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Celebrate Independence Day in San Angelo: A Spectacular 4th of July Experience

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As the summer heat rolls in and the patriotic spirit fills the air, San Angelo gears up for an unforgettable 4th of July celebration. Whether you’re a local or visiting this charming Texan city, get ready to immerse yourself in a wide array of events and activities that will make your Independence Day truly special. Let’s explore the exciting lineup of events happening in San Angelo during the 4th of July holiday!

Downtown Stroll: American Celebration

Get ready to ignite your Independence Day celebrations with the exciting Downtown Stroll: American Celebration. This dynamic event, which starts at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, will take place on June 29th from 5 pm to 8 pm. Don’t miss out on the added perks of free trolley service from 5-7, making it even more convenient to explore the downtown area. Plus, while you stroll, keep an eye out for free bomb pop popsicles, available while supplies last, adding a refreshing touch to your experience. Take this opportunity to visit various merchants who will be offering enticing discounts, chances to win door prizes, and captivating entertainment, ensuring a truly enjoyable and engaging time for all participants.

First Saturday by the Old Chicken Farm Art Center

Continue the excitement on July 1st at the Old Chicken Farm Art Center. From 8:30 am to 2 pm, immerse yourself in a unique artistic experience. Witness the talent of local artists, browse through their captivating creations, and perhaps even bring home a one-of-a-kind piece of art. And for those looking to unleash their inner artist, join the painting fun by Storming Designs at the Chicken Farm Art Center.

Show-N-Shine Car Show and Farmers’ Market

Car enthusiasts, mark your calendars for July 3rd and make your way to the Farmer’s Market Pavilion located at 609 S. Oakes for an extraordinary event – San Angelo Hispanic Heritage Museum Show-N-Shine Car Show. From 10 am to 2 pm, prepare to be captivated by a stunning display of jeeps and custom cars. And that’s not all! While you’re there, don’t miss the opportunity to indulge in some creative fun with Painting Fun by Storming Designs, also taking place at the Show-N-Shine event. It’s the perfect chance to appreciate automotive artistry and let your own creativity shine. To top it all off, you’ll find delicious food options from Rusas Mexico and Bahama Bucks available on-site, ensuring a delightful experience for all.

Lions Club Hamburger Dinner

What’s a 4th of July celebration without some mouthwatering burgers? Join the Lions Club at the Fort Concho Stables on July 3rd from 5 pm to 7 pm for a delectable hamburger dinner. For just $10 per plate, enjoy a delicious hamburger, chips, a cookie, and bottled water. If you’re in a hurry, grab a to-go plate and fuel up before heading to the Riverstage celebration.

A Star-Spangled Banner Concert & Fireworks

Prepare yourself for an awe-inspiring evening of music and the largest fireworks display in San Angelo history at the Bill Aylor Memorial River Stage on July 3rd. The concert begins at 7:30 pm and features live performances by the San Angelo Community Band, Jazz Concho, and Mariachi Los Caciques. The event is hosted by Downtown San Angelo with support from the AEP Foundation, this event is free for the public.

After the fireworks display, keep the party going with an “After Party” and dance till midnight with West Texas Funk. In addition, food trucks and craft vendors will be set up at Bart Dewitt/Neffs Park from 5 pm to 9 pm, offering a range of delicious treats and unique crafts.

Sonny Cleere Family Picnic and Ice Cream Social

Enjoy an unforgettable 4th of July experience at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The Sonny Cleere Family Picnic and Ice Cream Social takes place on July 3rd from 6:30 pm to 10 pm. From the museum’s balconies, you’ll have the best view in town to witness the spectacular fireworks display. Tickets are available for individuals and children, with prices ranging from $30 to $100. To reserve a spot call 325-653-3333.

Pops on the Patio

For a more laid-back evening, head to The Martial Pint on July 3rd at 8 pm. Indulge in beverages while enjoying free live music. With seating available on the patio and indoors, you’ll have the perfect vantage point to appreciate the Star-Spangled Banner concert and fireworks show.

Nasworthy Nights by Spring Creek Marina and RV

Looking for a lakeside celebration? On July 3rd and 4th at 7 pm, enjoy live music performances by Slade Coulter and Live 80, respectively. Nasworthy Nights by Spring Creek Marina and RV promises a memorable experience for music lovers and those seeking a picturesque lakeside setting.

Fort Concho Independence Day Salutes

Step back in time and witness hourly salutes by Fort Concho artillery from 10 am to 3 pm on July 4th. Head to the Barracks 1 Visitor Center to catch these patriotic displays. Take advantage of the opportunity to explore the fort’s display buildings, which will be open from 9 am to 5 pm. Additionally, the western art show in Barracks 6 will be open from 1 pm to 4 pm.

4th of July Fireworks Show by Lake Nasworthy HOA

Conclude your Independence Day celebration with a dazzling fireworks show by Lake Nasworthy HOA around 9 PM. Tune in to 94.7 KIXY for music synchronized with the fireworks, creating a truly enchanting experience.

San Angelo is ready to provide you with an unforgettable 4th of July celebration. With a wide range of events and activities happening throughout the holiday, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Embrace the patriotic spirit, make lasting memories, and celebrate the freedom and unity that make this holiday so special.