Weekend Event Guide

Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this 4th of July weekend

Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio on 4th of July weekend

The San Antonio Parks Foundation presents The Official City of San Antonio H-E-B Fourth of July Celebration
Watch a dazzling display of fireworks at Woodlawn Lake Park this Independence Day.  Photo by Oscar Moreno
Claudia Castro Luna
Salvadoran author Claudia Castro Luna comes to The Latino Bookstore in support of her new book this Friday. Photo courtesy of Timothy Aguero
Ambler Texas Kitchen patio
Indulge on your fill of authentic paella and enjoy live music by flamenco guitarist Randy Cordero at Ambler Texas Kitchen & Cocktails tonight. Photo courtesy of Hotel Contessa
The San Antonio Parks Foundation presents The Official City of San Antonio H-E-B Fourth of July Celebration
Claudia Castro Luna
Ambler Texas Kitchen patio

Enjoy the holiday weekend with the help of outdoor excursions, live music performances, and a dazzling fireworks display. Feast on authentic Spanish food on the River Walk, or celebrate Independence Day at the Fourth of July Celebration. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio this weekend. For more events, go to our calendar

Thursday, June 30

Ambler Texas Kitchen + Cocktails presents Paella On The River Walk Patio
Treat yourself to an indulgent and culturally rich evening of Spanish cuisine on the River Walk at Ambler Texas Kitchen & Cocktails. This inaugural culinary event will feature music from world-renowned flamenco guitarist Randy Cordero, a sangria bar, and plenty of authentic paella to satisfying your palate. Guests will also enjoy a complimentary welcome drink upon arrival to toast to the fabulous meal ahead. Get dining tickets while you still can here

Friday, July 1

Traders Village presents Sunflower Field
Embrace nature during Texas sunflower season in a field of the beloved bright yellow blooms. Guests can explore 10 acres of various kinds of sunflowers, get “lost” in a maze, enjoy the petting zoo, and pose for beautiful photo opportunities. The field at Traders Village is open with purchase of an entry ticket through July 3. 

Nuestra Palabra, Writers Having a Say presents Claudia Castro Luna Book Launch: Celebrating Central American Art & Culture
The Latino Bookstore welcomes Salvadoran author Claudia Castro Luna in support of her new book, Cipota Under the Moon. Attendees will get the opportunity to meet the author and get a signed copy of the book during the intimate evening of discussion. Writer and activist Tony Diaz will host the book launch festivities. Admission is free and open to the public. 

Tower of the Americas presents Party on the Plaza
Unwind and kick off the holiday weekend at Tower of the Americas. Party on the Plaza continues with another Friday night of live, local music and fun. This week’s musical guest is the Chris Boss Band. Food offerings will be available to keep you fueled up as you dance the night away. Admission is free and open to the public. 

Monday, July 4

The San Antonio Parks Foundation presents The Official City of San Antonio H-E-B Fourth of July Celebration
Celebrate America’s birthday with a good, old-fashioned fireworks show against the backdrop of Woodlawn Lake Park’s night sky. Prior to the illuminated showing of patriotism, guests can enjoy an evening program featuring the Welcome Salute and a live performance by the U.S. Air Force Band of the West. The fireworks display will begin at 9 pm. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs for the best viewing experience. Admission is free and open to the public.