive a discount when you purchase tickets online.
5. Coca-Cola July 4th Fest
Six Flags Fiesta Texas, 17000 IH-10 W, San Antonio
12.5 miles from Springs at Alamo Ranch
If you're a fireworks enthusiast, don't miss the largest display in the area at Six Flags. In addition to the fireworks show at 9:15 p.m., sponsor Coca-Cola will offer product samples, games and prizes in Crackaxle Canyon. Present a can of any Coca-Cola product with your ticket and receive early admission to select rides. Park hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., and tickets are discounted when you purchase online.
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