SA Celebrates the Official H-E-B 4th of July at Woodlawn Lake

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SA Celebrates Their Official H-E-B Fourth of July as it Returns to Woodlawn Lake Park Featuring New Community Activities




SA celebrates their Official H-E-B Fourth of July Woodlawn Park Lake and adds wrestling matches, lotería games, Thomas J. Henry wi-fi lounge and H-E-B Cool Zones to the day filled with family-fun, live entertainment, and of course fireworks!



The San Antonio Parks Foundation in partnership with The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, presents The Official City of San Antonio H-E-B Fourth of July Celebration sponsored by H-E-B and Thomas J. Henry on Tuesday, July 4th! The outdoor event is scheduled from 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM at Woodlawn Lake Park. This FREE, family-friendly celebration includes many activities throughout the day with fitness activities beginning at 9 AM and vendors opening at 11 AM.


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City of San Antonio’s Official H-E-B Fourth of July Celebration


Woodlawn Lake Park


Tuesday, July 4, 11 AM to 9:30 PM (fitness activities begin at 9 AM)


free and open to the public, all ages




Kick off the day with FREE fitness activities:


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  • 9 AM – 10 AM: Water Aerobics 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 be always accompanied by an adult.

Per tradition, beginning at 11 AM through 9:30 PM there will be 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 will also be available for the duration of the event with live performances from the United States Air Force Band of the West featuring Top Flight and Sonora Hechicera, an all-female cumbia band comprised of community-minded musicians striving to keep the sounds they grew up with in the hearts and ears of the next generation.


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The Thomas J. Henry Wi-Fi Lounge will be open for the duration of the event offering free wi-fi access for Fourth of July guests. Share photos and videos of your Fourth of July celebrations with friends and family, plus stay connected to experience the H-E-B Fireworks Extravaganza together!

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 wrestling matches hosted by Texas Wrestling & Entertainment that are free to attend in the park, along with free lotería games in the H-E-B Cool Zones. Prizes for lotería winners include SA Zoo admission tickets, SeaWorld admission tickets, and much more!


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Last but certainly not least, 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 find 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.

Over 115 years ago, H-E-B opened their doors to help make the lives of hard-working Texans better and the tradition continues as the family-owned business supports another year of July 4th festivities at Woodlawn. At 7 PM the Welcome Salute buttresses the evening program featuring distinguished guests, Bexar County Commissioners, and San Antonio City Council Members.

“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!”

The San Antonio Parks Foundation would like to thank our official sponsors of The Fourth of July Celebration:  H-E-B, Thomas J. Henry, NBC4, Fox29, CW35, iHeart Radio, and The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department.

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