Official City of SA Fourth of July Celebration Returns to Woodlawn Lake Park

Official City of SA Fourth of July


Official City of SA Fourth of July Celebration Presented by H-E-B Returns to Woodlawn Lake Park




The Official City of San Antonio Fourth of July Celebration hosted by the San Antonio Parks Foundation in partnership with The City of San Antonio is presented by H-E-B, from 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM on Thursday, July 4th at Woodlawn Lake Park.



The beloved community celebration featuring lots of giveaways, wrestling matches, Que Sabor Lotería, carnival, postage stamp unveiling is filled with family-fun, live entertainment, and of course fireworks!
City of San Antonio’s Official Fourth of July Celebration Presented by H-E-B
Woodlawn Lake Park
Thursday, July 4, 11 AM to 9:30 PM (fitness activities begin at 9 AM)
free and open to the public, all ages


Official City of SA Fourth of July


This FREE, family-friendly celebration, which involves sponsors such as Thomas J. Henry, SA Ready to Work and Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, includes many activities throughout the day with fitness activities beginning at 9 AM and vendors opening at 11 AM.

Kick off the day with FREE fitness activities:
  • 9 AM – 10 AM: Aqua Zumba Class presented by the San Antonio Parks & Recreation Department at the Woodlawn Lake Park Public Pool*
*  the pool will reopen for public swimming 1 PM – 8 PM
  • 10 AM – 12 PM: Zumba Class presented by San Antonio Parks & Recreation in the Woodlawn Lake Gym
Activities are open to the public, no pre-registration required, first come first serve. Children 10 years old and younger must always be accompanied by an adult.

Beginning at 11 AM through 9:30 PM there will be traditional July Fourth fare, including local food trucks and vendors serving up turkey legs, BBQ, burgers, hot-dogs, tacos, gorditas, aguas frescas, raspas, corn, magonadas, cold drinks galore, AND CHICKEN ON A STICK! Carnival games including bull riding, the Human Claw and others will be available for the duration of the event with live performances from the United States Air Force Band of the West and DJ VEGAs.


Official City of SA Fourth of July


Other participants include:

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of South Texas
Voter Registration Booths – Headcount and Radical Registrars
Postmaster Robert D. Carr, Jr., the USPS Stagecoach and an exclusive Freedom Stamp unveiling
San Antonio Food Bank

There will also be children’s activities set up near the playground under the pavilion with programming provided by the San Antonio Public Library and the San Antonio Parks Foundation from 11 AM – 2 PM.

From noon to 5 PM, attendees will find demonstration wrestling matches hosted by Texas Wrestling & Entertainment along with free Que Sabor Lotería from 2-5PM.

At 7 PM the Welcome Salute buttresses the evening program featuring distinguished guests, Bexar County Commissioners, and San Antonio City Council Members.


Official City of SA Fourth of July



Hang out for the grand finale, the H-E-B Fireworks Extravaganza kicks off promptly at 9 PM and lasts 12 minutes.

A few tips for patrons who are ready to celebrate:
  • No overnight camping allowed at Woodlawn Lake Park before, during, or after July 4
  • Woodlawn Lake Park is an alcohol-free environment
  • Please respect the neighborhood and remember to leave no trace! Bring trash bags and/or use appropriate containers to dispose of trash and recyclables.
  • Please do not block driveways and be mindful of “No Parking” signage. Ticketing and towing will be enforced.
  • What to bring: lawn chairs and blankets for seating, reusable water bottles, sunscreen, umbrellas, and hats for sun protection.
Official City of SA Fourth of July
H-E-B has a deep commitment to help make the lives of hard-working Texans better, and the tradition continues as the retailer supports another year of July 4th festivities at Woodlawn Lake Park.


“We take great pride in uniting people of all backgrounds in our shared spaces,” said Mary Jane Verette, President & CEO of The San Antonio Parks Foundation. Continuing, she added, “Fourth of July at Woodlawn Lake is a community tradition and we’re delighted to offer new programming and activities at this year’s event!”


Thank You Sponsors 

The San Antonio Parks Foundation would like to thank our presenting sponsor H-E-B, and official sponsors of The Fourth of July Celebration: Thomas J. Henry, San Antonio Ready to Work, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, NBC4, Fox29, CW35, iHeart Radio, and The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department.




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