The Alamo has announced that they plan to host a free 4th of July celebration. Many are left without concrete 4th of July plans as coronavirus continues to shape what our social and societal interactions look like. With the holiday weekend coming up, many San Antonio residents have seen their local parks close or have had firework shows that are forced to cancel. You will find the Alamo’s virtual celebration on their official Facebook page.  Make sure to tune in.

On Monday, the Alamo announced that it will be holding a free virtual celebration for the public to ring in the July 4th weekend. This exciting and unique virtual event will be comprised of historical lectures, patriotic musical performances by Alamo Living Historians, and will even have an appearance from Fort Sam Houston’s 323d Army Band. Other events scheduled to take place are things such as militia drills and firing demonstrations.

Historical talks will focus on subjects like Spain’s participation in the American Revolution by spotlighting key figures such as Granaderos y Damas de Gálvez. Guests will also be able to learn about the annexation of Texas and its connections to the Mexican-American War. Other subjects will include comparisons between the U.S. and Texas Declarations of Independence.

If you and your family are looking for a laid back 4th of July activity to experience from home, the Alamo’s virtual celebration is a great one to consider. You and your family can stay home and stay safe while tuning in to see some of the most fascinating and exciting histories that happened right in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.

If you’re interested in joining The Alamo’s virtual celebration, it’s easy to find more information. You can read all about what The Alamo has planned for the 4th of July by clicking HERE.