The Best 4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations in San Antonio

Nothing says freedom like fireworks and festivals! If you are wondering where to watch 4th of July fireworks in San Antonio, wonder no more! San Antonio and the surrounding areas have tons of July 4th events to choose from. 

We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make changes without notifying us. We recommend contacting them before visiting to be 100% sure.

4th of July 2021 – Free Events in and near San Antonio

H-E-B 4th of July at Woodlawn Lake Park

SA Parks Foundation Fireworks Event

Image courtesy: SA Parks Foundation

What: 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 presented by H-E-B. This FREE, family-friendly day will celebrate the birth of our nation and honor our freedom! Per tradition, there will be plenty of July Fourth fare, including local food trucks and vendors serving up hot BBQ, Burgers, Hot-Dogs, Tacos, Aguas Frescas, and cold drinks galore! Carnival games will also be available for the duration of the event.
Where: Woodlawn Lake Park | 1103 Cincinnati Ave, San Antonio
When: Sunday, July 4, 2021 |  11:00 am – 9:30 pm

Independence Day at The Alamo

What: Celebrate Independence Day weekend at the Alamo with live music, a variety of demonstrations, and activities. Demonstrations include weapons, medicine, artillery, drill, and firing demonstrations. Interactive activities will include period games, kids’ drill, learning to make candy cartridges, learning to make yarn or corn husk dolls, and more! Visitors will be able to sign a giant Declaration of Independence.
Where: The Alamo | 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
When: July 2-4, 2021  |  9:00 am – 5:30 pm

The Schertz Jubilee

What: Join the City of Schertz for a tribute to freedom and fun in 2021! Elements include a morning ’Let Freedom Run’ 5K and downtown parade; in the evening a carnival, live music,  Float & Fireworks, festival food, family zone activities, and a Fireworks Spectacular…the perfect way to end a celebration!Fireworks will begin at 9:15 pm.
Where: Pickrell Park – 703 Oak St, Schertz, TX 78154 | Event map
When: Sunday, July 4, 2021 |  8:00 am onwards

Independence Day Celebration in Helotes

What: The Helotes Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks returns this year – bigger and better! You are invited to enjoy an evening of food, drinks, live music, vendors, and fireworks! This is a FREE community event.
Where: Helotes Festival Grounds |  122210 Leslie Road, Helotes
When: Saturday, July 3, 2021 |  6:00 pm onwards

Boerne, Texas Fourth of July Fireworks

What: Boerne’s annual fireworks show starts just after dark. You can view them from all over Boerne, but the best spot is in Boerne City Park. Bring chairs, food and drinks, and your family for this beautiful show. Free parking is available at Boerne City Park & Champion High School.
When: Sunday, July 4, 2021  |  6:00 pm
Where: Boerne City Park |  106 City Park Rd, Boerne, TX 78006

New Braunfels, Texas 4th of July Fireworks

What: Celebrate with the City of New Braunfels with a firework display over Landa Lake! Open seating will be available at the Golf Course. Pack some snacks, grab your kiddos and meet your neighbors there! Bring your radio and tune into 1420 KGNB AM/103.1 FM for music coordinated with the Fireworks. Please bring your own lawn chairs and blankets.
When: Sunday, July 4, 2021  |  9:15 pm
Where: Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs |  180 Golf Course Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130

Leon Valley July 4th Parade and Fireworks Show

What: Celebrate Independence Day the Leon Valley way and join in the 27th Annual 4th of July Parade! Elements include a morning ’5K Pioneer Firecracker Run/Walk’; in the evening the 27th Annual Leon Valley Parade, DJ Stevie Mac’s Dance Machine,  Food Trucks, and a Fireworks Spectacular…the perfect way to end a celebration!
When: Sunday, July 4, 2021  |  Parade – 7:30 pm, Fireworks – 9:15 pm
Where: Raymond Rimkus Park |  6440 Evers Rd, Leon Valley, TX 78238

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July 4th balloons

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4th of July 2021 – Cheap & Ticketed Events in and near San Antonio

SeaWorld’s 4th of July Celebration

What: Celebrate the 4th of July with a bang! Join SeaWorld for a spectacular firework display. In honor of Independence Day, guests will get in the patriotic spirit when they witness a colorful fireworks display at Bayside – free with admission to SeaWorld. This stunning mix of pyrotechnics is set to a triumphant musical score. This jaw-dropping show will illuminate SeaWorld’s skyline and captivate guests with its spectacular display of colorful flames and twinkling sparks.  
When: July 2 – 4, 2021
Where: Sea World San Antonio | 10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio, TX 78251
How much: Free with admission

Six Flags Fiesta Texas July 4th Fest

Independence Day Concert at Six Flags

Image courtesy: Six Flags

What: Start your summer off with a bang. Enjoy fireworks, rides, discounted tickets, entertainment and more when you celebrate Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, where our special fireworks show lights up the sky nightly. Experience heart-pounding thrills on Iron Rattler, go for a spin on SkyScreamer, and make a splash in White Water Bay, our waterpark included with your admission. And of course, be sure to snap a selfie at the Coca-Cola Photo Wall to remember the day.
When: July 2 – 4, 2021
Where: Six Flags Fiesta Texas  |  17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX 78257
How much: Free with admission


Independence Day celebrations are just the start of the fun in San Antonio this July. Check out all the great things happening at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. 

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