The Hill Country gathers each year to celebrate the nation's Independence Day. From backyard cookouts to community-wide affairs, residents and visitors in Boerne, New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, and everywhere in between find plenty of ways to enjoy themselves at the country's birthday bash.
If you’re looking for Hill Country 4th of July 2019 ideas, check out some of these local activities and fun things do in July.
July 4th // 6:30 PM: Fourth of July Spectacular in New Braunfels
Join the city of New Bruanfels for the largest Independence Day celebration in the city featuring music and fireworks over Landa Lake. Come early, bring a picnic and enjoy the show! July 4th Spectacular is proudly sponsored by H-E-B.
July 4th // 10 AM: Fredericksburg Fourth of July Parade
Originally started in 1991 by a group of community minded friends, this small-town patriotic parade has grown over the years to be one that is loved by many. The parade begins promptly at 10 A.M. on Thursday, July 4th, and heads east on Main Street to the Nimitz Museum. It then makes a U-turn and goes west on Main all the way to Bowie Street. Then stay and enjoy a free patriotic program on the Marktplatz (Market Square) at about 11:30 following the parade.
July 4th // 7 PM: Fourth of July Fireworks in Boerne
Fireworks start at dark. But come out early and get your spot for a spectacular fireworks show put on by the Boerne Fire Department.
July 4th // 9 PM: Stars & Nights Forever at Enchanted Rock
No fireworks here, but there will be a light show like no other! From our home sweet home planet, you'll check out other planets in the solar system. You'll see stars in our own galaxy and peer at galaxies far far away. Your may even catch a glimpse of the center of the Milky Way.
July 4th // 12 PM: Robert Earl Keen's 4th on the River
Go to Kerrville for the annual Fourth of July Celebration. This Independence Day celebration consists of children’s activities, concert, vendors, and the largest fireworks display in the Hill Country, sponsored by Mamacita’s.