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San Antonio's Official July Fourth Celebration

*The event has already taken place on this date: Tue, 07/04/2023
The San Antonio Parks Foundation in partnership with The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department presents The Official City of San Antonio Fourth of July Celebration! The outdoor event is scheduled from 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM at Woodlawn Lake Park. This FREE, family-friendly day will celebrate the birth of our nation and honor our freedom!

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Kick off the day with a free Water Aerobics Class presented by the San Antonio Parks & Recreation Department at the Woodlawn Lake Park Public Pool from 9 AM – 10 AM. Interested in becoming a lifeguard? There’s still time to join the team! City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department is offering up to $1,000 hiring incentive, paid training and will cover the cost for lifeguards becoming certified.

Per tradition, beginning at 11 AM through 9:30 PM there will be plenty of July Fourth fare, including local food trucks and vendors serving up hot BBQ, Burgers, Hot-Dogs, Tacos, Aguas Frescas, snow cones, and cold drinks galore! Carnival games will also be available for the duration of the event and patrons will enjoy live performances from the United States Air Force Band of the West and DJ Plata.

A few tips for patrons who are ready to celebrate:

  • No overnight camping allowed at Woodlawn Lake Park
  • Woodlawn Lake Park is an alcohol-free environment
  • Please respect the neighborhood and remember to leave no trace! Bring trash bags and/or find appropriate containers to dispose of trash and recyclables.
  • What to bring: lawn chairs and blankets for seating, reusable water bottles, sunscreen, umbrellas, and hats for sun protection, bags for trash and recycling.


All San Antonio Parks Foundation programming is free and open to the public, enabled by sponsorships and underwriting. For interviews or sponsorships and underwriting opportunities, please contact:


*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Woodlawn Lake
1103 Cincinnati Ave
San Antonio, TX, 78201
United States


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11:00 AM – 9:30 PM