From: Texas Monthly

All are invited as San Antonio turns red, white, and blue for the Fourth of July holiday and to be a part of the inaugural festive San Antonio Stars and Stripes on Houston Street. Events are July 1 to 7, with marquee experiences scheduled for the weekend of July 4-7. Stars & Stripes on Houston Street revelry includes a street parade along the highly decorated historic promenade in the heart of San Antonio, family friendly Picnics in the Parks, themed movie nights in downtown parks, pop up Paletas and Popsicles to cool everyone down, music and cocktail events and more. Fourth of July weekend will feature Salute at Sunset River Parades on the famous River Walk saluting all branches of the military. A can’t-miss is the Stars and Stripes Concert at the Alamo on 7/5 with living history, live music from the U.S. Air Force Rock Band and a spectacular drone show narrated by Pat Green. The city’s official celebration offers all-day fun and lights up the sky with a fireworks show at Woodlawn Lake Park. For more programming, and to plan your holiday getaway, go to