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Fireworks and festivals — July offers plenty of things to do in San Antonio

The information cycle has continued with some actually onerous headlines once more this previous month and I wished to acknowledge that earlier than I get into the checklist of occasions for July.

So many individuals received’t have the option to spend the summer season with their households due to the current tragedies in our space. As I discussed in my final e-newsletter, folks cope with grief in other ways and generally spending time in the group, or with associates and household, will be an effective way to provide help to heal.

With the Fourth of July developing, there are numerous family-friendly occasions happening in San Antonio and the encompassing areas that may very well be an effective way to spend time together with your family members.

Here’s a listing of some of the occasions happening in the San Antonio space in July:

July Jubilee – There’s going to be a rodeo, parade, live performance and extra on the July Jubilee in Leakey. Expect fireworks and meals from native distributors too. Festivities kick off July 1.


Masskrugstemmen – A well-liked German pastime often known as Masskrugstemmen is returning to Krause’s Cafe & Biergarten in New Braunfels. It’s a beer-stein-holding competitors to see who can maintain a stein full of beer with a totally outstretched arm the longest. The competitors will happen July 2, 9 and 23.

San Antonio Football Club – There are three residence video games in July for the San Antonio FC. Get prepared to #Defend210 and assist your native soccer group. The first residence sport takes place on July 2.

Sensory-Friendly Fourth of July – This program is a Fourth of July celebration with sensory-friendly actions and performances. The occasion will happen July 3 on the DoSeum.



Helotes Independence Day Celebration – Gates open on the Helotes Festival Grounds on July 3 for this free group occasion. There will probably be meals and drink distributors on-site. Pets will not be permitted.

Fredericksburg 4th of July Parade – The annual custom of a 4th of July parade will proceed in downtown Fredericksburg on July 4. The occasion is free and takes place on Main Street, beginning at 10 a.m.

Wimberley’s 76th Annual VFW CPRA Rodeo – It’s a Texas Hill Country custom. Once the biggest outside rodeo in Texas, this occasion takes place over July 4th weekend in Wimberley. There’s the whole lot from mutton bustin’ to bull driving.


Cactus Pear Music Festival – This pageant is a celebration of classical music in South Texas. The Cactus Pear Music Festival takes place July 6-16 and will characteristic seven live performance performances of six totally different applications.

Second Saturday – This month-to-month haunt at San Antonio’s Main Plaza will happen July 9. There will probably be dwell music, native distributors and locations to buy meals and drinks.

Hold My Beer & Watch This – Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen are acting on July 15 at Floore’s Country Store in Helotes.

Amy Sedaris – Actress, writer, comic and lover of rabbits — Amy Sedaris will probably be performing on the Tobin Center on July 15.


Float & Flick – The metropolis of Schertz is internet hosting a Float & Flick series at Pickrell Park Pool. There will probably be three film showings – “Luca” on July 16, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” on July 23 and “Inside Out” on July 24. The occasions are free and are open to the general public.

This picture launched by Disney reveals characters Alberto, voiced by Jack Dylan Grazer, left, and Luca, voiced by Jacob Tremblay in a scene from the animated movie “Luca.” (Disney by way of AP) (© 2021 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.)

Float Fest – This widespread floating and music pageant returns to central Texas July 23-24 in Gonzales. Vampire Weekend, Chance the Rapper, deadmau5, Marshmello, Cage the Elephant, Lord Huron, CHVRCHES and Pusha T are among the many performers at Float Fest.

San Antonio Reggae Festival – Jam out to some Reggae music on the Reggae Festival on July 30. Performers embody Junior Reid, Alex Marley, Queen Genet, Soltribe and extra.


SeaWorld San Antonio – SeaWorld’s vibrant Electric Ocean will mild up the park in July. There will probably be stunt reveals and fireworks finales all through the month.

San Antonio Zoo – The zoo is getting wilder with Jungle Boogie Nights on Saturdays in July. There will probably be dwell music, dance events and animal interactions.

Power of Poison – A brand new exhibit known as “The Power of Poison” is now open on the Witte Museum. Visitors will probably be ready to discover poison’s function in nature, legend and human well being with interactive instruments like an enchanted guide.

Fireworks reveals:

It’s nearly Independence Day and there are a large number of fireworks shows deliberate for Fourth of July celebrations in San Antonio and the encompassing areas. My fellow digital journalists Rebecca Salinas and Julie Moreno put collectively a listing of locations you may catch some fireplace flowers:


  • Boerne: On Sunday, July 3, Boerne will rejoice with a patriotic live performance in Main Plaza at 7 p.m. Fireworks will go off shortly after sunset on Monday, July 4 at Boerne City Park, positioned at 106 City Park Road.
  • Helotes: The City of Helotes will maintain its Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3 on the Helotes Festival Grounds, at 12210 Leslie Road. Starting at 4 p.m., gates will probably be open to the general public and common admission and parking will probably be free. Fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m.
  • Kerrville: The “largest fireworks show in the Texas Hill Country” will happen at roughly 9:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4 in Louise Hays Park at 202 Thompson Drive. Robert Earl Keen’s “Fourth on the River” live performance will happen earlier than then.
  • Leon Valley: The city’s events will begin with the Pioneer Firecracker 5K run/stroll at 6828 Poss Road on the morning of Monday, July 4, and proceed with its twenty eighth annual parade at 7 p.m. Then, at Raymond Rimkus Park, positioned at 6440 Evers Road, meals truck distributors will probably be open from 6:30-9:30 p.m., the Spazmatics will carry out at 8 p.m. and a fireworks show will happen at 9:45 p.m.
  • San Marcos: The metropolis may have its annual Summer timeFest fireworks present on Monday, July 4. People can carry their blankets, chairs and snacks to the San Marcos Plaza Park or San Marcos City Park to see the show. It is slated to start at 9:30 p.m.

  • Schertz: The “4th of July Jubilee” begins with a 5K and parade on the morning of Monday, July 4. The parade is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m., and a carnival is predicted to run from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on the Thulemeyer Park Large Field. Groove Knight will probably be offering dwell music beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Pickrell Park. The fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m. at Pickrell/Thulemeyer Park. For extra info and to purchase tickets to watch the fireworks from the town pool, click on here.
  • SeaWorld San Antonio: The marine and amusement park may have three fireworks reveals for Independence Day. Displays are scheduled for Saturday, July 2, Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4. For tickets, click on here.
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas: The amusement park’s Coca-Cola July 4th Fest fireworks present will run nightly from Saturday, July 2 to Monday, July 4.
  • Woodlawn Lake: The San Antonio Parks Foundation and the City of San Antonio will maintain the H-E-B Fourth of July Celebration from 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4. The free occasion will embody meals vehicles, distributors, dwell music and carnival video games. The night time will culminate with a fireworks present.


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-Mary Claire Patton, KSAT Digital Journalist

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